Here & There 3/6/12

Planning Commission: The Planning Commission meeting for Mar. 8 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 13.

BBQ Chicken Sale: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Saturday, March 10, at 11 a.m. $6.50 will include ½ chicken, potato salad, slaw and bread.

Community Yard Sale /Cook-out:  March 10, 8 a.m. – 2p.m. $25 per booth at Bi-Lo with proceeds going to Relay for Life. Also a Spaghetti Dinner from 11 – 1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m; Pick up and delivery  available for large orders. Tickets are $7  for spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and dessert and are available at Bi-Lo.

Bake Sale: Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at IGA, Hwy 121, Johnston. Sponsored by Bethlehem and Mt.Canaan Relay Team. All proceeds go to Relay for Life. For more info call 637-1182 or 663-9203.

Pre-School Registration: God’s Little Angels Pre-School will have open enrollment Sat., Mar. 10 from 8-10 a.m. at Edgefield First Baptist Church, 212 Church St., for the 2012-13 year. This is for ages 12. mo. – 4 years old. Bring birth certificate, immunization record, insurance card and $35 enrollment fee. For more info call 637-6139 or visit the website at

Hash Sale: Lighthouse Fellowship will have a hash sale at 529 Bauskett St.(formerly Coleman’s BBQ)  on March 9 and 10 beginning at 11 a.m. Pre-orders are encouraged by calling 637-3536 or 637-9795

Women’s Day: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have Women’s Day on March 11 at 11 a.m. with guest speakers Jason and Dana Burden. The public is invited to hear this story of God’s mercy and grace as Jason and Dana tells the story of his 36 days in the Augusta Burn Unit after he came in contact with 7,200 volts.

Silent/Live Auction: at Juniper restaurant in Ridge Spring, March 16, from 7-9 p.m.; to benefit the American Red Cross of Saluda County; Tickets are $35.00 each, 2/$60.00. More information call: Monnie Romines (864-803-1013) or Jerrold Watson (803-685-7881).

Youth Praise and Worship: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will host a Youth Praise and Worship Service Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m. The Christian  Heritage Youth Praise Band will lead the worship service. The public is invited.

Oyster Roast: An Oyster Roast will be held Sat., March 17 from 1-4 p.m. on the square in Edgefield.Tickets need to be purchased by Friday, March 9 and are available at Turkey Shoppe on Main, Edgefield Town Hall, SRP Federal Credit Union in Edgefield ,Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce in Johnston and First Citizens Bank – Johnston & Ridge Spring.

Pastor’s Appreciation: Republican Grove Baptist Church will honor their pastor, Rev.Willie Patten, on his 11th Pastoral Appreciation, Sunday, March 18, at 11 a.m., Rev. David Colvin, pastor of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, will be the guest minister. Everyone is invited to share in this occasion.

Gospel Concert & Spaghetti Dinner: Providence Baptist Church will host a Gospel Concert  & Spaghetti Dinner, March 18 at 6 p.m. with a Silent Dinner during dinner. Proceeds go to Relay for Life with Donation at the Door.

Public Meeting: Women in Unity will hold a public meeting on March 19 at 6 p.m. at Piedmont Tech Conference Room. The purpose is to give the citizens an opportunity to become acquainted with the proposed Community Facilities project to purchase and renovate a building. The WIU is filing an application for a loan/grant with the US Department of Agriculture Rural Dvp. Community Facilities Program.

Spring Revival: Bland Baptist Church cordially invites everyone to their Spring Revival March 19 & 20 at 7:30 p.m. with guest minister Rev. Johnny Bussey.

Donut Sale: Relay for Life will have a Krispy Kreme Doughnut Sale, Friday, March 23 (will deliver preorders 1st) Call Sharen Fay at 480-3449 or to order. $6 per box

Rodeo: SC High School Rodeo will be held March 23 & 24  at 8:00 PM at the Tractor Pull Arena hosted by Saluda High School. For more info call 864-445-3011.

 Women’s Mission Ministry Anniversary: Bethlehem Baptist Church Women’s Mission Ministry will celebrate their 17th anniversary on Sunday,March 25 at 4 p.m. The public is invited. Call 637-5357 or 637-1182 for more information.

Blood Drive: Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold their February Blood Drive, Friday, March 30, from 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Edgefield County Hospital and from 1:30-6 p.m. at Bi-Lo Shopping Center in Edgefield County.

Peach Blossom Beauty Pageant: The Johnston Miss Peach Blossom Beauty Pageant will be held on Saturday, March 31 at Johnston Elementary School Gymnasium at 10:00 and 3:00. Young ladies between the ages of birth-20 are invited to compete. A college scholarship will be given to the Miss Peach Blossom winner.

The deadline for applications is Wed., March 21. For an application or if you have any questions, please call 803-637-5383 or 803-275-3241.