The Fox Creek Predators football team lost Friday night’s home non-conference game against Dreher by a score of 48-6.
The Strom Thurmond High School varsity football team defeated Aiken High School Friday night in a non-conference season opener by a score of 17–10.
It’s that time of the year again when we acknowledge our Citizen of the Year and Teachers of the Year, Support Staff of the Year, and our District Teacher of the Year, as well as District Support Staff of the Year. Celebration of Success 2014 will be held, Tuesday evening, September 2nd, beginning at 6:30 […]
– By Tiffani Ireland – The 9th annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo is once again coming to the Lazy J Arena on Hwy 23 West, Friday and Saturday nights, August 22 & 23. Gates will open at 6:00 each evening, and the performances will start at 8:00. Tickets are on sale now and prices can […]
Heritage Jubilee: Edgefield’s Heritage Jubilee will be held Saturday, September 27. For more information call or email: (803)637-6687 or (803)637-1800 (firstname.lastname@example.org.) Edgefield Farmers and Artisans Market: Town Square, every Saturday until November from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plants, vegetables, fresh eggs, crafts and more. Vendors welcome. Info: 706-631-5564. Johnston Farmers Market: with seasonal fruits […]
“Way Down Yonder in the Paw Paw Patch” is the song most folks around here grew up with: “Pickiin’ up paw paws, puttin’ ‘em in the basket” as the song continues. And Bill Moody, whose paw paws are the inspiration for this story, says: ”Listen to the words. You pick up the paw paws after […]
The Old Edgefield Blacksmith Shop is beginning to bustle again. Jamie Von Stevens, the Edgefield Blacksmith, is making way for teaching folks interested in learning the art of blacksmithing. This is happening because she bought an old blacksmith shop in Georgetown and moved it here, which gives her several stations to work in – with […]
Opinion – By Robert Scott – When I first started writing these OpEds for The Edgefield Advertiser, I was thinking that there was only so much one could say and too soon the columns would become repetitive. But like many of you, I read a lot of newspapers (some online), listen willingly or not to […]
Opinion – By Senator Tim Scott – COLUMBIA, SC — The brave men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform deserve our honor and our kept promises. South Carolina’s 400,000 veterans rely on the services provided by the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston […]
– By Bettis Rainsford – The Edgefield County Historical Society traces its beginning to the year 1939. In that year, inspired by the planning for the Centennial Celebration of the Edgefield County Courthouse which occurred in July of 1939, Mrs. Agatha Abney Woodson, a longtime local historian, brought together a group of Edgefield leaders to […]