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The Fashion of MAD MEN and Jean Bell of Ward

The Fashion of MAD MEN and Jean Bell of Ward

– By Advertiser Staff – Jean Bell was reading the Wall Street Journal and saw a story about Janie Bryant, the costume designer for the award winning show Mad Men,…

Forest Service Reports Visitors, Local Communities Receive Health, Economic Benefits from Visiting National Forests

Forest Service Reports Visitors, Local Communities Receive Health, Economic Benefits from Visiting National Forests

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released findings of a visitor survey that shows U.S. Forest Service lands are great recreation destinations that provide health benefits to tourists…

Golf Cart Thefts Continue

Golf Cart Thefts Continue

A report from the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office confirms that golf carts continue to be a target for thieves.  The latest documented theft occurred Sunday, July 14, at a home…

Burglary at Douglas Elementary

Burglary at Douglas Elementary

Three young white males, ages 19, 20, and 25, were arrested Wednesday, July 17, for a burglary at Douglas Elementary School. According to a report filed with the Edgefield County…

Downtown Drive-In Movie & Costume Contest on the Square this Saturday

Downtown Drive-In Movie & Costume Contest on the Square this Saturday

The Edgefield Community Development Association along with our special sponsor, Bluegrass Material’s Edgefield Quarry, invites everyone to our Downtown Drive-in movie night on the Square in historic Edgefield on Saturday…

Cancer Foundation Helps Edgefield County Cancer Patients

Cancer Foundation Helps Edgefield County Cancer Patients

– By Jamie Turner – Neighbors helping neighbors in the fight against cancer; ultimately, that’s what the Savannah River Cancer Foundation does. What is little known is that that Aiken-based…

A Wedding Re-Enactment on the Courthouse Steps; Interrupted by a Gunfight

A Wedding Re-Enactment on the Courthouse Steps; Interrupted by a Gunfight

On July 13th, during the Living History Saturday, a mock wedding was held on the Edgefield Courthouse steps.  Set in 1862, Justin Guy was one of the many young men…

SC Legislative Session Ends

SC Legislative Session Ends

An Update on the Bills We’ve Followed   –  By Tiffani Ireland – With the end of the 2012-2013 SC Legislative session, The Advertiser looks back at three bills we have…

Mount of Olives Archway Missing FOUND

Mount of Olives Archway <del>Missing</del> FOUND

The wrought iron archway over the Mount of Olives Cemetery in Johnston, S.C., has disappeared. A beautiful, historic cemetery, where ancestors of some of the leaders of the Town of…

Plans for Jubilee Festival Underway; September 28, on the Square

Plans for Jubilee Festival Underway; September 28, on the Square

Sonny Seawright, Chairman of the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival, set for Saturday, September 28, 2013, is announcing the plans for the coming festival. The Saturday festival will be 9:00 a.m.…