Log Creek Pushes To Move Forward

Log Creek Pushes To Move Forward

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – March 10, 2015 – Reflecting back a little over a year ago to the night of the 5th of January 2014, the local fire departments were dispatched to the shop of Log Creek Timber Company and Williams Brothers Farm. With great effort, the firefighters saved a portion of the shop and once […]

A Poet Laureate for Edgefield

A Poet Laureate for Edgefield

Second City/Town in S.C. “Literacy Blossoms in Edgefield” was in the headline of the story in The Edgefield Advertiser (March 4, 2015) which announced that Laurel Blossom has been endorsed by Edgefield Town Council as “Edgefield’s Poet Laureate.” Edgefield is the second town in the State of South Carolina to name a Poet Laureate for […]

W.E. Parker Portrait Will Hang in School Named for Him

W.E. Parker Portrait Will Hang in School Named for Him

A responsive audience, many discovering the attributes of educator W. E. Parker for the first time, gathered to give a salute to a 20th century leader in education in Edgefield County. Among the interesting portions of the program, led by Supt. Greg Anderson, was the period of responses from the audience who took the mike […]

CB’s BBQ Restaurant Opens in Edgefield

CB’s BBQ Restaurant Opens in Edgefield

– By Jack Reece – Y’all pay attention now. Just down the hill from Oakley Park and directly across from Everett Keesley’s Automobile Sick Bay/Boot Hill is Edgefield’s newest opportunity to eat like a Southerner. CB’s Barbecue Joint is up and running under the direction of two of South Carolina’s most experienced chefs. Harvey Sprouse […]

William Erskine Parker to be Subject of Program

William Erskine Parker to be Subject of Program

William Erskine Parker, July 26, 1883-October 6, 1963, a dedicated educator, will be given a commemorative salute and a presentation of a portrait in ceremonies at W. E. Parker Elementary School, Tuesday, February 17, at 6:00 p.m. Edgefield County School District, Greg W. Anderson, Superintendent, will be in charge. The program includes several officials from […]

NWTF Raising Local Awareness of Ongoing Expansion Efforts

NWTF Raising Local Awareness of Ongoing Expansion Efforts

The National Wild Turkey Federation spoke to two different groups this week in order to raise awareness of their Hunting Heritage Center and Palmetto Shooting Complex projects. Below are two reports from the meetings, the first from The Edgefield County Alliance meeting held Tuesday, January 20th, and the second from a presentation to local officials, and […]

Historical Society to Host the Southern Intellectual History Circle

Historical Society to Host the Southern Intellectual History Circle

Event of 1999 Returns to Edgefield February 19-21 January 21, 2015 – The Edgefield County Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Annual Meeting of the Southern Intellectual History Circle (“SIHC”) will be held in Edgefield on February 19-21, 2015. This interdisciplinary group of scholars, mostly historians but also students of literature and other […]

Alliance to Hear Thornton

Alliance to Hear Thornton

Mr. George Thornton, CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation, will be the speaker for the next Alliance meeting on Tuesday, January 20, at 8:00 a.m., in the County Council building on the corner of Jeter and Railroad Streets.  Alliance Chair Linda Anderson says: “Mark your calendars now, you will not want to miss this opportunity.” […]

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