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 […]

Early Morning Fights

Early Morning Fights

• Possibly Gang Related The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of three fight calls in the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 13.  According to a report filed by the ECSO, the first call, which was to the Thirty and Up Club on Hwy 23 West and included the report of gun […]

Creepy-Crawlies Look for Warm Winter Homes

Creepy-Crawlies Look for Warm Winter Homes

CLEMSON, S.C. – Shorter, cooler days send a signal to many insects that it’s time to look for a warm winter home — perhaps yours. Clemson University has researchers devoted to “six-legged-science,” and some specialize in exploring ways to keep pests and people apart. This year there are new creepy-crawlies to keep an eye on. Entomologist Patricia […]

ECCC Plans Oyster Roast to Benefit Schools

ECCC Plans Oyster Roast to Benefit Schools

The Chamber of Commerce of Edgefield County has announced a three-special fundraiser coming up soon, to benefit Fox Creek High School, Strom Thurmond High School and Wardlaw Academy through their Booster Clubs. The three-special attraction will be roasted oysters, Low County boil and barbecue – something for everyone. The event will be held at the […]

Patsy Smith Celebrates Milestone

Patsy Smith Celebrates Milestone

Forty-Eight Years!  It is a fact. Patsy Smith of Wells Fargo on the square of Edgefield has been working in the banking system that is now Wells Fargo since her teens. The Edgefield Branch, where she works, celebrated the milestone with balloons and crepe swags as décor and many greetings from the staff and customers. […]

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