Edgefield Plumber Saves Family Dog From Drowning

Edgefield Plumber Saves Family Dog From Drowning

For Sherry Northgard, a call to the local Mr. Rooter® Plumbing company not only solved her plumbing issue, but saved her beloved four-legged friend, Dawnie. “While I was diagnosing Mrs. Northgard’s plumbing issue, I could tell that she was distracted and a little upset,” stated Doug Baker, the plumbing technician sent to her house. The […]

Council Chairman Kicks Off Library Fundraising Project

Council Chairman Kicks Off Library Fundraising Project

Edgefield County Council Chairman Dean Campbell is kicking off this year’s Chairman’s Community Project to bring more books and supplies to the three Edgefield County libraries. And you can help. Libraries are an integral part of every community, Campbell said, adding that in today’s electronically-connected world, libraries still play a key role for young and […]

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 […]

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