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George Thornton Named to PTC Foundation Board

George Thornton Named to PTC Foundation Board

The Piedmont Technical College Foundation has named George Thornton of Edgefield as a new board member for the coming year. Thornton is the CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation…

Nude Moped Rider Arrested

Nude Moped Rider Arrested

Deputies with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 54-year-old man shortly after midnight July 23 for riding his moped naked through the town of Edgefield.  According to a report…

Downtown Drive-In Movie & Costume Contest on the Square this Saturday

Downtown Drive-In Movie & Costume Contest on the Square this Saturday

The Edgefield Community Development Association along with our special sponsor, Bluegrass Material’s Edgefield Quarry, invites everyone to our Downtown Drive-in movie night on the Square in historic Edgefield on Saturday…

A Wedding Re-Enactment on the Courthouse Steps; Interrupted by a Gunfight

A Wedding Re-Enactment on the Courthouse Steps; Interrupted by a Gunfight

On July 13th, during the Living History Saturday, a mock wedding was held on the Edgefield Courthouse steps.  Set in 1862, Justin Guy was one of the many young men…

Plans for Jubilee Festival Underway; September 28, on the Square

Plans for Jubilee Festival Underway; September 28, on the Square

Sonny Seawright, Chairman of the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival, set for Saturday, September 28, 2013, is announcing the plans for the coming festival. The Saturday festival will be 9:00 a.m.…

Rains Raise Stevens Creek to Near Flood Stage

Rains Raise Stevens Creek to Near Flood Stage

This early morning photo shows Steven’s Creek running high after the recent rains that are forecast to continue for several days. The creek is usually a great place for fishing…

Musical Program in Honor of Wesley Spires

Musical Program in Honor of Wesley Spires

Gene and Ann Sawyer of the Merriwether section saw the announcement of the Republican Baptist Sunday evening music event to benefit Wesley and Ashley in The Advertiser. They attended and…

CAPTURED – Man Wanted in Virgil Wall Rd. Burglary

CAPTURED – Man Wanted in Virgil Wall Rd. Burglary

The suspect wanted in connection with the June 13th burglary on Virgil Wall Road was captured Monday, July 1, at a residence in McCormick, SC.  According to a spokesperson with…

Find the Birds in the Sign

Find the Birds in the Sign

Yes, there are birds in nests in the sign, but only in the a’s. The “a” allows for a two-story home.  Is that the reason?  Barn swallows, we guess, have…

New Emergency Operations Center Open & Ready for Business

New Emergency Operations Center Open & Ready for Business

– by Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County’s new Emergency Operations Center, located in the old Agricultural Building on Gray Street in Edgefield, is a far cry from the tiny, one…