Here and There – 7-23-15

Here and There – 7-23-15

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 Donna Livingston at 803-275-0010 or Anne Smith at 803-275-4097.

Library News : Every Saturday in July the Library will be having a “Bring Your Own Bag (Recyclable or Plastic) & Fill It Up with our Friends of the Library Book Sale Books for Just $5.00.

Youth Explosion: Women in Unity will sponsor their annual Youth Explosion Saturday, July 25,from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Edgefield Soccer Field, 696 Mims Street. for children 17 and under with free lunch. Bring swimwear. There will be food, fun games, entertainment, and a school supply giveaway. For more info call 637-2010, 480-2862, or 706-726-0039.

Homecoming & Revival: Shaws Creek Baptist Church, Homecoming, Sunday, July 26 at 10 a.m.; Revival July 27 – 30 at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest revivalist is Rev Willie Patten, Jr.

Revival: Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Annual Summer Revival Services July 27-July 30, at 7:30p.m. On Sunday, services will begin at 11a.m. with Rev. Carlton Whidby, of the Cornerstone Community Baptist Church, as the guest preacher. Revivalists for the week are Rev. Lonnie Jones (Monday), Rev. Calvin Robinson (Tuesday), Rev. Felton Price (Wednesday) and Rev. Leroy Robertson (Thursday).

Job Fair:1st Annual Carey Hill Baptist Church Job Fair will be held Saturday, July 25,at the Carey HiIl Resource and Conference Center – Free and Open to the public. There will be several workshops available for job seekers to attend during the fair including how to write a resume and how to interview. There are several companies and organizations participating with various open positions with more to come.

Family and Friends Day: Science Hill Missionary Baptist Church, July 26, Rev. Bethel of Harts Springs Baptist of Ward will be the guest speaker. Rev. Lorenzo Williams is pastor.

Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, 

Tuesday, July 28, 10:00 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Application Skills and Tips”; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “Advanced Manufacturing Opportunities”; 3:00 PM “Resume Clinic/Career Ready 101 Lab”; Thursday, July 30th, 2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You”  For further information telephone 637-4029.

Shopping Trip: Back to School Shopping to the Tanger Outlet and Mall, Aug. 8, cost is $40. $20 deposit (non-refundable) due by July 26. Call Barbara Yeldell at 637-4984 or Sharon Bibbs at 270-7445.

Family Reunion: The McKie, Butler and Johnson Family Reunion Extravaganza 2015 will be held on August 8, (Saturday) at Riverview Park Pavilion in North Augusta. For more info contact Mr. and Mrs .Willie J. Johnson at 1-619-301-8990; email – ; Darryl Butler at 706-828-8091.

God’s Little Angels Preschool has open registration for the 2K, 3K and 4K classes being held at Edgefield First Baptist Church for the 2015/2016 school year. Please call 637.6139 for more information.

Revival: Science Hill Missionary Baptist Church invites you to their annual revival July 27-July 31 at 7 p.m. nightly with Rev. Augustus Washington revivalist. Rev. Lorenzo Williams is the pastor.

Job Fair: Edgefield County Council is sponsoring a Job Fair to be held Wednesday, July 29, from 10AM until 2PM. in the Strom Thurmond High School Cafeteria at 1131 Columbia Road. There is no cost for employers who are currently hiring or who plan to hire workers by October 2015.  For more information call 864-941-8050 or email

Homecoming & Revival: Simmons Ridge Missionary Baptist Church invites you to their annual Homecoming Sunday, August 2, at 10:05 a.m. and to the Revival Aug. 3-6, at 7 p.m. Rev. Edward Lloyd is the guest revivalist. Rev. Herman Lyons is pastor.

Freeland-Crawford Reunion: The annual reunion of the Freeland-Crawford family descendants of James Manning Corey Freeland and Caroline Augusta Butler Freeland will be held on Sunday, August 9, at Plum Branch Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Plum Branch, S.C. at 12:45 p.m. Please bring a picnic lunch and tea.

Revival: Reedy Branch Baptist Church, 978 DuncanRoad, Ward Aug. 10-13. Guest revivalist will be Rev. Jasper Lloyd, Jr., pastor of St. Luke Baptist in Winnsboro. Rev. Dr. Jasper Lloyd, Sr. is pastor.