Rebel Regiment Runner Up at Lower State

Rebel Regiment Runner Up at Lower State

STHS Percussion Section Wins Top Honor Twice  Strom Thurmond High School Rebel Regiment Percussion Section won “High” – the best score given to a music section at two band competitions, the Swamp Classic Band Competition and most recently, Tournament of Bands, held at Blythewood High School on October 15. In addition, the Percussion Section won […]

STATE CHAMPIONS ! – Wardlaw Varsity Volleyball

STATE CHAMPIONS !  – Wardlaw Varsity Volleyball

Coach Kathy James, Abbie Spurlock, Anna Grace Spurlock, Taylor Rodgers, Catherine Quarles, Lexi Quarles, Davis Wash, Rebecca Whitlock, Annalee Rodgers, Elizabeth Ruth, Savannah Rodgers, Coach Christie Warnken Seated :Seniors – Kylie Wash, Abby Johnson and Beth Warnken State Champs! What an amazing weekend of volleyball!  Friday 10/21 Wardlaw Varsity volleyball competed in the SCISA State […]

Richland Creek Antique Fall Festival

Richland Creek Antique Fall Festival

November 4, 5, 6, in Saluda County The 21th Annual Fall Festival/Tractor/Engine show and pull will be held at Richland Creek Farms, 542 Richland Creek Road, Ward, S. C. 29166. The festival site is located between Batesburg-Leesville, Ridge Spring and Saluda. From Batesburg-Leesville take Hwy. 178 north toward Saluda or from Ridge Spring take Hwy. 39 north toward Saluda […]

Crime Beat – October 29, 2016

Crime Beat – October 29, 2016

Woman Removed from Family Home – Neglect of a Vulnerable Adult A seventy-four year old woman was taken into protective custody, Saturday, Oct. 18, after attempts to execute a search warrant at her place of residence revealed the woman was living in unsafe and filthy conditions.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on […]

SCDNR-Biologists: Don’t approach elk that has wandered into SC

SCDNR-Biologists: Don’t approach elk that has wandered into SC

SCDNR News (864) 380-5201 Biologists: Don’t get close to elk that has wandered into South Carolina Wildlife biologists are warning Upstate residents and visitors not to closely approach a young bull elk that has wandered into South Carolina from North Carolina. The first official sighting of an elk in South Carolina was made on Friday, […]

Trunk or Treat on the Square

Trunk or Treat on the Square

Antioch Baptist Church and ECDA Host Event The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) and the Town of Edgefield announce Trunk or Treat on the Square Monday, October 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thanks to Antioch Baptist Church for being our sponsor for this event. It’s guaranteed to be a wonderful evening for the […]

Flo Carter Singing at the Discovery Center

Flo Carter Singing at the Discovery Center

The Edgefield County Historical Society is presenting a Gospel, Rock and Roll event, including traditional favorites. This program will be held at The  Discovery Center, 405 Main Street, Edgefield, on Saturday, October 29, at 8 p.m.  Tickets are available at 803-637-1233. The legendary Flo Carter will be singing these popular tunes.  She is a local […]

Clown Sighting in Edgefield

Clown Sighting in Edgefield

Edgefield County has now joined the many other locales across the nation in which recent clown sightings have been reported.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, a resident of the 1100 block of Edgefield Road detailed to law enforcement how she arrived at her residence Wednesday, Oct. 12, near midnight […]

Father and Son Harvest Deer

Father and Son Harvest Deer

Ed Lamb, Jr., killed a 230 lb. buck, Tuesday, Oct. 11, on private land in Aiken County.  The deer, his first of the season, was an 8-point with a 16 inch spread.  His proud father, Ed Sr., dropped by The Advertiser, Wednesday morning to bring us the picture and share with us how he started […]

SCDNR declares temporary hunting closures in portions of Georgetown, Marion, Horry Counties

SCDNR declares temporary hunting closures in portions of Georgetown, Marion, Horry Counties

Due to extremely high river levels and widespread flooding following Hurricane Matthew, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) has declared temporary hunting closures on all game species (except alligators, doves, hogs and coyotes) within the Great Pee Dee and Little Pee Dee River drainage systems. The flooding has created potential for exploitation of game […]