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State of the Union

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – The United States of America has made a name for itself to the world as a resilient people.  The Union we are so…

United We Stand

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – Have you ever seen Finding Nemo?  If you have not, you should.  Toward the end of the movie, one of the most powerful…

First Steps Thanks Sponsors of Imagination Library Program

“The poet William Butler Yeats said that education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. That is what we are doing with our Imagination…

Invitation to Edgefield Town Council Meeting

Dear Edgefield: The next Edgefield Town Council meeting will be Monday, February 3, 2014.  At the February meeting our council will be discussing projects to be submitted for the proposed…

A Lesson for the President

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his administration found themselves in a predicament last Wednesday when the Governor was accused of closing down…

Admiration for and Thanks to Fire Departments

Letter to the Editor 14 January 2013 On the evening of Sunday, the 5th of January 2014, Log Creek Timber Company suffered a fire in our shop facilities. We want…

Irish Hospitality

Letter to the Editor It was bitterly cold and dark.  I was lying on my belly in the area between the sidewalk and the front lawn trying to turn off…

Remembrances of Edgefield

Our Readers Write By John C. Feltham, III (Johnny) Infancy My first trip to Edgefield occurred only two weeks after being born in Columbia.  I was taken by ambulance at…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

What’s happening with the 1% Capital Projects Sales Tax? The County Council has appointed a citizen Committee to give the Council a list of projects that could be funded by…

Restoration of Community Center Coming Soon

For those of us who have been watching and waiting for the progress of the Sweetwater Community Center. The attached sign has now been placed at the Community Center. The statement below…