Letter to the Editor – Edgefield County Theatre Company

Letter to the Editor – Edgefield County Theatre Company

In the interview for the article addressed in the letter below (ECTC in Limbo, June 15 Advertiser), both the reporter and editor clarified with the interviewees the intent of the article. The intent was to address the necessary change of venue for the theatre and how they were managing that. The reporter brought up interviewing […]

BREAKING – Assault & Robbery in Town of Edgefield

BREAKING – Assault & Robbery in Town of Edgefield

Three juveniles have been captured after a robbery that occurred around 10:00 Thursday morning, June 23, in the town of Edgefield.  According to an employee of Wells Fargo Bank, the crime happened on the sidewalk outside of their establishment as a woman was coming to the bank to make a deposit.  According to Police Chief […]

Grand Opening of The Phoenix Factory

Grand Opening of The Phoenix Factory

The Grand Opening of The Phoenix Factory on May 5th was a resounding success.  Over 125 friends, family, and well-wishers gathered for this ambrosial night filled with good food and fellowship. The tables groaned under the weight of so many delicious delicacies that were prepared by some of the most talented cooks in Edgefield County. […]

Edgefield Christmas Parade Draws a Huge Crowd

Edgefield Christmas Parade Draws a Huge Crowd

Over 90 entries cruised through Edgefield Sunday afternoon, a parade that lasted close to two hours and ended with Santa Claus greeting children under the Christmas tree on the square. There were three judges — Sam Crouch, Tony Frazier and Maggie Williamson (new to the community, now the director of the Piedmont Tech Pottery Center) […]

Walking Tour of Churches Set for December 13, 3 PM

Walking Tour of Churches Set for December 13, 3 PM

  The writer asks: What would the 2015 Edgefield Christmas Season be without the Annual Walking Tour of Churches? This year’s walk is scheduled for Sunday, December 13 at 3 o’clock. This beloved tradition began over 20 years ago and continues to inspire the community during this seasonal event. The Tour begins at St. Mary’s […]

A New Eating Place Just Off the Square

A New Eating Place Just Off the Square

Welcoming a new business to Edgefield, on Saturday morning, with a Ribbon Cutting were the following in this photo: left to right, Mayor Ken Durham, ECCC Dir. Donna Livingston; business owner, holding scissors, Kenneth Tatisaul and his two grandsons (Harrison and Greydon Ellington); the assist. manager Haley Merritt, Patsy Smith (in plaid shirt) representing Wells […]

Prison Tear Gas Release Affects NWTF

– By Tiffani Ireland – A tear gas release that was part of training exercises by the federal prison which neighbors the National Wild Turkey Federation affected several NWTF employees and construction workers at the site Thursday morning, Oct. 22, according to Ken Durham, Facilities Director, with NWTF. Durham said that employees reported seeing a yellowish […]

SRP Fun Shoot to Benefit Healthcare Foundation

SRP Fun Shoot to Benefit Healthcare Foundation

The Edgefield County Hospital Healthcare Foundation has announced a “SRP Fun Shoot” to be held at the NWTF Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield on October 24. They have opened the event up for sponsorships at several costs: $10,000; $2500; $1000; and $500. Each sponsorship carries perks from the ten thousand dollar one, which gives two […]

Ham-Burglar Strikes McDonalds

Ham-Burglar Strikes McDonalds

McDonalds located in Edgefield on Augusta Road was hit by a thief, Thursday, Oct. 15. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, a witness observed a man exit a vehicle in the drive-thru line and then go into the eatery’s storage freezer. The man was next seen exiting the freezer with […]