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Mims Package Store Closing After Over 30 Years

Mims Package Store Closing After Over 30 Years

 – By Tiffany Ireland – After 36 years in business, Mims Package Shop on Augusta Road is closing its doors.  Their last day of business will be Saturday, Aug. 24. …

It’s Time For Some Football!

It’s Time For Some Football!

 – By Jack Reece – The Edgefield County School District has released its fall sports schedule for Strom Thurmond High School. Regular season for the varsity Rebels starts this Friday…

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – Aug. 23 & 24

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – Aug. 23 & 24

 – By Tiffani Ireland – Professional rodeo riders will again converge on the Westside of Edgefield County, Friday and Saturday nights, Aug. 23 and 24, for the 8th Annual Sandy…

Carolina Brotherhood Rolls Into Edgefield

Carolina Brotherhood Rolls Into Edgefield

 – By Jack Reece – If you were in Edgefield last Wednesday morning you probably saw a large group of cyclists pedaling into the fire station.  No, they had not…

Theatre Review: The Hallelujah Girls

Theatre Review: The Hallelujah Girls

– By Karyn Sealy – Enter the world of “Spa-dee-dah” salon in a small Georgia town called Eden Falls. Their t-shirts are hot pink and their laughter is intoxicating. The…

The Football “Encyclopedia” for 2013

The Football “Encyclopedia” for 2013

  • Find it in The Advertiser, This Week The Edgefield Advertiser, print edition, on the stands as of Wednesday morning, holds 18 pages of news as well as football…

Biologist Urges Less Arsenic in Apple Juice

Biologist Urges Less Arsenic in Apple Juice

CLEMSON, S.C. – Lowering arsenic levels in apple juice is a step in the right direction, but regulators could and should go further, says Clemson University biologist Lisa Bain, who researches the…

Citizen of the Year Award

Citizen of the Year Award

It time to acknowledge the 18th Annual Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year. If you know someone who deserves this award (good leadership or community service role,…

State Veterinarian Reports Rise in Mosquito-Borne Horse Illness

State Veterinarian Reports Rise in Mosquito-Borne Horse Illness

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Dr. Boyd Parr, state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, today announced 24 new confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in horses since the…

Replacement of Bridge on Hwy 25 Slated to Begin Monday

Replacement of Bridge on Hwy 25 Slated to Begin Monday

The SC Department of Transportation confirmed Friday, Aug. 16, that construction on Turkey Creek Bridge on Hwy 25 is slated to begin Monday although crews have been active clearing trees…