About Black History Month

February is black history month, amongst other things. With all due respect to the other things, my focus here is black history month. It begins with Dr. Carter G. Woodson, born December 19, 1875, in New Canton, Virginia. The son of former slaves he went on to become a great historian, author, journalist and activist. Being of […]

No One Knew This Tree

No One Knew This Tree

Let us try again.  The picture of this tree ran last week and many responded, but thought it was the “angel tree “ out of Charleston.  This tree is in the marketing area (from Modoc to Monetta, from Saluda to North Augusta) of our newspaper.  It can be seen from Highway 23.  Anyone identifying it […]

Camellia Tea at Magnolia Dale

Camellia Tea at Magnolia Dale

Winter Afternoon of Beauty   The Camellia Tea, sponsored by the Edgefield Camellia Club, will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at Magnolia Dale in downtown Edgefield from 3:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. This event is open to the public; admission is free. Magnolia Dale is located at the intersection of Norris and Bacon […]

“The Little Pot That Could” on Display

“The Little Pot That Could” on Display

“If you don’t know where you came from, then you won’t know where you are going,” were the challenging words from Councilman Willie Bright as he closed the first in the four-part series on African-American History, which he is presenting each Saturday morning at Macedonia Community Center. Rev. ___ Holloway (Shaws Creek Church) closed the […]

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