Ernest Adams, Sr.

EDGEFIELD – Mr. Ernest Adams, Sr., of Youngblood Road, entered into rest April 28, 2012 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.  Mr. Adams, a native of Edgefield County was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Survivors include four daughters, Janette (Alvin) Nicholson, Edgefield; Dorothy Adams, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Loretta […]

Remember All Mothers This Mother’s Day

By Tanya Robinson It was on November 12, 1992 that I signed the papers.  I asked myself for almost a year, would giving him up be the right thing to do? I had been hearing so many reasons as to why choosing adoption is right and best. I remember the smell of John’s skin. His […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 4-5

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 4-5

This weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, rides for children, and a family-oriented street dance. This year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Corporate Sponsors are Edgefield County Hospital, First Citizens Bank, IGA, SCE&G, Edgefield Fuel and Convenience, J.W. Yonce and Sons, Northland Cable and […]

Johnston News

Johnston News

Bio of our regular Columnist/Correspondent Mary Anne Hair who writes the Johnston News for us each week in the print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser.  — My roots go deep into Edgefield County.  I grew up in the Roper’s Community in the Merriwether section of Edgefield County in the ancestral home built in the early […]

Erudite Rebels

Erudite Rebels

By Jack Reece The best thing about this business is getting to meet really special people.  As is the case throughout our society some of the really special people represent the best attributes of mankind and others the worse.  Last week I had the opportunity to visit with some of the best and now look […]

Patriots Do It Again!

Patriots Do It Again!

The Wardlaw Academy Golf Team won a second State Championship in as many years this week at Myrtle Beach.  The Patriots led the first day with a 24 stroke lead and never looked back as they completed the tournament 53 strokes ahead of the number two team Laurens.  Wardlaw individual scores for the tournament were:  […]

Spring Sports Report 4/24/12

Spring Sports Report 4/24/12

  A roundup of last week’s results from area schools’ spring sporting events. —  Baseball RS-M 16,  H-K-T 0 Ridge Spring-Monetta’s Sam Bedenbaugh took the mound against Hunter-Kinard-Tyler last week and flung a no-hitter.  Sam struck out 11 HKTers and added to the team effort by going two fro three from the plate and scoring […]

Local Hunter Harvests Four Turkeys at NWTF Event

Local Hunter Harvests Four Turkeys at NWTF Event

The NWTF Wheelin’ Sportsmen program’s SRS “Ultimate Turkey Hunt” proved to be aptly named. Twenty-nine hunters with disabilities, aided by guides and local volunteers, harvested 28 wild turkeys during morning hunts Friday and Saturday at the Savannah River Site. Each hunter was limited to two gobblers each day. “I’m happy. I think everything went well […]

Here and There 4/24/12

Always Patsy Cline: Edgefield Theatre Company will present Always Patsy Cline, a musical play, April 27, 28, May 4 & May 5 at 8 p.m. and April  29 and May 6 at 3 p.m. at The William Miller Bouknight Theatre. For more information call 637-3833. Auxiliary Jewelry Sale: The Edgefield County Hospital Auxiliary will hold […]

Tonya Browder Receives Special State Award

An award, presented to a person working in the field of history and has done outstanding work to promote and preserve history of South Carolina, came to Tonya Browder recently, the Director of the Tompkins Library here in Edgefield.  Tonya brings acclaim to our area through this award. Among those who have received this distinguished […]