Fireworks, entertainment coming to Edgefield June 30

Fireworks, entertainment coming to Edgefield June 30

The first ever Edgefield Turkey Palooza will take place June 30 at the National Wild Turkey Federation’s campus just south of Edgefield. The event will include a large fireworks display, entertainment by several live bands, food, games for adults and youth, fishing, prize raffles and silent auctions. The Town of Edgefield, the NWTF, WJBF Channel […]

Looking Toward the June 12 Primary

Looking Toward the June 12 Primary

What to Expect on a “Short Ballot” There is not a great deal of stirring among the candidates running in the June 12 Primary – but the expectation is to hear, soon, from them in some kind of public forum. William Smith, running against the incumbent Norman Dorn for his Dist. 1 seat in the […]

Glitter and Glamour at the Theatre Gala

Glitter and Glamour at the Theatre Gala

It was a glittering night at the William Bouknight Theatre as theatre board members treated the contributors who have given great support to the theatre. This was Wednesday evening, April 18. These steady supporters were given an invitation to a special showing of Always, Patsy Cline, a musical written by Ted Swindley and directed here […]

Recognition Day at The Citadel

Recognition Day at The Citadel

Solemn ceremonies are conducted at the end of each plebe year at The Citadel to reclassify freshmen cadets, fondly known as knobs, as exceptional human beings. Pictured, left to right, are Stephen Balentine, Noland Seigler and Harrison Courtney. Not pictured is Garrett Dorn another Edgefield Countian completing his Knob Year. Sophomores Balentine and Courtney were […]

State Republican Chairman Speaks in Edgefield

State Republican Chairman Speaks in Edgefield

Chad Connelley, Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party was the featured speaker at a joint meeting of  the Republican Women of Edgefield County and the Edgefield County Republican Party. On Monday April 16th, in the auditorium at Piedmont Technical College, Mr. Connelly addressed an enthusiastic group which included County Council Chairman Dean Campbell, County […]

Spring Tour of Homes and Historic Sites

Spring Tour of Homes and Historic Sites

On April 21st, Edgefield County Historical Society and the Edgefield Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy are joining together in sponsoring a tour of homes that will be open to the public and is called “The First Annual Spring Tour of Homes and Historic Sites.” The list of sites is long and rich […]

NASCAR ticket giveaway at Edgefield businesses

NASCAR ticket giveaway at Edgefield businesses

The National Wild Turkey Federation and the Edgefield Community Development Association are teaming up to give away NASCAR tickets in the Edgefield community. By shopping at participating businesses between now and May 4, shoppers will be entered to win one of 12 sets of four tickets for NASCAR races at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, […]

Johnston Yard of the Season

Johnston Yard of the Season

The Peach Blossom Garden Club has chosen the yard of Chris and Linda Clancy of 1045 Calhoun Street in Johnston as Spring Yard of the Season.  The yard features beautiful red and pink roses now in bloom.

LeDuc Addresses Alliance With the Strategic Plan

LeDuc Addresses Alliance With the Strategic Plan

Monday night, in an hour of reporting on the Strategic Plan for Edgefield County by Roger LeDuc, Edgefield County Alliance members heard another step in putting the plan out there for people and encouraging leadership in the community and county government to make it work. This plan was passed on by the County Council in […]

County Council Passes First Reading of Budget

County Council Passes First Reading of Budget

The Edgefield County Council unanimously passed the first reading of the 2012-2013 General Operating Budget at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, April 3. The budget did receive two small amendments before its passage.  One included amending the budget so that the county pays 100% of the recreation centers’ utility fees versus the 75% that […]