Mims Package Store Closing After Over 30 Years

Mims Package Store Closing After Over 30 Years

 – By Tiffany Ireland – After 36 years in business, Mims Package Shop on Augusta Road is closing its doors.  Their last day of business will be Saturday, Aug. 24.  Lois Mims, who spoke Friday with The Advertiser regarding the closing, said a lot went in to the decision, but that, ultimately, it was time […]

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – Aug. 23 & 24

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – Aug. 23 & 24

 – By Tiffani Ireland – Professional rodeo riders will again converge on the Westside of Edgefield County, Friday and Saturday nights, Aug. 23 and 24, for the 8th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo at the Lazy J Arena.  The fields have been bush hogged, the arena stands ready, and, by press time, the Ferris wheel […]

Carolina Brotherhood Rolls Into Edgefield

Carolina Brotherhood Rolls Into Edgefield

 – By Jack Reece – If you were in Edgefield last Wednesday morning you probably saw a large group of cyclists pedaling into the fire station.  No, they had not been arrested; in fact they are police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel from across North and South Carolina who volunteer their time for a […]

Theatre Review: The Hallelujah Girls

Theatre Review: The Hallelujah Girls

– By Karyn Sealy – Enter the world of “Spa-dee-dah” salon in a small Georgia town called Eden Falls. Their t-shirts are hot pink and their laughter is intoxicating. The recent production of “The Hallelujah Girls” (a comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten) at the Edgefield County Theatre Company is a warming […]

County Employees Trapped in Court House Elevator

County Employees Trapped in Court House Elevator

Seven county employees were trapped for nearly 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, in an elevator at the Edgefield County Court House. The Edgefield Fire Dept. responded to the scene and pried open the elevator which became stuck between the third and second floors as the employees were attempting to leave the building for the […]

Edgefield Native Asked to Dance as Dave the Potter

Edgefield Native Asked to Dance as Dave the Potter

Vincent Thomas, a choreographer/dancer living in Baltimore, Md., was approached by a professor at the University of Delaware recently who asked him if he would be interested in doing a solo dance about Dave the Potter.  Imagine, knowing yourself to be from Edgefield and hearing a “foreigner” ask you such a question, to do a […]

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