DAR Awards $3,000 Historic Preservation Grant to Marsh-Johnson House

DAR Awards $3,000 Historic Preservation Grant to Marsh-Johnson House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) announced today that the organization will be donating $3,000 to the Saluda County Historical Society for the Marsh-Johnson House Interior Restoration Project. Funding for this project was made possible through the sponsorship of the Old 96 District Chapter, National Society Daughters of the […]

Second Saturday Continues With Shootouts and Tours

Second Saturday Continues With Shootouts and Tours

The Second Saturday event of last weekend drew a small group of out-of-towners as well as locals to the tour of Willowbrook Cemetery and to the shootout on the square.  This is the number two Second Saturday event which usually begins with the Farmers Market and ends with the shootout.  In between are opportunities for […]

School District Names ’12–’13 Teachers and Support Staffers of the Year

School District Names ’12–’13 Teachers and Support Staffers of the Year

Every year each school in the Edgefield County School District selects a “Teacher of the Year” as well as a “Support Staff Person of the Year”. The selections have been made for this year and their pictures appear below. The winners are as follows: Teachers of the Year, Merriwether Elementary, Michele Wilson; Johnston Elementary, Angela […]

Council Passes Second Reading of 2013-2014 Budget

Council Passes Second Reading of 2013-2014 Budget

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council passed, in an amended form, the 2013-2014 budget at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Mon., Apr. 6.  (While the vote was unanimous it did not include Councilman Norman Dorn’s vote as he was absent from the meeting.)  Prior to its second reading, a public hearing was […]

Hospital Hosts Largest Employee Group Ever

Hospital Hosts Largest Employee Group Ever

Tuesday evening the Edgefield County Hospital hosted an appreciation dinner at Pine Ridge Club and they had the largest turnout ever for this yearly spring event.  The enthusiasm among employees and board came through in the acceptance of gifts and the pledge of board and administrative personnel that the hospital would continue its service to […]

Second Saturday History Event in Edgefield – Today

Second Saturday History Event in Edgefield – Today

This Saturday, May 11, the Second Saturday History Series continues. This month there will be a special Confederate tour in Willowbrook Cemetery. It will include George Blocker Lake, who was buried alive at the Battle of the Crater and Jonathan Hanby Carter, who was the Captain of the ironclad, CSS Missouri, the last Confederate ship […]

Downtown Edgefield’s Come Celebrate Spring Stroll – Today

Downtown Edgefield’s Come Celebrate Spring Stroll – Today

In recognition of the arrival of SPRING, the Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a Downtown Spring Celebration Stroll Thursday May 9th from 2:00 until 8:00 PM.  Local merchants will open their doors to welcome spring shoppers to peruse merchandise while enjoying a glass of wine or other fun cocktail and tasting delicious treats, offering […]

Dave the Potter Brings Visitors to Town

Dave the Potter Brings Visitors to Town

Three ladies recently paid a visit to Edgefield and stopped by the pottery. They brought with them an interest in learning more of Dave the potter. In the photo are Joyce Hansen, Jeanette Samuels and Dr. Henrietta Smith. Hansen is originally from New York, but is living in Lexington, S.C.  She has written numerous books […]

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