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False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

A woman who claimed her 2 year old infant had drowned over the weekend has been arrested and is facing charges of breach of peace and filing a false police…

Small Towns Flooded with Peachtree 23 Shoppers, June 1

Small Towns Flooded with Peachtree 23 Shoppers, June 1

Peachtree 23, The Longest Yard Sale in the State, attracted thousands on Saturday, June 1.  As seen in the gallery below, Main Street in Ridge Spring was overrun with shoppers…

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

The Westside Volunteer Fire Department and the Merriwether Fire Department held a BBQ plate sale to benefit Wesley Spires, Saturday, June 1, at the Westside Community Center. While an exact…

Dr. Mick Zais to Address STHS Class of 2013

Dr. Mick Zais to Address STHS Class of 2013

State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais will provide remarks at commencement ceremonies for the class of 2013 of Strom Thurmond High School which is scheduled for Friday, June 7,…

STHS Graduation Ceremonies to be Streamed Online

STHS Graduation Ceremonies to be Streamed Online

Edgefield County School District announced Monday, June 3, that the public will be able to view the graduation exercises for the class of 2013 live on the computer, at home.…

The Advertiser Goes to the Bahamas

The Advertiser Goes to the Bahamas

Lauren Williams, Ashley  Bryan, and Erin Seigler, rising seniors at Wardlaw Academy, took The Edgefield Advertiser along with them on their Royal Caribbean Cruise adventures to the Bahamas during Memorial…

Uncle Amos Catches Br’er Fox

Uncle Amos Catches Br’er Fox

– A Fox Appears in Town –  Art Amos of Buncombe Street, Edgefield, had been hearing something around his house at night and he decided he should catch the intruder…

Bob Edmonds Releases New Book, Growing Up Southern: A Memoir

Bob Edmonds Releases New Book, Growing Up Southern: A Memoir

The story below ran in the May 23 edition of the McCormick Messenger.  With their permission we run it here. Find a review of book on page 2 of this…

Clemson Vanishing Firefly Project Asks Public to Count Flashes June 1

Clemson Vanishing Firefly Project Asks Public to Count Flashes June 1

GEORGETOWN, S.C. — Fireflies, an icon of Southern summers, are fewer and harder to find in some communities along the coast lately because of urban development and changes in forestry…

Clemson University, DNR Renew Cooperative Agreement

Clemson University, DNR Renew Cooperative Agreement

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Clemson University and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently renewed their “Cooperative Agreement” during recent meetings in Clemson. The agreement strengthens a more than 31-year…