Remembering Mandela

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived.  It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. ~Nelson Mandela The world joined together in mourning on Thursday after learning of […]

What is in the Print Edition this Week

Here are just a few of the things you will miss this week if you do not subscribe to or pick up a copy of The Edgefield Advertiser – in boxes and local convenience stores Wednesday morning. Subscribe today, to have your copy delivered to your mailbox each week, so you don’t miss anything and remained […]

Alliance to Hear EMA Officials

The next meeting of the Edgefield County Alliance will be Tuesday, December 17, 8:00 a.m. in the County Council building. The invitation is open to all those interested, whether this may be the first time or not.  The lack of knowledge regarding what resources are available in the community is why the Alliance is partnering with the Edgefield […]

Merriwether Visits the Ruth Patrick Science Center

Merriwether Visits the Ruth Patrick Science Center

First graders at Merriwether Elementary enjoyed a field trip to the Ruth Patrick Science Center at USC-Aiken in November.  Students participated in a workshop that let them manipulate toys to show forces.  The students also went to the planetarium to see a show on examples of things in their environment.  It was an exciting day […]

Yard of the Season in Johnston

Yard of the Season in Johnston

The Peach Blossom Garden Club of Johnston has selected the yard of the season for Winter. It is the yard of Janet Johnson of 303 Jackson Street. The house and yard is enhanced by various Christmas decorations.

Florence Kinard Householder

RIDGE SPRING, S.C. – Florence Kinard Householder, 88, of Ridge Spring died Sunday, December 8, 2013, at home. She was born in Newberry, the daughter of the late Herman J. Kinard and Annie Isabell Metts Kinard. She was married to the late Robert “Bob” S. Householder, Sr. for 56 years. She was a lifelong member […]

Fox Creek Boys Basketball Team Wins Garden City Tourney

Fox Creek Boys Basketball Team Wins Garden City Tourney

Coach Andrew Peckham’s Predators won the Garden City classic last weekend hosted by Augusta Prep.  Fox Creek defeated Curtis Baptist 72 to 66 to clinch the title.  The tournament most valuable player was awarded to Fox Creek’s Marques Sumner a 6’ junior guard.  Another Predator 6’ 3” junior forward Ikel El was selected to the […]

County Receives Positive Audit; Council Chooses Animal Shelter Site

County Receives Positive Audit; Council Chooses Animal Shelter Site

At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Edgefield County Council was addressed by George Kennedy and Lee Wagner of the accounting firm Elliott, Davis, LLP, regarding the county’s annual audit.  Mr. Kennedy related that the while there had been an anticipation of using $274,636 from reserves, because of positive revenue trends, the […]

Richard Audie Boatwright

MONETTA, S.C. – Funeral Services for Richard Audie Boatwright, age 60, will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at Bland Funeral Home Chapel at 11 o’clock with burial to follow in Ridge Spring Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 – 11 am prior to the service at the funeral home. Mr. Boatwright died […]