Dorn Announces Reelection Bid

Dorn Announces Reelection Bid

The Advertiser received this announcement on Feb. 27, issued by candidate. Today, February 27, 2012, I, Norman Dorn, will announce my bid for reelection to County Council District #1.  My major concern is to be a voice or the voiceless in this county.  Probably the most disconcerting issue in the county is that Edgefield County […]

Edgefield’s George Thornton in the Persian Gulf

Edgefield’s George Thornton in the Persian Gulf

NWTF to Visit Troops Overseas The NWTF has partnered with Armed Forces Entertainment and Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Outdoor Recreation Heritage Fund to participate in the first Outdoor Legends Tour. NWTF CEO and proud Edgefield resident George C. Thornton, NWTF spokespersons Brenda Valentine and Michael Waddell, NWTF Foundation Board member Ryan Klesko and a number […]

Edgefield County School Board

Edgefield County School Board

Search for Superintendent Underway – Local Attorney Seeks Position Possible Changes to Football Stadium   Superintendent Search The Edgefield County School Board has announced that the search for a new Superintendent is officially underway.  Prior to this announcement, Attorney Greg Anderson, long-time attorney for the Edgefield County School Board, made public at last week’s school […]

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 […]

TEAM WILLIE Campaign Provides a Van

TEAM WILLIE Campaign Provides a Van

The story began on December 16 when Willie was injured in an unfortunate accident.  He spent many days in ICU, followed by a hospital stay and a brief period of rehab. Willie continues to improve. Willie, along with his family, wants to send A BIG THANK YOU to the many who have provided so much […]

Early Peach Blossoms

Early Peach Blossoms

Intimation of spring is found in the early peach blossoms photographed in our area, by Advertiser staff, February 23. “No season seems more anticipated than Spring./ No other time does life seem more appreciated, than Spring.”  L. Pertillar

Culbreath Announces Candidacy

Culbreath Announces Candidacy

Terrance Culbreath, age 29, is running for Johnston Town Council, Ward I, the seat vacated by Buddy Smith, a longtime member of the Council. Culbreath has lived all his life in Johnston. A graduate of Strom Thurmond High School, he trained at Fullsail University for his certification in audio engineering, a career that has put […]

Invention Gains County An Award

Invention Gains County An Award

May Spur Further Business Opportunities John Henderson with the South Carolina Association of Counties presented an Outstanding Achievement Award to Edgefield County at the February monthly meeting of the Edgefield County Council.  While the award was given to the county, it is due to local inventor, Shane Emmons, and his contribution to the field of […]

Historical Society Makes Annual Report

Historical Society Makes Annual Report

Editor’s Note: As submitted by the ECHS. Annual Report of the Edgefield County Historical Society January, 2012 The Edgefield County Historical Society is pleased to publish this Annual Report of its 2011 activities and its 2012 goals and objectives.  The Society is open to all who have an interest in Edgefield County’s past and/or future.  […]

Library News

Library News

The Edgefield County Public Library will host a Cat in the Hat Party on Friday, March 2nd from 4:00 to 5:30pm to celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Seuss lovers of all ages are invited to join for stories, games, and birthday cake. The National Education Association’s Read Across America is a year-round literacy project […]