Bingo May 2 and Concert-In-The-Park May 3 Lead Into Peach Festival

Bingo May 2 and Concert-In-The-Park May 3 Lead Into Peach Festival

This coming weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, games for children, a cruise-in, and much more. The popular Festival is now in its 36th year. The parade Grand Marshal this year is Margaret Dawes Edwards, who has spent most of her adult life […]

A Sondheim Musical at Strom Thurmond High

A Sondheim Musical at Strom Thurmond High

The Storm Thurmond Fine Arts Department is extremely excited to present “Into the Woods, Junior” this weekend!  The cast and crew have worked hard to bring this beloved musical to Edgefield.   Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical.  Into the Woods JR. features all of […]

Biologists tracking cobia with satellite tags

Biologists tracking cobia with satellite tags

After being satellite tagged, a cobra is returned to the water (Photo: Eric Reyier/Kennedy Space Center Ecological Program) CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (April 25, 2019) — New research led by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) aims to better determine where and when cobia migrate across southeastern coastal waters, and biologists are asking for the […]

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour

The Annual Heritage Trail Pottery Tour is set for May 4 and 5.  On Saturday, May 4, the hours are from 10:00 to 5:00, when the listed pottery studios will be open for tour guests and for sales of their products. On Sunday, May 5, the ours are noon to 5 p.m. The Groundhog Kiln […]

Burton Center Staff Honored

Burton Center Staff Honored

Pictured from L to R:  1strow:  Aquita Plair, Kathleen Jones, Jessica Moore, Demetrie Fuller, Tracy Coleman, Doris Watt  2ndrow:  Melony Williams  3rdrow:  Joel Smart, Carolyn Williamson, Wanda Spence, Deloris Adams, Austin Gambrell, Betty Williams  4thRow:  Deborah Aiken, Chanta Williams, Carol Turner, Betty Keller  5thRow:  Sheila Padget, Teresa Syrkett, Jerred Carnell, Doris Cannady  6th Row:  Sonja Cummings, […]

Tom Poland to Speak at EPA Meeting

Tom Poland to Speak at EPA Meeting

Edgefield Preservation Association 104 Courthouse Square Edgefield, SC  29824 803-637-4010 EdgefieldSCPreservation@gmail.com       The public is cordially invited to the Edgefield Preservation Association (EPA) meeting on Sunday, April 28th, at 3:00 p. m., in the Lynch Building Annex of the Tompkins Library, 104 Courthouse Square, Edgefield. The guest speaker will beTom Poland, who is the author […]

Johnston Community Concerts May 3

Johnston Community Concerts May 3

Edgefield County Acoustic – Guitar Pull: Edgefield County Acoustic was formed by local citizens who love listening, playing, and writing acoustic music.   Johnston Development Corporation 802 Ouzts Street Johnston, South Carolina 29832 (803) 275-3635   Growing and Promoting the Johnston Area   To Feature Edgefield County Acoustic   The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) is […]

Edgefield Veterans Memorial Park

Edgefield Veterans Memorial Park

Do you remember your grandfather’s account of “The War to End All Wars”?  More than 60 years ago we would sit around him in his rocking chair on the porch over on Butler Street and hear the stories of a far off place he called France.   Some years later I read of the mustard gas […]

Community Sunrise Service

Community Sunrise Service

A tradition that is being carried on for the community is the Sunrise Service at Slade Lake on Sunday morning, April 21, Easter morning.  The time is 7:00 a.m. Churches providing for the program are Edgefield United Methodist, Edgefield First Baptist, and Trinity Community Church. On the program will be Rev. Judson King of EUM […]