Chalmers Carr Joins Other Ag Leaders in Washington, Reacts to Worker Shortage Report

Chalmers Carr Joins Other Ag Leaders in Washington, Reacts to Worker Shortage Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chalmers Carr, President/CEO of Titan Farms, SC’s largest peach grower and a major state and national agriculture leader, participated Tuesday in a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington, DC followed by a conference call with state and national reporters. The purpose of the panel and call was to discuss […]

An Invitation to Meet Miss South Carolina 2013

An Invitation to Meet Miss South Carolina 2013

On March 26, at 3:30, Miss South Carolina of 2013, Ms. Brooke Mosteller, will be at Jim Satcher Motors for a meet and greet.  The public is invited to come get a picture made with the lovely Brooke and enter to win a prize.  Brooke will be speaking at Wardlaw Academy at 1:45 when she […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Man Caught Stealing Electricity Officials with Aiken Electric Cooperative and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to 810 Briggs Rd. in North Augusta (Edgefield County), Friday, Mar. 14, in regards to someone stealing electricity.  At the location, it was determined that the resident had manipulated the meter so as to “jump the power” so he […]

Applications Available for 2014 SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

Applications Available for 2014 SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

COLUMBIA, S.C. – High School juniors and seniors interested in exploring agricultural careers can apply now for the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA), held at Clemson University, July 19-25, 2014. SCCSA is an academic summer program coordinated by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. […]

Strom Thurmond High School Head Football Coach Retires

Strom Thurmond High School Head Football Coach Retires

Strom Thurmond Head Football Coach Lee Sawyer announced his retirement today from the game of football. Coach Sawyer has been the head football coach at Strom Thurmond since 2004 and is the winningest coach in Strom Thurmond football history. Coach Sawyer coached 131 games and posted an overall record of 107-24 (.817%).  He won the 3A […]

2014 Shamrock Run Results

2014 Shamrock Run Results

See our Shamrock Run Photo Gallery Runner’s Name Place  Time Hammond Manly 1  12.00 Alex Berry 2  13.04 Ed Williams 3  13.17 Holton Manly 4  13.56 Britt Gossett 5  14.31 Kyle Cox 6  14.58 Rycharte Coates 7  15.08 Patrick Robles 8  15.09 James Corder 9  15.21 Dylan Strickland 10  15.38 Bill Manly 11  15.41 Todd […]

122nd Battalion Given Freedom Salute

122nd Battalion Given Freedom Salute

The returning forces – 122nd Engineering Battalion based in the Edgefield Armory – were the true stars of the morning event.  This was a breakfast for all the Battalion returning from their deployment in Afghanistan, held at Strom Thurmond High School, on a beautiful Sunday morning. However, not taking from the worthy work and certain […]

American Legion Post 154 Completes Wounded Warrior Campaign

American Legion Post 154 Completes Wounded Warrior Campaign

American Legion Post 154, of Johnston, South Carolina, awarded certificates of appreciation to businesses that participated in their recent fund raising campaign in support of our “Wounded Warriors.”  Collectively the businesses have raised over $1,500 that will be distributed to wounded servicemen and women and their families to buy necessities used in their daily lives.  […]

Shamrock Run/Walk is March 15

Shamrock Run/Walk is March 15

So far, March 15 looks like a clear, green day. If you have not registered yet for the 11 a.m. walk/run, late registration is at Bi-Lo, Saturday, between 9 and 10:45 a.m. The fee is $20. If running is not your thing, come and enjoy the festivities on the square starting at 10:45 with our […]

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