Churches Changing Communities 2017 – The Most Rewarding Vacation of my Life

Churches Changing Communities 2017 – The Most Rewarding Vacation of my Life

There was much excitement in and around Edgefield during the week of July 9-14. Members from the twenty Southern Baptist churches that make up the Edgefield Baptist Association engaged in a week of service and ministry. Over 140 missions volunteers came together to conduct ministry projects and repairs to local homes.This is the 8th year […]

McKendree to Celebrate 200 Years

McKendree to Celebrate 200 Years

A Family has helped to Hold the History Not one century, but two have passed since the founding of McKendree Methodist Church, up on Highway 378 between Highway 25 and Faulkner Mountain Road. This church was first called Sleepy Creek Church, known in name by a nearby creek.  It was probably a mile or so […]

Woodlawn Road Re-Opened

Woodlawn Road Re-Opened

The SC Department of Transportation has confirmed for the Advertiser that the road closure on Woodlawn Road at Deep Step Road to Hwy 28 has been lifted.  The road was re-opened July 21.  The road had been closed since June 27 when an eighteen wheeler wrecked on the road causing gasoline and diesel fuels to […]

South by Southeast: Spoof on Alfred Hitchcock’s Work

South by Southeast: Spoof on Alfred Hitchcock’s Work

Directed by Dave Engelman, South by Southeast is a very entertaining, audience-participation play and a spoof on Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic film, North by Northwest.  “Hitchhike” himself, played hilariously by Sam Crouch, opens the show and silliness and trickery fall around us as Cary Grunt, played glowingly by Carson Faulker, is chased by blonds (Stephanie Turner […]

Edgefield County Public Library Events

Edgefield County Public Library Events

Friday, July 7, 2017 Summer Book Sale ALL Books are $0.17 (seventeen cents) ALL Day Long (10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.) Tuesday, July 11, 2017 10:30 a.m. “Build Your Craft” with Legos, Magnetics, and more! Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:30 p.m. “Teen Night: Murder Mystery Night” Tuesday, July 18, 2017 10:30 a.m. “Library Treasure Hunt” Thursday, July […]

Turkey Shoppe on Main Closing Effective Immediately

Turkey Shoppe on Main Closing Effective Immediately

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – The National Wild Turkey Federation announced the closing of its retail store, Turkey Shoppe on Main, located downtown on the Edgefield square, effective immediately. “We cannot say thank you enough to all who supported the NWTF by purchasing outdoor equipment at our Turkey Shoppe on Main,” said Becky Humphries, NWTF CEO. The […]

Break-in at Turkey Shoppe on Main

Break-in at Turkey Shoppe on Main

The Turkey Shoppe on Main in Edgefield was broken into sometime during the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 5, according to Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter.  Chief Carter told the Advertiser that it is believed the break-in occurred sometime between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.  According to Chief Carter, the front glass to the […]

A Prelude to Independence Day – June 28, 1776

A Prelude to Independence Day – June 28, 1776

We on the Ridge don’t always know what the Low-Country is doing. Few probably are aware that there has been a tradition in Charleston, the bedrock of much of the early S.C. history, that on June 28 there is a celebration each year – Carolina Day.  It basically is celebrating the Revolutionary battle victory when […]

GLEAMNS’ Commitment to Low-Income

GLEAMNS’ Commitment to Low-Income

Board Member James Bibbs, second from left, joins with others from GLEAMNS and SCE&G in a cooperative effort.   By James Bibbs, GLEAMNS Bd.Member For over 50 years, GLEAMNS has been committed to helping improve the living conditions of our low-income families.  Our services in Edgefield County include: Head Start/Early Head Start  – promotes school […]