DHEC Announces S.C. Environmental Leadership Forum

DHEC Announces S.C. Environmental Leadership Forum

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), in partnership with the EPA, today announced it will hold a South Carolina Environmental Leadership Forum that will meet in December 2013, and in January, March, and April of 2014. The four meetings will consist of two-day workshops. During the forum sessions, participants will learn […]

Aiken Visitors Center to Celebrate 3 Years

Aiken Visitors Center to Celebrate 3 Years

The Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum will celebrate three years with a birthday celebration on Saturday, September 21st.  The party will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.  The public is invited to attend. Cake and ice cream will be served!  In addition, balloons will be given out to the children in attendance.  […]

Leonard Todd Brings Edgefield a New Musical

Leonard Todd Brings Edgefield a New Musical

Leonard Todd, author of the award-winning book, Carolina Clay, set in Edgefield, has again turned to our community and its people for inspiration. This time, he has given us a work for the theater—complete with eight original songs. It’s called “Sunny Day.” Aptly described by the producers as “A Shining New Musical,” it opens on […]

Large Crowd Expected This Weekend for Southern Studies Showcase

Large Crowd Expected This Weekend for Southern Studies Showcase

Over 100 people are registered for the Southern Studies Showcase, which will be held on September 20-21, 2013 in the Town of Edgefield and is hosted by the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and the Old Edgefield District African American Genealogical Society.  Local citizens are encouraged to participate in the Southern Studies Showcase by registering […]

Clemson Named Military Friendly School

Clemson Named Military Friendly School

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University has been named to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list, which honors the 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. The list is published by Victory Media, […]

Trenton Obtains Financing for Fire Truck

Trenton Obtains Financing for Fire Truck

 – By Tiffani Ireland – At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Administrator Al Harvey informed the Trenton Town Council that a loan in the amount of $100,00 was obtained from BB&T to go toward the purchase of a new fire truck for the town .  The loan is for 10 years and has a 2.55% […]

Miniature Horse Attacked by Dogs

Miniature Horse Attacked by Dogs

 – By Tiffani Ireland – Martha MacDonald was unprepared for the sight that awaited her on the morning of June 29 when she went to her pasture to check on her horses.  There she found her 10 year old miniature horse with her lower lip hanging from her face.  Further inspection revealed the mini’s muzzle […]

DHEC Remains Firm on SRS, Nuclear Waste

DHEC Remains Firm on SRS, Nuclear Waste

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The US Department of Energy (DOE) notified the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today that it is abandoning a plan to reuse two nuclear waste tanks at the Savannah River Site (SRS). DHEC provides regulatory oversight of activities at SRS. DOE recently requested permission to reuse the emptied high […]

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