Ridge Spring Donations go North to Sandy Victims

Ridge Spring Donations go North to Sandy Victims

By Max Parish – Jody Addy, Max Parrish and Layton Gwinn took donations from the Ridge Spring Community up north to New Jersey. All of the donated items from Ridge Spring were taken to Robbinsville, NJ. They departed Friday at 6:20 p.m. and drove through the night arriving at the Robbinsville Fire Dept. at 9:00 […]

Singing, Snow and Santa Will be Filling the Air!

Singing, Snow and Santa Will be Filling the Air!

The 39th Annual Edgefield Christmas Parade will be on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.  There will be a horse drawn wagon for rides, Singing performances by W. E. Parker Chorus, JET Middle School and STHS Show Choir and others. Entry forms for the 2012 Parade can be found at Edgefield Town Hall, Johnston […]

A Cannon Fires: a Marker is Unveiled

A Cannon Fires: a Marker is Unveiled

Confederate Re-enactors were on parade at the Edgefield County Historical Society meeting at the Greek Revival home called Darby Plantation in Trenton, on Sunday afternoon. A balmy breeze was encouraging for the outdoor affair, as attendees sat in chairs that encircled the front steps leading to the wraparound porch which acted as a stage. Clarice […]

Cast Your Vote on Tuesday, November 6

Cast Your Vote on Tuesday, November 6

The day for finally casting a vote after a most difficult nine months of turbulent campaigns – locally caused by the fiasco that left many dumped from the ballot. Later in the year, this summer, some were given a chance to run as petition candidates, a great deal of work for a county-wide candidate with […]

Fall Back

Fall Back

Daylight savings time ends this weekend. Set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed this Saturday night, Nov. 3, and enjoy a little extra sleep Sunday morning.  

NWTF Plans Two Days of Fun in Edgefield

NWTF Plans Two Days of Fun in Edgefield

For the first time, the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold a turkey cooking contest the day after its annual Edgefield Chapter Hunting Heritage Banquet. The fun starts when the Edgefield NWTF Chapter hosts its fundraising banquet, with a tailgating theme this year, Thursday, Nov. 15, in Old Kendall Mill at 560 Norris St. Doors […]

Cast Your Vote – Candidate Profiles for Edgefield County

Cast Your Vote – Candidate Profiles for Edgefield County

Find below candidates, opposed and not opposed, who will be found on the ballot on November 6. Please Note, incumbents are designated by “Inc.” – party affiliation as “R” (Republican) or “D” (Democrat) or “P” (Petition). Norman Dorn, D/Inc. Dist 1, County Council My concern is to be a voice for the voiceless in this county.  […]

Rebel Regiment Wins It All – AA-State Champions

Rebel Regiment Wins It All – AA-State Champions

One week after winning the Lower State AA Championship for 2012 the Rebel Regiment took to the field at Spring Valley High School with their ultimate goal on the line.  When it was all over the young musicians from Strom Thurmond High School had achieved what 16 bands in the state had tried so hard […]

Differing Fire Alarm Tones Alarm Citizens

Differing Fire Alarm Tones Alarm Citizens

If you live in the town of Edgefield, chances are you have been hearing alarms going off at, perhaps, an alarming rate as of late.  One concerned citizen called The Advertiser Friday, Oct. 19, after hearing the alarms sound to inquire if the number of rings had any specific meaning other than the fire department […]