The Cowboy and the City Girl are coming to town! That’s right! On Friday, April 28, at 5PM at The Tompkins Library, Alice Friman, winner of the Georgia Book Award and poet-in-residence at Georgia College will bring her witty and wise poems to Edgefield in tandem with cattle rancher, artist and poet, Sean Sexton, Poet […]
Four Edgefield County School buses were destroyed in a fire, Apr. 7, at JET Middle School. A report from the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, which assisted the Edgefield Fire Department with this fire, details that a man was headed to work around 4:00 in the morning when he noticed fire coming from behind a home […]
Ben Collar (3rd grade) and Grace Viseth (4th grade) each won first place in the state (for their grade levels) in the Garden Club of South Carolina Youth Symposium, Smokey Bear poster contest. Students across the state were asked to draw and accurately color a poster of Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl. Ben and Grace […]
Winners, Distinguished Young Woman North & South Edgefield Mary Ashlyn Goforth, Distinguished Young Woman of North Edgefield County and Gracie Herrin, Distinguished Young Woman of South Edgefield County.
Mayor Terrance Culbreath has confirmed to the Advertiser, Thursday, April 6, that the state of emergency he declared for the town of Johnston yesterday has been lifted. The mayor made the declaration after the town saw heavy damage from storms that rolled through the area Wednesday. That damage included downed trees and power lines and […]
EDGEFIELD, S.C. – The National Wild Turkey Federation Board of Directors announced Becky Humphries as its new chief executive officer, a role she will assume effective April 10, 2017. “I am honored to be appointed CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation,” said Humphries. “I came to this organization because I wanted to help save […]
The Town of Johnston and Edgefield County emergency responders are on the scene in Johnston, SC responding to a high wind damage event, possible tornado. There are several buildings damaged with trees and power lines down. The Johnston Police Department is requesting that people stay in place and not travel on the roads. This is […]
The final state championship round was close, but the Strom Thurmond High School (STHS) Mock Trial team defeated Socastee High School, an institution with a history of national champions. STHS clenched the 2017 Mock Trial State Championship, while competing against schools with resources and numbers beyond its own, earning accolades from judges and observers, and […]
This month the Culinary Critics are not reviewing an area restaurant, but rather, we are looking back at a year’s worth of reviews. We have thus far visited 11 different eateries; we took the month of December off (hard to fit one more meal in between all the Christmas celebrations). So this month, we will […]
Mr. J. L. Doolittle was presented a certificate for 70 years as a member of the American Legion Post 30, last Thursday, Marche 16, at the regular meeting. Mr. Doolittle will be 99 this year. He told Vernon Holmes, Post Commander, that he hopes to live to be a hundred years old.