Annual Cruise-In, Set for July 16, on the Square

Annual Cruise-In, Set for July 16, on the Square

The Cruise-In, on the Square in Edgefield, is planned for July 16, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. This is a free event, rain or shine. People with classic cars, trucks or motorcycles are invited to park on the square and enjoy the atmosphere of dozens of car enthusiasts.  Spectators are welcome, but are asked to […]

Hubbard Wins 11th Solicitor’s Race

Hubbard Wins 11th Solicitor’s Race

In a Republican run-off Rick Hubbard defeated Candice Lively in Edgefield County 601 to 284. In the four counties in this circuit, Lexington, Edgefield, McCormick and Saluda, he received 60% of the vote. With 137 precincts tallied it was Hubbard: 9,870 and Lively: 6,459. Hubbard, a Gilbert resident, was an assistant for 22 years to […]

Strom Thurmond HS Athletic Booster Club

Strom Thurmond HS Athletic Booster Club

 REBELS!!! Athletic Booster Club memberships, banner renewals and new banner forms need to be mailed by July 31st.  Forms are available in the front office of STHS, at the Edgefield Butcher Shop, on line at edgefieldadvertiser.com or from Janet Johnson at jjohnson50000@yahoo.com. Information in regard to options, fees and how to contact the booster club […]

Golf Carts Stolen

Golf Carts Stolen

Two golf carts were reported stolen in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County, Sunday, June 26.  According to ECSO reports of the thefts, one of the golf carts was stolen from a residence on Locust Drive sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Sunday.  The other was stolen the same day from a residence […]

Armed Robbery in Edgefield

Armed Robbery in Edgefield

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery on Lucius Lane near Country Club Road, Saturday night, June 25.  According to an ECSO report on the incident, a female was at Soap and Suds Laundry Mat in Edgefield, Saturday, when she was approached by a man on a bicycle.  The man asked the […]

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

The South Carolina Department of Education released the winners of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for 2014–2015. The Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards program recognizes schools for attaining high levels of general performance and for making substantial progress in closing the achievement gap between disaggregated groups. Two Edgefield County schools received Palmetto Gold and/or […]

Bricks Thrown at Multiple Tractor Trailers on Hwy 25

Bricks Thrown at Multiple Tractor Trailers on Hwy 25

Bricks Thrown at Multiple Tractor Trailers on Hwy 25   Multiple tractor trailers were the targets of bricks on Edgefield Road (Hwy 25 ) at Academy Estates Road in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 28.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incidents, drivers of three different tractor trailers reported […]

DAVE DAY: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Aiken, SC; Saturday, July 9 in Edgefield, SC

DAVE DAY: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Aiken, SC; Saturday, July 9 in Edgefield, SC

Come celebrate DAVE THE POTTER at a two-day, two-town festival in honor of this extraordinary African-American artisan! Dave, born into slavery, lived for the first three-quarters of the 19th century in the Edgefield District of South Carolina. Thirsty for knowledge, he dared to challenge anti-slave-literacy laws by learning to read and write. He left an […]

Letter to the Editor – Edgefield County Theatre Company

Letter to the Editor – Edgefield County Theatre Company

In the interview for the article addressed in the letter below (ECTC in Limbo, June 15 Advertiser), both the reporter and editor clarified with the interviewees the intent of the article. The intent was to address the necessary change of venue for the theatre and how they were managing that. The reporter brought up interviewing […]

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