Pot of Gold

Pot of Gold

We spotted this double rainbow in Trenton Tuesday evening after a thunderstorm rolled through as we were on the way to pick up the paper from the printer in Aiken.  

Locals Enjoy Mud Run

Locals Enjoy Mud Run

Members from Antioch Baptist Church and a few other local churches competed in the Fort Gordon Marine Mud Challenge on Saturday May 12th. They compromised three five person teams, Team Edgefield, Bobby’s Vegan Buddies and The Religious Mudders.

An Edgefieldian in Paris – Updated x4

An Edgefieldian in Paris – Updated x4

  Sean Burch, whom you may know as manager of The Turkey Shoppe on Main Street, and his wife Lynn are traveling by motorcycle through France over the next few days. He has always kept a travel journal, but this time he will be posting updates to his blog along his journey. Follow Sean and […]

STHS Art Club Exhibit

STHS Art Club Exhibit

These are paintings by the Art Club of Strom Thurmond High.  They hang in Artemis, the coop/store on the square in Edgefield, “under the blue awning.”  You will find some really interesting art done by our young people of this area.  Drop in during their store hours (on their door) and enjoy the paintings that […]

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 […]