Pottery Tour Brings Visitors

Pottery Tour Brings Visitors

A number of visitors to our Town of Edgefield came by way of the “Heritage Trail–Pottery Tour and Sale” which started on Friday evening with a reception in Greenwood and concluded with tours of pottery studios from Greenwood to Edgefield on Sunday. Among those open Sunday: Greenwood, pARTners in CLAY; Ninety Six, Bell House Pottery; […]

Peach Blossom Festival Heralds Peach Season

Peach Blossom Festival Heralds Peach Season

It was a beautiful day for the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival.  Although the peach blossoms came early this year and showed gloriously in late February and early March, they appeared only in print or in paintings.  However, peaches were actually being shipped from the packing sheds.  Proof of this was a long truck loaded with […]

Peach Blossom Festival This Weekend

Peach Blossom Festival This Weekend

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 4-5. Grand Marshal: Mr. Frank Burt, long-time Johnston Builder This weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, rides for children, and a family-oriented street dance. This year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Corporate Sponsors are Edgefield County […]

Break-in at Wardlaw Academy

Break-in at Wardlaw Academy

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in call at Wardlaw Academy Friday morning, May 4.  According to the ECSO, the private school is believed to have been broken into sometime between the late hours of Thursday night and the early morning hours on Friday. A safe located in one of the school’s offices […]

Armed Robbery At County Fuel Station

Armed Robbery At County Fuel Station

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery call at Greg’s Gas Plus located at 1295 Martintown Road near I-20 in Edgefield County around 1 a.m. Friday, May 4.  According to a spokesperson with the ECSO, a white male entered the fuel station carrying a machete and demanded money.  The clerk deposited an […]

NFP Mother’s Day Letter

Dear Editor, This Mother’s Day, we celebrate the special women in our lives who give so much to ensure we have everything we need. Being a mom is hard work, even for women who have adequate resources and a strong family network. Imagine what it’s like for those who don’t, those who struggle to make […]

County Council Meets with Planning Commission

County Council Meets with Planning Commission

This report is from Chairman Dean Campbell, of the County Council, on the subject of a meeting of the Council with the Planning Commission to bring the two groups together on “Direction the County is going.”   On April 25, the County Council and the Planning Commission held a joint meeting to discuss an “action […]

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale

–  in Edgefield and Greenwood Counties. Local potters in the Greenwood and Edgefield area are collaborating to host the first Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale, a series of events from Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6. The Pottery Tour & Sale kicks off with joint receptions at The Museum in Greenwood and the Discovery […]

Trinity Mission Has 8 CNA Graduates

Trinity Mission Has 8 CNA Graduates

Another graduation of CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants) at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab called for a ceremony held in the dining room of the place where they trained.  Heading up their training was Barbara Seay. Nursing month is celebrated this month (May) as they begin their professional lives. When Ms. Seay delivered the certificates to […]

Rebels Making Deep Run In 2A State Playoffs

Rebels Making Deep Run In 2A State Playoffs

It took most of six and one half hours to decide but when the final strike was rung up on Emerald by the Rebel reliever, #7 Tannor Byrd, all was right with the world.  Strom Thurmond’s baseballers defeated Emerald at about 11:30 Wednesday night sending them into a game this Saturday at home against an […]