Edgefield Chosen in a Community Studies Program

Edgefield Chosen in a Community Studies Program

Four students, Christine Furtick, Ashley Bowman, Taylor Ingram and Michelle Myers, from Augusta Regents University recently completed a project for their Community Studies Program.  The students are majoring in social work and chose Edgefield as their subject matter.  As a result of their studies they all confess to having fallen in love with the Town […]

Water Department Has New Head

Water Department Has New Head

At the April 2013 Board Meeting of the Edgefield County Water and Sewer Authority, Richard Shaffer, Administrator, announced that he will be retiring, ending his 39 year career with ECW&SA. He has served as Administrator for the last 29 years. John Hare, who has been with the Authority 14 years, has been named his successor. […]

Fox Creek’s Silver Fox Academy Goes Chrome

Fox Creek’s Silver Fox Academy Goes Chrome

Fox Creek High School’s Silver Fox Academy is a special program for gifted and talented students that allows them the option of taking multiple college courses on Fox Creek’s campus free of charge during their Junior and Senior years of high school. The program is in its second year and has grown by leaps and […]

Fire on Meeting Street

Fire on Meeting Street

A fire at 20 Meeting St. Sunday afternoon caused major heat and water damage to a house there and took the life of the family’s cat. According to Roger Ellis with the Edgefield Fire Department, who spoke with The Advertiser on Monday, the fire started when the valve on a gas grill blew off and […]

Downtown Edgefield’s “Come Celebrate Spring” Stroll

Thursday, May 9 from 2:00 – 8:00 pm – In recognition of the arrival of SPRING, the Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a Downtown Spring Celebration Stroll Thursday, May 9, from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Local merchants will open their doors to welcome spring shoppers to peruse merchandise while enjoying a glass of wine […]

The ‘Second Saturday’ Event in Edgefield

The ‘Second Saturday’ Event in Edgefield

It was the premiere Second Saturday event on April 13, and one of the features of these Saturdays is a tour of Willowbrook cemetery which is full of interesting stories of the dead. Heard on Saturday was the one about the man who was buried sitting up behind a glass barrier.  Unfortunately, parts of the […]

On Golden Pond: A Play for Everyone

On Golden Pond: A Play for Everyone

On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson is an American treasure.  It is a play that struggles with family issues, that laughs at provincialisms such as ethnic and gender prejudice (especially those of New England origin where the story is set), and deals with a subject that is often denied, that of growing old and dying.  […]

Dot Mims Memorial Children’s Area to be Dedicated

Dot Mims Memorial Children’s Area to be Dedicated

Friends of the Edgefield County Public Library cordially invite everyone to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Children’s Area on Thursday, April 18 at 4:00 PM.  A reception will follow.  Refreshments will be served. Dedicated to the memory of Dorothy Hart Mims, a lifelong supporter of the Edgefield County Public Library, the renovation of […]

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