In Memory of the Late Joe Duprey

In Memory of the Late Joe Duprey

The family of Joe Duprey cordially invites you to join in celebrating his life on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at W. E. Parker Elementary School located at 41 Crest Road in Edgefield, S.C. We request you bring your thoughts, prayers and fond memories of Joe Duprey. In lieu of […]

TOY, COY, SSOY Winners Named at Reception

TOY, COY, SSOY Winners Named at Reception

  The program was a little different this year for the TOY, COY and SSOY presentations.  This is the program that introduces the Teacher of the Year and the Support Staff of the Year from the District schools and the Citizen of the Year, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce – a joint effort by […]

Heritage Jubilee Coming September 24th

Heritage Jubilee Coming September 24th

Heritage Jubilee 2016 T-Shirts being modeled by Parker Students Landon and Reece Joyner are available at Town Hall and Seawright Cleaners.  Short sleeves are $10 and long sleeves are $15.   This year’s Heritage Jubilee is fast approaching. The co-chairs of the festival, Richard Kelly and Keith Coleman, have organized what sounds like a fun […]

Sean Burch Rides as Gentleman in Fundraiser

Sean Burch Rides as Gentleman in Fundraiser

Edgefield’s Sean Burch is preparing for a bike ride on Sunday, September 25, along with tens of thousands of distinguished gentlefolk in hundreds of cities worldwide, to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer research and suicide prevention.  These riders will, according to their Web site, don their cravats, tweak their mustaches, […]

Inaugural Fox Creek Cross Country Run

Inaugural Fox Creek Cross Country Run

In scorching heat, Fox Creek held its first home meet in 2 years. The new course is run on trails, gravel, and pavement making for a challenging race. The Predator boys team scored a victory over new Region 3 rival Eau Claire and perennial nemesis Wardlaw Academy. Although Wardlaw’s Hammond Manly easily won the race, […]

Plum Branch, SC – Community Yard Sale

Plum Branch, SC – Community Yard Sale

The Town of Plum Branch, SC on October 8, 2016 will be having a town wide Community Yard Sale. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be a wide variety of items. Household Goods to Guy Stuff, Children and Adult Clothing , something to snack on, Furniture and things you haven’t thought you needed. […]

Patsy Cline is returning to Edgefield Stage

Patsy Cline is returning to Edgefield Stage

Always, Patsy Cline comes to Edgefield County again with the Edgefield County Theatre Company’s production on Oct. 6 & 7 and Oct. 14 & 15 at 8:00 p.m..  A great success with the 2012 production prompted the Company to bring it back again with the two main characters of the play, Patsy and her fan […]

11th Annual Sandy Oaks Rodeo Deemed a Success

11th Annual Sandy Oaks Rodeo Deemed a Success

“It was a huge rodeo” and “It was a good rodeo” were the summations Sandy Quarles, co-owner with her husband Wesley of Sandy Oaks Farm, gave The Advertiser in an interview following the 11th annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo held Aug. 26-27.  While no firm numbers were yet available, Quarles estimated that, in total, “at […]

Edgefield County Chamber – Citizen of the Year Award

Edgefield County Chamber – Citizen of the Year Award

Its time to acknowledge the 21st Annual Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year.  If you know someone who deserves this award (good leadership or community service role, volunteer work, etc) please fill out an application form (call the Chamber office for nomination form) and return it to the Chamber office by Tuesday, September 13th.    […]

Local School Supply Lists Now Available on TeacherLists

Local School Supply Lists Now Available on TeacherLists

Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year, as all of their schools supply lists are now posted on TeacherLists.com. With just one or two clicks, parents can find all of their 2016 lists and get a head start on this annual back-to-school chore. Parents can print their lists […]

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