History Day Comes to the Heritage Jubilee

History Day Comes to the Heritage Jubilee

The Jubilee starts on September 26 with History Day.  The A.L. Hunley is a great attraction and will be at the PTC parking lot on Friday, Sept. 26. Already schools from out-of-county and in-county have scheduled visits, and the sponsors are encouraging more schools to send their students for a tour – a one-time opportunity […]

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo Returns Aug. 22 & 23

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo Returns Aug. 22 & 23

– By Tiffani Ireland – The 9th annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo is once again coming to the Lazy J Arena on Hwy 23 West, Friday and Saturday nights, August 22 & 23.  Gates will open at 6:00 each evening, and the performances will start at 8:00.  Tickets are on sale now and prices can […]

The Edgefield County Historical Society Celebrates 75 Years

The Edgefield County Historical Society Celebrates 75 Years

– By Bettis Rainsford – The Edgefield County Historical Society traces its beginning to the year 1939. In that year, inspired by the planning for the Centennial Celebration of the Edgefield County Courthouse which occurred in July of 1939, Mrs. Agatha Abney Woodson, a longtime local historian, brought together a group of Edgefield leaders to […]

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Wednesday, August 20, Congressman Duncam of the Third Congressional District will be covering the County, meeting with constituents and attending events from morning throughout the day. He will be at the Carolina CoverTech Expansion groundbreaking in N. Augusta (Edgefield County) 10:30 -11:30 a.m.  At noon he has a meeting with constituents (place unannounced).  In the […]

9th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

9th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

The Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo is on schedule for August, 22nd and 23rd, at the Lazy J. Arena on Hwy. 23 West. This rodeo is a part of the International Professional Rodeo Association, and always brings the largest sporting crowd of any sports here in the county, good weather or bad. The performances are at […]

Megan Gordon Crowned Miss Collegiate American 2014

Megan Gordon Crowned Miss Collegiate American 2014

On July 6, 2014 Megan Gordon, native of  North Augusta, South Carolina, was crowned Miss Collegiate America 2014! She represented the state of South Carolina as she traveled to Orlando, Florida, and competed for the crown. While there she took home the awards of best overall interview, best overall evening gown and most photogenic. Megan is […]

Senator Tim Scott Honors Vietnam Veterans

Senator Tim Scott Honors Vietnam Veterans

On Saturday August 2, 2014, Senator Tim Scott hosted a Vietnam War Era Veterans Honor Event at the First Baptist Church in Columbia, SC. This was to thank the Veterans for their service during the Vietnam War, as their return was not what it should have been. The Keynote Speaker was Major General James E. […]

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