BLACK WALL STREET: THE AMERICAN DREAM TURNED NIGHTMARE

The Edgefield community is cordially invited to attend a historical drama titled “Black Wall Street: The American Dream Turned Nightmare” scheduled for March 20, 4:00 PM at the Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina-Aiken located at 471 University Parkway, Aiken South Carolina. At the heart of the play is the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma […]

Poetry Meets Pottery COUPLETS CONTEST

Submit a couplet to the Poetry Meets Pottery COUPLETS CONTEST! $100 First Prize! Come to the Edgefield County Public Library this Saturday, 10 AM-Noon, for a workshop on the rhymed couplet. There you can pick up the necessary supplies and information concerning how to submit your couplet. Contestants must be residents of Edgefield County. Couplets […]

Pastor Sloan Gordon to be Installed

Pastor Sloan Gordon to be Installed

Cedar Spring Baptist Church, 1836 Hwy 283, Plum Branch, SC, is having an Installation Service for Pastor Sloan Gordon on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 2:30PM. Installation Sermon Speaker is Rev. Michael Butler, Pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, McCormick, SC. Pastor Gordon was born in Edgefield, South Carolina. He was educated through the […]

JOHNSTON POLICE OFFICER WANTED

The Johnston Police Department is accepting applications for a Police Officer. Each applicant must hold a high school diploma or equivalency, a valid SC Driver’s License, be at least 21 years of age, and have no felony record. Experienced, certified officers are encouraged to apply, but all interested persons should also apply. All applicants must […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the historic 33rd annual event. The Festival will be held May 7, 2016, in Johnston, known as the Peach Capital of the World. Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day […]

Edgefield County Council

Campbell Again Chairman of Council   Hospital Asks for Gen. Obligation Bond Dean Campbell was again elected to fill the Chairman position of Edgefield County Council at the group’s regular monthly meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 5. Genia Blackwell, who served as Chairwoman this past year but had previously served under Campbell as Vice-Chair, was again voted to […]

BINGO! BINGO! BINGO!

Johnston Elementary School is having a Bingo night Thursday January 14 at 6:00 p.m. Hotdog supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. Come to the JES Cafeteria and play for some great prizes donated by our local businesses and support your local school.

12-Year-Old Entrepreneur Starts a Business after a Hardship Turns Hers and Her Family’s Life Upside Down

12-Year-Old Entrepreneur Starts a Business after a Hardship Turns Hers and Her Family’s Life Upside Down

This is an intriguing story of an industrious youth. The article was sent to The Advertiser for publication. The sender notes that Kylah’s “location is Edgefield, S.C.” Also, she is a student at JET Middle School. Ed. Note TicTocRings was born after Kylah decided she was going to change her family’s predicament. She began talking […]

Clemson Tigers to Play for National Championship

Clemson Tigers to Play for National Championship

By Jack Reece The 14-0 Clemson Tigers, in front of a large percentage of the population of South Carolina, defeated Oklahoma 37 to 17 in The Capital One Orange Bowl last New Year’s Eve. Clemson’s offense led by quarterback Deshaun Watson and running back Wayne Gallman rolled by 533 yards on Oklahoma’s defense. Watson, the […]