Strom Thurmond High 1968 Football Championship Team‑

Strom Thurmond High 1968 Football Championship Team‑

Last Friday night, October 19th2018, the Strom Thurmond High School State Championship Team of 1968 was welcomed home for the 50thAnniversary of their 12-0-1 season.  The 68 Rebels defeated Laurens 32-12 in the state AA title game.   The players on the 1968 championship team were:  Ben Anderson, Joey Berry, Butch Bledsoe, Charles (Ham) Byrd, […]

October 26, 2018, Special Date for USA and Choctaws

October 26, 2018, Special Date for USA and Choctaws

 History buff Ralph Scurry introduced the Advertiser to Ms. Chochnauer.   Tiajuana King Chochnauer visited Edgefield last week and shared the message from her Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma that October 26, 2018, is a special centennial anniversary for the Choctaws and the USA.  The Choctaw Indians served the armed forces in 1918, WWI, to developed […]

Missing Edgefield County Man Found Dead – Homicide

Missing Edgefield County Man Found Dead – Homicide

The remains of Wade Lamar Brannon, 48, of Trenton were found Monday, Oct. 15, by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  The ECSO had been looking for Brannon since he was reported missing to them by family members; he was last seen in early Sept. According to the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office, Brannon’s remains were found […]

Rebels Win!  Rebels Win!

Rebels Win!  Rebels Win!

STHS, Region V AAA Winners   Last Friday night, October 12, on The Ridge, turned out to be everything it was billed to be and more.  Gilbert High School came to town with the Region 5AAA Championship on the line and went home with early declarations of region championship for The Strom Thurmond Rebels ringing […]

TRENTON FLYERS ANNUAL CANDY DROP

TRENTON FLYERS ANNUAL CANDY DROP

SATURDAY OCTOBER 27 at NOON   While there are tricks and treating or trunk ‘n treat events……once again it is time when kids and the young at heart are invited to join the Trenton Flyers Association for their special annual Halloween treat.  Saturday Oct. 27 at the Edgefield County Airport, Yonce Field in Trenton,  candy […]

EDGEFIELD COUNTY HOLDS PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN INPUT

EDGEFIELD COUNTY HOLDS PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN INPUT

The Edgefield County Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold three public meetings to seek public input for the preparation of the County’s updated Comprehensive Plan. Meetings will be held on the following dates: Monday, Oct. 22nd  at the City of Johnston Town Hall, 500 Mims Avenue, Johnston, SC 29832 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. […]

Homicide in Edgefield County

Homicide in Edgefield County

A deceased body was found in Edgefield County Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 10, on Sandy Springs Road off Mt. Zion Road – in the Trenton area.  According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the body was sent to Newberry for an autopsy . Authorities identified the body as Dakota M. Calhoun, 25, of North Augusta.  Calhoun […]

Justin & Tonya Showing at the Fair

Justin & Tonya Showing at the Fair

Local artisans Justin and Tonya Guy of Old Edgefield Pottery are scheduled to be a featured event at the South Carolina State Fair on October 18. Sponsored by the McKissick Museum in Columbia, the pair will be demonstrating the art of surface decorating the 200-year-old local tradition from 12:00 p. m. to 6:00 p. m. […]

BOOK SIGNING FOR DR. WALTER CURRY

BOOK SIGNING FOR DR. WALTER CURRY

Photo of Oscar Thompson AT TOMPKINS LIBRARY, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2018   A book signing will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the Tompkins Library, 104 Courthouse Square, Edgefield, SC, from 3:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m., for Dr. Walter Curry.   Dr. Curry’s highly anticipated book, The Thompson Family: Untold Stories […]

Theatre Review of “The Devil in Petticoats”

Theatre Review of “The Devil in Petticoats”

The Murderess is tried in court. By Karyn Bland The encore performance of “The Devil in Petticoats” has returned to the stage to intrigue the audience based on local folklore, a murderess who lived in Edgefield District 200 years ago. The true coldness of the crime, murdering her own husband to avenge her Father’s death, […]