Dead Man’s Curve Claims Another Life

Dead Man’s Curve Claims Another Life

“Dead Man’s Curve,” the aptly named part of roadway on Hwy 23 West, claimed another life around 9:45 Friday night, Sept. 26.  According to the SC Highway Patrol, thirty year old Heather Holsomback of Johnston was killed when the 1988 Chevy Blazer she was driving east on Hwy 23 toward the town of Edgefield lost […]

Heritage Festival Entertainment Schedule

Heritage Festival Entertainment Schedule

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival Saturday, September 27, 2014 9-10:00 a.m.              OMG Band/James Bo Gardner 10-11:00 a.m.             Ft. Gordon Rock Band 11-11:30 a.m.               Sugarloaf Mountain Boys 11:30-12:00                 Rhythm & Class Cloggers 12:00-12:15 p.m.     […]

The Turkeys of Edgefield are Coming Back to Roost

The Turkeys of Edgefield are Coming Back to Roost

It has been a few weeks since the turkey statues disappeared from the streets and businesses in downtown Edgefield. However, it didn’t take long for the concerned citizens to find out that the turkeys were in good hands. The National Wild Turkey Federation had the statues pulled and placed in the care of Pamela Moore, […]

Looking Ahead to the Heritage Jubilee Festival

Looking Ahead to the Heritage Jubilee Festival

The September 24, 2014 print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser will be our Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival Edition. Be sure to pick up your copy at local convenience stores on Wednesday, or subscribe today to have The Advertiser delivered to your mail box each week. Below, find a teaser to some of what will be in […]

Edgefield County Hospital Holds Golf Tournament

Edgefield County Hospital Holds Golf Tournament

The fundraiser golf tournament for the Edgefield County Hospital and played at Pine Ridge Golf Course was a success with numerous sponsors and 19 teams competing.  The two winning teams were announced at a luncheon held at the Pine Ridge dining room today, Friday, mid-day.  The teams began their rounds around 9:30, a little later […]

Edgefield County Historical Society Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Edgefield County Historical Society Celebrates 75th Anniversary

On an evening during a whirlwind weekend when ballgames, a play and family events were a distraction, the Edgefield County Historical Society hosted about 75 people from the citizenry to help in a celebration of its 75th year in operation, Friday, September 12. Numbered among the guests were out-of-towners whose lineage is associated with founding […]

OEDGS to Host Southern Studies Showcase This Coming Weekend

OEDGS to Host Southern Studies Showcase This Coming  Weekend

The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League are hosting the “Southern Studies Showcase” in Edgefield on September 19 and 20, 2014. Over a hundred people are registered to attend this exciting event. Twenty-two workshop classes will be held over the course of the two days, with local and out-of-town speakers giving lectures […]

Hearing Held on Retrial of Capital Murder Case

Hearing Held on Retrial of Capital Murder Case

– By Tiffani Ireland – A hearing was held Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Edgefield County Court House in regards to the ordered retrial of convicted murderer Steven Louis Barnes. The hearing was presided over by Judge Denise Goodstein who has been appointed to handle this case. The hearing concluded with Barnes being appointed two […]

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