Volunteers needed to participate in DNR’s annual Summer Turkey Survey

Volunteers needed to participate in DNR’s  annual Summer Turkey Survey

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual Summer Turkey Survey. Annually, since 1982, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources conducts a Summer Turkey Survey to estimate reproduction and recruitment of wild turkeys in South Carolina. The survey involves agency wildlife biologists, technicians and conservation officers, as well […]

Letter to the Editor – Baseball Memories After Recent Visit

My wife Karin and I were recently visiting my family and friends in and around Johnston. My mother, Annie Lewis Hall, and my brother Cliff, reside in The Saluda Nursing Center and we were pleasantly surprised to find Mother almost back to normal after a bout with pneumonia. Cliff required a full update of all […]

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Congratulations to: Leo James Antuna, Christopher Paul Armstrong, Malcolm Jamal Axen, Dalton Ellis Bagshaw, Derek Arthur Barnhart, Joshua Davis Barton, Titus Cordell Bean, Quianna Renee Berry, Aleshia Moquita Blacks, Aliya Porscha Blacks, Jermiah Christopher Blocker, Samuel Jackson Blythe, Brittney Elizabeth Boatwright, Marquis Anthony Brooks, Caitlyn Brice Brown, Keati DeVarje Buchanan, Aaliyah Shavon Buckhanon, Shuron Al-Keim […]

Statewide deer harvest decreases in 2015

Statewide deer harvest decreases in 2015

Results of the 2015 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources indicate that the statewide harvest of deer decreased about 4 percent last season, not surprising given the poor hunting conditions last fall. An estimated 111,035 bucks and 83,995 does made up a total harvest of 195,030, according to Charles Ruth, […]

Rebels Win Region Championship!

Rebels Win Region Championship!

    The Rebels picked up a big win on the road over Saluda 10-5! Henry Cartrett pitched four innings and Payton Smith picked up the win finishing the last three innings. Leading hitters tonight for the Rebels was Michael Green who was 3-3 with a double and three RBIs. Rebels move to 12-5 (7-1). […]

Bass Fishing Tournament

Bass Fishing Tournament

A Favorite is Back! The Fishing Tournament is Part of the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Anglers who want to show their fishing abilities can sign up for the 3rd Annual Bass Fishing Tournament, part of the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival. The Tournament will be held May 7, the same day as the popular Festival. Check-in […]

Dedicated Edgefield Dixie Youth Supporters Recognized

Dedicated Edgefield Dixie Youth Supporters Recognized

Pictured are Charlotte and Bill Cheatham next to the sign dedicating the Edgefield 2016 Dixie Youth Season to them in appreciation for their years of service to the program. The first pitch was thrown by Bill Cheatham, joined by his wife Charlotte.  The Cheathams were recognized for their contributions to the Dixie Youth Program that […]

Spring Turkey Season Forecast from DNR

Spring Turkey Season Forecast from DNR

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina’s economy. Legislation passed by the S.C. General Assembly last year sets new season dates and bag limits on private lands. Season dates for private lands are now March 20 to […]

2016 Fox Creek Predators Varsity Softball Schedule

2016 Fox Creek Predators Varsity Softball Schedule

2016 Fox Creek Predators Varsity Softball Schedule Date        Opponent                   Location                                 Time 3/4             South Aiken                South Aiken High                   5:00 PM 3/7              Silver Bluff                 Silver Bluff High                     6:00 PM 3/9 […]

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