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The New Hospital CEO Warmly Welcomed

The New Hospital CEO Warmly Welcomed

The new CEO at the Edgefield County Hospital was given a great “start-up”’ (like send-off) as he began his first full week of work. Brandon Clary was honored with a…

News from Merriwether

A Wal-Mart Super Center Coming to Hwy 25 Not In-County, But Pretty Close –  An announcement came last week that a Wal-Mart Super Center will soon be locating to Hwy…

Two Pieces of Gun Legislation in S.C. Senate

Two Pieces of Gun Legislation in S.C. Senate

Could Impact Carriers of Concealed Weapons Permits –  By Tiffani Ireland – Two pieces of legislation currently making their way through the South Carolina Senate could have a major impact…

Strom Thurmond FFA Teams Finish Strong in State Finals

Strom Thurmond FFA Teams Finish Strong in State Finals

The Strom Thurmond Career Center FFA Agronomy Team and Tool Identification Teams finished strong in their respective State Career Development Events (CDE) held at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood on…

State Superintendent to visit Edgefield County School District

State Superintendent to visit Edgefield County School District

State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais will visit schools in Edgefield School District on Monday, April 1. Dr. Zais will visit Merriwether Middle, W.E. Parker Elementary, Johnston Elementary, and Strom…

DHEC to Issue Ground-Level Ozone Forecasts

DHEC to Issue Ground-Level Ozone Forecasts

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control will begin issuing daily forecasts for ground-level ozone starting March 31, the agency announced yesterday. “During the warmer months,…

Thurmond FFA Floriculture Team Wins State Competition

Thurmond FFA Floriculture Team Wins State Competition

The Strom Thurmond Career Center FFA Floriculture team took first place honors in the State Floriculture Career Development Event (CDE) held at Spartanburg Community College on Saturday, March 23, 2013.…

Garys Gather to Honor Their Ancestors

Garys Gather to Honor Their Ancestors

A banner at the entrance to Oakley Park Museum welcomed the family of the Garys, all descendants of the Martin Witherspoon Gary family who once owned Oakley Park, in the…

State Highway Depts & Local SUBWAY Restaurants Host W8 2 TXT Wednesdays

State Highway Depts & Local SUBWAY Restaurants Host W8 2 TXT Wednesdays

Events Offer Free Safe Driving Demo, Wristbands and Subs Aiken, S.C.-Augusta, Ga., – Troopers from the SC Department of Public Safety and Georgia Department of Public Safety will be stationed at…

Town Hall Meeting in Merriwether on Thursday

Town Hall Meeting in Merriwether on Thursday

Senator Shane Massey will hold a “town hall” meeting in Merriwether Middle School’s cafeteria on Thursday, March 28, 2013, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Sen. Massey will provide an update on the…