Invention Gains County An Award

Invention Gains County An Award

May Spur Further Business Opportunities John Henderson with the South Carolina Association of Counties presented an Outstanding Achievement Award to Edgefield County at the February monthly meeting of the Edgefield County Council.  While the award was given to the county, it is due to local inventor, Shane Emmons, and his contribution to the field of […]

Historical Society Makes Annual Report

Historical Society Makes Annual Report

Editor’s Note: As submitted by the ECHS. Annual Report of the Edgefield County Historical Society January, 2012 The Edgefield County Historical Society is pleased to publish this Annual Report of its 2011 activities and its 2012 goals and objectives.  The Society is open to all who have an interest in Edgefield County’s past and/or future.  […]

Library News

Library News

The Edgefield County Public Library will host a Cat in the Hat Party on Friday, March 2nd from 4:00 to 5:30pm to celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Seuss lovers of all ages are invited to join for stories, games, and birthday cake. The National Education Association’s Read Across America is a year-round literacy project […]

County Reorganizes Staff

County Reorganizes Staff

Edgefield County Reorganizes Staff Positions to Continue to Improve County Government From the Assist. Administrator’s Office, Feb. 2, 2012 Edgefield County is announcing changes in its Administrative staff to better utilize the skills and talents of the employees so the County can continue to provide improved services to taxpayers, according to Lynn Strom, Assistant Edgefield […]

African-American History Month in Edgefield

African-American History Month in Edgefield

“The history of the black community of Edgefield is an important and compelling story, yet few people know what happened here over the years,” says Willie Bright, President of the Edgefield County Community Center. To help bring this story to light, Mr. Bright will be presenting a series of events during African-American History Month, each […]

Clay Guild Moves to Artemis

Clay Guild Moves to Artemis

Artemis, the business above that shows the works of local artists and artisans, is now housing the Edgefield Area Clay Guild, a group made up of potters who produce functional pottery and sculpture. Most have had training at the PTC Pottery Center, now under the leadership of instructor Justin Guy, who is unfolding the sign […]

No One Knew This Tree

No One Knew This Tree

Let us try again.  The picture of this tree ran last week and many responded, but thought it was the “angel tree “ out of Charleston.  This tree is in the marketing area (from Modoc to Monetta, from Saluda to North Augusta) of our newspaper.  It can be seen from Highway 23.  Anyone identifying it […]

Camellia Tea at Magnolia Dale

Camellia Tea at Magnolia Dale

Winter Afternoon of Beauty   The Camellia Tea, sponsored by the Edgefield Camellia Club, will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at Magnolia Dale in downtown Edgefield from 3:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. This event is open to the public; admission is free. Magnolia Dale is located at the intersection of Norris and Bacon […]

“The Little Pot That Could” on Display

“The Little Pot That Could” on Display

“If you don’t know where you came from, then you won’t know where you are going,” were the challenging words from Councilman Willie Bright as he closed the first in the four-part series on African-American History, which he is presenting each Saturday morning at Macedonia Community Center. Rev. ___ Holloway (Shaws Creek Church) closed the […]

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