Clemson Precision-Ag Research Primed for New Heights

Clemson Precision-Ag Research Primed for New Heights

BLACKVILLE, S.C. (January 12, 2014) — Unmanned aircraft have been cleared for takeoff above the farm fields at Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. The eyes in the sky will monitor crop health and gather data to improve farming efficiency and productivity by letting growers know precisely when and where to water, fertilize or […]

Westside Shooting – Updated x3

Update: Westside Shooting Ruled a Homicide Jody Ray Jones, 42, has been charged with murder for the Sunday night shooting of Patricia Kay Love at their home on Red Hill Road. Love died yesterday, Jan. 13, at Georgia Regents University from a gunshot wound to the head. An autopsy was performed on her body Wednesday, […]

Rachel Bailey Powell

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mrs. Rachel Bailey Powell, 95, of Edgefield, wife of the late James G. Powell, died Saturday January 10, 2015 at Edgefield County Hospital Funeral Services will be held Tuesday January 13, 2015 at 2 P.M. at Edgefield First Baptist Church with burial in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield, S.C. Mrs. Powell […]

Grace T. Forsythe

ELMHURST, N.Y. – Native of Johnston, S.C., Grace T. Forsythe (nee Grace Elaine Toney), daughter of Henry Spann Toney and Arbrette Watson Toney, was born in 1915 and died January 8, 2015 in the hospital in Elmhurst, NY after suffering a broken hip followed by a stroke. Grace was preceded in death by two sisters […]

Roy T. Hill

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Roy T. Hill 84, of Edgefield died 01/09/2015. Mr. Hill was born in Franklin Co. GA and was the son of the late John Burgess and Lillie B. Hill. There will be no services at this time and Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home is in charge.  

“Truth, Justice, and the American Way.”

Opinion – By Dr. Mims Mobley –  It doesn’t seem like it has been 37 years since the late Christopher Reeve, starring as the superhero with red cape billowing, flew across theater screens in the first of four Superman movies; it was the blockbuster movie of 1978. One scene I vividly recall was just after […]

Lindsey Anne Harper Reiniger

NEW CANAAN, CT –Lindsey Anne Harper Reiniger joined her Heavenly father on Monday, January 5, 2015. She was born on July 9, 1989 to Barbara and Haigh Reiniger in Boston, MA, where she resided until 1995, when she and her mother moved to New Canaan, CT. Lindsey attended the New Canaan schools through her sophomore […]

Here and There – 1-9-15

Here and There – 1-9-15

O.E.D.G.S.Meeting: The public is invited to the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society meeting Sunday, Jan. 11, at 3 p.m. in the Lynch Building Annex of the Tompkins Library in Edgefield with guest speaker Jane Gunnell to discuss the Carolina Dog/American Dingo. Refreshments will be served. Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, […]

Eight Watson Superstars

Eight Watson Superstars

– By Owen Clark – Author’s Note: This article is based on a program I gave at the Watson reunion in August 2014. I purposely kept the program short because of an acoustics problem in the room where we met. Much more could be said about each of the superstars. – Superstars numbers one and […]

Rev. Dale Quarles

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Rev. Dale Quarles, 71, of Edgefield, husband of the late Carol S. Quarles, died Wednesday January 7, 2015 at his residence. Funeral Services will be held Saturday January 10, 2015 at 11 A.M. at Lighthouse Fellowship with burial in Eastview Cemetery in Edgefield. A Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 […]