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.” […]

Edgefield County is Work-Ready

Edgefield County is Work-Ready

At the January meeting of Edgefield County Council, Will Williams, President/CEO of the Economic Development Partnership, presented Council with a plaque bearing the certification of Edgefield County as a SC Work Ready Community. Williams told Council this certificate shows industries that Edgefield County has the needed work force ready and able to go to work. […]

Accused Murderer Faces Preliminary Hearing

Accused Murderer Faces Preliminary Hearing

Billy Sellars of Aiken County, the accused murderer of Johnny Hydrick, appeared before a magistrate judge at the Edgefield County Court House, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 to hear the evidence against him in this case. The judge found the evidence to be sufficient enough to forward the murder case to a grand jury. Sellars was […]

NWTF Partners Get Palmetto Shooting Complex Sneak Peak

NWTF Partners Get Palmetto Shooting Complex Sneak Peak

EDGEFIELD, S.C., Dec 12  — The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) welcomed over 150 individuals to the Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF for a tour and an exclusive first run of the facility’s world-class sporting clays courses. The Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF is a destination where like-minded people will flock to enjoy the […]

Infant Dies After Being Found Unresponsive

Leland Quarles, the 4 month old son of Robert, Jr. and Tanya Quarles of Trenton, was pronounced dead at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Edgefield County Hospital after being found unresponsive at a local in-home child care center. The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home at which the daycare is located after […]

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