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No Opposition for Trenton Council Seats

No Opposition for Trenton Council Seats

Only One Seeking to be Mayor –  By Tiffani Ireland – Keith Sexton and Shannon Phillpot will face no opposition in their bids to seek re-election to their seats on the…

A Search for Learning – After the Civil War

A Search for Learning – After the Civil War

Minister and researcher, Rev. Elvin B. Thompson of Augusta, delivered to a small but very interested audience a study of education in the black community after the Civil War.  This…

News from Old Edgefield Pottery

News from Old Edgefield Pottery

Find Pottery in a Game of Chance –  Here begins a series, a long one we hope, of articles from Justin Guy, who is steering Old Edgefield Pottery and appointed…

ECDA to Sponsor Wine & Chocolate Downtown Stroll

ECDA to Sponsor Wine & Chocolate Downtown Stroll

The Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a Downtown Wine & Chocolate Stroll Thursday, February 7, 4:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Local merchants open their doors and roll out the red…

STHS FFA Receive Top Ranking in National Association

STHS FFA Receive Top Ranking in National Association

The Strom Thurmond FFA Association is no stranger in the FFA world. The student organization is known across South Carolina for their achievements both inside and outside of the classroom…

Edgefield County Intergovernmental Meeting

By Advertiser Staff A Once-a-Year Event – How to make a meeting of reports interesting?  First the setting, then the food, and to have brief and “meaty” reports so the…

Upstate Girl Scouts Name New Board Members

Upstate Girl Scouts Name New Board Members

Columbia, S.C. – Four new members have been elected to the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands’ council for a two-year term:…

S.C. Cotton Growers See Record Year

S.C. Cotton Growers See Record Year

China Remains the Biggest Variable –  ORANGEBURG, S.C. — If the cure for high prices is high prices, it certainly worked on cotton. South Carolina’s cotton growers have seen prices…

Douglas Elementary Montessori Program – A Unique Teaching Model

Douglas Elementary Montessori Program – A Unique Teaching Model

“A very good program.”  That is how Edgefield Mayor Ken Durham described the Montessori program at Douglas Elementary in a recent interview with The Advertiser.  Mr. Durham’s 4-year-old grandson is…

Enjoy a Winter Day of Beauty!

Enjoy a Winter Day of Beauty!

The Camellia Tea, sponsored by the Edgefield Camellia Club, will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Magnolia Dale in downtown Edgefield from 3:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. This…