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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…

Repairs Being Made to Modoc Bridge

Repairs Being Made to Modoc Bridge

The SC Department of Transportation is making repairs to the bridge in Modoc on Highway 23 at the Edgefield/McCormick County line.  However, those repairs are considered minor and should be…

Recovery Works Begins 5th Year of Operation

Many of the people in our community, as well as all over the country, are very aware of what has become an overwhelming epidemic. An epidemic that like a wildfire,…

Norovirus on the Rise; Take Precautions Now

Norovirus on the Rise; Take Precautions Now

COLUMBIA, S.C. – With the arrival of the peak of norovirus season (January-March), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control warns S.C residents of the dangers of norovirus.…

S.C. Infant Mortality Rate Stabilizes While Disparities Widen

S.C. Infant Mortality Rate Stabilizes While Disparities Widen

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s infant mortality rate in 2011 remained stable at 7.4 deaths per 1,000 babies born, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today. “Although…

Charges Filed Against STHS Teacher for Illicit Relationship with Student (Updated)

An investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship between a student and teacher at Strom Thurmond High School has led to charges being filed against an employee of Strom Thurmond High…

What Happens to Peaches When the Chill is Gone?

What Happens to Peaches When the Chill is Gone?

CLEMSON, S.C. – The warmer-than-normal temperatures of 2012 — the fourth warmest year on record in South Carolina — signal potential challenges for growers of the state’s best-known fruit. Peaches need cold…