Mom Returns From Tour of Duty to Surprise Son

Mom Returns From Tour of Duty to Surprise Son

On Wednesday, April 2, Amman Hill’s mother, Yolanda Hill, a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army, came to his kindergarten class at W.E.Parker Elementary School to surprise him with her arrival home from her deployment which took her from him for over a year. While she was away, W. E. Parker Elementary had sent her […]

SCDPS, SCDOT Recognize Edgefield County as First-Ever “Target Zero Hero”

SCDPS, SCDOT Recognize Edgefield County as First-Ever “Target Zero Hero”

  The SC Department of Public Safety (SCDPS), joined by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), recognized Edgefield County officials during an awards ceremony as the first ever “Target Zero Hero” Wednesday for their traffic safety accomplishments in 2013. Edgefield County recorded 445 consecutive days without a traffic fatality, including the entire calendar year […]

The Edgefield County Historical Society Gets Ready for Palm Sunday Event

The Edgefield County Historical Society Gets Ready for Palm Sunday Event

Members of the Edgefield County Historical Society worked this past weekend to get old Horn’s Creek Church into readiness for next Sunday’s Palm Sunday service.  The church has been vacant and vandalized for many years; however, the Historical Society is erecting a new caretakers cottage so that it can be safe-guarded and restored.     The Palm Sunday […]

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

– By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission has completed their list of proposed projects they will be presenting to the Edgefield County Council at their Apr. 1 meeting.  The following is a list of the projects and their costs: Build 5 new Fire Dept. Substations $700,000 (at Hwy 191, Miller Cross Rd., […]

American Legion Holds Flag Burning

American Legion Holds Flag Burning

On Thursday March 20th a flag burning ceremony was held at the American Legion Post #30 building in Edgefield.  Thirteen cadets from the JNROTC program including the color guard conducted the ceremony flawlessly before legionnaires and guests.  The worn, often tattered American flags were respectfully submitted for proper disposal, which is burning. Following  the event, […]

OEDGS Hears Cantey Haile of Columbia

OEDGS Hears Cantey Haile of Columbia

Brings ‘Grandfather Brook’s’ Sword The Advertiser was given Cantey Haile’s, M.D., notes from his speech to the OEDGS on Sunday, March 9, and in this report some of his anecdotes have been lifted for the pleasure of the reader.  Ed. Note Dr. Haile, who spoke to the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society ten days ago, […]

Horn’s Creek Church to be Site of Palm Sunday Service

Horn’s Creek Church to be Site of Palm Sunday Service

Edgefield Co. Historical Society Spring Meet The Edgefield County Historical Society has announced their Spring Meeting, to be on Palm Sunday, April 13, at 3:00 p.m. at Historic Horn’s Creek Church on Old Stage Road. Their notice says: “At this meeting, the churches in Edgefield County will come together for a grand Palm Sunday procession […]

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