Tour of Churches – “Better & Better”

Tour of Churches – “Better & Better”

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 […]

Edgefield’s Annual Tree Lighting Festivities

Edgefield’s Annual Tree Lighting Festivities

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 […]

Disappearing Man on the Westside

Disappearing Man on the Westside

An apparent homeless man has been spotted by numerous residents of the Westside over the weekend of Nov. 23.  The man, described by one witness as wearing rags and having a dirty beard, has been seen on Hwy 23, Key Rd., and Georgia Rd.  It is believed he may be sleeping in the woods at […]

Local Huddle House Back in Business

Local Huddle House Back in Business

After having been closed for well over a year, The Huddle House in Edgefield has reopened its doors under new management and is serving hungry locals. When we stopped by late Sunday morning, the restaurant was full of customers and the staff was busy preparing and serving their meals.  

ECH Expressed Hospitality on Rural Health Day

ECH Expressed Hospitality on Rural Health Day

The Edgefield County Hospital was expressing great hospitality on Thursday at lunchtime.  Staff gathered to cook and serve a hearty meal for the community at large.  This included, among the county agencies, EMS, the media community, the hospital staff (and that is about 150), Fire Department, medical offices, nursing home, and county officials. One new […]

Edgefield County Historical Society Features Blocker Family & Portraits

Edgefield County Historical Society Features Blocker Family & Portraits

The Edgefield County Historical Society held its Fall Meeting on Sunday afternoon, November 10, 2013 at Magnolia Dale.  The subject of the meeting was Edgefield County’s Blocker Family and was occasioned by the acquisition by the Society of three wonderful portraits of early Blocker Family members.  The portraits were of John Blocker, Sr. (1749-1814), the […]

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