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Drought Committee Downgrades 26 Counties

Drought Committee Downgrades 26 Counties

COLUMBIA – The S.C. Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on Jan. 31, downgraded the drought status one level for 26 counties. Twelve counties were downgraded to moderate including:…

Darlene Abrahams Wins the Gift Basket

Darlene Abrahams Wins the Gift Basket

The winner of the Downtown Edgefield  Wine & Chocolate Stroll Thursday evening is Darlene Abrahams of North Augusta, SC.  Darlene said “ever since we moved to North Augusta we try…

Local Barber Shop Quartet Brings Rockwell’s Painting to Life

Local Barber Shop Quartet Brings Rockwell’s Painting to Life

Norman Rockwell’s Painting “Sharp Harmony” took on a new image a few days ago at Peachtree Styles, 311 Calhoun St., Johnston, S. C.  Tim Kerby and his daughter English, who…

Naked Man Found Wandering on Martintown Rd. – Toddler Found in Ditch –

By Advertiser Staff – A deputy with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office found a naked, white male wandering on Martintown Rd. in the evening hours of Wed., Feb. 6.  According…

Edgefield’s Wine and Chocolate Stroll Extended

Edgefield’s Wine and Chocolate Stroll Extended

Edgefield’s Wine and Chocolate Stroll will continue thru Friday, February 8th until 3pm.  Due to the rainy night, we’ve decided to extend the event to accommodate our customers that stayed away…

County Council Introduces Consent Agenda

County Council Introduces Consent Agenda

Up-date Given on Animal Shelter Project –  The Edgefield County Council introduced a new way to conduct their meetings at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 5.  Described by…

Applications Sought for Johnston Mural Addition

Applications Sought for Johnston Mural Addition

Past Honorees Remembered –  By Tiffani Ireland – The Town of Johnston is currently seeking applications for another addition to the Cotton Exchange Mural. To be considered, honorees must be deceased,…

The “Clay Stash” has been Found!

The “Clay Stash” has been Found!

The “Clay Stash” has been discovered.  Ann Byrd, a potter herself, was eager to find that clay disc and had searched every venue possible – the Discovery Center, the square…

Old Edgefield Pottery Stash – Week Two Clue

Old Edgefield Pottery Stash – Week Two Clue

“I Know exactly where it’s hidden” I heard many people say. Who thought I’d make it easy To give those pots away.   Oh it’s still out there As we…

Essie Mae Washington-Williams Passes Away

Essie Mae Washington-Williams Passes Away

By Advertiser Staff – Essie Mae Washington-Williams has died at the age of 87.  This was reported in the press on Tuesday, that she was living in Irmo at the…