Theo Willimas Reelected as Aiken Electric Cooperative Trustee

Theo Willimas Reelected as Aiken Electric Cooperative Trustee

Aiken Electric Cooperative, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, celebrated 76years during its annual meeting Saturday, May 17th, 2014. A total of 3,819 member-owners registered and family members enjoyed the many festivities. Three incumbent candidates for the Board of Trustees were re-elected during the Annual Meeting. They were: Theo R. Williams, Trustee District No. 2; Linda S. […]

SPCA’s Treasure Chest Leaving Edgefield

SPCA’s Treasure Chest Leaving Edgefield

It’s End is Definite This Time – By Tiffani Ireland – Treasure Chest, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ (SPCA) thrift store, is leaving Edgefield. Martha MacDonald, manager of the store, confirmed the store’s closing saying she is “heart broken.” She went on to thank the “wonderful, wonderful customers” that have faithfully […]

Methodists Hold Open House in New Parsonage

Methodists Hold Open House in New Parsonage

Edgefield United Methodist Church held Open House at their new parsonage on Buncombe Street, Edgefield. The home is placed on property the church bought under the leadership of the late Dr. Ned Nicholson. It was known as “Four Square” by the family selling the property, and now holds a beautiful home, almost fully furnished, ready […]

Sheriff Dobey Invited to White House to Meet with President

Sheriff Dobey Invited to White House to Meet with President

Law enforcement leaders, including Edgefield County Sheriff Adell Dobey, met with President Obama Tuesday, May 13th, 2014, to discuss Immigration Policy and the urgency for Congress to vote on Commonsense Immigration Reform. Forty (40) law enforcement officials from across the country (only two from South Carolina) met with President Obama, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) […]

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Alice Denham signed her new book from which she read on Saturday afternoon, May 10, at the Discovery Center.  A guest of Bettis Rainsford, she responded to his invitation to read three times during her stay here. “I am taken with the South, again,” she said in a brief interview on Tuesday morning, before leaving […]

Greater Tuna of Texas Invades Edgefield

Greater Tuna of Texas Invades Edgefield

For those who have not seen Greater Tuna, it is one of the funniest shows ever.  This writer saw it several times at least 20 years ago, and it holds such fun.  It takes two remarkable actors to play the role of numerous characters in a small town in Texas. (Remember, Edgefield helped settle Texas!) […]

Edgefield Country Voting Precinct Changes

Edgefield Country Voting Precinct Changes

The following changes to county voting precincts has been submitted by the Edgefield County Voter Registration Office. If additional information is needed, please contact the Voter Registration Office at 803-637-4072. TRENTON 2 VOTING PRECINCT Voters in Trenton received new voter registration cards with the new polling location and address. The voting location is at Bettis Academy […]

The Advertiser Goes to Europe

<i>The Advertiser</i> Goes to Europe

Once again, Sean and Lynn Burch, of Edgefield, are touring Europe via motorcycles. Sean took a copy of The Advertiser along with him and sent us this photo from Saint Die Des Vosges, France. You can follow the Burch’s on their European tour via Sean’s SPOT tracker, and he will be posting updates on his Facebook page.

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