Thurmond FFA Forestry Team Competing at Nationals

Thurmond FFA Forestry Team Competing at Nationals

  The Strom Thurmond Career Center FFA Forestry Team took first place honors in the state finals held at the Harbison State Forest near Columbia, SC, on Saturday, May 5th, 2012.   Team members Allie Jhant, Colton Kirkland, Logan Pollack and Kevin Smith along with Darla Steele, Agricultural Education instructor and FFA advisor at the […]

Thurmond FFA Agronomy Team Places 2nd in the State

Thurmond FFA Agronomy Team Places 2nd in the State

The 2012 State FFA Agronomy Career Development Event was held on Saturday April 21, at the State Fairgrounds in Columbia. The Agronomy CDE is a competitive activity that allows students to apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations. Participants’ knowledge of agronomic sciences was tested through several levels of competition including developing solutions for problematic scenarios; […]

Fox Tests Positive for Rabies

Fox Tests Positive for Rabies

Edgefield County residents advised to avoid wild animals, vaccinate pets. COLUMBIA, S.C. – A dead fox found in Edgefield County has tested positive for rabies, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today. “Avoid wild animals acting tame and tame animals acting wild,” Ferguson said. “About 275 South Carolinians are advised to undergo preventive […]

Jimmy Shay Memorial Fishing Rodeo

Jimmy Shay Memorial Fishing Rodeo

This Weekend, May 12, at Lick Fork.  “Get hooked on fishing and not on drugs,” say the officials of the Jimmy Shay Fishing Rodeo.  Always a great event for the young –12 years and under – it is held at Lick Fork Lake on the west side of the county. Here is what the anglers […]

Rebels Win

Rebels Win

The Strom Thurmond Rebels baseball team kept their march to a championship alive Monday night at Pendleton. Rebel pitcher Marquez Mathis secured his seventh win of the season as the Thurmond team defeated Pendleton 4 to 3 sending the Rebels to another “do or die” game against Palmetto on the road Wednesday.  Palmetto High School […]

National Nurses Week

Edgefield, S.C. :  Hospice Care of South Carolina is joining the American Nurses Association in celebrating Nurses: Advocating, Leading, Caring, as part of National Nurses Week, which is held May 6-12, every year. The purpose of the weeklong celebration is to raise awareness of the value of nursing and help educate the public about the […]

Ruby Gillispie

EDGEFIELD – Mrs. Ruby D. Gillispie, 82, of Edgefield, SC died Friday, May 4, 2012 at National Health Care. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 11am at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road Chapel with Rev. Perry Shelfer and Rev. Sandy Heslop. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Born […]

Elizabeth C. Bryan

EDGEFIELD – Ms. Elizabeth Catherine Bryan, 95, passed away Saturday May 5, 2012 at Richard M. Campbell Nursing Home in Anderson, S.C. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday May 9, 2012 at Little Stevens Creek Baptist Church at 2 P.M. with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends after the service at […]

STHS Headed to Pendleton for Must Win Game

STHS Headed to Pendleton for Must Win Game

A loss to Palmetto last Saturday night sends the Rebel baseball team to Pendleton Monday for a must win game in the AA Upper State Playoff Finals Bracket. The Mustangs were able to push six runs across the plate while holding the Rebels scoreless in the first round of the championship bracket. Palmetto will meet […]

Harold H. Cumbee

RIDGE SPRING – Funeral Services for Mr. Harold Hampton Cumbee, age 88, will be held Monday, May 7, 2012 at 11 o’clock at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 3-5 pm at Bland Funeral Home, Johnston. Mr. Cumbee, a native of […]