Our State Flower – in Johnston

Our State Flower – in Johnston

Photos and Story by Judy Holmes Kayla Hall of Johnston, age 7, has always loved knowing she had the state flower, the Yellow Jessamine and the State tree, the Palmetto Tree, at Johnston Elementary because they were planted there years ago; but she went on a search for Yellow Jessamine in the wild.  She found […]

Here & There 3/13/12

Silent/Live Auction: at Juniper restaurant in Ridge Spring, March 16, from 7-9 p.m.; to benefit the American Red Cross of Saluda County; Tickets are $35.00 each, 2/$60.00. More information call: Monnie Romines (864-803-1013) or Jerrold Watson (803-685-7881). Shamrock Run/Oyster Roast: Sat., March 17 on the square in Edgefield; Queen of the Leprechauns Parade on the […]

ETV Host Patrick McMillan to Guide Stevens Creek Hike

Patrick McMillan, host of the ETV nature program Expeditions, will guide a hike in the Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve in Clarks Hill, SC. McMillan will take us on a one and one-half mile walk and identify and discuss the many rare plants found in the Preserve. Fifteen rare plant species are found on this Stevens […]

Career Fair at STHS

Friday morning The Advertiser attended a career fair at Strom Thurmond High School. There were many area businesses in attendance sharing information about their businesses and possible career paths for the students.

Fairway Food Center Has New Owners

Fairway Food Center Has New Owners

The “Brazell Boys” Will Continue There “It has been a pleasure serving the public here in Edgefield,” were the words from the chorus of three men who have been a part of Fairway Food Center for many years. Henry Weston Brazell, the father of Robert and Thomas who joined him, sat with us for an […]

STHS Competing at State Mock Trial Competition

STHS Competing at State Mock Trial Competition

These young people will be competing this weekend at the state Mock Trial Competition.  Watch for the results.  Participating students include Ashley Bodiford, John Gillespie, Jacob Harding, Jamarr McCain, Melanie McKinney, Arturo Pineda, Kaitlyn Pugh, Megan Rudd, Erin Sweeney, Miller Thompson and Keyson Whiteside. The teacher coaches are Denise Jackson, Jeffrey Bryan and Steven McKinney. […]

Here & There 3/6/12

Planning Commission: The Planning Commission meeting for Mar. 8 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 13. BBQ Chicken Sale: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Saturday, March 10, at 11 a.m. $6.50 will include ½ chicken, potato salad, slaw and bread. Community Yard Sale /Cook-out:  March 10, 8 a.m. […]

Sixth Annual Shamrock Run – In Memory of Sandra Friar

Sixth Annual Shamrock Run – In Memory of Sandra Friar

Edgefield’s sixth annual Shamrock Run/Walk will be held on St. Patrick’s Day this year, Saturday, March 17   and it will begin at 11 a.m. at Bi-Lo with proceeds going to Relay for Life. On the same day the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an Oyster Roast on the square in Edgefield from 1-4 […]

6th Annual Silent/Live Auction in Ridge Spring

A Silent/Live Auction to benefit The American Red Cross in Saluda County will be held on Friday, March 16, from 7-9 p.m. at Juniper in Ridge Spring. Last year this event raised $10,000. This money was used to help disaster victims in Saluda County. All disaster assistance is free of charge to the victim. It […]