PTC to Provide EMT Certificate in Edgefield County

PTC to Provide EMT Certificate in Edgefield County

People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Piedmont Technical College has been providing education to prepare students in Greenwood to become certified EMTs. Beginning spring 2016, PTC will offer an EMT curriculum in Edgefield County that will lead to a certificate. The EMT certificate will be […]

Greg Anderson Announces Retirement as School Superintendent

Statement from Edgefield County School Board July 31, 2015 – Greg Anderson, who has provided many years of distinguished service to the Edgefield County School District, first as District attorney for 30 years and for the past three years as Superintendent, has informed the Board he will be retiring December 31, 2015, due to health […]

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers Needed!

August 14 – 16 from 8 am – 5:30 pm at Palmetto Shooting Complex The Palmetto Shooting Complex (PSC) will be hosting the Turkey Shoot, a sporting clays championship shooting event, one of the biggest in the country, and we need your help. Edgefield County will see as many as 600 competitors along with their […]

Strom Thurmond HS Announces Swim Team

Strom Thurmond HS Announces Swim Team

Tryouts Set for Monday, August 3 Strom Thurmond High School announced today that it will add swimming to its sports agenda which will start at the beginning of this school year. The formation of a swim team at Strom Thurmond is in response to the growing interest from the students to have such a team. […]

Betty J. Mitchell Davis

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Ms. Betty J. Mitchell Davis, of Linderwood Court, entered into rest July 25, 2015. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, July 31, 2015 at Beulah Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Sam Davis officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Olive Memorial Gardens. Ms. Davis, a native of Edgefield County, was a […]

Here and There – 7-30-15

Here and There – 7-30-15

Farmer’s Market: Edgefield Farmers Market is open on the square on Saturdays from 9 to 1. For more info call Carolyn at 803-507-00278. Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market : Thursdays from 4 – 6 p.m. on Calhoun Street,  with fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, artwork, locally made crafts, and plants.  For more information contact […]

NWTF Turkey Shoot Coming to Edgefield

NWTF Turkey Shoot Coming to Edgefield

The National Wild Turkey Federation will bring its annual Turkey Shoot sporting clays tournament to the Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF and expects to draw record crowds August 13-16, 2015. The event is one of the first opportunities for the general public to visit the region’s newest destination for all things shooting sports. “The […]

STHS Class of 1970 Holds 45th Reunion

STHS Class of 1970 Holds 45th Reunion

The Strom Thurmond Class of 1970 held their class reunion Saturday, July 25, at Pine Ridge Club. Thirty-one members out of a class of 90 graduates attended. Front Row (L to R) Sharon Wall, Gladys Miller Spires, Cheryl Miller Long, Linda Bryan Ballentine, Sylvia Quarles Billue, Duane Nicholson, Brenda Ellis Doolittle, Annie Gibson Stokes Row […]

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