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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,…

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…