A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck Edgefield County Friday night, February 14, jolting residents in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, and as far away as Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia. According to the U.S. Geological Survey the quake hit at 10:23 p.m. about seven miles west-northwest of Edgefield, near China Grove Church. The quake occurred three miles underground. Thousands […]
Due to inclement weather, the Edgefield County government offices will be closed Thursday, February 13. If there are any other alterations to the County schedule, it will be posted it on the county website at www.edgefieldcounty.sc.gov.
Because of the prediction of inclement weather the Edgefield Camellia Tea scheduled for Thursday, February 13th, 2014 has been cancelled. We hope that next year will produce lovely camellia blooms and better weather.
More changes may yet be coming to the store fronts in downtown Edgefield as The Advertiser received word Thursday, Feb. 6, that the “Purple Fence” (building) has been sold. This came to The Advertiser as “exciting news” from Purple Fence owner Pamela Moore, and the possibilities that may accompany new owners certainly do hold excitement. […]
Dr. Clarence Bagshaw of the Edgefield Veterinary Clinic grew up on the beaches of Connecticut and Rhode Island, spear fishing, scuba diving, and catching turtles, outside exploring the animal world around him. His interests led him to attain his degree in Biology at Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut, where he was pre-med, then his Masters […]
The Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a ChocAround Thursday, February 13, 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Local merchants will open their doors and roll out the red carpet for shoppers to peruse merchandise while sipping a glass of wine and tasting chocolate confections, offering up a fun filled night of hospitality and specials in their […]
This Program Involves Care of High Utilizers & Uninsured South Carolina’s Proviso 33.34 (A(1),C,D) Healthy Outcomes Plan (HOP) supports participating hospitals proposing service delivery models to coordinate care for chronically ill, uninsured, high utilizers of emergency department (ED) services. Meeting with Hospital CEO Brandon Clary were: Tony Keck, South Carolina Medicaid Director, Thornton Kirby, President […]
“Everything I need is here.” She has a flag on her car; she says it is to help her find it when she is in town. This may be because she is short, but her height is no measure of a vigorous spirit found in her energies and enjoyment of life. And she takes care […]
– By Tiffani Ireland – The annual Edgefield County Intergovernmental Meeting was held Thursday night, Jan. 30, at the Senior Citizen Center. The catered event was a chance for local governmental officials to meet as one to share updates and ideas from their different agencies. Speakers for the evening included Sen. Shane Massey, County Council […]
The Edgefield County Hospital announced the forming of The Ridge Healthcare Foundation to raise money “to help with additions to the hospital,” as the CEO expressed in his remarks on Saturday evening. January 18, from 6:00 to 8:30, guests entered the NWTF building reception room to the sound of a music combo and the site […]