Davis Wash and her Princess

Davis Wash and her Princess

• Davis Wash Competes As Miss Lexington Teen Davis Wash, upcoming 9th grader, will be competing in the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Organization Teen competition as Miss Lexington Teen. This is this week, from June 22 to June 26. Upcoming Patriot 6th grader, Miss Ashland Yonce willl serve as Davis’s princess for the week. Davis is […]

Saving the Adams Warehouse

Opinion – By Tonya Guy – A group of concerned citizens have recently become aware of the fact that a beautifully built, two-story warehouse, with 16-inch thick brick walls and 20,000 square feet of usable space, located within the confines of the Edgefield Historic District, is about to be torn down and lost forever (to […]

No Changes to Deer Hunting Laws This Year

No Changes to Deer Hunting Laws This Year

– By Tiffani Ireland – June 25, 2015 – “No changes to deer [laws] this year.” Those were the words of SC State Rep. Bill Hixon when he spoke to The Advertiser, Tuesday, June 23. This comes after the Senate passed a bill earlier this year which would have brought significant changes to deer hunting […]

Here and There – 6-25-15

Here and There – 6-25-15

Prayer Service: A community prayer service will be held for the families of the victims of the shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church at Johnston United Methodist Church, 471 Lee St. in Johnston, SC on June 25 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome! Poetry Reading: The Discovery Center, Saturday, June 27 at 1PM. Remarkable […]

How the Delegations Stands on the Confederate Flag – Updated

June 25, 2015 – Sen. Shane Massey’s statement on the Confederate Flag, disseminated through Facebook and Twitter late Tuesday (June 23) afternoon, set many to wondering how the whole delegation that represents Edgefield County, and some of the surrounding areas, were positioning themselves on the Confederate Flag that flies on the Confederate monument on the […]

Preliminary Winners Announced at Miss South Carolina, Miss South Carolina Teen Pageants

Preliminary Winners Announced at Miss South Carolina, Miss South Carolina Teen Pageants

Columbia, S.C. – Four preliminary winners were announced after the first night of preliminary competition on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Township Auditorium in Columbia, SC. The Miss South Carolina and Miss South Carolina Teen pageants will continue this week with two more nights of preliminary competition on Wednesday, June 24, and Thursday, June 25, […]

The Confederate Flag

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – I’ve been writing OpEd columns for The Edgefield Advertiser for a little over a year now, covering many subjects generally from a more liberal viewpoint than you might find in other area newspapers. I wrote one last October about the Confederate flag and the heritage we all have here […]

Thomas C. (T.C.) Hammond, Jr.

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mr. Thomas C. (T.C.) Hammond, Jr., of Martintown Road, husband of Mildred Townes Hammond, died Monday June 22, 2015 at his residence. Funeral Services will be held Thursday June 25, 2015 at 11 A.M. at Peace Haven Baptist Church with burial in the Church Cemetery. Mr. Hammond was a native of Edgefield County […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Two Charged With Attempted Murder The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has charged two male suspects with two counts of attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime in response to an incident that happened on Hwy 191 on June 13 in which the pair allegedly shot at a vehicle […]

Dr. James Lundy Cooper, Sr.

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Dr. James Lundy Cooper, Sr., 84, of Columbia Rd., husband of Shirley Simmons Cooper, died Sunday June 21, 2015 at University Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday June 24, 2015 at 11 A.M at Edgefield First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 A.M. at the church […]