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Find the Birds in the Sign

Find the Birds in the Sign

Yes, there are birds in nests in the sign, but only in the a’s. The “a” allows for a two-story home.  Is that the reason?  Barn swallows, we guess, have…

New Emergency Operations Center Open & Ready for Business

New Emergency Operations Center Open & Ready for Business

– by Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County’s new Emergency Operations Center, located in the old Agricultural Building on Gray Street in Edgefield, is a far cry from the tiny, one…

School District to Purchase Bus for Merriwether Schools

School District to Purchase Bus for Merriwether Schools

The Edgefield County School District announced today that the school board has given final approval for the purchase of a new district activity bus to be used primarily by the…

Fill the Big “T” – Leave Your Lasting Mark on Thurmond’s “Walk of Champions”

Fill the Big “T” – Leave Your Lasting Mark on Thurmond’s “Walk of Champions”

The Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County invites everyone to become a permanent part of the new stadium project at Strom Thurmond High School. Joel Jolly, Chairman of the…

Upcoming Stories in Our Print Edition

The Edgefield Advertiser print edition will be offering another Ramble in the Merriwether section of our County. Look for this special article, with photos, by Owen Clark, as he ventures…

Birdfeeder Basics: Bring on Backyard Birds with the Right Feeders

Birdfeeder Basics: Bring on Backyard Birds with the Right Feeders

When you dine, do you prefer clean and attractive tableware? Does ambiance enhance your enjoyment of your food? Birds feel the same way about their dining habits – the type…

Fight at Gary Street Apartments; No Evidence of Reported Shots Fired

According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield City Police Department, officers with the EPD responded to the apartment complex on Gary Street late Wednesday night, June 19, in response to…

Sherriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

Sherriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

A daytime burglary on Virgil Wall Rd. in Edgefield occurred on Thursday, June 13. Items taken were 1 handgun, 4 rifles, chainsaws, 2 laptops, and jewelry. The estimated total value…

Urgent Need for All Type Blood Donors

Urgent Need for All Type Blood Donors

AUGUSTA, Ga. – There is an urgent need for blood donors right now. Shepeard Blood Center, the only contracted local blood provider for 21 area hospitals from Barnwell, SC to…

STHS FFA Wins State Farm Business Management Competition

STHS FFA Wins State Farm Business Management Competition

The Strom Thurmond Career Center FFA Farm Business Management team took first place honors in the State Farm Business Management Career Development Event (CDE) held at Clemson University on Thursday…