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 with minimum bid of $1,000.

Black History Celebration: Celebration of Black History through Gospel Music will be held at the Strom Thurmond High Gym, Sat., March 2, at 5 p.m. Key note speaker will be Congressman Jim Clyburn; Mass Choir will be featured.

Bake Sale: Relay for Life Bake Sale, Saturday, March 2, at Johnston IGA from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. For more info call 637-1182 or 221-7936.

Chorus Anniversary: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston, Male Chorus is having their anniversary March 3, at 4 p.m. The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is the pastor.

Free Workshops: Edgefield SC Works Center, 400 Church St., Room 306, Tues., March 5, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “One Minute Commercial,” 11 AM “Resume Construction” Keep your resume in the yes stack; 1:30 PM “Resume Construction” Learn resume structure and how to display skills and accomplishments; 3 PM “Job Search Lab” Designed to give individualized help with job search and using the SCWOS system. For more info call 637-4029.

Uniform Sale: Edgefield County Hospital will have a uniform sale by Jackie’s Uniforms, Wed., March 6 from 8:30 to 6 and Thurs., March 7 from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the chapel. Shoes, lab coats, scrubs, and accessories are available. Payments by charge cards and cash. This is sponsored by the Hospital Auxiliary.

Annual Twelve Tribe Rally: Sunday, March 10, 6 p.m. in addition to the tradition of song there will be oratorical competition by the youth on the topic of the Twelve Tribes of Israel at Pleasant Lane Missionary Baptist Church, 12 Peterson Lane, Edgefield. . There will be a memorial to the late Deacon Bennie R. Mitchell, original organizer of the rally at Pleasant Lane.  For more details call 637-6519 or 843-991-1050.

Oyster Roast and Chili Cook Off: The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring an oyster roast and chili cook-off on the square in Edgefield on Saturday, March 9 from 1-3 p.m. Call 275-0010 for more information.

Republican Meeting: The Edgefield County Republican Party will be holding a meeting for Precinct Reorganization on Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m. at the County Council Chambers.

Shamrock Run/Walk: Edgefield’s Annual Shamrock Run/Walk will be held Saturday March 16, in memory of Dr. Ned Nicholson and Dr. W.G.”Curly” Watson. Race forms are available at the Town of Edgefield, Escape Day Spa and the Town of Edgefield website.

Pastor’s Appreciation: Republication Grove Baptist Church will honor their pastor, Rev. Willie Patten on his 12th Pastoral Appreciation Sunday, March 17 at 11 a.m. Rev. Johnny Clark, pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, will be the guest minister. Everyone is invited to share in this joyous occasion.

Concord Mills Shopping Trip: Saturday, March 16,leaving Save-A-Lot Parking Lot in Aiken at 6:30 a.m. For more info call Jeanette Cue at 648-0960, Linda Coleman at 649-9817 or Luchelle Abney at 275-2568. Proceeds benefit the S.C. Assoc. of Ministers’ Wives.

Poultry Festival Beauty Pageant: Saturday, March 23 at B&L High School Fine Arts Center. Nine categories newborn to 21 with Miss Division receiving $1500 in scholarships. Entries must be in by March 16. Applications may be obtained at B&L Town Hall, Black’s Tire Service, online at For more info call  Janet Rikard at 803-924-4072, or Lois Black at 803-532-5469,

Spring Revival: Mount Canaan Baptist Church will have Spring Revival on March 27, 28, 29 at 7 p.m. each evening. The gospel will be preached by Rev. Martris Mims of Augusta, GA. We, the congregation, and pastor, Rev.George L.Brightharp are inviting all to attend. Please come! 

Beauty Pageant:  Johnston Miss Peach Blossom Festival beauty pageant will be held on Saturday, April 6, at Johnston Elementary School at 10:00 and 3:00. Young ladies between the ages of birth-20 are invited to compete. The Miss (17-20) will be awarded a scholarship to the college of her choice. The deadline for applications is Wed., March 27. For an application or if you have any questions, please call 803-637-5383 or 803-275-3241.

Head Start: GLEAMNS Head Start is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year. Children must be 3 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013 with birth certificate and proof of income necessary. For more info call Mrs. Kemberly Merritt and Mrs. Kimberly Martin at 803-275-4060.