SRP Federal Credit Union 4thAnnual Fun Shoot Successfully Raises Funds To Benefit Edgefield County Hospital

SRP Federal Credit Union 4thAnnual Fun Shoot Successfully Raises Funds To Benefit Edgefield County Hospital

RIDGE HEATHCARE FOUNDATION BOARD PO Box 163 Trenton, SC 29847   October 8, 2018                                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Members of the Ridge Healthcare Foundation Board extend their most sincere thanks to the sponsors, participants and community for supporting the 4thAnnual Fun Shoot to benefit the Edgefield County Hospital. The event held at the NWTF […]

Curtis R. Trotter – Modoc, SC

Thurmond Burnett          Phone: (803)637-6536 David T. Burnett              Fax: (803)637-6006 Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc. Established 1902 801 Columbia Road Post Office Box 389 Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com October 4, 2018 Curtis R. Trotter Modoc, SC   Curtis Ray Trotter, 90, husband of the late Blondelle Clegg Trotter, of […]

Former Edgefieldian Pamela Moore is Featured Artist    

Former Edgefieldian Pamela Moore is Featured Artist      

  Jim Harrison Gallery in Denmark, SC will host a reception on Sunday, October 7 from 1 pm to 4 pm to introduce our Featured Artist: Pamela Urban Moore. Her exhibit will be available for viewing at Jim Harrison Gallery from October 7-30. Call Teri Harrell 1-800-793-5796 for more information. Example of artist’s work  

My College Reunion

My College Reunion

In writing these columns for The Edgefield Advertiser, I have tried not to make them too personal – and therefore, I hope, not too boring for people who care about national, state, and county issues but not so much about any columnist’s personal issues. I’ll make an exception this week and talk about one aspect […]

A Long Way to Thank County Leadership

A Long Way to Thank County Leadership

By Scott Cooper In economics, there is the study of macro-economics and the study of micro-economics.   The same is true when studying geography.  A macroscopic approach to human geography aims to identify large-scale patterns in observed phenomena rather than concentrating on local data, especially in the analysis of population distribution, and its relation to […]

COY, TOY and SSOY Celebration of Success

COY, TOY and SSOY Celebration of Success

Pictured above are the winners for the Annual Celebration of Success, sponsored by the EC School District and Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce:  left to right, Michael Zachary is Teacher of the Year; Marian Hamilton is Citizen of the Year; Johnny Williams is Support Staff of the Year.   Support Staff of the Year and […]

Edgefield County Man Missing

Edgefield County Man Missing

Wade Lamar Brannon of Trenton, SC, has been reported missing to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  Brannon was last seen on Sept. 9 walking down Knight Lane in Trenton.  Brannon is described as a black male, approximately 5’ 11”, and weighing about 155 lbs.  At the time of his disappearance, Brannon is believed to have […]

Trenton Firemen

Trenton Firemen

The Trenton Fire Department hosted their annual Family Night Dinner, Tuesday, Sept. 18.  Hotdogs, hamburgers, and lots of fixings were enjoyed by the group and their families and guests.  Here the firemen are pictured as they gathered together after the meal for a photo op.  

Becky Cotton: The Devil in Petticoats

Becky Cotton: The Devil in Petticoats

“Oh mercy! cries the reader—what! Old Edgefield again! Another murder in Edgefield! Why, ‘twas but t’other day that you gave us a history sufficient to freeze the blood with horror—the history of a husband murdering his wife! And now you talk of a history ten times, if possible more unnatural and horrible still—the history of […]

A Town Turtle Becomes a Country Turtle

A Town Turtle Becomes a Country Turtle

Martha MacDonald is usually seen on the Square in the Distillery where she works a number of days a week. One day last week, September 17 to be exact, she spotted a box turtle moving slowly along the sidewalk, close to the Advertiser steps, headed her way. She was at the time digging up some […]