STHS Varsity Baseball Schedule

Strom Thurmond Rebels Baseball 2012 Varsity Schedule   Date Opponent Location Time 3/2 Bishop England Gilbert 12:15 3/2 West Ashley Gilbert 4:45 3/3 Ashley Ridge Pelion 10:00 3/3 James Island Gilbert 2:30 3/4 Bracket Games Gilbert TBD 3/6 Silver Bluff Thurmond  7:00 3/7 Barnwell Barnwell  7:00 3/12 Silver Bluff Silver Bluff  7:00 3/16 W.J. Keenan […]

Historical Society Makes Annual Report

Historical Society Makes Annual Report

Editor’s Note: As submitted by the ECHS. Annual Report of the Edgefield County Historical Society January, 2012 The Edgefield County Historical Society is pleased to publish this Annual Report of its 2011 activities and its 2012 goals and objectives.  The Society is open to all who have an interest in Edgefield County’s past and/or future.  […]

Holmes Brings To Alliance Information on Rail Trails

The Edgefield County Alliance heard Tobe Holmes of Charlotte speak on the feasibility of a rail trail for non motorized vehicles to add to the attraction of the area.  This was a presentation of February 6, 2012 at the PTC auditorium. Tobe was speaking in home territory since he grew up in Edgefield County (son […]

Library News

Library News

The Edgefield County Public Library will host a Cat in the Hat Party on Friday, March 2nd from 4:00 to 5:30pm to celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Seuss lovers of all ages are invited to join for stories, games, and birthday cake. The National Education Association’s Read Across America is a year-round literacy project […]

County Reorganizes Staff

County Reorganizes Staff

Edgefield County Reorganizes Staff Positions to Continue to Improve County Government From the Assist. Administrator’s Office, Feb. 2, 2012 Edgefield County is announcing changes in its Administrative staff to better utilize the skills and talents of the employees so the County can continue to provide improved services to taxpayers, according to Lynn Strom, Assistant Edgefield […]

African-American History Month in Edgefield

African-American History Month in Edgefield

“The history of the black community of Edgefield is an important and compelling story, yet few people know what happened here over the years,” says Willie Bright, President of the Edgefield County Community Center. To help bring this story to light, Mr. Bright will be presenting a series of events during African-American History Month, each […]

Clay Guild Moves to Artemis

Clay Guild Moves to Artemis

Artemis, the business above that shows the works of local artists and artisans, is now housing the Edgefield Area Clay Guild, a group made up of potters who produce functional pottery and sculpture. Most have had training at the PTC Pottery Center, now under the leadership of instructor Justin Guy, who is unfolding the sign […]

Advertiser Turns 176 – Turns Digital

The Edgefield Advertiser turned 176 years old on February 11, 2012. This anniversary is also the beginning of a new and improved online presence, a digital reflection of what this newspaper has been doing for all these years – writing the history of the area we serve – Edgefield County and the Ridge (Old Edgefield […]

The Camellia Tea – A Fashionable Occasion

The Camellia Tea – A Fashionable Occasion

One expects to see at this traditional event (held Feb. 16) the array of camellia blossoms on view in glass holders, “facing” the onlookers with such beauty of color and style (form)—peony, full tight peony, peony formal, double rose, ruffled petals, etc. These are the layering of petals on the camellia that we are speaking […]

Business Woman, Retired — Now Artist

Business Woman, Retired — Now Artist

What does it take to be an artist? Does one have to just feel the role from years of experience; does one have to have exhibited and won awards, or does the passion for artistic endeavors put the person in the role?  This Mount Vintage resident, Carolyn Bohn, is an artist by all measures (above), […]