American Legion Post 30 Donates $4,600 to Service Dog Group

American Legion Post 30 Donates $4,600 to Service Dog Group

Despite the wintery breeze, veterans’ service dogs and their owners or trainers gathered on Saturday afternoon, January 15, at Edgefield Veterans’ Memorial Park to celebrate the donation of $4,600 to a local non-profit organization dedicated to training service dogs for disabled veterans. Edgefield American Legion Post 30 delivered the proceeds from November’s Service Dog Dash 5K to local organization Veterans K9 Solutions to assist them in their quest to rescue shelter dogs […]

Update from USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS): USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Wild Bird in South Carolina

Update from USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS): USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Wild Bird in South Carolina

WASHINGTON, January 14, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed highly pathogenic Eurasian H5 avian influenza (HPAI) in a wild American wigeon in Colleton County, South Carolina.Eurasian H5 HPAI has NOT been detected in a wild bird in the United States since 2016.  There […]

Edgefield County School Board Election

Edgefield County School Board Election

The voters of School Board District 2 will have the opportunity to select a board member to represent them in a special election on Tuesday January 18, 2022.  Please keep in mind that only thecitizens of District 2 will be eligible to vote in the special election.  Also note that the Voter Registration Office will be closed […]

A Community with the Christmas Spirt

A Community with the Christmas Spirt

Pictured here are some who participated in Theresa Koon’s recovery from her loss and injuries when her home burned in October. The spirit of Christmas is alive and well and on full display in our hometown community. The Christmas spirit isn’t justthe beautiful lights, Christmas trees and ornaments. It is alive through the generosity and kindness of our residents. When one of our own is […]

Helping Hands Continue to Serve Edgefield, Saluda

Helping Hands Continue to Serve Edgefield, Saluda

Members photographed recently at Edgefield Post-Acute: Seated – Mary McCain. Standing left to right – Doris Freeman, Elsie Cook, Evette Lott, Mattie Key, Martha Rearden, Ella Calhoun, Shirley Taylor.Members not in picture: Alma Bibbs, Maggie Burton, Catherine Davis, Geraldine Davis, Sandra Dillingham, Frankie Freeman, Lou Gordon, Annie Grant, Rosa Mosley. Deceased in 2021:  Martha Gordon & Mildred Springs The Helping […]

Calvin Henderson Receives Citizen of the Year Award

Calvin Henderson Receives Citizen of the Year  Award

It was at the Sunday morning gathering of the Feedy/Needy/Elderly Ministry that Calvin Henderson heard of his selection as the Citizen of the Year for Edgefield County. His team who assist with the giving of food to the elderly — and as Donna Livingston of the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce office noted, the group members […]

Christmas Care Packages for Post-Acute Residents

Christmas Care Packages for Post-Acute Residents

Pictured: Left to right, Modena Stevens, Jessica Mack and Lillie Langford The residents of Edgefield Post-Acute, the Edgefield nursing home, were recently treated to care packages coming from Southern Eagles Motorcycle Club, whose club site is on Buncombe St., Edgefield. They are celebrated for their community outreach services throughout the year. Modena Stevens and Lillie Langford, delivering […]

Red Cross: Donors needed now to address historically low blood supply

Red Cross: Donors needed now to address historically low blood supply

Blood Donation Opportunities Dec. 17, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022 Limited-edition long-sleeved T-shirts for those who come to give around holidays AIKEN, South Carolina (Dec. 7, 2021) – Nearly two years into the pandemic, everyone has earned a holiday break with their family and friends. But as the nation gathers again for celebrations this season, the American Red Cross, which provides 40% of […]

Tour of Churches Set for December 12

Tour of Churches Set for December 12

Leaving the Methodist Church are members of the 2015 Nativity Scene, all departing for the final site, Magnolia Dale reception for the public. Four Edgefield Churches will be hosting the community for a special pre-Christmas celebration, the Tour of Churches, which will tell the story of Christmas though tableaus and scripture reading, moving from church to church, and […]

South Carolina Paint Colors Study Comes to Edgefield

South Carolina Paint Colors Study Comes to Edgefield

 A Paint Sample showing layers of color marking a “chromatic story.” By Lydia Derrick Wherry Color has been so meaningful of late as we have born witness to what has surely been one of the most spectacular displays of leaves this fall, in every shade of autumn colors.  The backdrop of our lives is enriched with color, but […]

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