Yard of the Season in Johnston

Yard of the Season in Johnston

The Peach Blossom Garden Club of Johnston has selected the yard of the season for Winter. It is the yard of Janet Johnson of 303 Jackson Street. The house and yard is enhanced by various Christmas decorations.

County Receives Positive Audit; Council Chooses Animal Shelter Site

County Receives Positive Audit; Council Chooses Animal Shelter Site

At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Edgefield County Council was addressed by George Kennedy and Lee Wagner of the accounting firm Elliott, Davis, LLP, regarding the county’s annual audit.  Mr. Kennedy related that the while there had been an anticipation of using $274,636 from reserves, because of positive revenue trends, the […]

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Announces Mid-Winter Ball Chairs

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Announces Mid-Winter Ball Chairs

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation and the 26th annual Mid-Winter Ball Title Sponsor Greenwood Capital Associates and Countybank are pleased to announce this year’s ball will be co-chaired by Jane Dean and Jenni Shingler. This signature community event, scheduled for Saturday, March 1, 2014, will feature a theme of “Moonlight and Magnolias, An Evening of Southern […]

Christmas Tree Lightings

Christmas Tree Lightings

The Edgefield square was filled with anticipation as children and adults settled in on Friday evening for a short program of carols, emceed by Caroline Bland, Clio Lampkin led in prayer, and Gina Lester Sheely led the singing. The climax was the turning on of the Christmas tree lights by the Mayor along with the […]

Tour of Churches – “Better & Better”

Tour of Churches – “Better & Better”

Many saw the Tour of Churches, sponsored by the Historical Society of the county on Sunday as “getting better and better,” especially with a larger attendance. The walking tour crowds filed into the churches to hear special music and pageantry showing the story of Christ.  The tour concluded at Magnolia Dale, where “substantial refreshments” as […]

Plane Crashes at Trenton Airport

Plane Crashes at Trenton Airport

A small two-seater experimental airplane crashed at the Trenton Airport late Monday afternoon, Dec. 2.  According to an official at the scene who spoke with The Advertiser shortly after the crash, the pilot, Larry Putt, of Augusta, took off from the Trenton airport where his plane is reportedly kept.  Sometime after take off the engine […]

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