Here and There – 6-27-13

Here and There – 6-27-13

“Soldier Benefit,” a fundraiser for the 122nd Engineer Battalion (HSC/FSC) who are now deployed, Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Themed baskets, raffle, silent auction, food – “a way to support our soldiers.” Edgefield Armory, 225 Augusta Rd. Dinner to Honor Laughlin McDonald: June 29, 4:00 p.m. Community Center on Macedonia St.: for […]

Fill the Big “T” – Leave Your Lasting Mark on Thurmond’s “Walk of Champions”

Fill the Big “T” – Leave Your Lasting Mark on Thurmond’s “Walk of Champions”

The Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County invites everyone to become a permanent part of the new stadium project at Strom Thurmond High School. Joel Jolly, Chairman of the Foundation, suggests that the citizenry “fill the big T.” The big T is placed on the ground, in its special spot, at the STHS athletic […]

A Thank You for an Article

Dear Editor: A note of thanks for the article in the Advertiser about the “three ladies in the pottery center.”  My friends sent me a copy along with the picture.  I have told as many folks as would listen about the entire unforgettable experience.  What a step back into history to have seen and touched […]

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market Special Market

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market Special Market

Since July 4th falls on Thursday we will have the market next week on Wednesday, July 3rd 4 – 6:30 pm. You will find our special Southern traditional foods such as: Watermelon, Blueberries(hopefully they will be ripe), Tomatoes, Yellow Squash, Cucumbers, Boiled P-Nuts, Peaches, Parched P-Nuts, Farm Fresh Eggs, Cakes, Pies, Cookies, Relishes, Green Beans, Pickles, Potatoes, Fresh Corn […]

Volunteers Needed to Participate in the Summer Turkey Survey

Volunteers Needed to Participate in the Summer Turkey Survey

Annually, since 1982, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducts a Summer Turkey Survey to estimate reproduction and recruitment of wild turkeys in South Carolina. The survey involves agency wildlife biologists, technicians, and conservation officers, as well as many volunteers from other natural resource agencies and the general public. The survey is conducted in July and August […]

Renew Your State Hunting and Fishing License

Renew Your State Hunting and Fishing License

License Sales for 2013-2014 hunting and fishing licenses began on June 17, 2013. You can buy your South Carolina hunting and fishing licenses multiple ways. Licenses are available in person at any of the four regional S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offices or by visiting one of the 500 license vendors across the state. […]

Upcoming Stories in Our Print Edition

The Edgefield Advertiser print edition will be offering another Ramble in the Merriwether section of our County. Look for this special article, with photos, by Owen Clark, as he ventures down Currytown Road to tell the stories there. This will be found in our special July 3 edition, what we call our holiday edition, to […]

Dr. Walter Grady Bishop, Jr.

GREENWOOD, S.C. – Dr. Walter Grady Bishop, Jr., 76, resident of Thomson Circle passed away June 20, 2013 at the Hospice House in Greenwood, S.C. Born in Greenwood, SC Feb. 17, 1937 he was a son of the late Dr. Walter Grady Bishop and Martha Thurmond Bishop.  Dr. Bishop was a graduate of Greenwood High School, Davidson College, and […]

Lucille Leopard Stillwell

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Funeral Services for Mrs. Lucille Leopard Stillwell, age 91, will be held Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Johnston First Baptist Church at 3 pm. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church from 2-3pm. Bland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Mrs. Stillwell, widow of the […]