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Car Chase Through Town Leads to Charges

Car Chase Through Town Leads to Charges

A car chase that started on Bacon Street in Edgefield and ended at the apartment complex on Woodland Ave., Sat., July 27, has led to multiple charges against a Trenton…

Art That Roars: Afro-Carolinian Face Jugs » The Epoch Times

Art That Roars: Afro-Carolinian Face Jugs » The Epoch Times

“White clay eyes and teeth, set against the glaze, make the finest Afro-Carolinian face vessels appear to roar where works three times their size merely whisper.” Robert Farris Thompson could…

Burton Center Foundation Names New Members to Board

Dr. Brad Christie, Acting President of Erskine College, has a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and a master’s degree from the University of Virginia.  He received his doctorate degree from Duke University…

George Thornton Named to PTC Foundation Board

George Thornton Named to PTC Foundation Board

The Piedmont Technical College Foundation has named George Thornton of Edgefield as a new board member for the coming year. Thornton is the CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation…

Johnston Wins Workplace Safety Award

Johnston Wins Workplace Safety Award

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Town of Johnston was recognized by the South Carolina Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund for workplace safety in the Division I category. Division I was for cities and towns…

Feeding Summer Hummingbirds Provides Entertainment and Beauty

Feeding Summer Hummingbirds Provides Entertainment and Beauty

Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials. “Hummingbirds are…

Sheriff’s Office Reports Drug Raid

Sheriff’s Office Reports Drug Raid

The Advertiser received the following release from the Sheriff’s office on Monday, July 22, that on July 18, the Edgefield County Sheriff’s office along with officers from the Edgefield, Johnston…

Nude Moped Rider Arrested

Nude Moped Rider Arrested

Deputies with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 54-year-old man shortly after midnight July 23 for riding his moped naked through the town of Edgefield.  According to a report…

Clemson to be Abuzz with Beekeepers

Clemson to be Abuzz with Beekeepers

CLEMSON, S.C. – Apiarists from across the Palmetto State will make a beeline to Clemson University this month for all the buzz in beekeeping. The South Carolina Beekeepers Association holds…

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,…