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STHS Cosmetology Department Hold 1st Annual Show

STHS Cosmetology Department Hold 1st Annual Show

Strom Thurmond Career Center Cosmetology Department had their 1st Annual Fantasy Hair Show on February 23, 2013, at 6 p.m. The Fantasy Wonderland Hair and Fashion show was an event…

Edgefield County SC Works Center Not Closing

The Edgefield County SC Works Center remains open despite the announcement that Unemployment Insurance (UI) staff will no longer maintain office hours there. Rumors have circulated that the entire Edgefield…

County Allocates PARD Funds

County Allocates PARD Funds

Chairman Reviews Rules for Public Speakers –  By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council voted 4-1 to allocate PARD funds to the Sweetwater Community Center and Bettis Academy Park…

Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off

Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off

There was gorgeous weather for the crowd at the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off held on the Edgefield Town Square Saturday, March 9, 2013. Click on…

Worries Over Possible Impact of SC House Bill 3290

Worries Over Possible Impact of SC House Bill 3290

Could Void Three Rivers Landfill Contract –  By Tiffani Ireland – By most accounts, SC House Bill 3290 is, in theory, a good idea.  Meant to ensure fair business practices…

Sen. Massey Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Edgefield [updated]

Sen. Massey Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Edgefield [updated]

By Robert Norris – Sen. Shane Massey held a “town hall” meeting in the Edgefield County Council chambers on Thursday, March 7, 2013, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Sen. Massey provided an…

Exciting Prospects for Friends of the Library

Exciting Prospects for Friends of the Library

Friends of the Edgefield County Library have launched their annual Membership Drive, beginning March 1st and ending May 30.  Dues are $25 (Family membership $50, Student $5, Sponsor $100, Patron…

The Early Magic of Clay Building

The Early Magic of Clay Building

By Justin Guy – About thirty thousand years! That’s how long humans have been working with clay and making it into objects we need or at least objects we believe…

Ernestine Brown Retires from the Post Office after 29 Years

Ernestine Brown Retires from the Post Office after 29 Years

Ernestine Brown’s last day at the Edgefield Post Office was Friday when they celebrated her leaving with a party—food and well-wishing.  On Thursday Ernestine posed for The Advertiser photographer, reluctantly,…

Mass Choir to Perform March 2 – Rep. Jim Clyburn to Speak

Mass Choir to Perform March 2 – Rep. Jim Clyburn to Speak

By Advertiser Staff – Get ready for a grand celebration of Black History on Saturday evening at Strom Thurmond High School – “in the gymnasium” according to School Board Member…