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 […]

SEE the Play and Decide!

SEE the Play and Decide!

A Southern Belle Primer held its audience well, but where was the laughter – smiles, yes, but those lines carried great import in the area of making fun of Southerners.  And don’t tell this writer that Southerners don’t like to be made fun of.  They do it to themselves, and enjoy it.  But the lines […]

NWTF Announces New Position Local Beth Worth Fills the Spot

The National Wild Turkey Federation recently created a new position within the organization, Hunting Heritage Center Corporate Event Planner and Coordinator, and tapped local business woman Beth Worth to fill the spot.  Of her hiring, Ken Durham, NWTF Facilities Manager, told The Advertiser, “We’re delighted to have her.”  He went on to say that the […]

DECA Sells Advertiser Subscriptions for Fundraiser

DECA Sells Advertiser Subscriptions for Fundraiser

DECA, the business club at Strom Thurmond High School, under the leadership of Lisa Spinner who teaches in the Career Center, has committed to raising money through their club by selling NEW subscriptions to The Edgefield Advertiser. This is an opportunity for the community to take notice of who they know in the DECA Club […]

Edgefield County Young Farmer Pork BBQ Sandwich Fundraiser

Johnston, SC – The Edgefield County Young Farmer Association will be holding a Pork BBQ sandwich fundraiser Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Strom Thurmond High School. The event begins at 12:00 p.m. and continues until 4:00 p.m., or while supplies last. Volunteers will be serving pulled pork sandwiches, chips, and soda. (The pulled pork will be […]

The Camellia Tea in Review – Colorful and Culinary

The Camellia Tea in Review – Colorful and Culinary

The Edgefield Camellia Club held its annual tea on Friday, February 11, on a day that was sunny and a bit warmer than had been earlier in the week.  In the last several years predicting how the weather will be for the camellias has not been easy.  This year enough blooms escaped the freezing night […]