County Hires New Finance Director

County Hires New Finance Director

The Edgefield County Council announced Wednesday, August 12, that they have hired a new FinanceDirector, Bruce Cooley.   We would like to announce that the County of Edgefield has hired a new Finance Director, Bruce Cooley.  His first day with the County will be Monday August 24,2015.  He has fourteen years of experience in county […]

NWTF Turkey Shoot Coming to Edgefield

NWTF Turkey Shoot Coming to Edgefield

The National Wild Turkey Federation will bring its annual Turkey Shoot sporting clays tournament to the Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF and expects to draw record crowds August 13-16, 2015. The event is one of the first opportunities for the general public to visit the region’s newest destination for all things shooting sports. “The […]

Spirited Comedy at the Discovery Center

Spirited Comedy at the Discovery Center

Blithe Spirit, a Noel Coward comedy of manners and social interactions of the mid 20th century, holds much entertainment for those attending. The play being produced in the theatre at the Discovery Center is a surprise for all since the staging is changed to “in the round.” Kudos to those who staged this play! Scene […]

Cruise-In Returning to Town Square

Cruise-In Returning to Town Square

Come enjoy the annual Edgefield Cruise-In this Saturday, July 18th, 2015, from 4 to 7 p.m., rain or shine. Car lovers will be gathering around Edgefield Square to show off their vehicles and visit with other car enthusiasts. Even with poor weather last year’s event drew over 100 cars. People with classic cars, trucks or […]

Five of Edgefield County Schools to Have New Leadership

Five of Edgefield County Schools to Have New Leadership

– By Tiffani Ireland – July, 14, 2015 – The Advertiser has confirmed that five of the seven Edgefield County Schools will be under new leadership for the 2015-2016 school year. As previously reported, Josh Black will be taking up the principal’s position at Strom Thurmond High School, one of the five schools getting a […]

The Warehouse Debate: Parallel Courses Yet to Meet

The Warehouse Debate: Parallel Courses Yet to Meet

July, 14, 2015 – Civility, with pleas marked by facts and figures, characterized the meeting between two factions – Piedmont Tech Foundation Board, backed by Piedmont Technical College President Brooks and his entourage, and the new Edgefield Preservation Association, led by Max Shanks and a community of passionate individuals. Here were two groups, seemingly on […]

Rural Health Students Visit ECH

Rural Health Students Visit ECH

Rural Health students, ones included in a class taught by Graham Adams and Amy Martin, were welcomed by EC Hospital temporary CEO Carlos Milanes and Head Nurse Cheryl Faust on Friday before they toured the hospital building and grounds. CEO Milanes characterized the hospital as a Critical Care Hospital with up to 25 beds and […]

Demonstration at PTC Asking for a Hearing

Demonstration at PTC Asking for a Hearing

Hearing Held Monday Evening in Edgefield The Edgefield Historic Preservation Association held a demonstration, July 8, 2015 outside a meeting of the Piedmont Technical College Foundation Board in Saluda, S.C. The purpose of the demonstration was to alert the board members of the importance of saving the historic Adams Cotton Warehouse (see article Advertiser July […]

Tim Worth Wins in Decoy Competition

Tim Worth Wins in Decoy Competition

On the weekend of June 20, 2015 Tim Worth of Edgefield, SC, travelled to Harkers Island, North Carolina, to compete in the “rig of six” working decoy competition hosted by the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum.  In this competition rigs of six working decoys are floated in the sound and judged from the bank.  Tim entered […]