OEDGS November Meeting

OEDGS November Meeting

​The public is cordially invited to the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society meeting on Sunday, November 13th, at 3:00 p. m., in the Edgefield County Council Chambers, 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield, SC. The guest speaker will be Mr. Tom Poland, who is the author of over twelve books and more than 1,200 magazine features and columns. A Southern […]

Why Did I Lose My Hair After Having COVID-19?

Why Did I Lose My Hair After Having COVID-19?

Dr. Dwella Moton Nelson By Dr. Dwella Moton Nelson, native of Edgefield and Assistant Professor of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Hair loss is an extremely common experience that is reported by many people who have been infected with the COVID-19 virus. There are several published scientific articles that explain how COVID-19 affects the body.(1)  We know that COVID-19 is shed through […]

Edgefield County Legislative Delegation Meets Nov. 9

Edgefield County Legislative Delegation Meets Nov. 9

The Edgefield County legislative Delegation will be meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in the Edgefield County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street, in Edgefield. The meeting is open to the public.

Edgefield County Healthcare Celebrates 50 Years of Service

Edgefield County Healthcare Celebrates 50 Years of Service

Self Regional Healthcare CEO Dr. Matthew Logan, was on hand for the Edgefield County Hospital’s 50th, now known as Edgefield County Healthcare as an affiliate of Self Regional Healthcare of Greenwood.  Joining him in the photo (center,above) is Edgefield’s CEO Carlos Milanes who welcomed dignitaries, staff, volunteers and guests from the podium under a large tent just outside the ECH on the breezeway […]

A Call to Literacy Celebration for ALL

A Call to Literacy Celebration for ALL

National Family Literacy Proclamation signed by Town of Edgefield Mayor W. Ken Durham with members of Old 96 District Chapter, NSDAR.  At the Library, Door Prizes, Books, Food & More Please come to the National Family Literacy Celebration from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, November 3 at the Edgefield County Public Library (105 Court House Square, Edgefield).  There will […]

78th Reunion, the Edgefield High School Class of 1944

78th Reunion, the Edgefield High School Class of 1944

Pictured, left to right: Remaining members of the Class of 1944, Lucille Ouzts Padgett, Ann Bolton Connelly, PeeWeePadgett, Dorothy Ouzts Wofford, and Doris Hair Jovanelly. The Edgefield High School graduating class of 1944 held their seventy-eighth reunion earlier this month with a lunch meeting at the Triangle Restaurant in Johnston. Accompanied by family and friends, five members of the Class of ’44 were […]

Week of October 13 is a Milestone for the Smith Family

Week of October 13 is a Milestone for the Smith Family

Christine’s Farm to Fork Opened one year Ago! Celebratory Cake Awaiting Weekend Diners As the nights turn cooler and football season is well under way there is a milestone that is coming for the Smith family. October thirteenth will mark our one-year anniversary for Christine’s Farm to Fork restaurant in downtown Edgefield. We have celebrated so […]

Edgefield County Hospital Celebration

Edgefield County Hospital Celebration

Azaleas in bloom register the welcome that will be felt for friends, former patients, community leaders and dignitaries who will be attending the Sunday, Oct. 23 Celebration of the Edgefield County Hospital, now Edgefield County Healthcare, an affiliate of Self Regional Heathcare, Greenwood. The Public is invited. This Sunday, October 23 2:00 -4:00 PM A special afternoon celebration is planned for the Edgefield County Healthcare’s 50thanniversary […]

Clemson’s Lanham garners genius grant from MacArthur Foundation to ‘fund dreams’: Edgefield’s Poet Laureate earns another outstanding award

Clemson’s Lanham garners genius grant from MacArthur Foundation to ‘fund dreams’: Edgefield’s Poet Laureate earns another outstanding award

(Copyright: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation) Release from Clemson’s College of Agriculture Clemson Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology J. Drew Lanham is a man of many talents and titles, but he often refers to himself simply as a “wondering wanderer” or “man in love with nature.” Now he can officially add “genius” […]

A Pilgrimage

A Pilgrimage

Lydia D. Wherry (center), “A Pilgrimage” author, and Suzanne Derrick meet Jerry Lauren, a Folk Art collector (https://www.incollect.com/articles/the-art-of-it_1) and exhibit contributor. Advertiser photo by Scott Wherry By Lydia Derrick Wherry A tentacle, strong and far-reaching, of Edgefield’s history has reached the Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), in New York City, with a breathtaking exhibit of Edgefield Pottery, “Hear […]