SPCA Offers Thanks for Leftovers

Dear Editor: The Staff of the SPCA Treasure Chest would like to extend our gratitude to everyone who donated their leftovers to our store after the big Yard Sale, Peachtree 23.  Without your donations we could not stay in business. Your thoughtfulness and caring for the animals means so much to us.  Thank you all, […]

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

June 7, 2013 This month, I’m taking a break from the usual County Council update to discuss one topic: Your opportunity for more involvement in County Government. Before I go there, I want to point out that what the County Council decides each month does affect your life. For example, we are taking up critical […]

Legion Auxiliary Appreciates Support of Poppy Program

Dear Editor: Members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #30 express their gratitude to the citizens of Edgefield County for supporting us once again with the promotion and distribution of the POPPY which is undertaken each year during Memorial Day weekend in support of our Veterans. A special thanks to the Edgefield Advertiser and WKSX […]

The Montessori Program At Douglas

– Guest Editorial –  The Edgefield County School Board very likely will decide the fate of the Montessori program at Douglas Elementary School at the next board meeting, on Tuesday May 28th. The Montessori program at Douglas Elementary is the only school choice program in our district for students at the elementary school level. We […]

Students and Faculty of STHS Thank Parents

Dear Editor: April was Parent Volunteer Month at Strom Thurmond High School and the faculty and students would like to thank a special group of parents who put hours of hard work into making this year’s prom a success.  The theme for the prom was “Midnight in Paris” and the parents of the prom committee […]

Concern for Hasty Decision on Montessori

Dear Editor: Parents of students enrolled in the Montessori program at Douglas Elementary School recently were informed that the District was considering termination of the program. Setting aside the fact that this late notification leaves parents short on time to find alternatives or to offer input into the decision, our greatest concern is that this […]

Enjoyed a Visit to Edgefield to Dine

Dear Editor, What a fantastic evening my friend and I had dining at the Olde Edgefield Grille Thursday evening. On the way back from a business trip to Atlanta we met friends for dinner at “The Grille” and it could not have been more pleasant! This has got to be one of South Carolina’s top […]

Hospital, the Best Kept Secret

Dear Editor, The best kept secret in Edgefield County is its hospital, ECH or the Edgefield County Hospital.  Leaving its friendly confines after a stay of almost two weeks I can say without hesitation that it was the best hospital experience of my life and the kind, efficient and friendly care I received was truly […]

Re: Moore Wins State Art Contest

While Karla is to be congratulated for her artistic talent, I was horrified to read the theme of the Project Sentry Logo contest in which she along with 467 children across the state competed.  The theme, according to the article, was “Keeping guns out of the Schools.” Standing with Karla are her parents, grandparents, and […]

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