Katey Satcher Felts Inducted into Newberry Athletics Hall of Fame

Katey Satcher Felts Inducted into Newberry Athletics Hall of Fame

NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry College alumni Katey Satcher Felts, Dennis Swygert and Tom Williamson were inducted into the Newberry Athletics Hall of Fame at the College’s annual Welcome Back dinner in Eleazer Arena on Thursday evening. The trio will also be honored at halftime of the September 1 football game vs. Elizabeth City State. KATEY SATCHER […]

SC School Directories Now Digitized

SC School Directories Now Digitized

Columbia S.C. – The South Carolina State Library is pleased to present the South Carolina School Directory Digital Collection (http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/south-carolina-school-directories). Since 1911 the South Carolina State Department of Education has published a yearly directory of schools in the state. Information catalogued in each issue is different; some issues include school and district information, Department of […]

Rising Gas Prices Getting You Down?

Rising Gas Prices Getting You Down?

With the continual increase in gas prices everyone is trying to conserve fuel and reduce the bite on their wallets. Nationally, the current average for a gallon of Regular Unleaded is $3.75. In South Carolina, with our lower taxes on fuel, we are only paying, on average, $3.46/gl. That is better than other states, but […]

1933 Johnston High School Football

1933 Johnston High School Football

Johnston High School Football Team won the state championship in 1933.  They did it again in 1937 and again in 1959.  There is no Johnston High School since 1961, but the athletic prowess spawned in Johnston continues at Strom Thurmond High School, the Edgefield County public high school that last won the state championship in […]

Betty M. Chrisco

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Betty Jean Mobley Chrisco, of Rabbit Trail, wife of Reverend Steve Chrisco, died Thursday, August 23, 2012 at University Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Sunday August 26, 2012 at 2 P.M. at the Edgefield Church of God with burial in Eastview Cemetery in Edgefield. Mrs. Chrisco was a native of Edgefield County […]

SCDHEC: Dam, Reservoir Owners and Operators Should Begin Lowering Water Levels

SCDHEC: Dam, Reservoir Owners and Operators Should Begin Lowering Water Levels

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Owners and operators of reservoirs throughout South Carolina should check their dams immediately, and during the next several days for possible problems caused by heavy rainfall, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today. “Owners who have the ability to lower their reservoir’s water level should safely do so to […]

Tour Group Announcement

Tour Group Announcement

The Town of Edgefield would like you to help welcome 42 folks to Edgefield this Saturday, August 25th! Carolina Tours out of Columbia will be coming in this Saturday for a Ladies Mystery Tour! Stops include the Tompkins Library, shopping Downtown on the square, lunch at the Old Edgefield Grill, Oakley Park and a Mercy […]

Brenda Percival Williams

MODOC, S. C. – Mrs. Brenda P. Williams, 53, wife of Ben Williams Sr., died Thursday August 23, 2012 at the Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday August 25, 2012 at 2:00 P. M. at Red Oak Grove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Williams was a native of Edgefield […]