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 […]

Mike Huckabee First Presidential Candidate to Visit Edgefield Since 2012

Mike Huckabee First Presidential Candidate to Visit Edgefield Since 2012

An overflow crowd met with the former Arkansas Governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, the first such candidate to visit Edgefield County since Newt Gingrich in 2012. The local Republican Party hosted the event at The Edgefield General Store on Main Street. Guests were standing in line before the appointed hour of 9:00 […]

Thurmond Burnett’s Restored 1956 Ford Towne Sedan

Thurmond Burnett’s Restored 1956 Ford Towne Sedan

Most everyone in Edgefield County knows Thurmond Burnett of Edgefield Mercantile, but most do not know he has a car that he’s restored? Perhaps some may have seen him drive by in one of the local parades or at The Edgefield Cruise-In where he will have it on display again, July 18. His car is […]

Successful Movie Night on the Square

Successful Movie Night on the Square

– By Tiffani Ireland – Blankets, lawn chairs, and families sprawled across the grass filled the square in Edgefield, Friday night, June 26, as hundreds of children and adults came to enjoy Movie Night on the Square. The event, hosted by Antioch Baptist Church, the Edgefield Community Development Association, and the Town of Edgefield, was […]

The Carpenter Family of Trenton Have Five Generations of Woodcarvers

The Carpenter Family of Trenton Have Five Generations of Woodcarvers

– By Judy Gibson Holmes – Roy Dwight “Ike” Carpenter is the third generation of carvers and his grandchildren make the fifth generation. Ike was only three years old when his grandfather Martin Gary “Bose” Carpenter passed away.  The family tradition of woodcarving began with Bose.  Bose taught his son Paul Monroe Carpenter the technique and Paul taught […]

Shooting on Moragne St. – One Man Dead

Shooting on Moragne St. – One Man Dead

Leric Merriweather, 29, of Edgefield, was shot and killed Saturday night, June 6, around 8:45 on Moragne Street. According to Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter, who spoke to The Advertiser regarding the incident, it is believed Merriweather had been at a party earlier in the evening where he had gotten into a confrontation with another […]

The 2013 Dave Film Receives Numerous Awards

The 2013 Dave Film Receives Numerous Awards

George Wingard of the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program and co-producer of the award-winning movie Discovering Dave visited the offices of The Edgefield Advertiser recently to help tout the numerous awards the movie has received. Wingard and co-producer Mark Albertin (videographer and owner of Scrapbook Productions) give credit to the Dave pot that was uncovered […]

Edgefield County Attorney Jim Holly Resigns

Edgefield County Attorney Jim Holly Resigns

June 4, 2015 – County Attorney Jim Holly is resigning from his post, effective at the end of June. County Council Chairwoman Genia Blackwell made the announcement for Holly at Council’s monthly meeting, Tuesday, June 2. According to Administrator Lynn Strom, who spoke to The Advertiser regarding Holly’s resignation, Holly is leaving to accept a fulltime […]

R. Vaughan Massie, M.D. to Offer Orthopedic Care at ECH

June 2, 2015 – Edgefield County Hospital welcomes R. Vaughan Massie, M.D., of Aiken, SC. Dr. Massie is a general Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy.  He is a partner at Carolina Musculoskeletal Institute and provides surgical services at Aiken Regional Medical Center and also the Surgery Center of Aiken.  He is […]