Two Edgefield Youth go to National 4-H Shooting Sports

Two Edgefield Youth go to National 4-H Shooting Sports

Cameron Huston of Edgefield (center) won the National Trap Shooting Title at the 4-H National Championships for Shooting Sports in Nebraska, in June.  He is pictured here with Walker Coleman (3rdplace from VA) on the left and Hunter Pence (2ndplace from Oklahoma). Cameron Huston Takes Nat’l 4-H Trap Championship Cameron Huston and Walker Kelly of […]

Main Street Players Will Make You Laugh

Main Street Players Will Make You Laugh

Actors (L to R) Chris Clancy, Dustin Turner, Cynthia Mitchell, and playwright Kelly Harriswork to find a reasonable solution with an unreasonable HOA president portrayed by Deb Fryer (far right).   By Caroline Bland   The Edgefield County Historical Society and the Main Street Players proudly present An Evening of Laughter & Song on July […]

St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

By: Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser One of my Navy friends lives in Seattle, and we enjoy getting together either there or here to […]

STHA BAND goes to DC

STHA BAND goes to DC

“I could load it up and do it again”- STHS Band Director Craig The Strom Thurmond High School Band, 39 out of a possible 78 members, loaded onto a tour bus in the STHS parking lot at 12:00 a.m., July 3, to travel to Washington, D.C., to perform in one of the nation’s grandest parades, […]

Visiting Edgefield County through Lions Youth Exchange

Visiting Edgefield County through Lions Youth Exchange

Ines Tayeb (15) of Tunisia and Florence Cenenx (17) of Belgium are staying with the Hilliards (Jim and Linda) of Mount Vintage as a part of the Lions Club Youth Exchange. They dropped by the Advertiser office for a visit and shared some of their interests and activities since arriving.  They will be here be […]

UPDATE – Aiken County Man wanted for Murder in Custody

UPDATE – Aiken County Man wanted for Murder in Custody

The Edgefield County Detention Center confirmed Friday afternoon, July 5 that Michael Tirrell Means, the man wanted in connection with a murder that occurred July 3 on Hwy 191 near Johnston, SC, is in custody.  Details are still limited, but according to the ECDC, Means was booked into custody a little after 12:00 p.m., July […]

Edgefield County Economic Development

Edgefield County Economic Development

By Will Williams All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser Economic development is an intentional effort of improving a community’s economic well-being and quality of life. It includes […]

Amateur Radio Field Day 2019

Amateur Radio Field Day 2019

Pictured left to right Jim Young, Jim Jackson, James Wegener, Suzy Spurgeon, Tony Longobardo Jr., Tony Longobardo Sr, Tony Rizi.  Not pictured Don Zupon and Melinda Zupon 9 Operators Made 184 Contacts The Edgefield County Amateur Radio Club (WR4EC club radio call letters) with the assistance of the Edgefield County Emergency Management Agency had a […]

Edgefield Farmers Market Report

Edgefield Farmers Market Report

Mr. Howard Bentley with his pineapple plant and lemon tree. It was a slow week for the Farmers Market. Our vendors no sooner set up Thursday when the storm came through.  Everyone was able to take down safely. Saturday was very light on shoppers. The square was full of tourists headed for Buncombe, but very […]

Growing Dependency, Part 2

Growing Dependency, Part 2

By: Scott Cooper All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser The last two weeks have been a series of editorials leading into our celebration of Independence Day 2019. […]

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