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The Early Magic of Clay Building

The Early Magic of Clay Building

By Justin Guy – About thirty thousand years! That’s how long humans have been working with clay and making it into objects we need or at least objects we believe…

Ernestine Brown Retires from the Post Office after 29 Years

Ernestine Brown Retires from the Post Office after 29 Years

Ernestine Brown’s last day at the Edgefield Post Office was Friday when they celebrated her leaving with a party—food and well-wishing.  On Thursday Ernestine posed for The Advertiser photographer, reluctantly,…

South Carolina’s Exports Reach Record: Nearly $25.3 Billion in 2012

South Carolina’s Exports Reach Record: Nearly $25.3 Billion in 2012

Ranks first among U.S. states in tire exports; Canada, Germany and China top export markets COLUMBIA, S.C. – March 1, 2013 – Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the…

Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off Deadline Approches

Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off Deadline Approches

Get Your tickets this week – the price goes up next week – and tickets will be limited – The Chamber needs to have a head count to order the Oysters. Also…

Citizen Soldiers Deploy Again

Citizen Soldiers Deploy Again

By Jack Reece – Once again American men and women have laid down their plowshares and taken up arms in defense of freedom.  One unit of particular interest on the…

Mass Choir to Perform March 2 – Rep. Jim Clyburn to Speak

Mass Choir to Perform March 2 – Rep. Jim Clyburn to Speak

By Advertiser Staff – Get ready for a grand celebration of Black History on Saturday evening at Strom Thurmond High School – “in the gymnasium” according to School Board Member…

Trenton Schedules Special Election

Trenton Schedules Special Election

The Town of Trenton will hold a special election July 9, 2013 to fill the seat currently held by Billy Padgett on the Town Council. Mr. Padgett will have to…

ACSCAN Tells of Lights Ceremony in Columbia

ACSCAN Tells of Lights Ceremony in Columbia

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network officials were in town last Thursday to receive some funds, a donation from Chef Bob Brawner and his business, “Chef Bob’s Cafe,” as well…

Distinguished Young Women of Edgefield County

Distinguished Young Women of Edgefield County

The Distinguished Young Women of Edgefield County have been announced after a recent pageant held at Strom Thurmond High School: they are Kalei Bowser, Distinguished Young Woman of South Edgefield…

Annual Lawn Mower Exchange Encourages Residents to Go Electric

Annual Lawn Mower Exchange Encourages Residents to Go Electric

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina residents will have another alternative to using gasoline-powered lawn and garden equipment this summer, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today. “Annual…