ECDA Home for the Holidays

ECDA Home for the Holidays

CELEBRATING CHRISTMASES PAST Saturday, December 19, 2015 The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) invites everyone to Home for the Holidays by enjoying “Celebrating Christmases Past” on the Square in Historic Edgefield on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Activities on the square begin at 11:00 a.m. with a display of antique tractors and automobiles and their owners […]

Ghost Walk in the Cemetery

Ghost Walk in the Cemetery

As part of the Heritage Holidays 2015 celebration, there will be a “Ghost Walk” tour in Willowbrook Cemetery on December 19th at 6:00 p. m.  Attendees will have the rare opportunity to meet historic characters from Edgefield’s colorful past, including Mr. Preston Smith Brooks and Mrs. Lucy Pickens.  Tickets are $10.00 each (children under 12 […]

Square and Restaurants Alive with Music

Square and Restaurants Alive with Music

  On Saturday past, the second weekend of Christmas events in Edgefield, music and poetry rang out over the square. Music even went down Main Street, as the Springfield Church Children’s Choir serenaded customers and shop keepers with Christmas tunes. Later the Springfield Children’s Choir performed on stage, along with the W. E. Parker Choir. […]

Donald Trump Campaigns in Aiken

Donald Trump Campaigns in Aiken

On Saturday December 12th area voters had the opportunity to see and hear a major presidential candidate. Over 4,000 people packed the USC Aiken Convocation Center to hear first hand some of the positions Mr. Donald Trump has taken on a number of issues. It was an exciting event and was perhaps the largest political rally […]

Edgefield County Hospital teams with Self Regional Healthcare

The Boards of Self Regional Healthcare and Edgefield County Hospital announced today that they have entered into an Affiliation Agreement that is designed to enhance and improve healthcare services available in Edgefield County collaboratively. The agreement will establish a long-term, collaborative relationship between the two hospitals that is focused on community health and patient care […]

Dr. Robert Maddox Named New School Superintendent

Dr. Robert Maddox Named New School Superintendent

The Edgefield County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night, Dec. 8, to hire Dr. Robert Maddox as the district’s new superintendent.  The Advertiser received the following press release from School Board Chairman Brad Covar shortly after the decision: The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it decided this evening to offer a three […]

Edgefield Christmas Parade Draws a Huge Crowd

Edgefield Christmas Parade Draws a Huge Crowd

Over 90 entries cruised through Edgefield Sunday afternoon, a parade that lasted close to two hours and ended with Santa Claus greeting children under the Christmas tree on the square. There were three judges — Sam Crouch, Tony Frazier and Maggie Williamson (new to the community, now the director of the Piedmont Tech Pottery Center) […]

Walking Tour of Churches Set for December 13, 3 PM

Walking Tour of Churches Set for December 13, 3 PM

  The writer asks: What would the 2015 Edgefield Christmas Season be without the Annual Walking Tour of Churches? This year’s walk is scheduled for Sunday, December 13 at 3 o’clock. This beloved tradition began over 20 years ago and continues to inspire the community during this seasonal event. The Tour begins at St. Mary’s […]

Armed Robbery at Monks Corner

Armed Robbery at Monks Corner

The Johnston Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Monks Corner around 5:45 Sunday evening, Nov. 22. According to Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke to The Advertiser shortly after the incident, a white female entered the gas station and presented the cashier with a note stating that she had a gun and would […]

A New Eating Place Just Off the Square

A New Eating Place Just Off the Square

Welcoming a new business to Edgefield, on Saturday morning, with a Ribbon Cutting were the following in this photo: left to right, Mayor Ken Durham, ECCC Dir. Donna Livingston; business owner, holding scissors, Kenneth Tatisaul and his two grandsons (Harrison and Greydon Ellington); the assist. manager Haley Merritt, Patsy Smith (in plaid shirt) representing Wells […]

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