Edgefield museum is shrine for South Carolina Red Shirts, who attacked blacks during Reconstruction

...thousands, urging them to challenge the blacks and Republicans running the state after the Civil War and elect Democrat Wade Hampton as governor.The Red Shirts chose their attire to be visible and intimidating. Similar groups formed in Southern states...

Mary Dudley

...day after her 82nd birthday. Born in and a lifelong resident of Aiken County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Wade Hampton and Lena Powell Barton. She retired from the Belvedere/North Augusta Magistrates Office where she was a Secretary...

Silver Bluff remains winless on season

WADE HAMPTON 37, SILVER BLUFF 28In Hampton, S.C., Silver Bluff couldn't hold...strength of three Brandon Hill touchdown passes to Malcolm Green. But Wade Hampton (3-4, 1-1) bounced back with a pair of touchdowns and 2-point conversions...

Owner of Augusta's Goodale House offers access to home in online fundraiser

...10-room home's builder, Christoph er Fitzsimmons, later presen ted it as a gift to his daughter's husband, Wade Hampton Jr.Sims purchased the house in 2009 for less than $20,000 and said Wednesday he intends to restore the 215-year-old...

Goodale House owner gets 60-day extension before trial

...I've got a contractor on board that I trust. We'll see how it goes."Sims has said he purchased the family home of Wade Hampton III, a Confederate general and South Carolina governor, in 2009 for less than $20,000. He has said that he intends...

Augusta's Goodale House heads to court

...why."Sims' has said since he purchased the family home of former South Carolina governor and Confederate general Wade Hampton III in 2009 for less than $20,000 that he intends to restore it, possibly transforming it into a bed-and-breakfast...

Gamecocks top Patriots

...PASSING?Westside: McCord 8-15-3-57. Screven?Wilburn 1-3-0-41.RECEIVING?Screven: Tyquan Johnson 1-41.Records: Screven 2-0, Westside, 0-2-1. Next: Screven County at Wade Hampton, 7:30 p.m., Friday.

Willie Smith Jr.

...and Laura Swearingen of Warrenville, S.C.; a son, Joey DeWayne Smith, Sr. of Bath, S.C.; a brother, Wade Hampton Smith of Edgefield, S.C.; thirteen grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death...

Sarah Barnes

...member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Johnston, S.C., and was a homemaker. Mrs. Barnes was very active in the Wade Hampton Community Club and the Lady Bug Garden Club in Greenville. She is survived by sisters, Julia M. Bledsoe of Johnston...

Memorial Day Events

...Georgia National Guard Honor Detail; freeMemorial Day Ceremony conducted by American Legion Post 71: 11 a.m. Monday, Wade Hampton Park, Georgia Avenue, North Augusta; Lt. Col. Pryor, 48th ISRG, speaker; Fort Gordon Navy Choir, North Augusta...