COY and TOY and Support Staffer Announced

COY and TOY and Support Staffer Announced

Brad Covar, Patricia Woods and John Jackson The following three individuals became our celebrated professionals for the year 2012-13 at the annual dinner sponsored by the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce and the Edgefield County School District on Tuesday evening.  Each year the top teachers are presented and the Teacher of the Year is announced.  […]

“Fall is in the Air”

“Fall is in the Air”

The time has come to put out your Fall decor!  If you are looking for Fall mums come on by Strom Thurmond Career Center and support the FFA! Colors: Yellow, Red, Orange, White, Purple or mixed.  Small — $4. Large — $12 for one, or two for $20!! Directly behind the ST stadium. M-F….8am-3pm Email […]

Merriwether Coalition Hears from Panel

School Redistricting, Growth – Big Issues. On Tuesday evening, August 28, around 30 members of the Merriwether community and leaders over the county met at the Merriwether school to join in with a panel discussion that, according to Linda Anderson, who has been the leader of the group, to plan for development of the community.  […]

Local Red Cross Shelter Team Deploys to Louisiana

Local Red Cross Shelter Team Deploys to Louisiana

21 local volunteers are on the ground in the Gulf Coast helping with Red Cross relief efforts AIKEN, SC, AUGUST 30, 2012 – The American Red Cross, Columbia Region has deployed a shelter team of five volunteers to Lafayette, LA to help with relief efforts after Hurricane Isaac caused great damage and flooding along the […]

Weekly Children’s Story Series “The Piper Tales”

Weekly Children’s Story Series “The Piper Tales”

Beginning this September, young and young-at-heart readers will thrill to the weekly adventure stories of a boy named Bill and his dog, Piper. The Piper Tales, written by local author Penny L. Hunt, are published by The Edgefield Advertiser both in traditional print and on line. Each adventure leads to the next in a “to be […]

Suspected Drugs Found at JET Middle School

Two Students Taken to Department of Juvenile Justice School Resource Officer for JET Middle School, Rodney Williams, removed what is believed to be marijuana from two students on campus Monday, Aug. 27. According to a report by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the two juveniles were each found to be in possession of a bag containing a […]

Attempted Break-in at Edgefield Library

During a routine walk-through of the town of Edgefield Monday night, Aug. 27, an officer with the Edgefield Police Department found the doors to the Edgefield County Library askew by an apparent attempt to break-in to the public building. The discovery was made around 11:30 and officers quickly processed the scene. Evidence was collected, and […]

Dollar General Employee Arrested

Dollar General Employee Arrested

An employee with the Dollar General in Trenton, SC has been arrested and charged with Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent Greater than $10,000. According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Larry Washington, of Gloverville, SC had been employed with the retail chain for nearly a year. During that time, he is accused of having […]

SC School Directories Now Digitized

SC School Directories Now Digitized

Columbia S.C. – The South Carolina State Library is pleased to present the South Carolina School Directory Digital Collection (http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/south-carolina-school-directories). Since 1911 the South Carolina State Department of Education has published a yearly directory of schools in the state. Information catalogued in each issue is different; some issues include school and district information, Department of […]

Rising Gas Prices Getting You Down?

Rising Gas Prices Getting You Down?

With the continual increase in gas prices everyone is trying to conserve fuel and reduce the bite on their wallets. Nationally, the current average for a gallon of Regular Unleaded is $3.75. In South Carolina, with our lower taxes on fuel, we are only paying, on average, $3.46/gl. That is better than other states, but […]