Taylor Earnhardt Putnam to Compete In Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

Taylor Earnhardt Putnam to Compete In Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

Taylor Earnhardt Putnam, a competitor in the Southern Rodeo Association, the rodeo at Lazy J Arena in Edgefield County, S.C., this coming weekend (Aug. 24,25), has a name of interest that speaks to an inheritance of speed and passion for competition. Born the youngest daughter of Dale and Teresa Earnhardt, Taylor has a winning and […]

Don’t Miss Our Football Edition

Don’t Miss Our Football Edition

Pick up your copy at a newstand or rack today. Don’t miss our in–depth coverage and photographs of all the area high school football teams, marching bands and cheerleaders.

County Council Hears Presentation of Highway Overlay District

County Council Hears Presentation of Highway Overlay District

Gives First Reading to Highway Access Plan The Edgefield County Council heard a presentation of the Highway Overlay District by Roger LeDuc at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 7.  This plan was approved and recommended by the Planning Commission at their July 2012 meeting and was set to focus on Martintown Road from […]

Red Oak Grove Bridge Open Again

Red Oak Grove Bridge Open Again

After nearly two yeas, the bridge on Red Oak Grove Road is open once more enabling travelers to again utilize the rural roadway. Since its closure in Sept. of 2010, the bridge has caused many inconveniences especially to locals who have had to drive several miles out of their way because the bridge’s outage meant […]

Eight Back-to-School Health Checks for Children

Eight Back-to-School Health Checks for Children

Augusta, Ga. – Preparing your child for another school year requires more than new clothes and school supplies. You should also consider your child’s health needs, according to Dr. Davidson Freeman, a pediatrician at the Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center. “No matter what grade your child is entering, routine physical examinations, including hearing and […]

Cell Service Outage Across County and Beyond – Updated

Cell Service Outage Across County and Beyond – Updated

Update: This evening, area users on the Verizon cell network are reporting that their service has been restored to normal. We have no other information directly from Verizon. — Earlier reporting: If you are currently experiencing a busy signal when trying to dial a cell phone, you are not alone.  According to a spokesperson with […]

Huddle House – Not So Gone After All

Huddle House – Not So Gone After All

As reported in last week’s print edition of The Advertiser, the local Huddle House restaurant closed its doors suddenly the week prior with no advance warning and no publicized information as to its future.  The Advertiser made several calls to the Huddle House’s main office for comment on this closing, but had not heard back […]

Professional Pottery Open House

Professional Pottery Open House

The public is invited to an open house at Piedmont Technical College in Edgefield, SC to welcome Thomas Koole as the new Professional Pottery instructor. After a hiatus this summer, the Professional Pottery program is accepting students for the Fall term and classes are now available. The open house will include: • Studio tours of […]

Edgefield Meets with Great Gardens of America Alliance

Edgefield Meets with Great Gardens of America Alliance

Edgefield, represented by Henrietta Humphreys and Hal Irish, participated in the annual meeting of the Great Gardens of America Alliance held at Magnolia Gardens this past weekend.  Representatives of many gardens came from Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Georgia, Alabama, North and South Carolina.  The purpose of the Alliance is to preserve, protect and defend old camellias and […]

Landmark Central School Tumbles

Landmark Central School Tumbles

The Advertiser was advised on Monday that the old Central School, positioned on the right of Hwy 191 if traveling toward Eureka, had fallen in during the weekend, bringing attention to a landmark that has been there since early in the 20th century. According to Jerry Scott’s book, Rural Schools in Edgefield County, SC, the […]