Fall Colors Could Peak Sooner than Normal, says Clemson Forest Ecologist

Fall Colors Could Peak Sooner than Normal, says Clemson Forest Ecologist

CLEMSON, S.C. – A rare summer cool snap may mean that fall colors in the Southern Appalachians could peak a few days sooner than normal, according to Clemson University forest ecologist Donald Hagan. “The polar vortex that visited our region in July created conditions for a slightly earlier leaf looking season. Peak color at the upper elevations […]

NWTF Building a Hunting and Outdoor Enthusiast’s Paradise

NWTF Building a Hunting and Outdoor Enthusiast’s Paradise

Will Potentially Bring 10-12,000 Annually to Edgefield – By Tiffani Ireland – “If you build it, they will come” was the theme expressed as The Advertiser sat down with the CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation, George Thornton, and NWTF Facilities Manager, Ken Durham, Wednesday, Sept. 17, to discuss what the NWTF is planning […]

State Museum Presents Museum Road Show on Saturday, Oct. 11

State Museum Presents Museum Road Show on Saturday, Oct. 11

Semi-annual event to offer verbal appraisals by experts The Museum Road Show, one of the South Carolina State Museum’s most popular events, is back and will be held from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11.  Whether it’s an heirloom, antique or artifact, local experts will be onsite at this popular semiannual event […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Victim Chases Down Thief and Recovers Property A resident of Flintlock Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County) took matters into his own hands Monday, Sept. 29, when he discovered his golf cart was being stolen. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report detailing the incident, the victim stated he was awaken around five thirty […]

Dead Man’s Curve Claims Another Life

Dead Man’s Curve Claims Another Life

“Dead Man’s Curve,” the aptly named part of roadway on Hwy 23 West, claimed another life around 9:45 Friday night, Sept. 26.  According to the SC Highway Patrol, thirty year old Heather Holsomback of Johnston was killed when the 1988 Chevy Blazer she was driving east on Hwy 23 toward the town of Edgefield lost […]

Heritage Festival Entertainment Schedule

Heritage Festival Entertainment Schedule

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival Saturday, September 27, 2014 9-10:00 a.m.              OMG Band/James Bo Gardner 10-11:00 a.m.             Ft. Gordon Rock Band 11-11:30 a.m.               Sugarloaf Mountain Boys 11:30-12:00                 Rhythm & Class Cloggers 12:00-12:15 p.m.     […]

The Turkeys of Edgefield are Coming Back to Roost

The Turkeys of Edgefield are Coming Back to Roost

It has been a few weeks since the turkey statues disappeared from the streets and businesses in downtown Edgefield. However, it didn’t take long for the concerned citizens to find out that the turkeys were in good hands. The National Wild Turkey Federation had the statues pulled and placed in the care of Pamela Moore, […]

Woman Missing From County Since Saturday

Tamera Sue Kingery, 37, of Mealing Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) was reported missing to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Saturday, Sept. 20, by her husband.  According to the ECSO report, Kingery’s husband stated that he returned home Saturday to find a note from his wife stating that she had gone out for a […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

ECSO Recovers Vehicle Stolen From Aiken County A vehicle that was stolen out of Aiken County was found in a wooded area off Leonard Lane in Trenton, Sunday, Sept. 21, according to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  That report details how a resident of the road contacted law enforcement after he […]

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