Anderson Named School Superintendent

Anderson Named School Superintendent

  The Edgefield County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday, Mar. 27, to name Edgefield County School Board Attorney Greg Anderson as the new Superintendent for the county’s schools. While Mr. Anderson has been named Superintendent and does have authority at this time, he has not actually assumed the position yet. According to a source close […]

SC Arts Commission to Honor Ferrell

SC Arts Commission to Honor Ferrell

COLUMBIA– The South Carolina Arts Commission and McKissick Museum at the University of South Carolina announce winners of the Folk Heritage Award. The S.C. State Legislature will present the awards upon adjournment in the House Chamber, midday on May 3 at the Statehouse. Fiddle player Carder, of Leesville, gained a good deal of his knowledge […]

First Citizens to Open New Branch in Edgefield

First Citizens to Open New Branch in Edgefield

COLUMBIA – First Citizens today announced that it plans to open a new branch in Edgefield, S.C., located at 309 Main Street. The new banking location, which will open for business Monday, April 23, will feature an ATM and drive-thru, and will operate on a full-time schedule. “First Citizens is excited about the opportunity to […]

St. Patrick’s Day on the Square

St. Patrick’s Day on the Square

Photos and race results from Saint Patrick’s Day festivities on the square in Edgefield.                 Shamrock Run Results (Top Male and Female in each category won $50) Top Male Elem. School Rhett Jolly 16:59 Middle School Ed Williams 14:19 High School Robert Boland 13:31 Non-High School – 29 […]

American Flags Burned in Edgefield

American Flags Burned in Edgefield

The first Flag Burning ceremony, sponsored by the American Legion Post #30, was held Thursday evening, March 15. A gathering at the Legion Hut in Edgefield saw the Strom Thurmond High School ROTC assisting legion post officers as they assembled the flags for a solemn flag burning ceremony. The Navy JROTC presented the colors and […]

Shamrock Run Day Schedule

Shamrock Run Day Schedule

Saturday, March 17 – On the Square in Edgefield 10:30 a.m. The Leprechaun Parade with the Irish Duck will be entering Main Street from Piedmont Tech.  Dancing leprechauns will dance around the duck giving out goodies. Sitting in the duck will be the Queen of the Leprechauns, Eileen Klein (100 % Irish). Her throne will […]

NWTF’s Thornton Returns Safely From Persian Gulf

NWTF’s Thornton Returns Safely From Persian Gulf

Recently, we wrote of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Outdoor Legends Tour to visit our troops in the Persian Gulf. It is reported that the tour was well received by the troops and all of the NWTF crew have returned home safely. Click the link to read George Thornton’s reports from the Outdoor Legends Tour. […]

Westside Honors Two Graduates at Fire Academy

Westside Honors Two Graduates at Fire Academy

February 24, 2012 –Family, friends and Fire Department members attended the graduation ceremony for Kristopher “Cole” Clark and Clint Holmes, members of Westside Fire Department and B.S.A. Fire Explorer Post 7. Each recruit successfully completed 8 weeks of resident training at the SC Firefighter Academy located in Columbia. Firefighters Clark and Holmes were part of […]

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Editor’s Note: This was presented to The Advertiser on Monday for publication. Burton is running for Ward 6, the seat now held by Otis Yeldell. My name is Scotty Andrew Burton. I am 29 years old and running for Edgefield Town Council, Ward 6, for the Town of Edgefield, I am a graduate of Strom […]

Retired Chief Magistrate Running for Sheriff

Retired Chief Magistrate Running for Sheriff

Today, March 1, 2012, Davis Rhett Parkman made his announcement to run for Sheriff of Edgefield County. A lifetime resident of Johnston, Mr. Parkman stated that “with 17 years of service on the Johnston Town Council and 18 years as Magistrate, I feel I have a great deal of experience to offer the county in […]

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