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 […]

British Author and Historian Comes to Edgefield

British Author and Historian Comes to Edgefield

O’Shaughnessy, Liberty Week Visitor and Lecturer Dr. Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, noted British author and historian, will present a lecture in Edgefield on Wednesday evening, June 29, at 6 p.m., at The Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center.  He is a Professor of History at The University of Virginia and Director of the International Center for Jefferson […]

MJA Endowed Scholarship

MJA Endowed Scholarship

Three Piedmont Technical College students recently received the MJA Endowed Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Lovelette Kenley, an administrative office technology student from North Augusta; and Kara McAlister, scholarship committee member. Not pictured are Brian Davis, a pharmacy technology student from Trenton; and Benjamin Dodson, a diversified agriculture student […]

ECDA Annual June Movie, Friday, June 10

ECDA Annual June Movie, Friday, June 10

The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) invites everyone to the Annual June Downtown Movie on the Square in historic Edgefield on Friday, June 10, 2016.  “Bring your family, your neighbors, and your friends to gather around the Edgefield Square for the Showing of ‘Soul Surfer,’ an inspiring true story!” said Theresa McMullen, ECDA president. The […]

Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Eighty-six year old Jean Bell of Ward, SC, finally got her wings.  Not her angel wings — although some may argue that she deserves those too — but her flight attendant wings.  The story of this event was told to The Advertiser by family friend Kelli Graham, a former flight attendant herself, who was instrumental […]

Rabid Raccoon Found In Edgefield County

Rabid Raccoon Found In Edgefield County

George Bryant notified the Advertiser that, on May 18, a neighbor driving by his house noticed an unhealthy looking raccoon in the Bryant yard, on Garrett Road. George suggested to the neightbor that they get on his golf cart and go find the raccoon, which they did, noticing that truly it was “not right.” They […]

Letter to the Editor – Baseball Memories After Recent Visit

My wife Karin and I were recently visiting my family and friends in and around Johnston. My mother, Annie Lewis Hall, and my brother Cliff, reside in The Saluda Nursing Center and we were pleasantly surprised to find Mother almost back to normal after a bout with pneumonia. Cliff required a full update of all […]

Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

By Julian Landrum Mims III, Ph.D. The readers of our area have something to look forward to – a series of articles that Julian Mims, who grew up on Buncombe Street and attended the schools in Edgefield, offered to this newspaper.  They are full of humor, provoking nostalgia and evoking memories.  The stories reach back […]

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