Fresh Faces for a Fresh New School Year

Fresh Faces for a Fresh New School Year

Edgefield School District “New Hires” School has opened and energy is high.  As seen in the faces in the photo of the Parker children on the first school, there is a freshness in the new year, 2013-2014. Teachers have had a nice break for renewing their energies, as have the administration and students. There is […]

Black and White and Read All Over

Black and White and Read All Over

The Advertiser followed David and Linda Padgett of Saluda, faithful subscribers to our newspaper, as they enjoyed a trip to Antigua where David served in the U. S. Navy many years ago.  They found the same guardhouse where he had stood guard, recorded in an old photo.  

Mims Package Store Closing After Over 30 Years

Mims Package Store Closing After Over 30 Years

 – By Tiffany Ireland – After 36 years in business, Mims Package Shop on Augusta Road is closing its doors.  Their last day of business will be Saturday, Aug. 24.  Lois Mims, who spoke Friday with The Advertiser regarding the closing, said a lot went in to the decision, but that, ultimately, it was time […]

It’s Time For Some Football!

It’s Time For Some Football!

 – By Jack Reece – The Edgefield County School District has released its fall sports schedule for Strom Thurmond High School. Regular season for the varsity Rebels starts this Friday as the Rebels host the Bull Dogs of Silver Bluff in the newly renovated football stadium at Strom Thurmond High School. Game time for this […]

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – Aug. 23 & 24

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – Aug. 23 & 24

 – By Tiffani Ireland – Professional rodeo riders will again converge on the Westside of Edgefield County, Friday and Saturday nights, Aug. 23 and 24, for the 8th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo at the Lazy J Arena.  The fields have been bush hogged, the arena stands ready, and, by press time, the Ferris wheel […]

Carolina Brotherhood Rolls Into Edgefield

Carolina Brotherhood Rolls Into Edgefield

 – By Jack Reece – If you were in Edgefield last Wednesday morning you probably saw a large group of cyclists pedaling into the fire station.  No, they had not been arrested; in fact they are police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel from across North and South Carolina who volunteer their time for a […]

Theatre Review: The Hallelujah Girls

Theatre Review: The Hallelujah Girls

– By Karyn Sealy – Enter the world of “Spa-dee-dah” salon in a small Georgia town called Eden Falls. Their t-shirts are hot pink and their laughter is intoxicating. The recent production of “The Hallelujah Girls” (a comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten) at the Edgefield County Theatre Company is a warming […]

The Football “Encyclopedia” for 2013

The Football “Encyclopedia” for 2013

  • Find it in The Advertiser, This Week The Edgefield Advertiser, print edition, on the stands as of Wednesday morning, holds 18 pages of news as well as football information that covers the four schools in our marketing area: STHS, Wardlaw, Fox Creek, and RS-M. Wondering what to expect from these schools in the […]

Biologist Urges Less Arsenic in Apple Juice

Biologist Urges Less Arsenic in Apple Juice

CLEMSON, S.C. – Lowering arsenic levels in apple juice is a step in the right direction, but regulators could and should go further, says Clemson University biologist Lisa Bain, who researches the genetic and developmental effects of arsenic on animals. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is moving to decrease the amount of arsenic allowed in apple juice to […]

Citizen of the Year Award

Citizen of the Year Award

It time to acknowledge the 18th Annual Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year. If you know someone who deserves this award (good leadership or community service role, volunteer work, etc) please fill out an application form (call the Chamber office for nomination form) and return it to the Chamber office by Monday, […]

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