“Fun Shoot” Again this Year – Fundraiser

“Fun Shoot” Again this Year – Fundraiser

The Edgefield County Hospital and Self Regional Healthcare are announcing the upcoming Fun Shoot to benefit Ridge Healthcare Foundation. The event is to be held on September 30, 2017, at the Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield. The invitation to join in has been given by these organizations with the understanding that all funds raised will […]

Trenton Community Yard Sale

Trenton Community Yard Sale

Citizens are invited to a community wide yard sale in Trenton, S.C., on Saturday, September 16, from 7 a.m. to noon (12 p.m.). The areas where the sale will be held are Wise Street, Church Street and the Town Park. Everyone is invited to come and set up at no charge in the Town Park […]

Edgefield County Government Offices Closed Monday

Edgefield County Government Offices Closed Monday

The Edgefield County Government Offices will be closed Monday, September 11, because of weather related issues.  They anticipate reopening the offices on Tuesday morning with a normal schedule. Mayor Culbreath has announced that the Town of Johnston will also be closed on Monday, Sept. 11.

County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact – Schools Closed

County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact – Schools Closed

County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact Schools and County Offices Closed Monday Edgefield County schools as well as Edgefield County government offices are closing for Monday as Edgefield County prepares for the expected impact from Hurricane Irma.  According to Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon, who spoke with the Advertiser Sunday evening Sept. 10, the closings […]

Summer rains eliminate drought status in five counties

Summer rains eliminate drought status in five counties

Agricultural officials brought encouraging news to the South Carolina Drought Response Committee with several crops reporting the potential for the highest yields in many years. After reviewing the agricultural and forest fire conditions, and the levels in the rivers, lakes and groundwater, the South Carolina Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on Aug. 11, […]

Total Solar Eclipse Celebration

Total Solar Eclipse Celebration

Edgefield from Noon to 3:00 Edgefield is the place to be for the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21.  The event will be held on the Edgefield Courthouse Square from 12:00 p. m. to 3:00 p. m. There will be locally made pottery tumblers for sale.  Attendees can purchase one and fill it with […]

REMEMBERING WW I — from the Aug. 8, 1917 Advertiser

REMEMBERING WW I — from the Aug. 8, 1917 Advertiser

The Edgefield Advertiser August 8, 1917 This series of redacted vignettes from stories redacted from news articles, advertisements, and community “ announcements” is intended to give our readers of the EDGEFIELD ADVERTISER insight into how life was in Edgefield County during World War i.  The series is thus entitled Edgefield During the Great War.   That […]

Lander Univ. to Offer Equine Therapy to Veterans with PTSD

Lander Univ. to Offer Equine Therapy to Veterans with PTSD

Veterans in SC Committing Suicide 50% Higher Rate GREENWOOD, S.C. – Lander University will soon offer an equine therapy program for U.S. military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The horse-based therapy initiative, which will begin in the spring of 2018 at Lander’s Equestrian Center on Hwy. 72-221 in Greenwood, is made possible by […]

Restoration Grant Awarded – Horn’s Creek Church

Restoration Grant Awarded – Horn’s Creek Church

The Edgefield County Historical Society announced today that the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor has awarded a $50,000 grant for the restoration of Horn’s Creek Church.  This grant, which has to be matched dollar-for-dollar, will enable the Society to rebuild the foundation pillars, install a new roof, replace the windows and doors, and paint the […]

Greg Anderson Appointed New Probate Judge

Greg Anderson Appointed New Probate Judge

The Advertiser has learned that Greg Anderson has been appointed by Governor Henry McMaster to be Edgefield County’s new Probate Judge.  Anderson will replace long-time judge Bobby Peeler who officially retired from the post July 15 after 26 years of holding the office.  However, at the request of the governor, Peeler has continued to stay […]