Something Great Happening in Washington DC!

I hope each of you had an amazing Resurrection Sunday Celebration, otherwise known as Easter.  If you happen to be among the percentage of American’s who don’t celebrate any portion of the Judeo-Christian history celebrated this past week, I at least hope you had a great day of rest! Both of our church services were […]

Prejudice and Political Correctness

Another terrorist bombing took place in Europe this week, with 34 dead in Brussels including several Americans. Since this is a political year, before the horror even wore off there were pronouncements that somehow this was the result of the weak foreign policy of the present administration, and somehow the party in power in the […]

Dedicated Edgefield Dixie Youth Supporters Recognized

Dedicated Edgefield Dixie Youth Supporters Recognized

Pictured are Charlotte and Bill Cheatham next to the sign dedicating the Edgefield 2016 Dixie Youth Season to them in appreciation for their years of service to the program. The first pitch was thrown by Bill Cheatham, joined by his wife Charlotte.  The Cheathams were recognized for their contributions to the Dixie Youth Program that […]

SC Senator Graham visits NWTF

SC Senator Graham visits NWTF

Senator Lindsay Graham was in Edgefield last week and he sat with NWTF executive staff and learned about the Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative, and also got a tour of the Palmetto Shooting Complex where he busted a few clays.

Sen. Massey Given Evening Fundraiser

Sen. Massey Given Evening Fundraiser

Shane Massey spoke to constituents Monday night, March 28, at a “Shane Massey for Senate” fundraiser held at Harwood, home of Susan and Herbert Yarborough on Main Street in Edgefield. Seen in the rocking chair of the accompanying photo is Senator Massey’s son, Truman. Senator Massey answered questions and thanked the hometown crowd for their […]

Pettigrew for Senate

Pettigrew for Senate

John W. Pettigrew, Jr. of Edgefield announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the SC Senate District 25 seat which includes all of Edgefield County and portions of Aiken, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda Counties. Pettigrew is a small businessman and owner of Pettigrew Properties. He has previously been elected to serve as Mayor of […]

Democratic Party Announces New Leadership

Democratic Party Announces New Leadership

The Democratic Party held their County Convention on March 24, 2016, at the County Council Chambers. Elections were held for leadership in the coming year of elections. The new Chairman of the Democratic Party for Edgefield County is James Bibbs, Jr.; First Vice Chair, Robert Scott; 2nd Vice Chair, Debra Barley; Secretary, Saletha Lewis; Treasurer, […]

V. Howard Wates, Jr.

V. Howard Wates, Jr. Edgefield, SC Howard Wates, Jr., 73, husband of Kathlean (Kitty) Wates, died Sunday March 20, 2016. Graveside Services will be held Tuesday March 22, 2016 at 11 AM at Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends after the service at the grave. Mr. Wates was a native of […]

Blondelle C. Trotter

Blondelle C. Trotter Modoc, SC Blondelle Clegg Trotter, 87, wife of Curtis R. Trotter for 68 years passed away on Wednesday March 16, 2016. Funeral Services will be held Friday March 18, 2016 at 11 AM at Red Oak Grove Baptist Church with burial in church cemetery. Mrs. Trotter was born in Parksville, SC. She […]

Lucia Ceron Reyes

NORTH AUGUSTA – Lucia Ceron Reyes, beloved wife of Octavio Ceron, died March 9, 2016 in Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Born in Veracruz , Mexico January 27, 1950, Mrs. Ceron Reyes lived thirty years in California before coming to South Carolina 11 years ago. She and her husband were the owners of Los Jarochos […]