Stories by Anne Waits

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

North Augusta Cultural Arts council takes to stage with 'I Love a Piano'

The North Augusta Cultural Arts Council has a celebration of the music and lyrics of Irving Berlin in store for its first theater production.
By Anne Waits

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias ready to bring on the laughs

Expect to hear some stories, sound effects and laughter when Gabriel Iglesias brings his Stand-up Revolution Tour to Bell Auditorium.
By Anne Waits

'Magical Christmas Elf' is holiday comedy for family

The Edgefield Theatre Company has some comedy in store with its holiday production, The Magical Christmas Elf.
By Anne Waits

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Christmas in Hopelands lights up season in Aiken

More than 100,000 lights will welcome guests to the 22nd annual Christmas in Hopelands this year.
By Anne Waits

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Sonic Spotlight: Country artist Cody Webb to play in Augusta

Country singer-songwriter Cody Webb is all over the place, doing gigs in much of the Southeast and beyond. He'll perform at 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Wild Wing Cafe, 3035 Washington Road.
By Anne Waits

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

Edgefield to celebrate its history with Jubilee weekend

The town of Edgefield's annual Heritage Jubilee this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28, promises to be "bigger and better than ever before," said co-chairperson Sonny Seawright.
By Anne Waits

Monday, Sept. 23, 2013

Symphony Orchestra Augusta has variety of music in store

Mieko Di Sano is very excited about the 59th season lineup for Symphony Orchestra Augusta.
By Anne Waits

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo likely to rope in crowd

Riders will compete in bareback bronc riding, barrel racing, bull riding, saddle bronc, and more at the Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo Aug. 23-24 near Edgefield.
By Anne Waits

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Performance to benefit children's home

What better way to celebrate the birth of Christ than a Christmas Eve concert followed by lessons and carols continuing into Christmas Day?
By Anne Waits

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

'Christmas Belles' is hilarious holiday production

Experience the Christmas spirit "Southern-style" this year when Edgefield County Theatre Company presents "Christmas Belles."
By Anne Waits

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012

Boshears Skyfest back for more fun in air, on land

Eyes will be on the skies this weekend for the 20th annual Boshears Skyfest at Daniel Field.
By Anne Waits

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012

Scott Brantley Band is simply 'country-country'

When Scott Brantley steps on stage to perform, his fans see the same person he speaks about in his song, "Ain't No Life I'd Rather Live than This Country Life I Live." "Yep, I'm pure country," he ...
By Anne Waits

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012

Crowd expected for Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

Looking for something that's fun for the whole family to do this weekend? Check out the seventh annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo on Aug. 24 and 25.
By Anne Waits

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

Mamie Rearden enjoying life at 112

EDGEFIELD, S.C. -- Mamie Rearden, 112, relaxes in her easy chair. She has no major illnesses, loves to wear hats and has a great sense of humor.  
By Anne Waits

Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011

Car dealer remembered as great friend, citizen

JOHNSTON, S.C. -- Longtime Johnston Ford dealership owner James H. "Jimmy" Satcher died Saturday at 76 after an extended illness.
By Anne Waits

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Peach Blossom Festival this weekend

The 27th Annual Peach Blossom Festival this weekend in downtown Johnston promises to have something for everyone.
By Anne Waits

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009

Martinez woman donates kidney to friend

Lori Parker and Cheryl Faglier have been close ever since they met 17 years ago at Mount Tabor Baptist Church in Harlem. Now they're even closer. In March Ms. Faglier donated her right kidney to ...
By Anne Waits

Monday, Aug 13, 2007

Lawmaker gives up seat to let soldier get home

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - An encounter in a faraway airport - and an act of generosity - has restored one Edgefield native's faith in mankind.
By Anne Waits

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Fire wasn't arson, SLED team says

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - An investigation has determined arson was not the cause of a fire that destroyed most of the Edgefield County Neighborhood Center on Church Street in Edgefield on July 5.
By Anne Waits

Monday, July 2, 2007

County waits for company decision

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Edgefield County Administrator John Pettigrew said county officials still are hopeful about the chances of a new industry relocating to the county, and bringing new jobs with it.
By Anne Waits