Stories by Mike Rosier

Friday, March 21, 2014

Edgefield school bus in wreck

An crash involving an Edgefield County school bus with 24 Merriwether Elementary School pupils disrupted traffic on Highway 25 and sent a number of people to the hospital, but produced no serious ...
By Mike Rosier

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014

A storm brewing

We miss a lot when the power goes out. A hot cup of coffee might top that list.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

5 questions: Atlanta Dream's Le'Coe Willingham

Former Hephzibah basketball star Le'Coe Willingham just completed her 10th WNBA season. As a member of the Atlanta Dream, Willingham saw her team get swept in the WNBA finals by the Minnesota Lynx.
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011

Wardlaw coach had all the right tools to succeed

Wardlaw Ademy football coach Chalmers Carr is named The Augusta Chronicle's independent schools coach of the year.
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011

Every hero has a name

If you knew Scotty Richardson growing up, you knew a guy who would make a good cop.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011

Patriots roll to title, unbeaten season

Freshman Malik Lee scored four touchdowns as Wardlaw dominated Patrick Henry, 42-26, for the eight-man title.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011

Rebels rebound after sluggish start

Senior quarterback Raleigh Yeldell was a steadying force after Hammond went down with an ankle injury in the second half, passing for 161 yards and two scores in the win.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011

Predators win first-round playoff game

Marty Williams rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 200 yards and three more touchdowns in the Predators’ first-round playoff win.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011

Strom Thurmond shuts out Eau Claire

The Rebels (8-0), ranked second in Class AA for most of the season, simply had too much speed and skill in the trenches on both sides of the ball.
By Mike Rosier

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011

School board evaluates superintendent

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - A large crowd gathered outside, while inside, behind closed doors, the Edgefield County school board met with its embattled superintendent.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011

Strom Thurmond wins with ease

Senior running back Malcolm Watkins handled the job, rushing for 161 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries that helped the Rebels keep the Columbia offense on the sidelines.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011

Thurmond wins its 400th game

JOHNSTON, S.C. — This time, there would be no chance for a second-half comeback. Strom Thurmond High flexed its second-ranked muscle Friday in a 52-7 rout of the Bulldogs.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011

C.J. Williams has key interception in return

C.J. Williams, misdiagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma earlier this season, returned to the field to help Fox Creek take a 32-13 win over Wagener-Salley.
By Mike Rosier

Friday, Aug 19, 2011

Rebels already ahead of the game

JOHNSTON, S.C. — When coach Lee Sawyer sees a three-year starter at quarterback it inspires confidence. Over his career, a three-year starter has meant a state championship three times.
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011

Reassigned Thurmond High principal resigns

EDGEFIELD, S.C. -- Former Strom Thurmond High School Principal Matthew Schilit submitted a letter of resignation to Edgefield County School District superintendent Dr. Mary Rice Crenshaw on ...
By Mike Rosier

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Edgefield dig uncovers 30,000 artifacts

A team of academic professionals and volunteers recently gathered to uncover mysteries from historic Pottersville, a forgotten community outside today's Edgefield.
By Mike Rosier

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Johnston councilman guilty of assault

JOHNSTON, S.C. -- Following more than an hour of testimony and evidence presented, Magistrate Judge Brenda Carpenter found Johnston Town Councilman Tommy Burton guilty Thursday of third-degree ...
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Second-grader struck by car last week dies

Carley Peace, a Merriwether Elementary School second-grader hit by a vehicle last week in Edgefield County, S.C., died at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Edgefield County Coroner's Office.
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Edgefield County woman found alive in woods

The search for 75-year-old Brodies McCain of Rainbow Falls Road ended in jubilation Tuesday evening when the missing Edgefield County woman was found alive around 6:30 p.m. near a relative's home.
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011

Thurmond defensive duo signs with Georgia Military College, North Greenville

JOHNSTON, S.C.  – For two players who spent the finals seasons of their high school football careers on vastly opposite ends of the spectrum, they’ve ended in remarkably similar ...
By Mike Rosier

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