Maggie Massey Wins 400m Hurdles State Championship

Maggie Massey Wins 400m Hurdles State Championship

Pictured above is Strom Thurmond’s Maggie Massey receiving her State Championship Medal for 1stplace in the 400 meter hurdles.   Take All Region selections for the 400 meter hurdles in 2017 and 2018, mix it with 97% first place finishes in 400 meter hurdles overall, bake for five years and what do you get?  South […]

BREAKING NEWS- Grimm Takes Helm of Strom Thurmond High School

BREAKING NEWS- Grimm Takes Helm of Strom Thurmond High School

Edgefield County School District Board of Trustees hired Robert Grimm as Strom Thurmond High School’s new principal at its May 14, 2019 board meeting. “I’m excited about his experience and we are fortunate to have him joining our team,” said Dr. O’Gorman, ECSD Superintendent. Grimm’s administrative experience includes five years as North Charleston High School’s […]

Three Road Related Deaths

Three Road Related Deaths

Edgefield County Woman Dies in Head-on Collision An Edgefield County woman died in a head-on collision in Saluda County, May 3, 2019.  According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, Delphine Pickens Simpkins, 60, was driving a 2007 Pontiac west on Hwy 378 a little before 3:30 in the afternoon when she crossed the center line […]

A Dance Recital on the Theme of Marriage

A Dance Recital on the Theme of Marriage

In back, L to R, Carter Wimberly, Asher Ireland and Dance Studio owner Liz Jordan; Front, L. to R., Chloe Ireland, Claire Wimberly and her “big sister” Caroline Wimberly.   The Timmerman School of Dance, Liz Jordan proprietor, gave a recital in the Timmerman School Auditorium in Columbia on April 27. Mrs. Jordan is the […]

Midlands DAR Chapters Visit Edgefield 

Midlands DAR Chapters Visit Edgefield 

Thank you Midlands DAR chapters for coming out for a day in Edgefield. The day began with light clean up at Willowbrook Cemetery, followed by a tour of Edgefield’s Phoenix Factory’s Old Edgefield Pottery. Lunch was enjoyed by all at Park Row Market No. 1. The day wrapped up with a guided tour of Willowbrook Cemetery […]

Warm Sunshine Invited Crowds to the 36thAnnual festival

Warm Sunshine Invited Crowds to the 36thAnnual festival

  The 36thAnnual Peach Festival of Johnston was held on a day (May 4) of sunshine and activity that involved all ages, from the seniors such as Grand Marshal of the Parade, for whom there was a reception, to the youth who not only enjoyed the foods and fare of the festival, but were winners […]

 Betsy Gibson Yarborough – Thomson

 Betsy Gibson Yarborough – Thomson

 Betsy Gibson YarboroughDate of Birth: 8/31/1941Date of Death: 5/2/2019City: Thomson Thomson- Mrs. Betsy Gibson Yarborough, 77, beloved wife of Colonel William Glenn Yarborough, Jr., entered into rest on Thursday, May 02, 2019, at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Frank Gibson and Mrs. Maree Perryman Gibson.A Requiem Mass […]

At the Invitation of Self Healthcare Services, Businesses Respond

At the Invitation of Self Healthcare Services, Businesses Respond

CEO Carlos Milanes is pictured with his assistant, Deidre Collins (left) and two members of the Edgefield Healthcare (hospital) Auxiliary, Jackie Simpkins and Catherine Butler, right and far right) Breaking through a long “dry spell” of no Business After Hours for some time, Self Healthcare entertained at NWTF headquarters in Edgefield with an array of […]

Bingo May 2 and Concert-In-The-Park May 3 Lead Into Peach Festival

Bingo May 2 and Concert-In-The-Park May 3 Lead Into Peach Festival

This coming weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, games for children, a cruise-in, and much more. The popular Festival is now in its 36th year. The parade Grand Marshal this year is Margaret Dawes Edwards, who has spent most of her adult life […]

A Sondheim Musical at Strom Thurmond High

A Sondheim Musical at Strom Thurmond High

The Storm Thurmond Fine Arts Department is extremely excited to present “Into the Woods, Junior” this weekend!  The cast and crew have worked hard to bring this beloved musical to Edgefield.   Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical.  Into the Woods JR. features all of […]