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 […]

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 […]

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