OEDGS Hears Cantey Haile of Columbia

OEDGS Hears Cantey Haile of Columbia

Brings ‘Grandfather Brook’s’ Sword The Advertiser was given Cantey Haile’s, M.D., notes from his speech to the OEDGS on Sunday, March 9, and in this report some of his anecdotes have been lifted for the pleasure of the reader.  Ed. Note Dr. Haile, who spoke to the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society ten days ago, […]

Tax Commission Holds Work Session

Tax Commission Holds Work Session

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission met in a work session Monday, March 10, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers.  As this was a work session, no decisions were made and no action was taken regarding possible sales tax projects.  However, the commission did discuss items previously mentioned at their Feb. […]

Horn’s Creek Church to be Site of Palm Sunday Service

Horn’s Creek Church to be Site of Palm Sunday Service

Edgefield Co. Historical Society Spring Meet The Edgefield County Historical Society has announced their Spring Meeting, to be on Palm Sunday, April 13, at 3:00 p.m. at Historic Horn’s Creek Church on Old Stage Road. Their notice says: “At this meeting, the churches in Edgefield County will come together for a grand Palm Sunday procession […]

Dean Campbell Will Run For Re-Election for Edgefield County Council

Dean Campbell Will Run For Re-Election for Edgefield County Council

Edgefield County Council District 3 Representative Dean Campbell today announced he will seek re-election to Edgefield County Council, saying he wants to continue the work of enhancing the County’s vitality and growth. “I am proud of what the County Council has been able to accomplish,” Campbell said. “I believe the County Council is fulfilling its […]

Local D.A.R. Turns 100

Local D.A.R. Turns 100

The Old 96 District Chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, celebrated their 100th year anniversary on the very day, March 14, 1914–2014 at Pine Ridge Country Club. On that day 100 years ago, Twelve strong minded and patriotic women, came together to begin an Edgefield chapter. These women and their story of fortitude […]

Chalmers Carr Joins Other Ag Leaders in Washington, Reacts to Worker Shortage Report

Chalmers Carr Joins Other Ag Leaders in Washington, Reacts to Worker Shortage Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chalmers Carr, President/CEO of Titan Farms, SC’s largest peach grower and a major state and national agriculture leader, participated Tuesday in a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington, DC followed by a conference call with state and national reporters. The purpose of the panel and call was to discuss […]

An Invitation to Meet Miss South Carolina 2013

An Invitation to Meet Miss South Carolina 2013

On March 26, at 3:30, Miss South Carolina of 2013, Ms. Brooke Mosteller, will be at Jim Satcher Motors for a meet and greet.  The public is invited to come get a picture made with the lovely Brooke and enter to win a prize.  Brooke will be speaking at Wardlaw Academy at 1:45 when she […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Man Caught Stealing Electricity Officials with Aiken Electric Cooperative and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to 810 Briggs Rd. in North Augusta (Edgefield County), Friday, Mar. 14, in regards to someone stealing electricity.  At the location, it was determined that the resident had manipulated the meter so as to “jump the power” so he […]

Applications Available for 2014 SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

Applications Available for 2014 SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

COLUMBIA, S.C. – High School juniors and seniors interested in exploring agricultural careers can apply now for the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA), held at Clemson University, July 19-25, 2014. SCCSA is an academic summer program coordinated by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. […]

Strom Thurmond High School Head Football Coach Retires

Strom Thurmond High School Head Football Coach Retires

Strom Thurmond Head Football Coach Lee Sawyer announced his retirement today from the game of football. Coach Sawyer has been the head football coach at Strom Thurmond since 2004 and is the winningest coach in Strom Thurmond football history. Coach Sawyer coached 131 games and posted an overall record of 107-24 (.817%).  He won the 3A […]

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