Town Square Wecomes a New Business

Town Square Wecomes a New Business

There’s a new shop on Edgefield’s Courthouse Square located in one of the town’s historic old buildings a few doors down from the Town Hall and across the parking lot from the Old Edgefield Grill. The Edgefield Trading Company opens on Friday, September 28, offering patrons a wide selection of antiques, home décor, gifts, and […]

Bondex Inc. Expanding Operations in Edgefield County

Bondex Inc. Expanding Operations in Edgefield County

$6.4 million investment expected to create 13 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 26, 2012 – Bondex Inc., a maker of thermally bonded nonwoven materials, today announced that it will expand its existing operations in Edgefield County. The $6.4 million investment is expected to generate 13 new jobs. “We are excited about moving forward with our […]

“Early” Announcement from Energy Group

Will Bring Jobs to Edgefield County The announcement of the Atlanta-based Enova Energy Group with plans to open a $110 million wood pellet-processing plant near Trenton, for the manufacture of fuel for export overseas, came, not from Edgefield County Government (the usual source), but from the Company itself. According to Will Williams, Director of The […]

Reminder: There’s still time to ‘Give Food’

Reminder: There’s still time to ‘Give Food’

Citizens who want to help their neighbors still have time to participate in the Give Food Project. The Project, sponsored by Edgefield County Council Chairman Dean Campbell, is scheduled to end in September. Proceeds from the Give Food Project will be given to the Johnston Food Bank, which services many citizens in Edgefield County. The […]

Edgefield to Welcome Southern Studies Showcase

Edgefield to Welcome Southern Studies Showcase

Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Old District African American Genealogical Society are hosting the Southern Studies Showcase on Sept. 28-29.  The two-day showcase features approximately 20 speakers with sessions on history and genealogy carried on simultaneously at several locations. There will also be various activities going on during the showcase: The Old Edgefield Grill […]

Make Plans to Attend the Annual Midlands Plant & Flower Festival

Make Plans to Attend the Annual Midlands Plant & Flower Festival

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hugh Weathers, South Carolina’s Commissioner of Agriculture, reminds gardeners to mark their calendars for the Midlands Fall Plant & Flower Festival coming up September 28-30 at the State Farmers Market in West Columbia. This annual event features locally grown and seasonal produce as well as plants, flowers, and lawn decorations for the gardening enthusiast. The State Farmers Market, […]

Congressman Jeff Duncan’s First Bill Passes US House

Congressman Jeff Duncan’s First Bill Passes US House

Washington, DC — South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan achieved a major legislative victory on Wednesday afternoon after one of his bills, the Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act (HR 3783), passed the full House with unanimous support. Duncan’s legislation addresses a growing concern among security experts that Iran is increasing its sphere of influence […]

Senator Lindsey Graham Awarded for Conservation Legacy

Senator Lindsey Graham Awarded for Conservation Legacy

United States Sen. Lindsey Graham was honored by a coalition of conservation groups with the 2012 Conservation Excellence Award on Monday, Sept. 17, praising him for his help with protecting thousands of acres of critical wildlife habitat during the past two decades. The resolution was presented to Graham during a ceremony held atop Sassafras Mountain, […]

Save the Date: Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Oct. 5 & 6

Save the Date: Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Oct. 5 & 6

A peek into Oakley Park where the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee will be October  5 & 6; there will be antique tractors on display as seen in the foreground of this picture.  There will also be barbecue for the hungry and food vendors with other festival foods.  And don’t forget the blow-ups to entertain the younger […]