Nat’l Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018

 Nat’l Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018

Girl Scouts sold cookies, Saturday morning, assisted by their Troop Leader (center) Beverly Griffith.   Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands joined other Girl Scout councils across the United States February 23–25 to participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018.   Local Girls Scouts participating in the cookie sales on Saturday morning in […]

The Community Helps Seniors Celebrate Valentine’s  

The Community Helps Seniors Celebrate Valentine’s   

  Members from the community who assisted in the Bags of Love project, sponsored by the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce.   The Edgefield County Senior Center celebrated Valentines Day on Tuesday, February 13th.  Forty-eight seniors showed up for the party.  They enjoyed a game of Bingo led by volunteer Darleen Abraham.  The new valentine […]

Incident on School Bus Spills Over at Bus Stop

Incident on School Bus Spills Over at Bus Stop

Unloaded Pellet Gun Brandished              A fight between two juveniles on a school bus Feb. 20 spilled over to a bus stop according to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office who spoke to the Advertiser.  According to the ECSO, two male Merriwether Middle School children got into a […]

Essie Nicholson Retires after 15 Years

Essie Nicholson Retires after 15 Years

Essie Nicholson, founder and director of Women in Unity, has called it quits.  After fifteen years serving as the Director of Operations and much prayer, “Mrs. Essie” (as people call her) felt that it was time to move on and allow some one else to come in and take WIU to another level. Essie started […]

Lights on at Presbyterian Church on Penn St.

Lights on at Presbyterian Church on Penn St.

On Sunday, Jan. 28, it was evident the Presbyterian Church on Penn St. which has been empty and unused for so many years was quite active on a Sunday afternoon, January 28. The lights, in the form of hanging chandeliers inside, were brightly lit, cars filled the paved parking area, and the overgrown shrubbery had […]

Annual Christmas Tour of Churches Sunday, Dec. 10

Annual Christmas Tour of Churches Sunday, Dec. 10

The Christmas Tour of Churches, sponsored by the Edgefield County Historical Society, will be held on Sunday, December 10th, beginning at 3:00 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Buncombe Street.  As in prior years, the Tour will proceed to the First Baptist Church on Church Street, from there to Trinity Episcopal Church on Simkins Street, […]

SCDOT News

SCDOT News

4 Way Stop Coming at Weaver and Bland Baptist The Advertiser was notified by SCDOT that the intersection at Weaver Road and Bland Baptist Road is getting more stop signs as it is to become a 4-way stop effective Dec. 18.  That intersection is currently a 2-way stop.  This was described by a DOT official […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Trenton, South Carolina, has turned pink again — and this time it’s at the post office, not in the peach orchards. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Susan Curry, Trenton’s Post Master, is a two- year survivor of the dreaded disease that annually claims the lives of more than 40,000 Americans. Susan and her Co-worker, Angie […]