Work began Monday, December 2, to replace the Edgefield County Courthouse. We caught the workers high on the roof removing the old to make way for the new.
Another fun night in Edgefield this Saturday, December 7, from 5–8pm. Chili Dinner & Movie Night on the Square. Sponsored by Antioch Baptist Church.
This weekend marks the beginning of the Christmas season with the Biggest Shopping Day of the year beginning Friday, November 29, and the Christmas tree lighting and snow on the square. The Mayor’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting tradition will be Friday night at 6 p.m. on the town square. Mayor Durham invites everyone to join […]
Christmas pearls (donated by Tidwell Jewelers) for Joan Timmerman King, presented at the Sunday afternoon fundraiser for Wesley Spires Medical Fund. The program was built around a fashion show by Mercy Me! and Caroline Bland (owner) and a book signing for Bury Me With My Pearls, a new book by Edgefield County author Jane Jenkins […]
Looking for a thoughtful gift? Visit an Angel Tree at the Edgefield and Johnston Libraries from now until January 2nd. Be an Angel and donate a young adult or children’s book to honor or commemorate a loved one. For a contribution of 20 dollars a book plate will be placed a book selected from one […]
An apparent homeless man has been spotted by numerous residents of the Westside over the weekend of Nov. 23. The man, described by one witness as wearing rags and having a dirty beard, has been seen on Hwy 23, Key Rd., and Georgia Rd. It is believed he may be sleeping in the woods at […]
After having been closed for well over a year, The Huddle House in Edgefield has reopened its doors under new management and is serving hungry locals. When we stopped by late Sunday morning, the restaurant was full of customers and the staff was busy preparing and serving their meals.
The Edgefield County Hospital was expressing great hospitality on Thursday at lunchtime. Staff gathered to cook and serve a hearty meal for the community at large. This included, among the county agencies, EMS, the media community, the hospital staff (and that is about 150), Fire Department, medical offices, nursing home, and county officials. One new […]
The Edgefield County Historical Society held its Fall Meeting on Sunday afternoon, November 10, 2013 at Magnolia Dale. The subject of the meeting was Edgefield County’s Blocker Family and was occasioned by the acquisition by the Society of three wonderful portraits of early Blocker Family members. The portraits were of John Blocker, Sr. (1749-1814), the […]
The Advertiser has learned that Elijah Harris, longtime Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office employee, died Monday night after a recent illness. Sgt. Harris had been with the ECSO since 1989 where he started as a road deputy. Promoted to sergeant in 2003, Sgt. Harris later transferred to the detention center where he was third in in command. […]