Twenty Years and More to Go In Memory of Owen Clark

The Ridge Heritage Association met for their twenty-year celebration and some forty members enjoyed their usual informative time followed by a social hour, a set program that was highlighted in several presentations by members on Tuesday evening, February 9. What has been most important to members of this enduring organization has been the need to […]

SEE the Play and Decide!

SEE the Play and Decide!

A Southern Belle Primer held its audience well, but where was the laughter – smiles, yes, but those lines carried great import in the area of making fun of Southerners.  And don’t tell this writer that Southerners don’t like to be made fun of.  They do it to themselves, and enjoy it.  But the lines […]

NWTF Announces New Position Local Beth Worth Fills the Spot

The National Wild Turkey Federation recently created a new position within the organization, Hunting Heritage Center Corporate Event Planner and Coordinator, and tapped local business woman Beth Worth to fill the spot.  Of her hiring, Ken Durham, NWTF Facilities Manager, told The Advertiser, “We’re delighted to have her.”  He went on to say that the […]

DECA Sells Advertiser Subscriptions for Fundraiser

DECA Sells Advertiser Subscriptions for Fundraiser

DECA, the business club at Strom Thurmond High School, under the leadership of Lisa Spinner who teaches in the Career Center, has committed to raising money through their club by selling NEW subscriptions to The Edgefield Advertiser. This is an opportunity for the community to take notice of who they know in the DECA Club […]

Edgefield County Young Farmer Pork BBQ Sandwich Fundraiser

Johnston, SC – The Edgefield County Young Farmer Association will be holding a Pork BBQ sandwich fundraiser Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Strom Thurmond High School. The event begins at 12:00 p.m. and continues until 4:00 p.m., or while supplies last. Volunteers will be serving pulled pork sandwiches, chips, and soda. (The pulled pork will be […]

The Camellia Tea in Review – Colorful and Culinary

The Camellia Tea in Review – Colorful and Culinary

The Edgefield Camellia Club held its annual tea on Friday, February 11, on a day that was sunny and a bit warmer than had been earlier in the week.  In the last several years predicting how the weather will be for the camellias has not been easy.  This year enough blooms escaped the freezing night […]

Couplets Contest Deadline This Friday, Feb. 12

$100 First Prize to be Awarded the Winning Couplet The Fist Annual Couplets Contest, part of the POETRY MEETS POTTERY event to be held at the end of the month, closes this Friday, February 12, when all couplets must be delivered to The Clay Studio on Buncombe St. in Edgefield by the end of the […]

PUBLIC MEETING

PUBLIC MEETING The Town of Edgefield and Edgefield County will be holding a Public Meeting at Edgefield Town Hall on February 17, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. to receive public input on the possibility of extending the Ten Governor’s Trail. If you have any questions or concerns about this project please contact Charlotte Cheatham at 803-637-4014.

Book Signing At Carolina Distillery Feb. 20

Book Signing At Carolina Distillery Feb. 20

Tom Poland will sign Georgialina, A Southland As We Knew It at Carolina Moon Distillery February 20, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Poland has been writing about the disappearing rural South for nearly four decades. His new book brings to life the character of the South as he takes readers down back roads to […]