Patriots Snag Another Winner

Patriots Snag Another Winner

Wardlaw Academy presented their new head football coach last Wednesday afternoon making the announcement in the school canteen before a large crowd of students, faculty, parents and friends.  The well-kept secret was out of the bag when Headmaster Stan Whitlock walked into the room accompanied by Coach Mark Rodgers, recently the Head Football Coach at […]

Retired Chief Magistrate Running for Sheriff

Retired Chief Magistrate Running for Sheriff

Today, March 1, 2012, Davis Rhett Parkman made his announcement to run for Sheriff of Edgefield County. A lifetime resident of Johnston, Mr. Parkman stated that “with 17 years of service on the Johnston Town Council and 18 years as Magistrate, I feel I have a great deal of experience to offer the county in […]

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TEAM WILLIE Campaign Provides a Van

TEAM WILLIE Campaign Provides a Van

The story began on December 16 when Willie was injured in an unfortunate accident.  He spent many days in ICU, followed by a hospital stay and a brief period of rehab. Willie continues to improve. Willie, along with his family, wants to send A BIG THANK YOU to the many who have provided so much […]

Spring Sports Report

Midland Valley Invitational Fox Creek 17 McCormick 0 Tommy Joe Carroll pitched for The Creek in the opening round of the Midland Valley Invitational last week. Predator Quadre Castleberry went 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs, four steals and a triple. Kenneth Cox was 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs and Deondre Baskett went 2 […]

Deaths – 2/29/12

Updated 3/1/12, added Jessie Fay Sigers.   Rosemary P. Bledsoe – Whitmire, S.C. Dr. Richard J. Guobaitis – Miami, Fla. SFC Chester F. Jennings – Trenton, S.C. Jessie Fay Sigers – Edgefield, S.C. Richard C. Whittle – Grand Prairie, TX Sarah F. Wyndham – Johnston, S.C.   Rosemary P. Bledsoe WHITMIRE – Rosemary Perry Bledsoe, 59, of Whitmire, died Saturday, February […]

Early Peach Blossoms

Early Peach Blossoms

Intimation of spring is found in the early peach blossoms photographed in our area, by Advertiser staff, February 23. “No season seems more anticipated than Spring./ No other time does life seem more appreciated, than Spring.”  L. Pertillar

Letter to the Editor – Black History

Dear Ms. Mims, I would like to express my gratitude to the folks who helped with our recent series on Black history held at the Macedonia Community Center.   African-American month has never been so well honored in Edgefield as it was this past month.   There are many who helped make these programs a success but […]

Here & There 2/28/12

Edgefield County Alliance: There will be no March meeting of the Alliance. The April meeting will be announced at a later date. Sons of Confederate Veterans: The Martin W. Gary Camp will meet March 1, at 7 p.m. at Oakley Park with supper provided. Speaker will be Jack Parker with a presentation on William “Bloody […]