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 […]

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: […]

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