The Hunt for the Golden Egg – Seniors at Play

The Hunt for the Golden Egg – Seniors at Play

The Advertiser in last week’s paper made the comment that Easter Egg Hunts are exciting for children.  After visiting the Senior Center on Thursday morning, it is very clear to the Advertiser that egg hunts are for adults also.  These seniors were very serious in their hunt for Easter eggs.  Showing great civility, Activities Director […]

State President to Speak at NAACP Banquet

State President to Speak at NAACP Banquet

Dr. Lonnie Randolph, Jr., will speak Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at the Collins Building on Bettis Campus. The occasion is the NAACP Banquet. Lonnie Randolph, Jr. is a native of Columbia, South Carolina where he attended local public schools and graduated from Dreher High School.  Dr. Randolph is an alumnus of Benedict College […]

The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics

The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics

  In this week’s edition, The Advertiser presents a new feature; a type of restaurant review.   Called The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics, this feature, which is currently slated to be a monthly addition to the paper, will be presented by two members of The Advertiser family.  This married couple will visit area eateries and report back […]

Notice of Public Meeting

Notice of Public Meeting Commissioner for DOT’s Third District to be Elected March 10, 2016 March 4, 2016, COLUMBIA, S.C. — Legislators residing in South Carolina’s Third Congressional District will meet on March 10th to elect their member to the Department of Transportation Commission. The Third Congressional District of South Carolina is the same as […]

Couplet Contest Finds a Winner!

Couplet Contest Finds a Winner!

Nathan Alan Kulp of Trenton won the First Place Blue Ribbon in the Couplet Contest sponsored by the Poet Laureate of Edgefield, Laurel Blossom.  This contest brought together the two worlds of poetry and pottery as it drew from the renowned potter Dave Drake and his couplets put on his pots in the 19th century.  […]

NWTF Receives Land Donation

Tim and Emily Campbell recently donated 900 aces of land in Western North Carolina to the National Turkey Federation.  The land is located in Graham County and is part of the lower Yellow Creek Valley.  The site is under a conservation easement and is surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest. NWTF CEO George Thornton, who […]

Locals Participate In and Visit the Battle Of Aiken

Locals Participate In and Visit the Battle Of Aiken

Civil War re-enactors and living history demonstrators converged on Powell Pond Road in Aiken, SC, over the weekend for the annual re-enactment of the Battle of Aiken.  The historical weekend began Friday, Feb. 19, with School Day.  Students from local schools as well as many area home schooled children visited the site to see demonstrations […]

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 […]