OEDGS Hears Cantey Haile of Columbia

OEDGS Hears Cantey Haile of Columbia

Brings ‘Grandfather Brook’s’ Sword The Advertiser was given Cantey Haile’s, M.D., notes from his speech to the OEDGS on Sunday, March 9, and in this report some of his anecdotes have been lifted for the pleasure of the reader.  Ed. Note Dr. Haile, who spoke to the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society ten days ago, […]

Horn’s Creek Church to be Site of Palm Sunday Service

Horn’s Creek Church to be Site of Palm Sunday Service

Edgefield Co. Historical Society Spring Meet The Edgefield County Historical Society has announced their Spring Meeting, to be on Palm Sunday, April 13, at 3:00 p.m. at Historic Horn’s Creek Church on Old Stage Road. Their notice says: “At this meeting, the churches in Edgefield County will come together for a grand Palm Sunday procession […]

Dean Campbell Will Run For Re-Election for Edgefield County Council

Dean Campbell Will Run For Re-Election for Edgefield County Council

Edgefield County Council District 3 Representative Dean Campbell today announced he will seek re-election to Edgefield County Council, saying he wants to continue the work of enhancing the County’s vitality and growth. “I am proud of what the County Council has been able to accomplish,” Campbell said. “I believe the County Council is fulfilling its […]

Local D.A.R. Turns 100

Local D.A.R. Turns 100

The Old 96 District Chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, celebrated their 100th year anniversary on the very day, March 14, 1914–2014 at Pine Ridge Country Club. On that day 100 years ago, Twelve strong minded and patriotic women, came together to begin an Edgefield chapter. These women and their story of fortitude […]

2014 Shamrock Run Results

2014 Shamrock Run Results

See our Shamrock Run Photo Gallery Runner’s Name Place  Time Hammond Manly 1  12.00 Alex Berry 2  13.04 Ed Williams 3  13.17 Holton Manly 4  13.56 Britt Gossett 5  14.31 Kyle Cox 6  14.58 Rycharte Coates 7  15.08 Patrick Robles 8  15.09 James Corder 9  15.21 Dylan Strickland 10  15.38 Bill Manly 11  15.41 Todd […]

122nd Battalion Given Freedom Salute

122nd Battalion Given Freedom Salute

The returning forces – 122nd Engineering Battalion based in the Edgefield Armory – were the true stars of the morning event.  This was a breakfast for all the Battalion returning from their deployment in Afghanistan, held at Strom Thurmond High School, on a beautiful Sunday morning. However, not taking from the worthy work and certain […]

American Legion Post 154 Completes Wounded Warrior Campaign

American Legion Post 154 Completes Wounded Warrior Campaign

American Legion Post 154, of Johnston, South Carolina, awarded certificates of appreciation to businesses that participated in their recent fund raising campaign in support of our “Wounded Warriors.”  Collectively the businesses have raised over $1,500 that will be distributed to wounded servicemen and women and their families to buy necessities used in their daily lives.  […]

Shamrock Run/Walk is March 15

Shamrock Run/Walk is March 15

So far, March 15 looks like a clear, green day. If you have not registered yet for the 11 a.m. walk/run, late registration is at Bi-Lo, Saturday, between 9 and 10:45 a.m. The fee is $20. If running is not your thing, come and enjoy the festivities on the square starting at 10:45 with our […]

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