Announcing a New Poetry Contest

Announcing a New Poetry Contest

“Adventures in Reading” The Edgefield Reading Council is pleased to announce our first poetry contest with the theme of “Adventures in Reading.” The contest is open to students in Grades 3-12, and winners will be selected in each of the following divisions: elementary school, middle school, and high school. Winners will be asked to share their […]

2019 Wardlaw Homecoming

2019 Wardlaw Homecoming

Queen and Court Homecoming Queen Katy Neal Day is pictured with her father, David Day, and the homecoming court. Anna Grace Spurlock was named first runner-up. Natalie McNeill & Adam Smith were the little miss & mister homecoming escorts. The court pictured from left to right: Taylor Cockrell,  Taylor Rodgers, Becca Whitlock, Homecoming Queen 2018, Davis Wash, […]

A Signed Contract on The Edgefield Hotel

A Signed Contract on The Edgefield Hotel

Yellow jonquils are blooming in front of the hotel building and around the square, reminding us of spring and more color and warmth to come. The contract on the hotel which happened over the weekend gives hope, like the flowers, for the future climate of progress for Edgefield.   Mike Bedenbaugh of Preservation South Carolina, […]

RECENT NEW OWNERSHIP BRINGS CHANGE

RECENT NEW OWNERSHIP BRINGS CHANGE

 This is the first in a three-part series on new ownerships of buildings/businesses that are impacting the community. Jake Jacobsen is a personality with talent, and his knowledge is available if one asks. Keeping the Blacksmith Shop a Working Shop A Blacksmith Shop that is open on a regular basis – Edgefield has that now.  […]

Sheppard Mason Lodge Merges with Kadosh of Johnston

Sheppard Mason Lodge Merges with Kadosh of Johnston

Time Capsule Found Under Cornerstone   The Sheppard Masonic Lodge 320 of Trenton merged on January 1, 2018, with the Kadosh Lodge, No. 181 AFM of Johnston.  This was made official through the approval of the Grand Lodge of Masons of South Carolina AFM (Ancient Free Masons). The sale of the Trenton Mason’s building came […]

Make a Wish for Cashous Gantt

Make a Wish for Cashous Gantt

  PHOTO- Cashous in car seat with his mother, grandmother and big brother.   On March 19, 2018, at 9 a.m. a long black limousine came to Johnson Street in Johnston, S.C., to pick up Amber, Teresa, Cashous and Gregory and carried them to Columbia, S.C., to shop. The limousine was stocked with sparkling cider, […]

Johnston Community Park Selected by Leadership S.C.

Leadership South Carolina believes the best way to positively impact the state is through education and awareness of the most pressing challenges facing the state. The Leadership South Carolina Class of 2018 selected the Johnston Park Partnership as their community investment project. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Johnston Park Partnership will be Sunday, April 15th at […]

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