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More Equine Activities Abound on the Westside

More Equine Activities Abound on the Westside

• Sorting Competitions Oct. 19 & Nov. 23 – By Tiffani Ireland – By now, most Edgefield County residents are at least familiar with the concept of a rodeo.  And…

Creepy-Crawlies Look for Warm Winter Homes

Creepy-Crawlies Look for Warm Winter Homes

CLEMSON, S.C. – Shorter, cooler days send a signal to many insects that it’s time to look for a warm winter home — perhaps yours. Clemson University has researchers devoted to…

Study Shows SC Forest Industry Positioned for Growth

Study Shows SC Forest Industry Positioned for Growth

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The forestry industry in South Carolina is positioned for significant growth in the decades ahead, according to a study conducted by nationally prominent forestry expert Dr. Robert Abt…

Standing Room Only at 8th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

Standing Room Only at 8th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

 – By Tiffani Ireland – If the crowds were any indication, the 8th annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo was a definite success.  Even Friday night, when the event contended with…

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – Aug. 23 & 24

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – Aug. 23 & 24

 – By Tiffani Ireland – Professional rodeo riders will again converge on the Westside of Edgefield County, Friday and Saturday nights, Aug. 23 and 24, for the 8th Annual Sandy…

Biologist Urges Less Arsenic in Apple Juice

Biologist Urges Less Arsenic in Apple Juice

CLEMSON, S.C. – Lowering arsenic levels in apple juice is a step in the right direction, but regulators could and should go further, says Clemson University biologist Lisa Bain, who researches the…

State Veterinarian Reports Rise in Mosquito-Borne Horse Illness

State Veterinarian Reports Rise in Mosquito-Borne Horse Illness

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Dr. Boyd Parr, state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, today announced 24 new confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in horses since the…

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – August 23 & 24

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – August 23 & 24

The 8th annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo will be held at Lazy J Arena (10 mi. west of Edgefield on Hyw. 23) on August 23 & 24 at 8 p.m.…

Socialize and Philosophize Among the Fruits & Vegetables

Socialize and Philosophize Among the Fruits & Vegetables

 – Farmers Markets in the Edgefield County-Ridge Area –  Hugh Weathers, South Carolina’s Commissioner of Agriculture, is asking South Carolinians to join him in celebrating Farmers Market Month in August…

Dam Operators Urged to Prepare for Storms

Dam Operators Urged to Prepare for Storms

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Owners and operators of reservoirs throughout South Carolina should check their dams immediately and during the next several days for possible problems caused by heavy rainfall, the…