Spring Sports Report – 3/13/12

Spring Sports Report – 3/13/12

A roundup of last week’s results from area schools’ spring sporting events, including, Softball; Baseball; and Golf.   Softball Silver Bluff 19, Strom Thurmond 0 Karly Kinard was the winning pitcher for the Silver Bluff’s softball team on Monday with five strikeouts and one hit. Kinard also was 2-for-3. Silver Bluff’s Shatavia Douse was 2-for-2 […]

Our State Flower – in Johnston

Our State Flower – in Johnston

Photos and Story by Judy Holmes Kayla Hall of Johnston, age 7, has always loved knowing she had the state flower, the Yellow Jessamine and the State tree, the Palmetto Tree, at Johnston Elementary because they were planted there years ago; but she went on a search for Yellow Jessamine in the wild.  She found […]

Emma Jane Hayes

NEW YORK – Emma Jane Mathis Hayes died February 29, 2012. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 6, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York, N.Y. with Rev. Dr. Charles A. Curtis officiating. She was born June 30, 1939 to the late Deacon Marshall and Naomi Mathis in Saluda. She graduated from […]

Maree Gibson

EDGEFIELD – A graveside service for Maree J. Gibson, 90, was held 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Columbia, SC. The family received friends at graveside following the service. Dunbar Funeral Home assisted the family. Mrs. Gibson, wife of the late James L. Gibson, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Born April […]

Here & There 3/13/12

Silent/Live Auction: at Juniper restaurant in Ridge Spring, March 16, from 7-9 p.m.; to benefit the American Red Cross of Saluda County; Tickets are $35.00 each, 2/$60.00. More information call: Monnie Romines (864-803-1013) or Jerrold Watson (803-685-7881). Shamrock Run/Oyster Roast: Sat., March 17 on the square in Edgefield; Queen of the Leprechauns Parade on the […]

ETV Host Patrick McMillan to Guide Stevens Creek Hike

Patrick McMillan, host of the ETV nature program Expeditions, will guide a hike in the Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve in Clarks Hill, SC. McMillan will take us on a one and one-half mile walk and identify and discuss the many rare plants found in the Preserve. Fifteen rare plant species are found on this Stevens […]

A Garden Makes a Home

Introducing to our Web readers to Hattie Watson, one of EA’s columnists: Harriett (Hattie) Watson is a delightful “woman of a certain age.” She now resides in Aiken, S.C., but for many years lived on the family farm in Ridge Spring, S.C.  It was there that she began writing columns for The Aiken Standard about […]

Peach Blossoms Continue to Impress

Peach Blossoms Continue to Impress

This orchard, across from Strom Thurmond High School, was a sea of pink on Friday, 3/9. Do you have pictures of this year’s peach blossoms that you would like to see published here? Email them to news@edgefieldadvertiser.com with your name and location of the orchard. Also, if known, please include the peach variety. We will […]

Career Fair at STHS

Friday morning The Advertiser attended a career fair at Strom Thurmond High School. There were many area businesses in attendance sharing information about their businesses and possible career paths for the students.

NWTF’s Thornton Returns Safely From Persian Gulf

NWTF’s Thornton Returns Safely From Persian Gulf

Recently, we wrote of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Outdoor Legends Tour to visit our troops in the Persian Gulf. It is reported that the tour was well received by the troops and all of the NWTF crew have returned home safely. Click the link to read George Thornton’s reports from the Outdoor Legends Tour. […]