The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Department received two separate reported thefts; one of a firearm and the other of a utility trailer. The first report was made on Nov. 12 from a home on the 300 block of Airport Road in Trenton. The victim advised law enforcement that his black 6’ x 12’ enclosed utility trailer had been […]
Would it be considered extravagant for a young college student to purchase a high-end, 55-inch, flat-screen TV? Every year? Perhaps. But many college students are spending at least as much annually on textbooks and course materials. In fact, the College Boardrecently reported that the average U.S. college student spent about $1,298 on books and supplies during […]
The All-female Welding II and the Male Welding III and IV classes at Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) fabricated eighty-two crosses for the Ladies of Rosman’s Heritage Day in Rosman North Carolina. “We were visiting Edgefield for its Memorial Day program and saw the crosses that were made by the career center’s […]
Royalty Hair and Nail Studio opened November 4 with a ribbon cutting at their establishment on 505 Church St., Johnston. They specialize in beautifying and treating the nail, waxing of facial area, also full sets, fill-in and gel polish. One may call Lakisha Fryer at 803-430-8161 for more information.
Gabriella Nelson, daughter of an Edgefield native now in cancer research at Johns Hopkins, has taken up the Cause of Cancer in an industrious way, organizing a fundraiser at her school that produced $1,600.
Raised Through Efforts of 9-year-old Bracelets packaged to disburse to the survivors. A call from Dwella Moton Nelson to her hometown paper opened the door for this newspaper’s Breast Cancer story, usually published in October, Breast Cancer Month, but now in November. Dwella Nelson is now Dr. Dwella Moton Nelson, having graduated in 1992 from […]
Megan Gordon, far right, is Miss World America First Runner-up. Ms. Megan Gordon has achieved another acclaim on the beauty pageant runway: she was awarded the First Runner-up status for the Miss World America beauty pageant held in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 12, 2019. She was representing this state as Miss South Carolina in the World […]
OLD EDGEFIELD DISTRICTGENEALOGICAL SOCIETY Post Office Box 546104 Courthouse SquareEdgefield, SC 29824-0546803-637-4010 Located in the Tompkins Library Building Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. If there are any questions or additional information required, please call 803-637-4010. Malissa N. Browder OEDGS Corresponding Secretary Press Release OEDGS November Meeting The public is cordially invited to the Old […]
Upper Savannah Council of Governments Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2019 Impact Award
Exhibiting the NADO Impact Award: From left are Wes McAllister (McCormick County) and Diane Anderson (Laurens County) of the Upper Savannah Council of Governments Board of Directors; National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) past president Scott Koons, Executive Director, North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, Gainesville, Fla.; and Albert Talbert (Edgefield County) of USCOG Board […]
The Trenton Fire Department hosted the quarterly Fireman’s Association Dinner, Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Trenton FD. Fireman from across the county gathered to enjoy a catered meal of bar-b-que and the fixings. They also heard from a guest speaker from Dominion Energy. He spoke to the first responders about the company’s safety measures. Each quarter a different fire […]
The Old 96 District Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met at historic Horn’s Creek Church Museum for their October meeting. Special guest speaker, Mr. Robert Woods, of Lexington, South Carolina, was accompanied by his wife and portrayed Benjamin Franklin, providing a fascinating program befitting the 18th century setting. The museum caretaker, […]