Jamarr McCain Makes History

Jamarr McCain Makes History

Finishes In Second Place In World-Wide Competition Strom Thurmond High School graduate Jamarr McCain made history earlier this summer by finishing second in the world-wide completion in Chicago, Illinois. The competition was sponsored by the Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA) and featured a student who was put in a real life situation applying for […]

10th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo August 21-22

10th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo August 21-22

A decade of rodeos with this coming Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo, and this 10th will be held August 21-22, 2015 at the Lazy J. Arena on Hwy. 23 West. This 10th rodeo brings the largest sporting crowd of any sports here in Edgefield County, good weather or bad. This year the rodeo will feature the […]

NWTF Sporting Clays Turkey Shoot This Weekend

NWTF Sporting Clays Turkey Shoot This Weekend

The New Complex–Open to Public Pete Muller calls from the National Wild Turkey offices on Augusta Rd. and opens the door for the community to enjoy this coming weekend’s event. This was on Thursday of last week as he reminded the press of what will be happening there. Edgefield County and the Ridge have been […]

Almost Back to School Time – Aug. 18

Almost Back to School Time – Aug. 18

– By Alana Caddell – After many students and their parents took advantage of the tax-free weekend to stock up on school supplies, the end of summer was suddenly visible. Something about buying mechanical pencils made it final: school will be here before anyone is ready to be torn from his/her beach chair. As much […]

County Hires New Finance Director

County Hires New Finance Director

The Edgefield County Council announced Wednesday, August 12, that they have hired a new FinanceDirector, Bruce Cooley.   We would like to announce that the County of Edgefield has hired a new Finance Director, Bruce Cooley.  His first day with the County will be Monday August 24,2015.  He has fourteen years of experience in county […]

Annual Football Edition August 19

Annual Football Edition August 19

Be sure not to miss The Advertiser Football Edition to hit stores and stands in the area on August 19. Four area schools will be featured, STHS, Fox Creek, Ridge Spring-Monetta, and Wardlaw each with features on their teams, coaches, cheerleaders, etc. Written and edited by our Sports Leader, Jack Reece, aka HOWLS. Subscribe today to receive your […]

Johnston Author to Hold Book Signing

Johnston Author to Hold Book Signing

At Tidwell Jewelers August 20, 2015 After the announcement in the Advertiser of Buck Asbill’s book Ramblin’ ‘Round being launched soon, there has been a growing interest in how to get the book and when. Tidwell Jewelers of Johnston is holding a book signing event for Buck on Thursday, August 20, from 10:00 to Noon, […]

Thirty-Five Years of Weather Reporting

Thirty-Five Years of Weather Reporting

Volunteers, through what is known as the Cooperative Observer Program, have served the nation for 125 years by recording and reporting weather data. Mr. Olin Berry, of Johnston, has been a part of the service for 35 of those years. That is why Kim Campbell, NWS Columbia Meteorologist-In-Charge was in the field next to Olin’s […]

Women in Unity Youth Explosion

Women in Unity Youth Explosion

Last Saturday, Women in Unity partnered with Grace and Mercy to hold the Youth Explosion at the Edgefield Soccer Field. It was a very successful event, and they enjoyed good weather that day. There were roughly 150 people in attendance. They were able to participate in activities involving inflatables, a water slide, and golf games […]

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