Johnston, Getting into the Spirit of Fall

Johnston, Getting into the Spirit of Fall

The Town of Johnston (Mayor Culbreath and Town Council Members) along with The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce are gearing up for the Fall Season and some Fall spirit in Johnston.  We are looking to spruce up the town with some positive and fun Scarecrow/Fall displays to make the  ”Peach Capital of the World” a place to come […]

Vaccine Clinic in Edgefield County

Vaccine Clinic in Edgefield County

“The Landing” on Bogus Hill, 23 Bogus Hill Drive, North Augusta (Edgefield County) will have a Covid-19 vaccine clinic with all 3 types of vaccines available (Johnson & Johnson, Modernaand Pfizer) on Sunday, September 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Just drive up. No need to leave your car. For more info call 803-221-5747. This is sponsored by Vision […]

WE’RE IN IT TO WIN IT, SALUDA COUNTY

WE’RE IN IT TO WIN IT, SALUDA COUNTY

South Carolina Department of Education Hosts Vaccination Event on September 11, 2021 WHAT: According to SCDHEC’s Statewide Immunization Online Network (SIMON), 50% of eligible Saluda County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, in comparison to 72% nationally.  In an effort to support local school districts, encourage vaccinations and provide information and […]

DHEC Analysis: Majority of COVID-19 Cases in July Among Those Who Are Not Fully Vaccinated

DHEC Analysis: Majority of COVID-19 Cases in July Among Those Who Are Not Fully Vaccinated

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Following an analysis that revealed more than 90 percent of COVID-19 cases and deaths in June and 86 percent of hospitalizations were among individuals who were not fully vaccinated, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has determined similar findings for the month of July. From July 1-31, DHEC reported 26,848 cases among […]

Named to the Heritage Trust Advisory Board

Named to the Heritage Trust Advisory Board

Rob Keck has recently been appointed by the Governor of S.C. Henry McMaster to serve on the Department’s Heritage Trust Advisory Board representing the 3rd Congressional District. The term began in December of 2019 and will expire December 31, 2025.  Keck was sent a letter of congratulations on the appointment, August 10, 2021, with words of pleasure […]

Town of Johnston, SC and Johnston Development Corporation

Town of Johnston, SC and Johnston Development Corporation

​ For Immediate Release Contact:​Johnston Mayor Terrence Culbreath, (803) 275-2488 ​JDC Project Chairman Dean Campbell, (803) 275-3635 Johnston Seeks Citizen Input on Enhancing Economic Vitality Citizens of Johnston are being asked to participate in an August 28 Town Hall meeting to give their input as part of a strategic plan aimed at enhancing the economic development of the historic town. The Strategic Plan, sponsored by […]

Fwd: PRESS RELEASE: Join Shepeard for the next BGI, Win $100

Fwd: PRESS RELEASE: Join Shepeard for the next BGI, Win $100

 A recent photo of Shepeard’s blood inventory. The Center is in dire need of O Positive and O Negative blood types. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/10/2021 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:Ashley Whitaker, Director of Community Resources, awhitaker@shepeardblood.org (Augusta, GA) – Shepeard Community Blood Center is excited to announce the next Blood Give In Drive will be held onThursday, August 12, from 11:00am […]

Stealing Costs More Than Money

Stealing Costs More Than Money

The fence sections as they appeared at the cemetery to the thieves when the crime occurred.  By Arthur Northrop ​I first saw Marian Bland at a County Council meeting a few months ago. She was there to request the Council’s support for a historical restoration project. Marian had discovered her and her cousin’s, Mark Turner, great-great-grandfather’s cemetery in […]

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman Releases Statement on DHEC K-12 COVID-19 Guidance Ahead of 2021-2022 School Year

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman Releases Statement on DHEC K-12 COVID-19 Guidance Ahead of 2021-2022 School Year

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 29, 2021Contact: SCDE Communicationscommunications@ed.sc.gov Columbia, S.C. – Today, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) issued COVID-19 interim guidance for the state’s K-12 schools ahead of the start of the 2021-2022 school year. State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman issued the following statement in response to the guidance. “DHEC has been a tremendous […]

“Cruisin’ for a Cause” Boat Run

“Cruisin’ for a Cause” Boat Run

Fundraiser for Burton Center The Burton Center Foundation and the Laurens County Disabilities and Special Needs Board are proud to announce the 7th Annual “Cruisin’ for a Cause Boat Run” will be held Saturday, August 14, 2021 on beautiful Lake Greenwood.  Please join us for an exciting day of boating to bring awareness of people with disabilities and special needs […]

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