American Legion Salutes Doolittle

American Legion Salutes Doolittle

Mr. J. L. Doolittle was presented a certificate for 70 years as a member of the American Legion Post 30, last Thursday, Marche 16, at the regular meeting.  Mr. Doolittle will be 99 this year.  He told Vernon Holmes, Post Commander, that he hopes to live to be a hundred years old.

Saluting Black History Month

Saluting Black History Month

A Personally Furnished African American Museum Georgia Collier Scott, age 100, has endowed this area with an African American Museum, furnished by her hand, her collections, and her energy.  Of course there were many hands available to assist her: her church, Bethany Baptist on Highway 28 in Clarks Hill; the veterans in that church and […]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual assault is a public health issue affecting women, children, men, and entire communities. Nearly 1 in 5 women will experience rape or attempted rape in their lifetimes, and 1 in 10 children will be the victim of sexual assault. The economic costs of sexual violence can range from $87,000.00 to $240,776.00 per rape. These […]

EFD Responds to Call at Nursing Home

EFD Responds to Call at Nursing Home

The Edgefield Fire Department responded to a fire call at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab of Edgefield, Tuesday, Mar. 7, a little before 4:30 in the afternoon.  According to Fire Chief Roger Ellis, it was determined that the motor on a heating and cooling unit shorted out causing smoke that triggered the facility’s alarms.  There […]

J-E-T Middle & STHS’s Accreditations are Not at Risk

J-E-T Middle & STHS’s Accreditations are Not at Risk

Channel 12, WRDW recently featured a story reporting that Strom Thurmond High School and J-E-T Middle School are on probation with the South Carolina Department of Education. South Carolina has two systems of Accreditation – South Carolina Department of Education and AdvancED. In February, Edgefield County School District received System Accreditation through AdvancED with a […]

Message From Edgefield County Republican Party

Message From Edgefield County Republican Party

We want to invite all members of the Edgefield County Republican Party to the precinct reorganization Wednesday March 22nd.  This is the meeting where every precinct will elect their own representatives to attend and vote at the County Convention on Thursday April 13th.  Those who are selected by their precinct will be casting a vote […]

Home Invasion, Saluda County, Persimmon Hill Golf Community

Home Invasion, Saluda County, Persimmon Hill Golf Community

Suspects Arrested: One from Edgefield   Saluda, SC. Saluda Sheriff’s Office-On Wednesday March 8, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m, armed suspects entered a residence in the Persimmon Hill Golf Course Community.  During the incident the armed suspects grabbed the two home owners, separated them and placed them in different rooms with their hands bonded behind their […]

“Magnolia Boutique” set for April 22

“Magnolia Boutique” set for April 22

The Women’s Club of Johnston is planning their Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon for April 22, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church on Lee Street, Johnston. Acclaimed as one of the most professional events in the County, a large audience fills the JUMC Fellowship Hall to see fresh spring fashions models of […]