Maggie S.Dobey

EDGEFIELD, S. C. – Mrs. Maggie Simmons Dobey, 89, entered into rest May 21, 2013. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, May 27, 2013 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Christopher Simmons officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Dobey, a native of Edgefield County, attended Edgefield Academy. Following […]

Johnston Man Killed in Aiken County Crash

A Johnston man was killed in a single car accident on Coleman Bridge Road near Ott Dale Drive in Aiken County around 2 a.m. Saturday, May, 25.  According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, Ricky Marquez Hammonds, 19, of Johnston, was killed when the late model Toyota Camry he was riding in left the road […]

Golf Carts Stolen From Local Country Clubs

Golf Carts Stolen From Local Country Clubs

A total of 8 golf carts and 10 battery chargers were stolen from 2 area golf courses over the week of May 13.  According to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, 4 golf carts and 4 battery chargers were stolen sometime during the aforementioned week from Pine Ridge Country Club.  The carts […]

W. E. Parker Class of 1958 Holds Reunion

W. E. Parker Class of 1958 Holds Reunion

The Graduation Class of 1958 from W.E. Parker School celebrate their 55th Class Reunion at Savannah, Georgia.  Those classmates attending were: Catherine M. Butler, Camilla Hooper, Mildred Glover, Arlene Thomas, Barbara Durham, Ella Williams, Hattie McCain, Reba Dixon, Inez Smith, Janice Jones, John Collins, John Thomas, John Ryans, Hazel Smith, Cleo Dandy, and other friends. […]

Stacie Morgan Awarded Honeycutt Scholarship

Stacie Morgan Awarded Honeycutt Scholarship

Piedmont Technical College student and Edgefield resident Stacie Morgan (right) was recently awarded the Honeycutt Scholarship. Morgan, an associate degree nursing student, is congratulated by Brenda Brooks, scholarship committee member. The scholarship is awarded annually to an Edgefield County student and is based on academic achievement and financial need.

PTC Summer Camps Provide Options for All Ages

PTC Summer Camps Provide Options for All Ages

Young people looking for something different, fun and exciting to do this summer will find several options available on Piedmont Technical College’s Greenwood campus. Two special career-oriented camps in automotive and engineering technology will be offered as well as a variety of interest-based camps. The Automotive Technology Camp will be returning for its eighth year […]

Airmed Joins Edgefield County Hospital Community

Airmed Joins Edgefield County Hospital Community

Edgefield County Emergency Services gathered for a kick-off lunch at the Edgefield County Hospital, May 22. Representatives from the hospital, Airmed, Emergency Medical Services, fire department and sheriff’s department work together for the safety of Edgefield County citizens. “Airmed will be at the Edgefield County Hospital every Tuesday, beginning May 28,” said ECH CEO Brandon […]

Update to Spires – Solesbee Attack

The Edgefield Advertiser has received confirmation from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office that Kevin Richardson, one of the men believed to be responsible for the Spires/Solesbee attack, has been returned to Richmond County from Indiana. Richardson turned himself into Indiana authorities last week after being sought by the RCSO for the beating of  Wesley Spires […]

Here and There – 5-23-13

Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market: Come enjoy Edgefield’s Farmer’s, Artists & Craft Market! Local produce, crafts, plants and food items abound at the new Farmer’s Market on the Square EVERY Saturday morning now through September. From 9 am — 1 pm New vendors are welcome! Cost for vendors is $5 per Saturday. Please set up between 8:30 and 9:00 am For information call Carolyn […]