S.C. Offers Free Identity Theft Protection with CSID

S.C. Offers Free Identity Theft Protection with CSID

As Contract with Experian Expires  – By Tiffani Ireland – The contract that South Carolina had negotiated with Experian for one year of free credit protection has expired.  However, free protection is still available to SC taxpayers whose personal information was compromised as a result of the 2012 hacking of SC tax records.  CSID, a […]

Sunny Day: A Love Letter to Edgefield!

Sunny Day: A Love Letter to Edgefield!

Audiences are calling Sunny Day, the new hit musical from The Edgefield County Theatre Company, “a love letter to Edgefield.” That was the reaction last Wednesday night, when the play, which is about our town, was presented for the first time. Sixty guests attended a black-tie reception at the Discovery Center, then entered the William […]

Rebel Regiment to Defend their State Championship Title

Rebel Regiment to Defend their State Championship Title

The Strom Thurmond Rebel Regiment competed in the SCBDA 2A Lower State Prelims Saturday at West Ashley High School in Charleston SC. The Rebel Regiment was named the SCBDA Lower State 2A Runner Up with Swansea being named the Champion. The two bands were separated by .15. The Rebel Regiment will compete in the SCBDA […]

Streaker Caught in Edgefield

Streaker Caught in Edgefield

Law enforcement officials from both the Edgefield Police Department and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of naked man in the town of Edgefield around nine o’clock Saturday evening, Oct. 19. According to Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter, the 46 year old Johnston man had apparently begun to undress at Edgefield Fuel […]

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meeting

Sen. Shane Massey will hold a town hall meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers, 6 -7:30 p.m. Senator Massey will provide an update on the 2013 session of the General Assembly, look ahead to the 2014 session, and answer questions. Everyone is invited to attend.  

Researchers Investigating Ways to Protect Turtles

Researchers Investigating Ways to Protect Turtles

CLEMSON, S.C. – Despite the Clemson Tigers’ hopes to crush the Maryland Terrapins on the football field Saturday, Clemson researchers are dedicated to protecting turtles in a human-altered ecosystem. “A healthy planet relies on biodiversity, and turtles are an intricate part of a healthy ecosystem,” said Robert Baldwin, an associate professor in Clemson’s School of Agricultural, Forest, […]

Emergency Food and Shelter Money Awarded to County

Emergency Food and Shelter Money Awarded to County

Edgefield County has been awarded Federal Funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Under Phase 31 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program our county has been chosen to receive $10,268 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs. […]

Shayy Widner Crowned STHS Homecoming Queen

Shayy Widner Crowned STHS Homecoming Queen

Strom Thurmond High’s 2013 Homecoming Queen was crowned Friday evening at half time.  She is Shayy Widner.  She stands (center) with the first runner-up (left) Yahaira Escalera and second runner-up, Megan Sherman (right).  They are pictured here with their fathers. Photo by Bill Hart for The Advertiser. — Have something to say? Please leave your […]

Miss Harvest Festival Crowned

Miss Harvest Festival Crowned

The Ridge Spring Harvest Festival Beauty Pageant was held Saturday October 19 at the Ridge Spring Civic Center.  So many beautiful young ladies were present and participated.  The winner Miss Harvest Festival won a $500.00 scholarship to her school of choice. Congratulations to all. RIDGE SPRING 2013 HARVEST FESTIVAL BEAUTY PAGEANT WINNERS Junior Division: Picture […]

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