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Edgefield High School Class of 1957 Holds 57th Anniversary Reunion

Edgefield High School Class of 1957 Holds 57th Anniversary Reunion

– By Joanne Painter – This seems to be the time for strolling down memory lane. Jimmy and I graduated from Edgefield High in 1957. We had our 57th class…

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…

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,…

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee – From the Courthouse to PTC

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee – From the Courthouse to PTC

The festival is growing!  In 2013 it came to the square – one of the most beautiful town squares found anywhere – and will be there again on September 27,…

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…

Republican Sen. Shane Massey to Speak to County Democratic Party

Republican Sen. Shane Massey to Speak to County Democratic Party

– By Tiffani Ireland – In what has been called a “monumental” event by one observer, and what is believed to be a first in the history of Edgefield County’s…

Schools Lock Down While Sheriff Locks Up

Schools Lock Down While Sheriff Locks Up

Tuesday morning found Highway 23 near Strom Thurmond High School lit up with flashing blue lights as law enforcement agencies converged on two burglary suspects that had been pursued by…

Notes from ECH July Board Meeting

Notes from ECH July Board Meeting

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Hospital board met Monday night, July 28, for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting.  After Chairman Tim Williams called the meeting to order, Chief…

OEDGS/Civic League Plan for 2014 Southern Studies

OEDGS/Civic League Plan for 2014 Southern Studies

The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League are hosting a “Southern Studies Showcase” in Edgefield on September 19 and 20, 2014. Genealogical and historical societies from all…

Mukashy Glass Sign Going Back Up

Mukashy Glass Sign Going Back Up

As the Thorntons have progressed with working on the building that is to become a General Store, changes have taken place such as the removal of the old sign from…