Yvonne Patten

EDGEFIELD, S. C. – Ms. Yvonne Patten, 59, of Thurmond Street, entered into rest December 27, 2013. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Patten, Jr. officiating. Ms. Patten, a native of Edgefield County was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. […]

Dorothy Gallenz Williams

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mrs. Dorothy Gallenz Williams, 91, of Edgefield, died Sunday December 29, 2013 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab. Mrs. Williams was born in Tinkertown, NY and was a retired Electronics Technician for Triangle Electronics. Survivors include 1 Daughter- Barbara (Allen) Turner, 3 Grandchildren- Allen (Jennifer) Allen, Joseph (Tammy) Allen, and Dori Turner; […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Pine Ridge Country Club Vandalized Pine Ridge Country Club was vandalized sometime between Monday night, Dec. 23, and Tuesday morning, Dec. 24, according to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  The report states that an employee arrived for work Tuesday morning to find where vandals had driven across one of the courses, […]

Stabbing at St. Edward’s Catholic Church [Updated]

According to published reports, one person was stabbed during a fight in the parking lot of St. Edwards’ Catholic Church in the Edgefield County section of Murphy Village near the Aiken County line Friday, Dec. 27.  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating this incident. This is a developing story with few details available at […]

Edgefield Loses Another Business

Edgefield Loses Another Business

Another business is closing its doors in Edgefield.  As a sign posted on the door of Cato’s in Carolina Square announced, the retailer’s last day of business is Tuesday, Dec. 24.  According to an employee who spoke with The Advertiser on Tuesday, employees have been aware of the impending close for about two weeks now. […]

Simple Ways for People to Help Wildlife During Holidays

Simple Ways for People to Help Wildlife During Holidays

With the rich bounty of the season surrounding them, people are constantly reminded of the gracious plenty of the holidays. But what of wildlife-will their Christmas and New Year’s be merry? “Winter is a difficult time for many animals,” said Lex Glover, wildlife technician with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Winter is also […]

‘Longleaf 101’ Offered at Cheraw State Park Feb. 18-20

‘Longleaf 101’ Offered at Cheraw State Park Feb. 18-20

A three-day short-course called Longleaf 101, an in-depth classroom and field instruction in “all things longleaf,” will be offered by The Longleaf Alliance at Cheraw State Park Feb. 18-20, 2014. Priority registration will be open through Jan. 8 for landowners and land managers in Chesterfield and Darlington counties, and then registration will be open for […]

Freida Mae Smith

TRENTON, S.C. – Funeral Services for Miss Freida Mae Smith, age 73, will be held Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Trenton United Methodist Church at 11 am with burial to follow in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church at 10:30 prior to the service at 11. Miss Smith, a […]

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