Log Creek Pushes To Move Forward

Log Creek Pushes To Move Forward

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – March 10, 2015 – Reflecting back a little over a year ago to the night of the 5th of January 2014, the local fire departments were dispatched to the shop of Log Creek Timber Company and Williams Brothers Farm. With great effort, the firefighters saved a portion of the shop and once […]

A Poet Laureate for Edgefield

A Poet Laureate for Edgefield

Second City/Town in S.C. “Literacy Blossoms in Edgefield” was in the headline of the story in The Edgefield Advertiser (March 4, 2015) which announced that Laurel Blossom has been endorsed by Edgefield Town Council as “Edgefield’s Poet Laureate.” Edgefield is the second town in the State of South Carolina to name a Poet Laureate for […]

Mar. 8-14 Severe Weather Week

Mar. 8-14 Severe Weather Week

Governor Nikki Haley has declared March 8-14 Severe Weather Week. In response, the Edgefield County Emergency Management Agency will conduct a severe weather drill for all three towns in Edgefield County; Edgefield, Johnston, and Trenton. These drills will occur on Monday, Mar. 9 at 12:00 and Wednesday, Mar. 11 at 9:00. Citizens are reminded that […]

Clemson Monitors Weather Impact on Peaches

Clemson Monitors Weather Impact on Peaches

CLEMSON, S.C. – February’s frigid temperatures could make spring and summer tiring seasons for South Carolina peach growers. Crop losses due to freezing temperatures likely will be minimal, said Gregory Reighard, a pomology professor at Clemson University, speaking at a peach grower update meeting in Edgefield this month. But the cold snap could condense the […]

W.E. Parker Portrait Will Hang in School Named for Him

W.E. Parker Portrait Will Hang in School Named for Him

A responsive audience, many discovering the attributes of educator W. E. Parker for the first time, gathered to give a salute to a 20th century leader in education in Edgefield County. Among the interesting portions of the program, led by Supt. Greg Anderson, was the period of responses from the audience who took the mike […]

Strom Thurmond High School Pass in Review

Strom Thurmond High School Pass in Review

With the arrival of the official party, at 1100 hours last Thursday, Strom Thurmond High’s NJROTC commenced and conducted the 2015 Pass in Review. The official party included CWO4 Andre Ferrill, USMC (ret) Senior Naval Science Instructor Strom Thurmond High School, Doctor Ross, Principal Strom Thurmond High School, Mr. Greg Anderson, Superintendent Edgefield County School […]

Snakes Alive – Rattle Snake Killed in February

Snakes Alive – Rattle Snake Killed in February

 – By Tiffani Ireland – A nearly five foot rattle snake was killed Feb. 10 in Elko, SC, after almost being stepped on by Edgefield County resident Jasper Agner. Agner was in Elko rabbit hunting with friends when he had his close encounter with this reptile. As he relayed, due to vision and hearing issues, […]

Principal of STHS Terminated

Principal of STHS Terminated

– By Tiffani Ireland – February 24, 2015 – Dr. Robert B. Ross, principal of Strom Thurmond High School, was terminated from his position Friday, Feb. 20. Dr. Ross, who replaced former principal Jill Jett, had been with the school since the beginning of this school year. Greg Anderson, Superintendent for the Edgefield County School […]

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