The Groundhog Kiln, poised on a rise near the entrance to old Pottersville, was heated up for the first time since September on December 3 as part of a weekend celebration of history in Edgefield. The weekend included the formal re-opening of the Blacksmith Shop, tours of Willowbrook Cemetery, and acknowledging the history of Edgefield […]
Suzy Spurgeon has been named the new Deputy Director of Edgefield County’s Emergency Management Agency. Spurgeon, who assumed her role on Nov. 4, takes the place of Sandy Backensto who retired after 7 years with the agency. With this new position, Spurgeon will now serve a duel role for EMA as she was already their […]
At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Edgefield County Council was addressed by George Kennedy and Lee Wagner of the accounting firm Elliott, Davis, LLP, regarding the county’s annual audit. Mr. Kennedy related that the while there had been an anticipation of using $274,636 from reserves, because of positive revenue trends, the […]
Despite the cold and wet weather, the Edgefield Christmas Parade took place as scheduled, Sunday, December 8, 2013. Photos by Robert Norris. To purchase high resolution prints of any of these images, please visit: rhn3photo.com/Edgefield-Christmas-Parade
Edgefield First Baptist Church will host a Christians United open forum on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 8:45 a.m. Sam Crouch will be presiding over the forum that will include singing, led by EFBC Youth Minister Matt Herring, as well as prayer and discussion. Area pastors who have signed on to support the event include Stacy […]
The Edgefield square was filled with anticipation as children and adults settled in on Friday evening for a short program of carols, emceed by Caroline Bland, Clio Lampkin led in prayer, and Gina Lester Sheely led the singing. The climax was the turning on of the Christmas tree lights by the Mayor along with the […]
Many saw the Tour of Churches, sponsored by the Historical Society of the county on Sunday as “getting better and better,” especially with a larger attendance. The walking tour crowds filed into the churches to hear special music and pageantry showing the story of Christ. The tour concluded at Magnolia Dale, where “substantial refreshments” as […]
Work began Monday, December 2, to replace the Edgefield County Courthouse. We caught the workers high on the roof removing the old to make way for the new.
Another fun night in Edgefield this Saturday, December 7, from 5–8pm. Chili Dinner & Movie Night on the Square. Sponsored by Antioch Baptist Church.
This weekend marks the beginning of the Christmas season with the Biggest Shopping Day of the year beginning Friday, November 29, and the Christmas tree lighting and snow on the square. The Mayor’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting tradition will be Friday night at 6 p.m. on the town square. Mayor Durham invites everyone to join […]