British Author and Historian Comes to Edgefield

British Author and Historian Comes to Edgefield

O’Shaughnessy, Liberty Week Visitor and Lecturer Dr. Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, noted British author and historian, will present a lecture in Edgefield on Wednesday evening, June 29, at 6 p.m., at The Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center.  He is a Professor of History at The University of Virginia and Director of the International Center for Jefferson […]

MJA Endowed Scholarship

MJA Endowed Scholarship

Three Piedmont Technical College students recently received the MJA Endowed Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Lovelette Kenley, an administrative office technology student from North Augusta; and Kara McAlister, scholarship committee member. Not pictured are Brian Davis, a pharmacy technology student from Trenton; and Benjamin Dodson, a diversified agriculture student […]

ECDA Annual June Movie, Friday, June 10

ECDA Annual June Movie, Friday, June 10

The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) invites everyone to the Annual June Downtown Movie on the Square in historic Edgefield on Friday, June 10, 2016.  “Bring your family, your neighbors, and your friends to gather around the Edgefield Square for the Showing of ‘Soul Surfer,’ an inspiring true story!” said Theresa McMullen, ECDA president. The […]

Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Eighty-six year old Jean Bell of Ward, SC, finally got her wings.  Not her angel wings — although some may argue that she deserves those too — but her flight attendant wings.  The story of this event was told to The Advertiser by family friend Kelli Graham, a former flight attendant herself, who was instrumental […]

Rabid Raccoon Found In Edgefield County

Rabid Raccoon Found In Edgefield County

George Bryant notified the Advertiser that, on May 18, a neighbor driving by his house noticed an unhealthy looking raccoon in the Bryant yard, on Garrett Road. George suggested to the neightbor that they get on his golf cart and go find the raccoon, which they did, noticing that truly it was “not right.” They […]

Letter to the Editor – Baseball Memories After Recent Visit

My wife Karin and I were recently visiting my family and friends in and around Johnston. My mother, Annie Lewis Hall, and my brother Cliff, reside in The Saluda Nursing Center and we were pleasantly surprised to find Mother almost back to normal after a bout with pneumonia. Cliff required a full update of all […]

Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

By Julian Landrum Mims III, Ph.D. The readers of our area have something to look forward to – a series of articles that Julian Mims, who grew up on Buncombe Street and attended the schools in Edgefield, offered to this newspaper.  They are full of humor, provoking nostalgia and evoking memories.  The stories reach back […]

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Congratulations to: Leo James Antuna, Christopher Paul Armstrong, Malcolm Jamal Axen, Dalton Ellis Bagshaw, Derek Arthur Barnhart, Joshua Davis Barton, Titus Cordell Bean, Quianna Renee Berry, Aleshia Moquita Blacks, Aliya Porscha Blacks, Jermiah Christopher Blocker, Samuel Jackson Blythe, Brittney Elizabeth Boatwright, Marquis Anthony Brooks, Caitlyn Brice Brown, Keati DeVarje Buchanan, Aaliyah Shavon Buckhanon, Shuron Al-Keim […]

Wardlaw Announces New Head of School

Wardlaw Announces New Head of School

A press release below from Wardlaw Academy dated April 22. We are pleased to announce the hiring of Joe Hulsey as our new Head of School, with his start date being July 1st.  Mr. Hulsey was raised in Columbia and comes to us with over twenty years of experience in schools in the Savannah and […]

“Palmetto Hospitality”

“Palmetto Hospitality”

The Woman’s Club of Johnston is happy to present their annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon April 23, at 10:30 a.m. at the Johnston Methodist Church.  The theme of this year’s Fashion Show is “Palmetto Hospitality.”  Members of the Women’s Club of Johnston will model classic outfits provided by the popular Mae’s of Batesburg.  Luncheon […]