A Memorial Day Message with Kudos to OEDGS

A Memorial Day Message with Kudos to OEDGS

– By Becky Turner – Sunday afternoon, May 17, the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society (OEDGS) held their bi-monthly meeting at the Tompkins Library on the Square in Edgefield. This day the program was dedicated to the past and present service personnel. The first speaker was Dennis Bussey, son of the late Mr. Joe Bussey who […]

“You Are With the Honor Flight?”

“You Are With the Honor Flight?”

Everywhere they went they were asked, “You are with the Honor Flight?” It was a trip of a lifetime, according to Dr. Jim Hawk who was one of over 70 WWII veterans who took the flight from Columbia recently to visit the memorials in Washington, D.C., to return the same day. According to him, there […]

Train Wreck in Downtown Johnston – Updated

Train Wreck in Downtown Johnston – Updated

May 14, 2015 – A Norfolk Southern train struck a low-boy tractor trailer at the intersection of Highways 121 and 23 in Johnston around 9:45 Thursday morning, May 14. One witness near the area when the crash happened described it as sounding like a bomb going off while another said he thought it was an […]

Read All Over – Blenheim Palace, England

Read All Over – Blenheim Palace, England

Sean Burch, Manager of The Turkey Shoppe on Main in Edgefield, submitted this photo from Blenheim Palace in England. This year, he and his wife are touring the United Kingdom on their vacation. The south side of the Edgefield town square is well represented with his Carolina Moon Distillery shirt and copy of The Advertiser. […]

Homicide in Trenton – Updated

Homicide in Trenton – Updated

The Edgefield Advertiser was notified by the Aiken County Coroner’s Office on Thursday, May 7, that a man living at a residence on Polk Lane in Trenton (Aiken County) was found dead in his home on Wednesday, May 6. According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, 81 year old Claude G. Ward was last seen […]

Shots Fired In Edgefield

Shots Fired In Edgefield

Two shots were heard coming from the Mims/Gary Street area of Edgefield, Tuesday afternoon, Apr. 28, around 5:30. Officers with the Edgefield City Police Department were dispatched to the area with instructions to be on the look out for a white truck with rims that was thought to have been involved in the shots being […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 1-2

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 1-2

Grand Marshals: Johnston Elementary School Teachers May 1, 2015 – This coming weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, games for children, and a family-oriented street dance. The parade Grand Marshals this year are the teachers from Johnston Elementary School. These teachers have a […]

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour This weekend, May 2, 3

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour This weekend, May 2, 3

May 1, 2015 – This year’s tour weekend will include The Clay Works studio in Edgefield (Buncombe St.) which when opened will be a working and gathering place for five studio potters as well as space for ongoing pottery classes. Local potters will be on the site for the tour, showing their wares. Local potters […]

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