Hitchcock Healthcare Holds Ribbon Cutting

Hitchcock Healthcare Holds Ribbon Cutting

Hitchcock Healthcare, a not-for-profit charitable organization, opened a new branch in Edgefield, 211 Norris Street, on Tuesday afternoon with a reception and ribbon cutting. This is the fourth and newest facility; two are in Aiken and one in Barnwell. Their focus in Edgefield is physical therapy services. Read more in this week’s print edition of […]

A Halloween Event at Edgefield County Hospital

A Halloween Event at Edgefield County Hospital

Edgefield County Hospital was host to kindergarten children on Wednesday morning, Oct. 30.  The children, brought in by bus, were greeting by the hospital “guardian angel” Mary Brightharp, and the CEO Brandon Cleary, in an officer’s uniform (appropriate to the position). The children wore masks, provided by the schools, and carried large bags for the […]

Historical Society to Feature the Blockers

Historical Society to Feature the Blockers

The Edgefield County Historical Society will hold its fall meeting at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Magnolia Dale. The meeting will feature the Blocker family, one of Edgefield County’s early and prominent families. The Society has recently acquired three portraits of early members of the Blocker Family, including John Blocker, Sr. (1749-1814), John Blocker, Jr. (1775-1836), and […]

Winner of Fall Festival Basket

Winner of Fall Festival Basket

The winner of last Saturday’s Fall Festival Shop Around was Janice Presley of Edgefield.  Janice attended the festival with her daughter, Hannah.  Janice was wearing her new silver bracelet she purchased from Still Magnolia’s during the day.  She also picked up a new piece of pottery from Jane Bess Pottery.  Hannah got a neat new […]

Sunny Day: A Love Letter to Edgefield!

Sunny Day: A Love Letter to Edgefield!

Audiences are calling Sunny Day, the new hit musical from The Edgefield County Theatre Company, “a love letter to Edgefield.” That was the reaction last Wednesday night, when the play, which is about our town, was presented for the first time. Sixty guests attended a black-tie reception at the Discovery Center, then entered the William […]

Streaker Caught in Edgefield

Streaker Caught in Edgefield

Law enforcement officials from both the Edgefield Police Department and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of naked man in the town of Edgefield around nine o’clock Saturday evening, Oct. 19. According to Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter, the 46 year old Johnston man had apparently begun to undress at Edgefield Fuel […]

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meeting

Sen. Shane Massey will hold a town hall meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers, 6 -7:30 p.m. Senator Massey will provide an update on the 2013 session of the General Assembly, look ahead to the 2014 session, and answer questions. Everyone is invited to attend.  

Shayy Widner Crowned STHS Homecoming Queen

Shayy Widner Crowned STHS Homecoming Queen

Strom Thurmond High’s 2013 Homecoming Queen was crowned Friday evening at half time.  She is Shayy Widner.  She stands (center) with the first runner-up (left) Yahaira Escalera and second runner-up, Megan Sherman (right).  They are pictured here with their fathers. Photo by Bill Hart for The Advertiser. — Have something to say? Please leave your […]

Early Morning Fights

Early Morning Fights

• Possibly Gang Related The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of three fight calls in the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 13.  According to a report filed by the ECSO, the first call, which was to the Thirty and Up Club on Hwy 23 West and included the report of gun […]

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