Vivian Bryan Wood

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mrs. Vivian Bryan Wood, 93, of Edgefield, wife of the late John Lee Wood, Sr., died Friday June 5, 2015 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab. Graveside Services will be held Monday June 8, 2015 at 11 A.M. at Eastview Cemetery in Edgefield. Mrs. Wood was a native of Edgefield, S.C. and was […]

Josh Black Named Principal at Strom Thurmond High School

The Edgefield County School District has announced that Joshua “Josh” S. Black has been selected to become the principal at Strom Thurmond High School. The announcement was made to the faculty of Strom Thurmond High School at the end of the year luncheon earlier this week. Black is no stranger to Strom Thurmond High School […]

Edgefield County Attorney Jim Holly Resigns

Edgefield County Attorney Jim Holly Resigns

June 4, 2015 – County Attorney Jim Holly is resigning from his post, effective at the end of June. County Council Chairwoman Genia Blackwell made the announcement for Holly at Council’s monthly meeting, Tuesday, June 2. According to Administrator Lynn Strom, who spoke to The Advertiser regarding Holly’s resignation, Holly is leaving to accept a fulltime […]

Log Creek Bridge Under Construction

Log Creek Bridge Under Construction

June 4, 2015– Another bridge in Edgefield County is getting a make-over. This time it is the bridge at Log Creek on Hwy 25 North. A spokesperson with Saluda Construction, the company in charge of the project, told The Advertiser in an interview that construction on the bridge began on March 13 of this year. […]

Church and State

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – In addition to the Edgefield Advertiser, I try to read several regional and national newspapers; they provide a wide variety of thought regarding issues of the day. One article in the Atlanta paper this week was a column entitled “Let’s affirm secular governance” by Lucas Carpenter. Dr. Carpenter is […]

Cemetery Centennial Celebration

The public is cordially invited to a Cemetery Centennial Celebration. The Edgefield Civic League and Edgefield Cemetery Association will celebrate their 100th Anniversary this month. On 23 June 1915, the two organizations merged in order to better serve the citizens of Edgefield. These groups are still working together and assisting Edgefield today. To commemorate this […]

R. Vaughan Massie, M.D. to Offer Orthopedic Care at ECH

June 2, 2015 – Edgefield County Hospital welcomes R. Vaughan Massie, M.D., of Aiken, SC. Dr. Massie is a general Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy.  He is a partner at Carolina Musculoskeletal Institute and provides surgical services at Aiken Regional Medical Center and also the Surgery Center of Aiken.  He is […]

Peach Tree 23 for Two Days

Peach Tree 23 for Two Days

This year, the longest yard sale of the year, will be both Friday and Saturday, June 5 & 6, 2015. It includes all the towns on Highway 23, from Modoc (west) to Batesburg-Leesville to the east. A wonderful opportunity to both show items for sale and to find “gems” for great prices – from kitchen […]

Alex Rhoads

TRENTON, S.C. – Alex Rhoads, age 46, of Trenton, SC, entered into rest May 31, 2015 after teaching a poignant lesson to his family and friends on how to handle adversity of painful extended illness with humor and grace. Mr. Rhoads was born in Toledo, Ohio and was the son of Carol J. Rhoads and […]

1 3 4 5