Here and There 8/16/12

Open House: Strom Thurmond High School will have Open House on Thursday, August 16, from 6:00 pm-8:30 pm.  Parents will meet in the gymnasium at 6:00 pm.

Farmers’ and Artists’ Market: Johnston Farmers’ and Artists’ Market is held from 4-6 p.m. each Thursday. If interested in being a vendor call 275-4097.

Adult Education Registration Schedule: Schedule an appointment by calling 803-275-1788, ext. 24 or 25. Orientation and Assessments are required. Assessment dates Aug. 15 & 23 1-2:30 p.m.; Aug. 21 & 28 from 9-10:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Evening appointments are also available.

Theatre Auditions: Auditions for Agatha Christie’s “ And Then There Were None” will be held Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. and Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Discovery Center.  11 actors of various ages will be cast. David Engelman is director. For questions contact him at

Rainbow Tea: New Bethel F.B.H.Church, 1212 Hwy. 23 W, Edgefield is hosting a Rainbow Tea, Saturday, August 18, at 4 p.m. Everyone is invited.

Homecoming & Revival: Republican Grove Baptist Church will have homecoming services Sun., Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. with guest minister Rev. Eddie Wood of Trinity Community Church. Revival services will be held  Mon. – Thurs., Aug. 20-23 at 7 a.m. with revivalist Rev. Billy Smith of Mars Tabernacle Church. Come worship with us.

Homecoming and Revival: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Edgefield will celebrate homecoming services, Sunday, Aug. 19, at 11 a.m. with Sunday School at 10 a.m. with guest minister Rev. Walter Dukes of Snellville, Ga. Revival services will be held Mon. – Thurs. Aug. 20-23 at 7 p.m. with revivalist Rev. Arthur Kemp of Bethlehem Baptist Church of North Augusta. Come worship with us.

Homecoming and Revival: Red Hill Baptist Church, 598 Red Hill Road, will celebrate Homecoming, Sunday, August 19, with Sunday School beginning at 10 AM; Worship Services at 11:00 AM and lunch afterward.  Revival Services will begin each evening at 7PM, Monday through Friday. The Rev. Jerry Garvin will be the guest preacher for the week.  There will be special music each evening. The Rev. Eleazer Benenhaley is the pastor of Red Hill Baptist Church.

Free Workshops: At the Edgefield County SC Works Center, Rm 306, 409 Church St., Edgefield, Tuesday August 21,  10:00 AM Networkers Group Meeting – topic – “Interviewing Techniques”  learn how to get the most out of a job interview and how to prepare; 1:30 PM “Resume Construction” keep your resume in the yes stack. Learn resume structure and how to display skills and accomplishments; 3:00 PM “Resume Clinic/WIN Lab” bring a copy of your completed resume for analysis or bring your information and create a resume.

Homecoming and Revival: Berea Baptist Church, Hwy. 25, Edgefield, will have Homecoming and Revival services at 11 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 26 with dinner to follow and Revival services Mon. – Wed., Aug. 27-29 at 7 p.m. Guest minister will be Rev. John Noblin from Plum Branch Baptist Church.

Ouzts Reunion: The 83rd Ouzts Family Reunion at Hickory Knob State Park, Long Cane Center, the Red Barn on August 25.  Registration at 10:00 A.M., Business Meeting at 11:30 A.M. and Lunch at 12:30 P.M.  Bring a well filled food basket and tea.  Ice, cups, plates and utilities will be provided.  Hope to see you there.

Brown Reunion: The family reunion for the descendants of Perry and Ruth Ella Brown will be Sunday, August 26, at 1 p.m. at the Corps of Engineers Recreation Area, Shelter One, in Parksville. Bring a covered dish and tea or other drink of your choice. Cups, napkins, plates, silverware, ice will be provided. Contact Joyce McDaniel Koss at 803-279-1416.

Rawl Reunion: The Phillip I. and Martha Adrian Harman Rawl Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 26, at S. John’s Lutheran Church parish building, 213 St. John’s Rd.(7 miles west of Lexington, off Hwy. 378).Bring a picnic lunch and sweet tea.

Republican Party Meeting: The Edgefield County GOP will be conducting a quarterly meeting on August 28 at 7pm at the Edgefield County Council Chambers in Edgefield.  We invite all to attend and hear about the latest for the GOP in Edgefield County.  For more info please visit:

Public Meeting: GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission will hold a public county meeting, Tues., August, 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Edgefield Head Start Center, 141 S.E.Diggs Road, Trenton, S.C. to elect a representative to serve on GLEAMNS Board of Commissioners. For more info call 864-223-8434 ext. 8801.