Mamie Blocker

TRENTON, S.C. – Mrs. Mamie L. Nicholson Blocker, 91, of Rock Springs Drive, entered into rest July 25, 2012. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 30, 2012 at First Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Reginald White officiating. Interment will be in Springfield Baptist Church, Trenton, SC. Mrs. Blocker, a native of […]

35th Annual Truck and Tractor Pull

35th Annual Truck and Tractor Pull

The Saluda Young Farmers 35th Annual Truck and Tractor Pull, “Hottest Pull in the South” will be held August 10th – 11th at the Young Farmer Stadium at the County Recreation Complex. The NTPA professional pull will begin at 7:30 p.m. Classes this year include: 2 wheel drive trucks, 4 wheel drive trucks, super farm […]

Edith Rhoden Ripley

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Graveside services for Mrs. Edith Rhoden Ripley, age 98, will be held Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Mt. of Olives Cemetery at 11 am. The family will receive friends at the gravesite following the service. Bland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Mrs. Ripley, a native of Johnston, died Sunday, […]

“Fish Don’t Have an Address”

“Fish Don’t Have an Address”

A Reaction to Overharvesting—Fewer Crappies on Your line! A small but interested group gathered at the Turkey Shoppe in Edgefield on Friday to hear Department of Natural Resources representative Daniel Baker answer questions about the new regulations set forth by DNR.  Probably the regulation affecting more local people is the one that sets a smaller […]

Hats Off to Sisterhood

Hats Off to Sisterhood

Honoring Women with Breast Cancer Join us as Jane Jenkins Herlong shares stories from her book What Ta–Tas Teach Us at our Book Signing Event. The event is a fundraiser for local ladies with breast cancer. “Hats Off to Sisterhood” is the group handling the funds for this.  They give local ladies with breast cancer monies […]

It’s Official – Team From Maryland to Play at Strom Thurmond

It’s Official – Team From Maryland to Play at Strom Thurmond

Edgefield County Schools 7/26/2012: Strom Thurmond High School released its football schedule this week.  The regular season calls for the Rebels to play five (5) games at home and five (5) games on the road. Additionally, the team will play in at least two (2) pre-season scrimmages and the traditional jamboree. The first game of […]

Watson Rhodes

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Memorial services for James Watson Rhodes will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Philippi Baptist Church, Johnston, South Carolina. Mr. Rhodes died at University Hospital on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Interment will be private at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday, July 27, 2012 […]

Mysterious Football Team Coming to STHS

Mysterious Football Team Coming to STHS

Who are these masked men? Have they journeyed here from another planet? Could this be the first ever pigskin encounter of a third kind? No. I still do not know if this is official but if I wait any longer we will be roaring through state playoffs and the fun will have escaped me. When I […]

Jaws Shown on the Square

Jaws Shown on the Square

Originally scheduled to be shown Friday the 13th, but postponed due to the threat of thunderstorms, Jaws will be the Downtown Drive-In this Friday, July, 27th.  — The Downtown Drive-In offering this week will be Jaws, the 1975 thriller, directed by Steven Spielberg, based on Peter Benchley’s novel of the same name. The movie won […]

Miss South Carolina Takes to the Road

Miss South Carolina Takes to the Road

The new Miss South Carolina, Ali Rogers, crowned last week in Columbia, was showered with money, scholarships, a fur coat (among many gifts) and something she can be proud of and use every day – a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee from Jim Satcher Motors of Johnston. Owners and managers of the Satcher motor business, David and Michelle Satcher, were […]

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