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 […]
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 […]
Work began Monday, December 2, to replace the Edgefield County Courthouse. We caught the workers high on the roof removing the old to make way for the new.
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 […]
Another fun night in Edgefield this Saturday, December 7, from 5–8pm. Chili Dinner & Movie Night on the Square. Sponsored by Antioch Baptist Church.
Just a few of the things to look forward to in this week’s print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser, available Wednesday, December 4 at local convenience stores and boxes: Orange peels – great uses for them in Dolly’s News, page 4, sect. 2 Your Child’s Face – if he/she played soccer, sect. 1 page 6 […]
While sitting down to enjoy turkey during the Thanksgiving holiday, remember that although wild and domestic turkeys are genetically the same species, that’s about where the similarity ends. “The wild turkey in a sprint can outrun a galloping horse,” said Charles Ruth, Deer and Turkey Project supervisor for the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR). […]
This weekend marks the beginning of the Christmas season with the Biggest Shopping Day of the year beginning Friday, November 29, and the Christmas tree lighting and snow on the square. The Mayor’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting tradition will be Friday night at 6 p.m. on the town square. Mayor Durham invites everyone to join […]
A privately owned twin engine plane crashed into a wooded area near the Twin Lakes Air Field in Trenton, SC, around six in the evening Monday, Nov. 25, killing the pilot, Richard Showalter, 56, of Graniteville, SC. Mr. Showalter was dead at the scene and an autopsy is being done on his body to determine […]
Christmas pearls (donated by Tidwell Jewelers) for Joan Timmerman King, presented at the Sunday afternoon fundraiser for Wesley Spires Medical Fund. The program was built around a fashion show by Mercy Me! and Caroline Bland (owner) and a book signing for Bury Me With My Pearls, a new book by Edgefield County author Jane Jenkins […]