Peachtree 23, The Longest Yard Sale in the State, attracted thousands on Saturday, June 1. As seen in the gallery below, Main Street in Ridge Spring was overrun with shoppers and wares to tempt everyone. There was also food along the way to help keep the energy up. Toward 1:00 p.m. folks were closing down, […]
An early morning accident, Saturday, Apr. 27, in Aiken County, has taken the life of a Ridge Spring teenager. According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, the accident occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Piper Road in Aiken County. The incident was a single car accident involving two teenagers who were riding in a 2003 GMC […]
Many of the people in our community, as well as all over the country, are very aware of what has become an overwhelming epidemic. An epidemic that like a wildfire, has the capability of extreme destruction with everything it comes in contact with. This epidemic being referred to is the addiction to alcohol and drugs. […]
Ridge Spring, through the Green Thumb Garden Club, hosted a tour of homes and churches on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 9. There was a goodly number to see the two houses, four churches and The Arts Center “dressed” for Christmas. The houses and older churches seemed to be the most popular. Many enjoyed the drive out […]
By Max Parish – Jody Addy, Max Parrish and Layton Gwinn took donations from the Ridge Spring Community up north to New Jersey. All of the donated items from Ridge Spring were taken to Robbinsville, NJ. They departed Friday at 6:20 p.m. and drove through the night arriving at the Robbinsville Fire Dept. at 9:00 […]
The Passing of a Gentleman and a Doctor – Dr. W. G. “Curly” Watson was a noble man – principled, self-sacrificing and honorable — whose life has touched many more persons than one could count or find record of. To name a few in his life, he delivered as an ob-gyn some 5000 babies. His […]
The Ridge Spring Harvest Festival is coming. On October 25, there will be a super Bingo night with at least 18 games and cards costing $10.00 each or two for $15.00 at the Civic Center. Hot dogs will be served beginning at 6:00 PM and Games at 7:00 PM. Friday there will be rides, vendors, […]
The Summer Solstice occurs this evening (Wed. 6/20/12) at approximately 7:10 PM EDT. As we were delivering the papers this morning, we caught this beautiful solstice sunrise on Highway 39 in Ridge Spring at 6:29 AM EDT. Happy First Day of Summer!