Tony Frazier – from under the hood to behind the desk

Tony Frazier – from under the hood to behind the desk

Tony Frazier is quick to give the many mentors in his life credit for what he knows and has accomplished.  It is what now he wants to do with his life – give back to the young people out there what he gained during his schooling.  He is leaving his business of 27 years, Frazier […]

“Poetry Meets Pottery” Winner, Nathan Kulp

“Poetry Meets Pottery” Winner, Nathan Kulp

  Pictured are the presentation are Poet Laureate Laurel Blossom, winner Nathan Kulp, Clay Studio owner Beth Thornton and Potter Justin Guy.   On Thursday, June 30 at 3 p.m., Nathan Kulp, the winner of the Poetry Meets Pottery couplets contest that was held in February, was presented with an Edgefield pottery jar inscribed with […]

Annual Cruise-In, Set for July 16, on the Square

Annual Cruise-In, Set for July 16, on the Square

The Cruise-In, on the Square in Edgefield, is planned for July 16, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. This is a free event, rain or shine. People with classic cars, trucks or motorcycles are invited to park on the square and enjoy the atmosphere of dozens of car enthusiasts.  Spectators are welcome, but are asked to […]

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

The South Carolina Department of Education released the winners of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for 2014–2015. The Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards program recognizes schools for attaining high levels of general performance and for making substantial progress in closing the achievement gap between disaggregated groups. Two Edgefield County schools received Palmetto Gold and/or […]

DAVE DAY: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Aiken, SC; Saturday, July 9 in Edgefield, SC

DAVE DAY: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Aiken, SC; Saturday, July 9 in Edgefield, SC

Come celebrate DAVE THE POTTER at a two-day, two-town festival in honor of this extraordinary African-American artisan! Dave, born into slavery, lived for the first three-quarters of the 19th century in the Edgefield District of South Carolina. Thirsty for knowledge, he dared to challenge anti-slave-literacy laws by learning to read and write. He left an […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

I recently thought of a clever speech concept that could be used by any of the three remaining candidates in the ’16 Presidential race. As I developed the idea, I visited one of the candidate’s “Official” websites and realized it was very difficult to communicate my idea to the campaign as compared to contributing my […]

Antioch Sponsors Soul Surfer movie night

Antioch Sponsors Soul Surfer movie night

Antioch Sponsors Soul Surfer, “A Perfect Night on the Square” The ECDA was extremely pleased with the turn out for our June Movie-on-the-Square.  “We had over 150 individuals gathered around the square, participating in all the festivities and then watching Soul Surfer.  Folks were sitting in chairs and spread out on blankets.  It was a postcard […]

Edgefield Sheriff’s Office Receives Multiple Snake Calls

Edgefield Sheriff’s Office Receives Multiple Snake Calls

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to three separate calls involving snakes over the weekend.  In two of those instances, snakes were reported being seen on or around the victims’ homes.  In one of those two calls, to a home on Youngblood Road in Trenton, Friday, June 10, the homeowner reported seeing a 6 foot […]

46th Annual Ridge Peach Festival, June18

46th Annual Ridge Peach Festival, June18

Music and Dance Coming from the Ridge Lots of local talent, coming from the Ridge prjmarily, will be spreading their song and dance throughout the day at the 46th Annual Ridge Peach Festival in Trenton, S.C. starting at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.  As noted in additional stories inn the Advertiser print edition, Brooker Strom and […]