Public Invited to Edgefield County Alliance to Meeting

Dear Editor: The Edgefield County Alliance Board is inviting all those who have participated in the past or who are interested, to attend a meeting – Monday, September 16th 8:00 a.m. Edgefield County Council Building The mission of this Alliance is to work together, to bring public and private entities and the citizens of Edgefield County together to […]

Teenage Boredom: An Extreme Remedy

Opinion – By  Dr. E. Mims Mobley – Five years ago, moved by an article and editorial in my local paper about a pregnancy pact among teenage girls in Gloucester, Massachusetts, most of them being high school sophomores, I wrote an Op-Ed that took a broad look at the roles of parenting (or lack of […]

Concern Over Planned Wood Pellet Plant

Dear Editor: The continuing saga of the Enova Energy Group in the September issue of the Greenville newspaper published on Sept. 19, 2012: the Enova group announced that they were planning to construct a wood pellet facility on Hwy. 121. Construction was to begin in the first quarter of 2013. Obviously, that did not happen. […]

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

August 15, 2013 I wanted to provide you with some information on two items of interest. Chairman’s Community Project Announced This year’s Chairman’s Community Fundraising Project is designed to bring more books and supplies to the three Edgefield County libraries. Libraries are an integral part of every community, and they play a key role for […]

Operation Christmas Child Seeking Back to School Supplies

Dear Editor: School supply shopping is a ritual for many heading back to school. Amid shopping sprees, kids and parents in the Central Savannah River Area are looking beyond their own needs and considering the difference a pencil or pen would make in the lives of needy children overseas. “Utilizing Back to School sales allows […]

June 15 Ridge Peach Festival a Success!

The Trenton Community Development Association wants to thank the corporate and business sponsors for their very generous support.  Thank you to the many vendors and visitors who came to Trenton that day.  Thank you, also, to our volunteers who always give so much of their time and energy. Our Association is already planning and looking […]

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

July 30, 2013 In this issue of my Update, I wanted to focus on one item by providing some basic information on an important item County Council will discuss at its meeting on August 6: A 1 percent Capital Sales Tax. It’s a concept worth discussing, and the best thing is that you, the voter, […]

Concern Over Rezoning

Dear Editor: In case you haven’t noticed when traveling between Johnston and Trenton on Hwy 121, across from the recycling plant, about 100 acres have been noted for rezoning from agricultural to industrial. in a phone call to the Edgefield Planning Dept., when I asked what  industry was building there, they told me they couldn’t discuss that information. […]

Officials Thanked for Help with Movie

Dear Editor: Kate Lowish, along with the entire Edgefield Community Development Association, would like to sincerely thank Chief Ronnie Carter and his associates and David Coleman and his staff for helping us make the Drive In Movie Night on the Edgefield Square showing of The Flintstones, sponsored by the ECDA and the Edgefield Quarry a wonderful success.  […]

A Thank You From 122nd EN BN

Dear Editor: I am writing to share a very special “thank you” note.  In February our community came together to serve our 122nd En Battalion the most wonderful breakfast before they deployed.  Many thanks to those who donated on such as short notice.  Please read the following thank you note from the battalion.  The Town of Edgefield […]

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