Lady Patriots to Play for State Championship

Lady Patriots to Play for State Championship

The Wardlaw Academy Softball Team defeated Clarendon Hall and Jefferson Davis Academy over the weekend sending the Lady Patriots into the State Championship Series against Clarendon Hall starting Monday, May 14th at 6:00 p.m. The first of the three game series will be played at Wardlaw Academy followed by a trip to Clarendon Hall for […]

Fishing Rodeo

Fishing Rodeo

Lick Fork Lake in Edgefield County was alive with fish and anglers today.  Most of the folks fishing were young, as it was the Jimmy Shay Memorial Fishing Rodeo for young people.  The mission of the day is to give young people this treat as a deterrent to thinking of drugs, ever.  “Get Hooked on […]

Hospital Hosts Employee Appreciation Banquet

Hospital Hosts Employee Appreciation Banquet

The Edgefield County Hospital Board and administrative staff were hosts for an appreciation dinner at Pine Ridge Club on Tuesday night, May 8. It was the 40th year of the hospitals existence. Pins were distributed to a number of employees for years-of-service. The real excitement came when one day of paid vacation was given to […]

Rebels End Season

Rebels End Season

On Wednesday, May 9, the Strom Thurmond High Rebels lost to Palmetto High for the second time in the Upper State Baseball  play-offs by a score of 3-2.  The Rebels scored in the first and third innings, with both runs by Zach Green, to lead 2-0, but Palmetto tied in the fifth inning and won […]

First Citizens Ribbon Cutting

First Citizens Ribbon Cutting

First Citizens in Edgefield held their ribbon cutting and formal opening between 11:00 a.m. and noon on Wednesday.  The lobby of the bank was filled with well wishers, including elected officials and leaders from over the county.  The staff of the new bank site were greeting guests and reminding them of lunch to follow out […]

State of the Smith Campaign

Dear Editor: As you know, there are questions in our state over who is considered a “certified” candidate for the upcoming primary and eventually the November General Election.  It is a state wide issue that also reaches deep into Edgefield County including my campaign.  I have been asked many questions about the future of my campaign […]

Here and There – 5/9/12

Bake Sale:  The American Legion Auxiliary will have a bake sale Fri., May 11, at the American Legion Hut on Penn Street from 8:30 – 12 noon for good food in time for Mother’s Day.There will be baked goods and some crafts. Women’s Conference: Springfield Missionary Baptist Church of Edgefield invite ladies ages 12 & […]

PTC Pottery Program Statement

PTC Pottery Program Statement

Ed. Note: Statement from PTC Director of Marketing & Public Relations, Joshua Black, concerning the news that their pottery program will be shuttered over the summer. Piedmont Technical College is committed to the success of the pottery program in Edgefield.  We believe that the program can draw students from throughout the region to Edgefield County, thus reinforcing […]

US Fibers Expanding

US Fibers Expanding

COLUMBIA, S.C. – US Fibers, a recycler of PET Post Industrial and Post Consumer material, today announced plans to expand its current operations in Edgefield County. The $5.5 million investment is expected to generate 48 new jobs.

“This investment and expansion represents another important step in our evolution as a major recycled PET fiber producer. We […]

Most Candidates Back on Ballot

Most Candidates Back on Ballot

The aftermath of the confusion on “Who will be on the ballot?” which was set off last week by a SC Supreme Court ruling has left only one candidate in Edgefield County off the ballot, and that is Betty Butler, Democrat running for County Council.  Below is a short summary to bring readers up to […]