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Black History Sessions Continue at Macedonia

Black History Sessions Continue at Macedonia

The Black History meeting at Macedonia Community Center started with Reverend George Brightharp leading the audience in a wonderful old Negro spiritual, “Swing Low Sweet Chariot,” which set a good…

Edgefield Man Follows Stranger’s Lead and Wins $100,000

Edgefield Man Follows Stranger’s Lead and Wins $100,000

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 13, 2013) – In a case of “I’ll have what she’s having,” an Edgefield man picked the same lottery ticket as the woman in line ahead of…

Calliham’s Turns Sixty

Calliham’s Turns Sixty

“There are plenty businesses that have run 60 years, but I am the original owner and still running it,” said J. P. Calliham on Monday.  He was saying that on…

Department of Revenue Announces Program to Securely Process Tax Returns

Department of Revenue Announces Program to Securely Process Tax Returns

Security safeguard measure implemented to aid in the prevention of tax fraud COLUMBIA – New for 2013, the SC Department of Revenue (DOR) has implemented a security safeguard measure to…

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…