Next ‘Coffee’ – June 12 in Merriwether

Next ‘Coffee’ – June 12 in Merriwether

The next Coffee with the Chairman and Vice Chair of Edgefield County Council will be held at Sportsman’s Corner in Merriwether, 7-8 a.m., Tuesday, June 12. Edgefield County Council Chairman Dean Campbell and Vice Chair Genia Blackwell will be on-hand to answer citizens’ questions on topics of interest to them and listen to topics of […]

What You Missed. . .

If you do not subscribe to The Advertiser or pick up a copy at your local newsstand, these are just a few of the things you missed in this week’s print edition. • Mrs. Hammant, who writes of her life in England, gives an up close and personal view of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Our […]

Smith Announces Possible New Direction for Campaign

As many of you know, I may eventually run as a petition candidate.  I fall into that “gray” area with others who are certified by their party but still may not follow the direct ruling of the Supreme Court.  I am now starting to take signatures for a petition run and will work at this […]

Wounded Warriors Visit Edgefield

Wounded Warriors Visit Edgefield

“The Greatest Casualty is Being Forgotten”  Blue lights flashed in front of and behind the large white transport last Thursday morning marking the arrival of some eighteen war veterans to Edgefield for a tour of The National Wild Turkey Campus to include opportunities to do some fishing.  Members of Hezzie Griffis American Legion Post 30 […]

Edgefield Town Council

Edgefield Town Council

The Mayor and Council presented City Attorney Greg Anderson a plaque in appreciation of his years of service to the Town of Edgefield.  Mr. Anderson has been selected for the position of Superintendent of Education for the Edgefield County Schools and will be putting his legal practice aside during his tenure as the chief education […]

Lorianne Brazell Hutto

EDGEFIELD – Mrs. Lorianne Brazell Hutto, 24, of Cedar Creek Road, wife of Eric Hutto, died Monday June 4, 2012 in Augusta, Ga. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 7 at 11:00 A.M .at Edgefield United Methodist Church with burial at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield. Mrs. Hutto was a native of Edgefield […]

42nd Ridge Peach Festival, June 16, 2012

42nd Ridge Peach Festival, June 16, 2012

by Melody Boylston Grab your hat and your kids and head for Trenton, SC because it’s time for the 42nd Annual Ridge Peach Festival, and you don’t want to miss the excitement Saturday, June 16, beginning at 9 a.m. The Trenton Community Development Association has packed the park with all day family fun including 120 […]

James Thomas Perano

James Thomas Perano was born June 6, 1921 in New York City, New York the youngest son of Vincenzo Piraino and Geroloma Ignizlo Piraino. James graduated high school in 1939 and enlisted in the USAF in 1941. After servicing 30 years active duty, Jim retired November 30, 1972 with the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. […]

Mary C. Tobin

LEXINGTON – Mrs. Mary Ellie Cartledge Tobin, 78, of Lexington, wife of the late Joseph Allen Tobin, M.D., died Saturday June 3, 2012. Mrs. Tobin was born in Edgefield County and was a Retired Registered Nurse. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ida Lou Byrd Cartledge. Survivors include 3 Sons- Patrick (Elizabeth) Tobin, […]

Guy Nell Ward

JOHNSTON – Graveside Services for Mrs. Guy Nell C. Ward, age 72, will be held Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park at 11 o’clock. The family will receive friends at the gravesite following the service. Mrs. Ward, a native of Dillon, SC., died Thursday, May 31, 2012. She was a daughter of […]