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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…

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…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Multiple Vehicle Break-ins The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple reports of vehicle break-ins Sunday, Aug. 2. According to ECSO reports, a dozen vehicles were broken into in the…

Milanes is Confirmed Hospital CEO

Milanes is Confirmed Hospital CEO

In a letter from the Edgefield County Hospital Board (signed by Board Chair Connie Sutton and Personnel Committee Chair John Pettigrew) the following statements were made available to the ECH…

In Conversation With Buck Asbill – a Book on the Way

In Conversation With Buck Asbill – a Book on the Way

Sitting with Buck Asbill, awaiting the arrival of his book named for his column of ten years, “Ramblin’ ‘Round,” the Advertiser opened the door with questions in order to learn…

PTC to Provide EMT Certificate in Edgefield County

PTC to Provide EMT Certificate in Edgefield County

People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Piedmont Technical College has been providing education to prepare students in Greenwood to become…

Greg Anderson Announces Retirement as School Superintendent

Statement from Edgefield County School Board July 31, 2015 – Greg Anderson, who has provided many years of distinguished service to the Edgefield County School District, first as District attorney…

NWTF Turkey Shoot Coming to Edgefield

NWTF Turkey Shoot Coming to Edgefield

The National Wild Turkey Federation will bring its annual Turkey Shoot sporting clays tournament to the Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF and expects to draw record crowds August 13-16,…

STHS Class of 1970 Holds 45th Reunion

STHS Class of 1970 Holds 45th Reunion

The Strom Thurmond Class of 1970 held their class reunion Saturday, July 25, at Pine Ridge Club. Thirty-one members out of a class of 90 graduates attended. Front Row (L…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Missing Man With Dementia Found David Pearson, an 88-year-old man with dementia who went missing from his home on Whaley Pond Road (near the Edgefield County/Aiken County line) around three…