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Find the Birds in the Sign

Find the Birds in the Sign

Yes, there are birds in nests in the sign, but only in the a’s. The “a” allows for a two-story home.  Is that the reason?  Barn swallows, we guess, have…

STHS FFA Wins State Farm Business Management Competition

STHS FFA Wins State Farm Business Management Competition

The Strom Thurmond Career Center FFA Farm Business Management team took first place honors in the State Farm Business Management Career Development Event (CDE) held at Clemson University on Thursday…

Sealy Finds Reappearance of Orchid: Rudy Mancke Verifies

Sealy Finds Reappearance of Orchid: Rudy Mancke Verifies

  – By Karyn Sealy – Karyn Sealy of Aiken, who has many friends here in Edgefield and exhibits some of her art and writing at Mercy Me! on Main…

Uncle Amos Catches Br’er Fox

Uncle Amos Catches Br’er Fox

– A Fox Appears in Town –  Art Amos of Buncombe Street, Edgefield, had been hearing something around his house at night and he decided he should catch the intruder…

Clemson Vanishing Firefly Project Asks Public to Count Flashes June 1

Clemson Vanishing Firefly Project Asks Public to Count Flashes June 1

GEORGETOWN, S.C. — Fireflies, an icon of Southern summers, are fewer and harder to find in some communities along the coast lately because of urban development and changes in forestry…

Clemson University, DNR Renew Cooperative Agreement

Clemson University, DNR Renew Cooperative Agreement

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Clemson University and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently renewed their “Cooperative Agreement” during recent meetings in Clemson. The agreement strengthens a more than 31-year…

Thermal Thinning and Pruning with Prescribed Fire

Thermal Thinning and Pruning with Prescribed Fire

–  Benefits Longleaf Pine Stands –  COLUMBIA, S.C. – The benefits of prescribed fire in the Southern “pineywoods” are many and varied—and because of the passion of folks who love…

Consequences of Cool, Wet Spring: More Bugs, Late Planting

Consequences of Cool, Wet Spring: More Bugs, Late Planting

BLACKVILLE, S.C. — Enjoy the peace and quiet while you can. Things are about to start buzzing again. “Insect activity has been quiet lately primarily due to the wet, cold…

Edgefield County’s Third Generation Dairy Farmer

Edgefield County’s Third Generation Dairy Farmer

Watson Dorn never passes up an opportunity to educate someone about dairy farming. The third-generation dairy farmer in Edgefield, S.C., said he’s always known he wanted to operate a dairy…

Peach, Berry Crops Thrive in Pleasant Spring

Peach, Berry Crops Thrive in Pleasant Spring

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Peach trees and berry plants seem to enjoy the pretty spring weather in the Upstate every bit as much as the rest of us. “We’ve been really…