Capped off by a tremendous fireworks display, the Edgefield Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Town of Edgefield concluded the inaugural Edgefield Turkey Palooza with a thunderous bang before an estimated crowd of 2,500 people. Despite the record heat of 106 degrees, the crowd turned out to support the Edgefield area, NWTF, […]
Tennessee farmer, artisan, carves peach pits into tiny works of art. Thanks to our dear friend Jessica Hundhausen Derrick with Garden & Gun Magazine for bringing this interesting video to our attention here in peach paradise.
COLUMBIA — Two cases of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) were confirmed in two South Carolina horses in June, according to Boyd Parr, state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health. A 10-year-old horse from Horry County and a 4-month-old horse from Marion County recently tested positive for the disease. EEE is a serious, […]
AIKEN – Aiken Electric Cooperative reports receiving information about a lottery phone scam. The caller claims the Aiken Electric Cooperative member has won $250,000 from a lottery based on names the electric provider has supplied. The caller claimed to be based in Jamaica. Aiken Electric Cooperative does not share member information with any company or service […]
Mac McQuown was “holding court” at Jim Satcher Ford in Johnston, Wednesday afternoon, June 20, and he was surrounded by many interested people who wanted to know about this journey he is taking. Already he has walked over a thousand miles as a way to bring awareness to the wounded veterans and their needs, as […]
Vacationing residents of Moore Road in Edgefield County returned home over the weekend to find their home had been burglarized. According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the crime occurred sometime between June 16 and June 23, 2012. Evidence suggests the burglars gained entrance to the home by breaking out the windows of a laundry […]
National Pollinator Week Encourages Everyone to “Bee” Good to Pollinators – (The Advertiser thought this too good to not publish. There is a decline, after all.) As part of National Pollinator Week, from June 18-24, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners will host public events across the country designed to highlight the […]
All in the Day of The Ridge Peach Festival – The Trenton Ridge Peach Festival was as grand and fun as ever. Every year it pulls thousands into the park there in Trenton and treats them to music, food, things to buy, and friends to see. And one can also buy good peaches, have peach […]
The SC FFA Honorary State FFA Degree is the highest honorary degree the FFA association can award, and it is presented at the Annual State FFA Convention. The purpose of the degree program is to recognize individuals who have rendered outstanding service to the state agricultural education program. Chalmers and Lori Anne Carr, owners of […]
The Summer Solstice occurs this evening (Wed. 6/20/12) at approximately 7:10 PM EDT. As we were delivering the papers this morning, we caught this beautiful solstice sunrise on Highway 39 in Ridge Spring at 6:29 AM EDT. Happy First Day of Summer!