Hal Irish

Hal Irish, a resident of Edgefield, S.C., died Wednesday, January 20, 2016, age 89 years. Born January 18, 1927, he lived most of his life in Northern California until his move to Edgefield in 2006, where he lived with the love of his life, Henrietta Odell Humphreys, who survives him. Also surviving are his sister, […]

Rebecca C. James

Mrs. Rebecca C. James Edgefield, S.C.   Mrs. Rebecca Cogburn James, 92, of Edgefield, wife of the late Leon James, Sr., died Wednesday January 20, 2016. Funeral Services will be held Friday January 22, 2016 at 2 P.M. at Little Stevens Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends […]

Beatrice B. Eubanks

Mrs. Beatrice B. Eubanks Edgefield, S.C.   Mrs. Beatrice Bryan Eubanks, 86, of Red Hill Road, wife of James Eubanks, her loving husband of 69 years, went to be with her lord on Monday January 18, 2016.   Funeral Services will be held Thursday January 21, 2016 at 2 P.M. at Antioch Baptist Church with […]

Drayton W. Mims

Drayton W. Mims

Mr. Drayton Wyatt Mims 21, beloved son of Dru and Holly Mims, entered into the presence of Jesus on August 29, 2015. He was born in Charleston, S.C., on July 1, 1994, and was a resident of Edgefield County. He began his career at Parsons as an X-ray Welder in 2013 and was with the Local […]

NWTF Has Acquired Kendall Mill

NWTF Has Acquired Kendall Mill

In an announcement given to the Advertiser Tuesday morning, George Thornton, CEO of National Wild Turkey Federation, made the following announcement: “I am pleased to announce that we have taken another important step in our journey to complete the Master Plan for the NWTF Hunting Heritage and Outdoor Education Center and the Palmetto Shooting Center. “Today we […]

Wardlaw Basketball

Wardlaw Basketball

Curtis Baptist 78 Wardlaw 51 The second and third quarters of Wardlaw’s loss to Curtis Baptist were just too much to overcome. Curtis poured in 50 points during the two periods outscoring The Patriots by 23 points allowing them to cruise into the 27-point win. Patriot Brent Gossett was the only Patriot in double figures […]

Strom Thurmond Basketball

Strom Thurmond Basketball

Strom Thurmond 66 Crescent 29 The Strom Thurmond Lady Rebels traveled to Crescent on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The Lady Rebels hit the court and exploded scoring 28 points in the 1st quarter. Coach Landon Booker used the lead to give the ladies who don’t get a lot of playing time some time on the […]

Augusta Chronicle / Augusta Sports Council All Area Football Banquet

Augusta Chronicle / Augusta Sports Council All Area Football Banquet

The annual Augusta Chronicle/Augusta Sports Council All Area Football Banquet was held January 14th at The Legends Club in Augusta. Strom Thurmond Head Football Coach Hillary and Assistant Coach Johnson attended with their All Area Players Lawson Reel, DeAndre Ryan and Chad Gilchrist. All three of the Thurmond athletes were recognized for their outstanding performance […]

Fox Creek’s Eggenberger signed to play golf for Illinois Wesleylan

Fox Creek High School’s Kyle Eggenberger signed to play golf for Illinois Wesleylan in Bloomington, Ill last Friday. Joining Kyle during the signing are back row: Coach Quinn, head football coach and athletic director; Josh Traham, Principal; Jim Turner, golf coach; front row: Dave Eggenberger, Kyle and Karen Eggenberger