Book Review:  “Charleston” by Margaret Bradham Thornton

Book Review:  “Charleston” by Margaret Bradham Thornton

Find The Advertiser and Dave in this new novel Reviewed by David Marshall James This emotionally expansive, visually lush novel would have been irresistible as a screen project for producer Ross Hunter and director Douglas Sirk, fifty-plus years ago. Although Margaret Bradham Thornton’s first novel takes place during the early 1990s, it could have been […]

A New Writer Among our Correspondents

A New Writer Among our Correspondents

The Advertiser is celebrating a new writer coming on board. She is Kortlyn McPeek, who is fairly new to the area, her parents having moved to this county a year ago. Kortlyn is an articulate, vivacious young woman, two years out of college, and eager to use her writing skills for this newspaper. Our meeting […]

Here and There – 7-31-14

Here and There – 7-31-14

Cupcake/Lemonade Sale: Pink cupcakes and pink lemonade will be sold in front of Park Row on Friday, Aug. 1 from 10 to 2 by the Taste of Pink Club to support cancer research. Car Wash & Fish Fry: Moores AME Women’s Missionary Society will have a car wash and fish fry, Saturday, Aug. 2, from […]

Summer Camp “Imagination Station”

Summer Camp “Imagination Station”

Theatre for everyone! is a commitment of the Edgefield County Theatre. And in so doing, they are providing a Summer Theatre Camp for the younger set. It opened on Monday, July 21, to a happy, avtive group who started camp with some auditioning to know their preferences in performing. Their mission is to “provide a […]

Here and There – 7-24-14

Here and There – 7-24-14

Calling all Photographers: a group exhibit, September 18-October 17, 2014. Photos must be delivered to Edgefield County Library by September 15. To be held at the library, sponsored by Friends of the Library. Interested parties call 803-640-0625 or email laurel.blossom@earthlink.net Edgefield Farmers and Artisans Market: Town Square, every Saturday until November from 9 a.m. to […]

Here and There – 7-17-14

Here and There – 7-17-14

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. CSRA Family & Friends Day: […]

Middle School Scholars to Walk in the Footsteps of U.S. Leaders

Middle School Scholars to Walk in the Footsteps of U.S. Leaders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Outstanding middle school students from across the United States will take part in an extraordinary leadership development experience, the 2014 Junior National Young Leaders Conference (JrNYLC): Foundations of Leadership I, an Envision program. The program provides a historical view of leadership and encourages young scholars to develop their own leadership skills and […]

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