Goldberg Groundhog Kiln Gets Another Firing

Goldberg Groundhog Kiln Gets Another Firing

The Groundhog Kiln, poised on a rise near the entrance to old Pottersville, was heated up for the first time since September on December 3 as part of a weekend celebration of history in Edgefield.  The weekend included the formal re-opening of the Blacksmith Shop, tours of Willowbrook Cemetery, and acknowledging the history of Edgefield […]

New Deputy Director of EMA

New Deputy Director of EMA

Suzy Spurgeon has been named the new Deputy Director of Edgefield County’s Emergency Management Agency.  Spurgeon, who assumed her role on Nov. 4, takes the place of Sandy Backensto who retired after 7 years with the agency.  With this new position, Spurgeon will now serve a duel role for EMA as she was already their […]

Test Drive Leads to Larceny

Test Drive Leads to Larceny

A man who wished to sell his vehicle allowed a potential buyer to test drive his truck for a few days.  However, a few days turned into three weeks and now the truck and the potential buyer are believed to have left town. According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, an […]

Kiplinger’s Ranks Clemson Among Best College Values in U.S.

Kiplinger’s Ranks Clemson Among Best College Values in U.S.

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of 100 best values in public colleges for 2014. The ranking cites four-year schools that deliver a quality education at an affordable price. Clemson, the highest ranked school in South Carolina, is ranked No. 31 for in-state students among the top 100 […]

What is in the Print Edition this Week

Here are just a few of the things you will miss this week if you do not subscribe to or pick up a copy of The Edgefield Advertiser – in boxes and local convenience stores Wednesday morning. Subscribe today, to have your copy delivered to your mailbox each week, so you don’t miss anything and remained […]

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 […]

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