Local Chef Cracking New Markets with Specialty Spice Blends

Local Chef Cracking New Markets with Specialty Spice Blends

Chef Belinda (Belinda Smith-Sullivan) between Aiken, S.C. and Augusta, Ga., is opening up new markets for her gourmet spice blends among the finest possible company – the kind of folks you’d like to move in next door to. After an ‘apprenticeship,’ manning a table outside the store, Chef Belinda made it to the shelves of […]

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 […]

Trenton Country Gardeners Hear How to Save Water

Trenton Country Gardeners Hear How to Save Water

Everyone enjoyed the water conservation skit performed by members of the Trenton Country Garden Club at the club’s October meeting held at the home of Dianne Yonce. Betty Jackson, Penny Hunt and Jan Burch used watering cans to demonstrate an easy way to conserve water.  Rather than allowing water to run down the drain as […]

Trenton Obtains Financing for Fire Truck

Trenton Obtains Financing for Fire Truck

 – By Tiffani Ireland – At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Administrator Al Harvey informed the Trenton Town Council that a loan in the amount of $100,00 was obtained from BB&T to go toward the purchase of a new fire truck for the town .  The loan is for 10 years and has a 2.55% […]

Early Morning Accident on Hwy 121 – UPDATED

Early Morning Accident on Hwy 121 – UPDATED

As we were delivering papers early Wednesday morning, we came upon AirMed landing at Billy’s in Trenton. They had been called in to medivac the victim of a single car accident on Highway 121 between Trenton and Johnston. At the scene of the accident, Edgefield County Sheriff’s Deputies were hesitant to provide details, other than, […]

Trenton Council Elects Mayor Pro-tem

Trenton Council Elects Mayor Pro-tem

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council unanimously elected Councilman Keith Sexton to serve as Mayor Pro-tem at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wed., Aug. 14.  As Mayor Pro-tem, Mr. Sexton will preside over Council meetings in the event Mayor Billy Padgett is absent. In other business, Council voted unanimously to proceed with […]

Leader of the Band

Leader of the Band

This article originally ran in the print edition on July 3, 2013. Brian Walden, Senior Musician in the entire U. S. Navy and Senior Band Master for the U.S. Navy Band(s) spent most of his early years in this County, and in the Harmony Community.  He, his parents and siblings lived in the old Hancock […]

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