William Erskine Parker to be Subject of Program

William Erskine Parker to be Subject of Program

William Erskine Parker, July 26, 1883-October 6, 1963, a dedicated educator, will be given a commemorative salute and a presentation of a portrait in ceremonies at W. E. Parker Elementary School, Tuesday, February 17, at 6:00 p.m. Edgefield County School District, Greg W. Anderson, Superintendent, will be in charge. The program includes several officials from […]

Kenneth Kaltz, a New Student Writer for the Print Edition

Kenneth Kaltz, a New Student Writer for the Print Edition

February 10, 2015 – “That is where it all began,” says Wardlaw senior Kenneth Kaltz. He was speaking of what has influenced his interest in writing about sports, and that “where” was his first Clemson game, when he was 6 years old. From then on, he would get up in the morning to watch the […]

Is Urban Outfitters Leaving Edgefield County?

“One of the Largest Employers in County” – By Tiffani Ireland – February 7, 2015 – Is Urban Outfitters pulling up stakes and leaving Edgefield County? That, it seems, is the million dollar question. Rumors have been swirling for weeks that the company is leaving the county this year. The Advertiser has made several attempts […]

Arrest at Urban Outfitters

Arrest at Urban Outfitters

Increased ECSO Presence Suspect Responds in Interview A former employee of Urban Outfitters was arrested by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Friday, Jan. 30, for unlawfully carrying a pistol onto the property. According to an ECSO report filed on the matter, the ECSO was notified Friday of a man in the parking lot of the […]

Clemson Alumni Network is Ranked the Best

Clemson Alumni Network is Ranked the Best

CLEMSON, S.C., February 3, 2015 – Clemson University has the best alumni network among the nation’s Best Value colleges and universities, according to new rankings announced Tuesday by The Princeton Review. In its new book “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In – 2015 Edition,” The […]

Bridge on Weaver Road in Edgefield County to be Replaced

Bridge on Weaver Road in Edgefield County to be Replaced

February 3, 2015 – The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) plans to replace the bridge over Little Turkey Creek on Weaver Road (S-18) in Edgefield County. The anticipated start date for the project is Feb. 17, 2015, barring any unforeseen delays. The new bridge is expected to be re-opened to traffic by Aug. 1, […]

A Total of Four Now Charged in Currytown Break-ins

A Total of Four Now Charged in Currytown Break-ins

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a total of four suspects for the multiple automobile break-ins that occurred in the Currytown Subdivision, Jan. 20. In a press release, the ECSO confirmed the arrests of Jamie Wright, 18, and Dale Wright, 19, brothers from Graniteville, SC, as well as that of Travis Lee Gray, 20, […]

Tips For Winter Weight Loss in Horses

Tips For Winter Weight Loss in Horses

– By Gary J. Coleman – Many things can be blamed for an unshorn, underweight equine during the winter months, but several of the most common causes include the following: Poor Feeding Program;Not taking into account increased caloric needs; Feeding the wrong quantity or quality of grain and hay; Dehydration; Parasites; Dental issues; Age. Of […]

NWTF Raising Local Awareness of Ongoing Expansion Efforts

NWTF Raising Local Awareness of Ongoing Expansion Efforts

The National Wild Turkey Federation spoke to two different groups this week in order to raise awareness of their Hunting Heritage Center and Palmetto Shooting Complex projects. Below are two reports from the meetings, the first from The Edgefield County Alliance meeting held Tuesday, January 20th, and the second from a presentation to local officials, and […]

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