Cars Broken into in Pine Ridge Country Club Community

            A total of 11 vehicles were reported broken into from the Pine Ridge Country Club community according to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  The thefts are suspected to have occurred sometime between late night Jan. 12 and early morning Jan. 13.  Those vehicles were located at homes on Estates Drive, Pine Ridge Road, Woodridge Road, and Country […]

The Heirs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Heirs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By: Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.  This coming Monday, Edgefield County schools and government offices will close as we honor the memory of Dr. […]

Compunction

Compunction

By Blaney Pridgey All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.  Edward was the oldest boy in our sixth grade class, so we called him “Old Edward.” He wasn’t […]

Megiddo Dream Station Coming to Edgefield County

Megiddo Dream Station, a jog training program, is coming to Edgefield County.  This announcement was made to Edgefield County Council at their monthly meeting, Jan. 7, by Megiddo founder and Executive Director, Kay Benitez.  Benitez presented to Council an overview of the program and her hopes for their program’s success in Edgefield County.                “We want to make […]

North Augusta Annexing Property in Edgefield County

North Augusta Annexing Property in Edgefield County

            The city of North Augusta recently annexed the Baggot property in Edgefield County according to Edgefield County Administrator Tommy Paradise.  Paradise announced the news to Edgefield County Council at their monthly meeting, Jan. 7.  That annexation was completed Jan. 6.  However, Paradise advised that North Augusta also plans to annex the old North Augusta Country Club.  This annexation is […]

What is New at Old Edgefield Pottery

What is New at Old Edgefield Pottery

Shards of pottery in a waster pile at the B.F.Landrum site. “The enormity of these waster piles helps to give a sense of how immense the sale of pottery production was at these sites” (Falk). Photo Courtesy of Juliana Falk Charleston Foundation Group Tour A short interview with Edgefield Potter Justin Guy gave the Advertiser, last […]

Marie Crockett Mims- Augusta, GA

December 8, 1950 – January 14, 2020 Marie Crockett Mims, 69, of Edgefield, SC entered into rest Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 2 PM Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Eastview Cemetery in Edgefield, SC. Ms. Mims was born in Augusta, GA and was the daughter of the late Matthew Hansford and Nancy […]

Mary Quarles – Edgefield, SC

W. Thurmond Burnett                                                                    David T. Burnett Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home PO Box 389 – 801 Columbia Rd. Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 Phone: 803-637-6536 Email: david@edgefieldmercantile.com Mary Quarles Shaffer, 86, wife of the late William C. “Bill” Shaffer entered into rest on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Saturday, January 18, […]

Robert A. Corley – McCormick, SC

Robert A. Corley, 95, resident of McCormick, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Self Regional Medical Center. Born May 22, 1924, in McCormick, he was a son of the late Jesse Robert and Emma Brown Corley.  He was educated in McCormick County Schools and was a US Army Air Corps Veteran of World War II.  Mr. […]

Shooting on Indigo Drive – One Injured

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of someone being shot at a residence on Indigo Drive, Monday, Jan. 6, around 2:00 in the afternoon.  According to an ECSO spokesperson, law enforcement arrived on the scene to find one man shot twice; once in each leg.  The victim was taken by EMS to Augusta University […]