Fox Creek Prepares for Multiple Possibilities

Fox Creek Prepares for Multiple Possibilities

Josh Trehan, Fox Creek’s Principal and his team began discussing how to start the ’20-’21 academic year in May. “When we got into June we put a task force together that had representatives from our board of directors, our teachers, our parents, and medical professionals and we all sat down and met,” explained Trehan.  That […]

Wardlaw Opens with Tailored Covid-19 Plan

Wardlaw Opens with Tailored Covid-19 Plan

Pictured: Joe Hulsey             Wardlaw Academy’s teachers returned August 4thand the students returned to a five day a week school schedule on August 11th. “We have been meeting for months about this (COVID-19) and involved the external experts that can help us make decisions,” said Joe Hulsey, Wardlaw Academy’s Co Head of School.              Hulsey thinks Wardlaw, […]

Yellow Jackets in the House, No More!

Yellow Jackets in the House, No More!

Mr. Richard Fuller had a story to tell when he came into the Advertiser Office recently to relate to us the process of extracting a yellow Jacket nest out of the wall of his home, and he had the remnants of the nest to show and to be photographed – “The largest one I have […]

Second Saturday Market Coming Up!

Second Saturday Market Coming Up!

Featuring Music with String Quintet Saturday, August 8, is the next Edgefield 2nd Saturday Market. Currently there are 67 vendors signed up. “Elduets” will be back with their miniature golf and gem mine. (Rumor has it, you can even get a massage.) Food vendors include “Beefedup” with Lasagna, Italian Sausage and Meatball sub; “Battered With […]

Private land deer youth days in South Carolina happening soon

Private land deer youth days in South Carolina happening soon

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Game Zones 3 & 4: Saturday, Aug. 8Game Zone 2: Saturday, Sept. 12Game Zone 1: Saturday, Sept. 26 Regulations for Youth Day are as follows:For youth 17 years old and younger.Youth hunters who have not completed the hunter education program must be accompanied by an adult at least 21 years of age.There are no […]

Merriwether Residents’ Concerns

Merriwether Residents’ Concerns

Wreck last week at Mealing and Currytown Rd. For Subdivision Development Residents in the Merriwether area are opposing a proposed subdivison at Mealing and Currytown Roads. Development company Blue Sky Properties and Investments, LLC based in Aiken County, North Augusta, has submitted a conceptual site plan for 84 lot Annison Pointe Subdivision on a 50 acre […]

Who Dropped By

Who Dropped By

The Advertiser enjoys recording those who choose to drop by the office for business or just a chat while exploring the Town of Edgefield.  The two pictured above were wanting to know some places to explore, on Saturday afternoon (July 18).  They are Peggy Metze (left) and Pamela Woods of Columbia.  The Coronavirus epidemic has upset their work […]

Karen Miller Announces for County Council

Karen Miller Announces for County Council

Karen Miller is announcing for District 2 seat in the Edgefield County Council.  She is new to the political scene but not new to this county.  She married David Miller of the Harry Miller family on the Westside in 2001 and spent many years helping him with his cattle business.  And they have a son. Karen was born […]

Edgefield County Public Library Reopened for Service

Edgefield County Public Library Reopened for Service

The Edgefield County Public Library reopened for regular service on July 22, 2020 following a two-week closure related to the coronavirus.  During the closure, the library was deep cleaned and sanitized by  Duraclean, a North Augusta-based cleaning business.  The library’s current hours of operation are Mondays to Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to […]

Breaking News: ECSD School Board Trustees Reject Governor’s Education Demands

Breaking News: ECSD School Board Trustees Reject Governor’s Education Demands

Pictured left to right: Dr. Carroll Wates, Robin Ball – Chairperson, Dr. Willie Campbell, Josh Black, Director of Instruction and Curriculum, Dr. Kevin O’Gorman, Superintendent, DeidraYoung. Not pictured, Blair Massey – Vice Chair and Johnny Peterson. Not in attendance, Chad Blackston. By Arthur Northrop     During the two past months, the leadership of ECSD developed a […]

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