Teenagers, Philanthropy, and Historic Preservation – WHAT?!

The Watson-Brown Foundation is looking for high school students interested in preserving history and helping the communities of the CSRA for their Junior Board.   The Junior Board is all about historic preservation and philanthropy.  The students spend one evening a month learning about historic preservation, grants, and philanthropy.  In the spring, they award funds to […]

Edgefield County Alliance Meeting

The Edgefield County Alliance will hold its next meeting – Tuesday August 19th 8:00 a.m. in the County Council Building. Realizing Tuesday is the first day of school for some students, please join us when the the kids are settled in school. Everyone is invited to share a light refreshment and conversation.   Across Edgefield County we find a  mixture of […]

Here and There – 8-14-14

Here and There – 8-14-14

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 (swseawright@yahoo.com.) 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 […]

Recent Visitors to Edgefield

Recent Visitors to Edgefield

Dr. Vernon Burton, distinguished author and historian (In My Father’s House are Many Mansions) and native of Ninety-Six, S.C., brought a group of young people to Edgefield to visit the historic town.  They dropped by The Advertiser for a photo.  Dr. Burton explained that two of the young people are his grandchildren, his wife and […]

Junior Volunteer Program at ECHospital

Junior Volunteer Program at ECHospital

From left to right – Samone Stevens, Elisabeth Christie, Emily Stephan, and Brittany Berry (not photographed).  These volunteers have contributed 30+ hours at Edgefield County Hospital.  Honorable Mention – Brittany Berry has volunteered over 90+ hours over several years.  These Junior Volunteers have made a great contribution of their services to our staff here at […]

Here and There – 8-7-14

Here and There – 8-7-14

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 & vegetables, baked goods, artist’s painting, etc. is held Thursday afternoons from 4 until 6 pm. Car Wash/ Fish Fry: Moores AME […]

Edgefield County Youth Learn to Advocate for Agriculture

Edgefield County Youth Learn to Advocate for Agriculture

Newberry, S.C. – Edgefield County students, Nicole Jackson and Abbie Miller, were among a select group of high school juniors and seniors from around the state who recently participated in the 2014 South Carolina Farm Bureau (SCFB) Youth Leadership Conference. “Our Youth Leadership Conference allows students to explore opportunities within agriculture while developing their skills […]

The H. L. Hunley Exhibit is Coming to Edgefield

The H. L. Hunley Exhibit is Coming to Edgefield

Mark your calendar.  For the first time, the H. L. Hunley Exhibit is coming to Edgefield County.  On Friday, September 26th, the Hunley will be in Edgefield in the Piedmont Technical College parking lot.  The exhibit will be open from 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. There will also be Living History demonstrations by […]

250th Anniversary of Arrival of Huguenots

MCCORMICK, S.C. – Huguenot descendants and other persons interested in French Huguenot history will gather at John de la Howe School in McCormick County on Sunday, August 3rd to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the Huguenots at New Bordeaux in August 1764. French reformer John Calvin (1509-1564), born Jean Chauvin, preached that […]

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