Ruth Casey

JOHNSTON – Graveside Funeral Services for Mrs. Ruth Derrick Casey, age 89, will be held Monday, June 18, 2012 at 11 am at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the gravesite following the service. Mrs. Casey, a native of Johnston, died Friday, June 15, 2012. She was the widow of Claude […]

Geographic Alliance Visits Edgefield

Geographic Alliance Visits Edgefield

Dr. Jerry Mitchell of USC (far left, front row) was guiding a group of teachers who are interested in Geographic Education, as they call it.  They move from town to city to investigate the people and what they do and what is happening in the towns. Then they bring this to their classrooms. In Edgefield […]

NWTF & Edgefield to Spark Early Fourth of July Blast

NWTF & Edgefield to Spark Early Fourth of July Blast

The NWTF and the Town of Edgefield hope to get the local Fourth of July celebration ignited with an early bang. A fireworks display will provide a sky-filled sendoff to the first Edgefield Turkey Palooza, set to begin at 4 p.m. June 30 at the NWTF Wild Turkey Center. The public is invited and admission […]

Here and There – 6/14/12

Farmers’ and Artists’ Market: Johnston Farmers’ and Artists’ Market is held from 4-6 p.m. each Thursday. If interested in being a vendor call 275-4097. Crimes of the Heart: Edgefield County Theater Company will present the final week of the play Crimes of the Heart June 15 & 16 at 405 Main Street, Edgefield at 8 […]

Man Hole

Man Hole

Ted Lynn, who is retired from the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office but now finds time to polish his skills as an amateur photographer, dropped by the Advertiser offices Friday afternoon to share with us this photo he took on Addison Street.  Using a clay face jug, he re-created the sight of a man ‘standing’ in […]

Announcing our Peach Edition

Announcing our Peach Edition

for the 42nd Trenton Ridge Peach Festival, in mailboxes; newsstands; and convenience stores, June 13, Featuring: Interviews with the Parade’s Grand Marshals A Ramble Down Woodyard Road A Salute to a Noteworthy Trentonite Recipes including Peach Dishes A Look at Trenton in 1936 in Days Gone By Lots of Greetings from Businesses in Ads (thanks to […]

Thanks – Family and Friends Fun Filled Night

I would like to rave about the downtown drive-in on the square on Friday June 8. I took my 2 boys and met my sister, her husband and daughter there. We brought our lawn chairs and visited for about an hour before the movie. We enjoyed free snow cones, popcorn and drinks during our visit. […]

Pettigrew Readdresses Ballot Controversy

As you have probably heard, last week’s ruling by the SC Supreme Court has kicked many other challenger candidates off the election ballot this year, bringing the total removed statewide to around 300. As in their previous ruling, no incumbents were removed, and most will now run unopposed. Here in Edgefield County, candidates William Smith, […]

Sheriff’s Office Solves More Area Burglaries

Sheriff’s Office Solves More Area Burglaries

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has solved 3 more area burglaries.  A suspect has been identified and charged with Burglary in the 2nd Degree and Grand Larceny for crimes that occurred on Brighthop Road and Hummingbird Drive in Trenton.        David Warrick, 28, formerly of Aiken county, but having recently moved to Edgefield county, has […]

PTC Honors Graduates

PTC Honors Graduates

The Finis Horne Arena at Lander University was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 500 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage. Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate a milestone in their lives. He compared their educational journey to taking a road trip. […]