Marine Special Operations Command

Marine Special Operations Command

20 Day Training Exercise in Western South Carolina   Students from the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC)’s Marine Special Operations School (MSOS), are scheduled to conduct a 20-day training exercise across a five-county area in western South Carolina near Sumter National Forest from Aug 20 to 28, 2012. “U.S. Marine Corps Forces […]

Wardlaw’s Championship Run Ends

Wardlaw’s Championship Run Ends

ORANGEBURG – SCISA Class A Softball has a new champion for the first time in eight years. Today, Wardlaw Academy lost to Clarendon Hall in the deciding third game, played at Orangeburg Prep., by a score of 13 – 4. We congratulate the Wardlaw Softball team for a valiant effort. See coverage of games 1 […]

Victoria Crim Ponder

JOHNSTON – Funeral Services for Mrs. Victoria Crim Ponder, age 103, will be held Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Johnston First Baptist Church at 3 o’clock with burial to follow in Mt of Olives Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2-3 pm. Bland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. […]

Chalmers Culbreath

JOHNSTON – Funeral Services for Ebb Chalmers Culbreath, III, age 72, will be held Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Johnston First Baptist Church at 2 pm. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Bland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Mr. Culbreath, a native of […]

Primary Ballot Settled

Primary Ballot Settled

• There Will Be No Republican Primary • Candidate Pettigrew Makes Statement On Tuesday morning, Director of the Edgefield County Voter Registration Office Tricia Butler stated the following: “There will only be a Democratic Primary [on June 12 in Edgefield County].  We will not have a Republican Primary in June.” With that statement the Advertiser […]

Here and There – 5/17/12

Genealogy 101: The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society will have Genealogy 101 classes one Saturday a month, beginning May 19. The cost per class will be $10. Class begins at 9 a.m., lasting about an hour, with time and assistance for research until 1:30 p.m. Each class will be different. For more info call Tonya […]

Softball Championship Series – Updated x3

Softball Championship Series – Updated x3

  Game Three Postponed Again and Location Changed Game three will be played Saturday at 3:30 at Orangeburg Prep. The fields at Hammond have been deemed too soggy. Game Three Postponed until Friday Game Two The Wardlaw Academy Softball Team lost the second game of the three game series for the championship by a score […]

What You Missed. . .

If you don’t subscribe to The Edgefield Advertiser or pick up a copy at a newsstand, these are just a few of the things you’ll miss this week in our print edition: Society News Two engagements in the May 16 edition: Williams-Courtney; Jackson-Walker Trenton Gardeners dig Iris and Johnston Woman’s Club ends their season. Community  […]

Our Finest Citizens

Our Finest Citizens

By Jack Reece  “They are taking real good care of me sir,” was the response I received from the young soldier at Walter Reed.  “Please let everyone know how much I thank those who provided support from the Wounded Warrior Foundation while I was recovering in Afghanistan before being transferred back to the U.S. for […]

Softball Championship Game 1 Postponed

The first game of the SCISA Class A Softball State Championship, scheduled for Wardlaw Academy today, Monday 14 May, has been postponed.  Game 1 will be played Tuesday, 15 May at Wardlaw Academy starting at 6:00 p.m.