Connie Jean Barfield Maddox – Trenton, S.C.

Connie Jean Barfield Maddox, 67 of Trenton, SC entered intorest on April 10, 2024.  Connie was born in Augusta, Georgia as the daughter of Daisy and Floyd Barfield. Connie was a caregiver in the home healthcare business, she was of the Baptist faith.  Connie is survived by her children Charlotte Knowles (Eric), James Murphy, Jennifer Mazzie, […]

Ann Connelly – Edgefield, SC

Ann Bolton Connelly, 97 wife of the late William A. “Bill” Connelly of Edgefield, SC entered into rest on March 24, 2024.  Ann was born in Greenwood, SC as the daughter of the late Pearl and Joe E. Bolton. She was a retired beautician and a member of Edgefield First Baptist Church. Ann is survived by her three children Ronnie Connelly (Caroline), Carolyn Godfrey, […]

Janice Herlong- Lexington , SC

Janice Herlong, 63, of Lexington SC, mother and retired from the US District Court System, entered into rest on March 31, 2024 at 11:20pm, Easter Sunday evening, at her home in Governor’s Grant after a brief illness with her family at her side. Janice is survived by her two children: Russell Derrick Clark (Betsy) of Stone Harbor, NJ and William Herlong Clark (Amber) of Aiken […]

Phillips Boatwright- Ridge Spring, S.C.

Phillips Boatwright- Ridge Spring, S.C.

Emile Phillips Boatwright died on March 20, 2024. He was 97. Phillips was born in Monetta, S.C. on December 17, 1926, to the late Harriett Graham and James Ernest Boatwright, Sr. He was the youngest of three children. Phillips attended Christ School in Arden, N.C.  where he was an all-conference baseball pitcher. He departed before the second semester of his senior year, […]

Troy Quarles- Edgefield, S.C.

S. Troy Quarles, 63 of Edgefield, SC entered into rest on March 13, 2024.  Troy was born in Greenwood, SC as the son of Edith and Hampy Hugh Quarles. He was a retired construction worker and was of the Baptist faith.  Troy is survived by his daughter Lindsey Hager (Daniel), four grandchildren Aiden, Bentli, Ginse, Woods, two brothers […]

Rita Hughes- Edgefield, SC

Rita Rose Hughes, 79, of Edgefield, SC wife of the late Thomas E. Hughes entered into rest on February 25, 2024. Rita was born to the late Joseph Claude and Alice Burton Arbitelle on March 27, 1944. Rita was a retired textile worker and had many things in her life that made her happy. Rita loved her cat and enjoyed flowers, […]

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

<strong>LEGISLATIVE UPDATE</strong>

Week of 03/11/2024Last week was the 9th week of the 2024 legislative session. There are 9 weeks remaining before the legislature adjourns on May 9, 2024.Here are the highlights from last week’s Senate action:“CONSTITUTIONAL CARRY” – The House and Senate agreed on a final version of H. 3594 2023- 2024 Bill 3594: Constitutional Carry and both bodies passed the […]

SCDE Provides Update on Education Scholarship Trust Fund Program

<strong>SCDE Provides Update on Education Scholarship Trust Fund Program</strong>

Demographic data shows families in all 46 counties have submitted an application COLUMBIA, S.C. – With less than 10 days until the application deadline, the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) is encouraging eligible South Carolina families to submit an application for the Education Scholarship Trust Fund (ESTF) program. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2024.So […]

Carolyn Pettigrew – Edgefield, SC

Carolyn Way Pettigrew, 93, of Edgefield, wife of the late John Wallace Pettigrew, entered into rest on March 7, 2024, at the Edgefield County Hospital after a brief illness.  Carolyn grew up on a farm in Orangeburg as the daughter of the late Julia and James William Way. She attended the initial class of Palmetto Girls State […]

Veterans Experience Action Center, March 21-23

<strong>Veterans Experience Action Center, March 21-23</strong>

All Veterans are invited to come out to the Bluff Road National Guard Armory (1225 Bluff Rd. Columbia, SC 29201) March 21 from 9am – 4pm, March 22 from 9am – 4pm, or March 23 from 9am – 2pm for the Veterans Experience Action Center event! The event will feature several Veteran Service Organizations and is designed to be […]

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