Tony Frazier – from under the hood to behind the desk

Tony Frazier – from under the hood to behind the desk

Tony Frazier is quick to give the many mentors in his life credit for what he knows and has accomplished.  It is what now he wants to do with his life – give back to the young people out there what he gained during his schooling.  He is leaving his business of 27 years, Frazier […]

Four Struck by Lightning in Edgefield County

Four Struck by Lightning in Edgefield County

The Advertiser has confirmed that four field workers were struck by lightning on Luke Bridge Road, Wednesday afternoon, July 6.  According to early information coming out about the incident provided by emergency personnel, the four were taken to area hospitals for treatment.  One of the four was listed in critical condition.  The other three were […]

“Poetry Meets Pottery” Winner, Nathan Kulp

“Poetry Meets Pottery” Winner, Nathan Kulp

  Pictured are the presentation are Poet Laureate Laurel Blossom, winner Nathan Kulp, Clay Studio owner Beth Thornton and Potter Justin Guy.   On Thursday, June 30 at 3 p.m., Nathan Kulp, the winner of the Poetry Meets Pottery couplets contest that was held in February, was presented with an Edgefield pottery jar inscribed with […]

Annual Cruise-In, Set for July 16, on the Square

Annual Cruise-In, Set for July 16, on the Square

The Cruise-In, on the Square in Edgefield, is planned for July 16, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. This is a free event, rain or shine. People with classic cars, trucks or motorcycles are invited to park on the square and enjoy the atmosphere of dozens of car enthusiasts.  Spectators are welcome, but are asked to […]

Hubbard Wins 11th Solicitor’s Race

Hubbard Wins 11th Solicitor’s Race

In a Republican run-off Rick Hubbard defeated Candice Lively in Edgefield County 601 to 284. In the four counties in this circuit, Lexington, Edgefield, McCormick and Saluda, he received 60% of the vote. With 137 precincts tallied it was Hubbard: 9,870 and Lively: 6,459. Hubbard, a Gilbert resident, was an assistant for 22 years to […]

Strom Thurmond HS Athletic Booster Club

Strom Thurmond HS Athletic Booster Club

 REBELS!!! Athletic Booster Club memberships, banner renewals and new banner forms need to be mailed by July 31st.  Forms are available in the front office of STHS, at the Edgefield Butcher Shop, on line at edgefieldadvertiser.com or from Janet Johnson at jjohnson50000@yahoo.com. Information in regard to options, fees and how to contact the booster club […]

Golf Carts Stolen

Golf Carts Stolen

Two golf carts were reported stolen in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County, Sunday, June 26.  According to ECSO reports of the thefts, one of the golf carts was stolen from a residence on Locust Drive sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Sunday.  The other was stolen the same day from a residence […]

Armed Robbery in Edgefield

Armed Robbery in Edgefield

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery on Lucius Lane near Country Club Road, Saturday night, June 25.  According to an ECSO report on the incident, a female was at Soap and Suds Laundry Mat in Edgefield, Saturday, when she was approached by a man on a bicycle.  The man asked the […]

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

The South Carolina Department of Education released the winners of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for 2014–2015. The Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards program recognizes schools for attaining high levels of general performance and for making substantial progress in closing the achievement gap between disaggregated groups. Two Edgefield County schools received Palmetto Gold and/or […]

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