Parkdale Mills Closes Its Doors in Edgefield County

Parkdale Mills Closes Its Doors in Edgefield County

Economic Development Partnership President and CEO, Will Williams, confirmed for the Advertiser, Thursday, Dec. 1, that Parkdale Mills #20, located on Rabbit Trail Road in Edgefield, has ended its operations in Edgefield County.  In a statement to the Advertiser, Williams said that the company announced to employees their intended closure Nov. 15 and that the […]

Third Suspect in Sportsman’s Corner Armed Robbery Captured

Third Suspect in Sportsman’s Corner Armed Robbery Captured

The third suspect in the armed robbery that occurred Nov.11 at Sportsman’s Corner has been captured.  According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office who spoke to the Advertiser, Rashwan Hairstom was caught in Greensboro, NC, by the Greensboro Police Department, Tuesday, Nov. 29.  The two other suspects in this crime, Khalid Edward […]

Wardlaw Claims SCISA 8-man Div. 1 Championship

Wardlaw Claims SCISA 8-man Div. 1 Championship

By: Gerald Doolittle Last Saturday was a rewarding day for the Wardlaw Academy Patriots as they won a hard fought football game over the Holly Hill Academy Raiders 30-22 to claim the SCISA 8-Man Division One State Championship and finish the season at 11-3. The Patriots took advantage of a 37 yard punt return  and […]

King Academy Uses Old Advertisers To Create

King Academy Uses Old Advertisers To Create

        King Academy, through Helen Mims of Edgefield (a teacher at the Academy), requested some of the old Edgefield Advertiser copies available to the public for various needs.  With the request, the staff learned that something artistic would be happening with the papers.  And it did.  Below one reads in the “Knight […]

Break-in at Sweetwater Baptist Church

Break-in at Sweetwater Baptist Church

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in at Sweetwater Baptist Church, Monday, Nov. 14.  According to the ECSO report on the incident, unknown suspects gained entry into the church’s gym by using a side rear door.  Once inside, they took from a closet a black Carvin sound system with two speakers valued at […]

Edgefield Christmas Parade – Dec 4th – SAVE THE DATE!

Edgefield Christmas Parade – Dec 4th – SAVE THE DATE!

The 43rd Annual Edgefield Christmas Parade will be on Sunday, December 4, 2016, at 3:00 p.m.   This year the parade will be dedicated to our Edgefield County Law Enforcement Agencies. Bring your family and friends and a comfortable chair!  Enjoy the parade as the small town Christmas spirit fills the air!  One never knows who […]

Mermaid Cast Invites for Tea

Mermaid Cast Invites for Tea

Members of the cast of The Mermaid, a musical that was in production at Strom Thurmond High School last week, entertained many of the young, elementary age girls at tea on Saturday.  It was an exciting time for the children as they heard the cast perform and were able to get their autographs.  And they […]

Crime Beat – November 15, 2016 Armed Robbery / Fire Arms Stolen

Crime Beat – November 15, 2016 Armed Robbery / Fire Arms Stolen

Armed Robbery at Sportsman’s Corner – 2 in Custody Two suspects were taken into custody Friday night, Nov. 11, by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office for their suspected part in an armed robbery that occurred at Sportsman’s Corner on Martintown Road.  According to a spokesperson with the ECSO and a report on the matter, a […]

Edgefield County Under Burn Ban – No Outdoor Burning

Edgefield County Under Burn Ban – No Outdoor Burning

The National Weather Service issued a notice Nov. 11, 2016, that the South Carolina Forestry Commission has issued a burning ban for several counties in South Carolina including Edgefield County.  This ban prohibits outdoor burning including yard debris but does not extend to campfires and open-fire cooking.  According to the release, the ban is a […]

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