Fox Creek Science Fair

Fox Creek Science Fair

Fox Creek held its annual science fair at the end of January. Students worked individually or in pairs and had to have their topics approved by their science teachers.  They began by making a hypothesis and worked through the scientific method, compiling their results on a science fair board. Projects were categorized by subject, including […]

First Traffic Fatality in 445 Days

First Traffic Fatality in 445 Days

Edgefield County has had its first traffic fatality in 445 days. We all knew that Edgefield County’s fatality-free streak would eventually end. Unfortunately, it ended early yesterday (Sunday) morning when 28-year-old Wesley D. Lawrence, of Modoc, died in one-vehicle crash. You can read the details at the two story links below. Going 445 days without […]

Regarding Purple Heart Recipient

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: I was recently lucky enough to interview John Barbare for a position within our firm.  As I was preparing for our meeting, I came across the article about John in The Edgefield Advertiser.  Immediately upon meeting John I was impressed and humbled by John’s professionalism, courage, intelligence, and American pride, and […]

ECYEC to Welcome Matt Hazel

All are invited to come and listen to the inspiring, stimulating and motivating words of Matt Hazel. Matt is a former Football Player for North Augusta High School and Coastal Carolina as well as a 2014 Draft Prospect. Matt will be speaking to our youth during the “On” the Courts vs. “IN” the Courts Basketball […]

Milton Franklin Timmerman

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Mr. Milton Franklin Timmerman, 66, of High Point, died Friday February 28, 2014. Graveside Services will be held Tuesday March 4, 2014 at 3 P.M. at McKendree United Methodist Church Cemetery in Edgefield. Mr. Timmerman was born in Grovetown, Ga. He was retired from Greif Bros. in Charlotte, N.C. Survivors include his […]

Man Dies in Accident on Cold Springs Rd.

Man Dies in Accident on Cold Springs Rd.

A single car accident on Cold Springs Road claimed the life of 28 year old Wesley David Lawrence of Modoc, SC, early Sunday morning, Mar. 2, at around 12:05 a.m.  According to the SC Highway Patrol, Lawrence was driving north on Cold Springs in a 2004 Chevrolet pick-up truck when he ran off the left […]

Estella Pixley Gray

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Estella Pixley Gray, 86, of 60 Long Cane Road, died on Thursday, February 27, at her home. She was born in Edgefield, daughter of the late Willie Douglas Pixley and Alberta Kemp Pixley. She was a member of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters, Joyce A. Gray […]

Final Autopsy Results Back on Other Sister Found Dead

The final autopsy results for 36 year old Trina Felder, who died just hours apart from her sister, 49 year old Willette Simpkins, on Jan. 15, determined that she died of natural causes due to heart related issues.  As previously reported by The Advertiser, Simpkins’ death had already been found to be a natural death […]

Wesley David Lawrence

MODOC, S.C. – Mr. Wesley David Lawrence, 28, of Modoc, S.C. died Sunday March 2, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday March 4, 2014 at 11 A.M. at Red Oak Grove Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 A.M. prior to service at the church. Mr. Lawrence was born […]