Thanks for Supporting Bar-B-Q Fund Raiser

Dear Editor: On Friday and Saturday of last week friends and family put on a Bar-B-Q Fund Raiser for me; I cannot express how much I appreciated everyone who came out to help make this so successful.  All of this would not have been possible without all the help:  from the food being donated, for the […]

Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off Deadline Approches

Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off Deadline Approches

Get Your tickets this week – the price goes up next week – and tickets will be limited – The Chamber needs to have a head count to order the Oysters. Also get in your Chili Cook-Off applications this week as well.  Email Donna Livingston your intentions !!!!!!!! Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Oyster Roast/Chili Cook-Off Saturday, March 9th, 2013  1:00 until […]

Sarah Watson in Paris During World War II

Sarah Watson in Paris During World War II

By Owen Clark – For years, I have been interested in learning more about Sarah Pressly Watson, a Ridge Spring native who spent thirty-nine years, from 1920 to 1959, as director of a dormitory for foreign women attending the Sorbonne, a part of the University of Paris. Recently I ordered a book, Americans in Paris: […]

“Bags of Love” a Success

Dear Editor: I would like to offer thanks to everyone who made the “Bags of Love” for the Edgefield County Senior Citizens a success.  We made up 103 bags to give to our Edgefield County Seniors.  Those who attended the Edgefield Center and Bettis Academy Center and those who receive Meals on Wheels very much […]

Here & There – 2-28-13

Yard Sale: Harmony United Methodist Church Mission Committee will hold a giant  yard sale, Sat., Mar 2, beginning at 6  a.m. at the Fellowship hall next to the church. If you have items to contribute call 275-4885 for pickup or delivery or more info. An EZ Go Golf Cart will be sold by sealed bids […]

Citizen Soldiers Deploy Again

Citizen Soldiers Deploy Again

By Jack Reece – Once again American men and women have laid down their plowshares and taken up arms in defense of freedom.  One unit of particular interest on the western side of South Carolina is the 122d Engineer Battalion. Elements of the 122nd Engineer Battalion, Headquartered in Edgefield, South Carolina, will be departing for training […]

Justine Pope

NORTH AUGUSTA, S. C.  –  Ms. Justine Pope, of Jackson Avenue, entered into rest February 26, 2013.  The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at First Providence Baptist Church with  Dr. Alexander Pope, Jr., officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Ms. Pope, a native of Aiken County, had retired […]

Impact of Sequestration

Dear Editor: As a two-time cancer survivor, March 1 looms greatly on my mind.  Under sequestration, across-the-board cuts to nearly all government agencies, prevention, public health and funding for cancer research and other medical research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) would be cut.  If the Budget Sequestration is not turned off, the […]

UPLIFT: An Invitation to Join

Are you a mom or grandmother with a child who has special needs or special health impairments? If so, you are invited to join the launch of UPLIFT. UPLIFT is a faith-based group, supported by Edgefield First Baptist Church for moms and grandmothers who have preschool and school-aged children with differences such as ADHD, Autism […]

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