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Forestry Agency Returns % of Revenue to SC Students

Forestry Agency Returns % of Revenue to SC Students

COLUMBIA –  Annual county payouts from the South Carolina Forestry Commission have begun. Funds come from revenue generated by forest product sales (timber and pine straw) and recreation/user fees on state forest lands.  The money…

Yankees Spotted Encamped at Oakley Park

Yankees Spotted Encamped at Oakley Park

This past weekend’s Edgefield Heritage Jubilee offered many things for viewing and experiencing including Civil War re-enactors.  The group gave attendees the opportunity to see a campsite of the Palmetto…

Southern Studies Showcase Welcomed Many to Edgefield

Southern Studies Showcase Welcomed Many to Edgefield

The Mayor of Edgefield, Ken Durham, has spoken, echoed by Tonya Browder, Director of Tompkins Library. He has announced the plan to continue, annually, with the Southern Studies Showcase that…

Don’t Miss This Week’s Print Edition

The Edgefield Advertiser is celebrating the 11th Heritage Jubilee Festival with an 18-page special edition that includes 6 pages dedicated to Edgefield, its people, and the spirit of the festival that brings…

SC Drought Committee Lowers Status for 21 Counties

SC Drought Committee Lowers Status for 21 Counties

Edgefield Downgraded to Moderate Drought –  For the first time since Feb. 2011, portions of South Carolina are drought free based on the SC Drought Response Committee’s official declaration issued Sept.…

Town Square Wecomes a New Business

Town Square Wecomes a New Business

There’s a new shop on Edgefield’s Courthouse Square located in one of the town’s historic old buildings a few doors down from the Town Hall and across the parking lot…

Bondex Inc. Expanding Operations in Edgefield County

Bondex Inc. Expanding Operations in Edgefield County

$6.4 million investment expected to create 13 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 26, 2012 – Bondex Inc., a maker of thermally bonded nonwoven materials, today announced that it will expand…

Case of Rescued Animals Settled – Guilty Plea Entered

Case of Rescued Animals Settled – Guilty Plea Entered

The month long investigation by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office that resulted in the rescue of numerous animals from a residence on Holmes Pond Road has ended in a guilty…

Edgefield to Welcome Southern Studies Showcase

Edgefield to Welcome Southern Studies Showcase

Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Old District African American Genealogical Society are hosting the Southern Studies Showcase on Sept. 28-29.  The two-day showcase features approximately 20 speakers with sessions…

Save the Date: Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Oct. 5 & 6

Save the Date: Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Oct. 5 & 6

A peek into Oakley Park where the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee will be October  5 & 6; there will be antique tractors on display as seen in the foreground of this…