County Council Meets with Planning Commission

County Council Meets with Planning Commission

This report is from Chairman Dean Campbell, of the County Council, on the subject of a meeting of the Council with the Planning Commission to bring the two groups together on “Direction the County is going.”   On April 25, the County Council and the Planning Commission held a joint meeting to discuss an “action […]

Gas Leak on Coronet Drive

Gas Leak on Coronet Drive

In the mid-morning hours of Wednesday, May 2, a gas leak occurred at a residence on Coronet Drive in Edgefield County. According to Mike Casey with Edgefield County Emergency Management, a company digging a trench for a sprinkler system hit the natural gas line.  No injuries occurred from this incident, but the area was blocked […]

Friday, a Big Day in Johnston

Friday, a Big Day in Johnston

The event in Johnston on Friday, the WJBF Hometown Tour, brought visitors and citizens out for the afternoon.  The day started with a luncheon, followed by tours that took WJBF out to the J. W. Yonce Peach Packing Shed.  Later, around 5:00, the TV crew gathered at the large parking lot next to the “Welcome […]

Pictures from Saturday’s Relay for Life

Pictures from Saturday’s Relay for Life

Five-year-old Corey Holmes led the Survivor’s Walk at this year’s Relay for Life event, Saturday. Corey, the son of Debbie and Wilbur Holmes of Johnston, is a leukemia survivor. While he is in remission, his stamina is still a little low, so he chose to drive his atv rather than walk the lap that kicked-off […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 4-5

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 4-5

This weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, rides for children, and a family-oriented street dance. This year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Corporate Sponsors are Edgefield County Hospital, First Citizens Bank, IGA, SCE&G, Edgefield Fuel and Convenience, J.W. Yonce and Sons, Northland Cable and […]

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 […]