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OEDGS Hears of Hammond Papers

OEDGS Hears of Hammond Papers

In her presentation at the bi-monthly Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society (OEDGS) meeting on the square in Edgefield, on Sunday, Elizabeth Laney told of the Hammond papers and how to access…

Vernon Burton to be Published in Inauguration Portfolio

Vernon Burton to be Published in Inauguration Portfolio

Vernon Burton’s publications are well known in Edgefield; In My Father’s House are Many Mansions (families of Old Edgefield District)  and, more recently, Free Flag of Cuba (Edited and Introduction, “the lost…

Edgefield Pottery Face Jugs Being Recreated Using 3D Technology

Edgefield Pottery Face Jugs Being Recreated Using 3D Technology

by Bob Cramblitt – The face vessels made by African-Americans 150 years ago in Edgefield, South Carolina, might have been small, but they told big stories — stories of cultural…

Edgefield is Now Home of the Oldest Living American

Edgefield is Now Home of the Oldest Living American

Following the death of Dina Manfredini, 115, of Iowa on Dec 17, Mamie Rearden, 114, of Edgefield, SC is in line for the “Oldest Living American” title. Yes, she is…

DUI Crash Coalition Donates Equipment to Highway Patrol

DUI Crash Coalition Donates Equipment to Highway Patrol

A local DUI crash prevention coalition has purchased equipment for area Highway Patrol officers in support of their efforts to keep Edgefield County’s roads safer. The Community Action for a…

Southern Eagles Motorcycle Club Showers Children with Gifts

Southern Eagles Motorcycle Club Showers Children with Gifts

In their 6th Annual Local Toy Drive for children at Christmas, The Southern Eagles Motorcycle Club filled the Discovery Center this past Saturday with excitement and a visit from Santa…

Beckman Center, Edgefield Native Director, Lauded by CARF

Beckman Center, Edgefield Native Director, Lauded by CARF

Columbia, SC – The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has accredited the Backman Center for Mental Health Services (Beckman), for a period of three years, in the following…

A Bumper Crop!

A Bumper Crop!

The Gum Drop Tree at The Advertiser has produced a bumper crop this Holiday Season.  …

Edgefield Christmas Parade

Edgefield Christmas Parade

A few photos from the Edgefield Christmas Parade, held Sunday, December 2, 2012. And the Winners Were. . . Cross Country Float won the People’s Choice Award in Sunday’s parade.…

Sign #1 Wins Popularity Vote – Awaiting Council’s Approval

Sign #1 Wins Popularity Vote – Awaiting Council’s Approval

The town of Edgefield will soon have a new welcoming sign. The citizens have spoken and Sign #1 (pictured here) is the clear winner. Pictures of all 3 signs can be…