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Impact of Sequestration

Dear Editor: As a two-time cancer survivor, March 1 looms greatly on my mind.  Under sequestration, across-the-board cuts to nearly all government agencies, prevention, public health and funding for cancer…

UPLIFT: An Invitation to Join

Are you a mom or grandmother with a child who has special needs or special health impairments? If so, you are invited to join the launch of UPLIFT. UPLIFT is…

Third Annual Oyster Roast & New Chili Cook Off

Dear Editor: The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce is planning to host our Third Annual Oyster Roast on March 9th in downtown Edgefield, SC.  This year we are planning on…

Spread Tax Revenue From Power Plants Across Counties

Dear Editor: In Saturday’s Augusta Chronicle there was a front-page article which noted that Georgia Power’s tax bill in Burke County had substantially increased due to the increasing value of…

A Great Asset in Edgefield

Dear Editor: I would like your readers to know we have a great asset in Edgefield.  Please allow me to share my story with the readership.  I have a concrete…

Thanks to Dr. Gordineer & Edgefield County Hospital

Dear Editor: I want to thank Dr. Gordineer and all of the staff at Edgefield County Hospital for the exceptionally good care I received while I was a patient thru…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

February 1, 2013 –  Animal Shelter Update Coming At our upcoming February 5 County Council meeting, Administrator Lynn Strom will be giving the Council an update on the proposed Animal…

The Role of Hunter in the Debate about Firearm Control

Sportsmen were the original conservationists and remain the driving force in conservation today. By purchasing hunting and fishing licenses, paying a voluntarily imposed excise tax on all firearms, ammunition and…

Internet News Article Incites People over Raw Milk Issue with Erroneous Information

Cayce, S.C. – An article entitled “Urgent: Big Ag group trying to ban raw milk sales in South Carolina – your help needed to stop this tyranny” by Ethan A.…

Positive Examples

Dear Editor: Recently, as I was having lunch at Pine Ridge, I looked across the room to see six ladies enjoying the fellowship of a day out together.  As I thought…