Habitat for Humanity Seeks Volunteers and Donations

Dear Editor: Each year Habitat for Humanity of North Augusta  (HfHNA) builds a home for a qualified family who is living in substandard housing within the North Augusta and Edgefield areas. The partner is chosen and vetted with the assistance of community members such as local churches and businesses like Security Federal Bank without whom […]

Request for a Tony Frazier Automotive Column

Dear Editor: It would be great for Tony to provide a column each week. Years ago he did a fine job on my car when it “died ” during a visit to Edgefield.  I enjoyed reading the article about his presentation at Shaw’s Creek Baptist Church and wish I could have been there. Happy Easter to you and […]

It Will Take Sacrifices to Solve America’s Debt Crisis

Dear Editor: I will be 90 years old in June.  One of the things that really disturbs  me is the tremendous amount of debt that America is in.  I believe that this is something that all Americans should be concerned about regardless of socioeconomic background.  I am also on a fixed income, but I am […]

Thanks for Supporting Bar-B-Q Fund Raiser

Dear Editor: On Friday and Saturday of last week friends and family put on a Bar-B-Q Fund Raiser for me; I cannot express how much I appreciated everyone who came out to help make this so successful.  All of this would not have been possible without all the help:  from the food being donated, for the […]

“Bags of Love” a Success

Dear Editor: I would like to offer thanks to everyone who made the “Bags of Love” for the Edgefield County Senior Citizens a success.  We made up 103 bags to give to our Edgefield County Seniors.  Those who attended the Edgefield Center and Bettis Academy Center and those who receive Meals on Wheels very much […]

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 research and other medical research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) would be cut.  If the Budget Sequestration is not turned off, the […]

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 a faith-based group, supported by Edgefield First Baptist Church for moms and grandmothers who have preschool and school-aged children with differences such as ADHD, Autism […]

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 adding a Chili Cook-Off to the festivities.   Oyster Roast/Chili Cook Off profits will support our “Fill-A-Bus” Back to School Supply Drive in memory of our […]

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 the nuclear power plant there.  The article further noted that Plant Vogtle now accounts for 67% of that county’s tax digest!  The citizens of Burke […]

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 driveway and parking area.  It was painted black and had begun to crack and peel.  A local contractor, who will remain unnamed, assured me he […]

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