Johnston Thanks Volunteer Firemen

Johnston Thanks Volunteer Firemen

The first order of business conducted during the May 2012 Johnston Town Council Meeting was to express the town’s gratitude for the services rendered by volunteer firemen.  Mayor Andy Livingston presented monetary awards to the volunteers that had achieved a score of 70 or above on the state proficiency criteria that are representative of percentage […]

Marine Special Operations Command

Marine Special Operations Command

20 Day Training Exercise in Western South Carolina   Students from the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC)’s Marine Special Operations School (MSOS), are scheduled to conduct a 20-day training exercise across a five-county area in western South Carolina near Sumter National Forest from Aug 20 to 28, 2012. “U.S. Marine Corps Forces […]

Primary Ballot Settled

Primary Ballot Settled

• There Will Be No Republican Primary • Candidate Pettigrew Makes Statement On Tuesday morning, Director of the Edgefield County Voter Registration Office Tricia Butler stated the following: “There will only be a Democratic Primary [on June 12 in Edgefield County].  We will not have a Republican Primary in June.” With that statement the Advertiser […]

What You Missed. . .

If you don’t subscribe to The Edgefield Advertiser or pick up a copy at a newsstand, these are just a few of the things you’ll miss this week in our print edition: Society News Two engagements in the May 16 edition: Williams-Courtney; Jackson-Walker Trenton Gardeners dig Iris and Johnston Woman’s Club ends their season. Community  […]

Our Finest Citizens

Our Finest Citizens

By Jack Reece  “They are taking real good care of me sir,” was the response I received from the young soldier at Walter Reed.  “Please let everyone know how much I thank those who provided support from the Wounded Warrior Foundation while I was recovering in Afghanistan before being transferred back to the U.S. for […]

Fishing Rodeo

Fishing Rodeo

Lick Fork Lake in Edgefield County was alive with fish and anglers today.  Most of the folks fishing were young, as it was the Jimmy Shay Memorial Fishing Rodeo for young people.  The mission of the day is to give young people this treat as a deterrent to thinking of drugs, ever.  “Get Hooked on […]

Hospital Hosts Employee Appreciation Banquet

Hospital Hosts Employee Appreciation Banquet

The Edgefield County Hospital Board and administrative staff were hosts for an appreciation dinner at Pine Ridge Club on Tuesday night, May 8. It was the 40th year of the hospitals existence. Pins were distributed to a number of employees for years-of-service. The real excitement came when one day of paid vacation was given to […]

First Citizens Ribbon Cutting

First Citizens Ribbon Cutting

First Citizens in Edgefield held their ribbon cutting and formal opening between 11:00 a.m. and noon on Wednesday.  The lobby of the bank was filled with well wishers, including elected officials and leaders from over the county.  The staff of the new bank site were greeting guests and reminding them of lunch to follow out […]

PTC Pottery Program Statement

PTC Pottery Program Statement

Ed. Note: Statement from PTC Director of Marketing & Public Relations, Joshua Black, concerning the news that their pottery program will be shuttered over the summer. Piedmont Technical College is committed to the success of the pottery program in Edgefield.  We believe that the program can draw students from throughout the region to Edgefield County, thus reinforcing […]

US Fibers Expanding

US Fibers Expanding

COLUMBIA, S.C. – US Fibers, a recycler of PET Post Industrial and Post Consumer material, today announced plans to expand its current operations in Edgefield County. The $5.5 million investment is expected to generate 48 new jobs.

“This investment and expansion represents another important step in our evolution as a major recycled PET fiber producer. We […]