Here and There – 11-20-14

Here and There – 11-20-14

JOHNSTON FARMER’S & ARTIST’S MARKET continues each Thursday from 4 – 6 p.m.  There will not be a market Thanksgiving week.  Thursday, December 4th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. will be our ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET and will end the season.

Fall Book Fair: W.E. Parker Elem. School will continue their Book Fair from 7:45 – 3 p.m. in the Media Center. Profits will go to the school library. For more info contact Melissa Nicholson at 637-4020.

Storytime at the Library: Storytime at the Library will be Saturday, Nov. 22, at 11:30 a.m. at the Edgefield County Library in Edgefield. For more information call Miranda DiMarco at 637-4025.

Hunting Heritage Banquet: NWTF Hunting Heritage Banquet will be held Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Old Kendall Mill, Norris Street, Edgefield. The event will feature door prizes, raffles, a live and silent auction and a catered dinner by Parklane Seafood. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at the Turkey Shoppe on Main in Edgefield.

Fall Festival/Bake Sale: The Edgefield County Hospital Auxiliary will have their annual Fundraiser and bake sale at the hospital Friday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two gifts baskets, a ham and a turkey will be raffled. Homemade jams, jellies, preserves, cakes and breads will be sold. The public is welcome.

Turkey Distribution: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church will distribute turkeys Nov. 22 from 8-11 a.m. only one turkey per family. First Come!! First Serve!! For more info call 637-6473 or 864-980-3003, Rev. Oscar Brown, Pastor or Ruth H. Mack, Food Bank Coordinator.

Clemson/U.S.C. Sunday: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have Clemson and U.S.C. Sunday on Nov. 23 at 11 a.m. Guest speaker is Clemson graduate Darla Steele, who is Thurmond High Agriculture teacher. Gift baskets and tailgate supplies will be given our Everyone should wear school colors. An offering will be taken for the Johnston Food Bank.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Why I Can’t Get an Interview”; 11 AM “Job Search Lab; 1:30 PM “Pre-Employment Testing”; 3 PM “Resume Clinic/Career Ready 101 Lab”;  For further information telephone 637-4029.

Reunion Meeting: Strom Thurmond High Classes 1976-79 are invited to meet Sunday, Nov. 30, at 3 p.m. at Johnston Pool Room, 158 Lee St., Johnston, to discuss a Trip to Biloxi/ New Orleans in July. For more info email Alfreda Turner Andrews at

Premium Outlet Mall Trip:in Charlotte, NC, Friday, Nov. 28 (6:00 am-6:00 pm) Sponsored by the Robinson Family Reunion Committee. Reserve your seat, bring a friend, etc. Enjoy the day. Bus will make one stop in Edgefield and one in the Bettis Academy community. Bus driver-Robert Howard. More info, contact-Betty Butler-803-480-1954

Edgefield Christmas Parade: Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. with entertainment beginning on the square at 1 p.m. Entry forms at Edgefield, Johnston, and Trenton Town Halls, Edgefield County Chamber and For more info call Calvin Henderson at 803-480-1255 or Charlotte Cheatham at 803-637-4014.