Humphries Appointed NWTF CEO

Humphries Appointed NWTF CEO

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – The National Wild Turkey Federation Board of Directors announced Becky Humphries as its new chief executive officer, a role she will assume effective April 10, 2017. “I am honored to be appointed CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation,” said Humphries. “I came to this organization because I wanted to help save […]

National Wild Turkey CEO to Retire

National Wild Turkey CEO to Retire

It’s official, George Thornton is retiring this summer.  The good news is that George and Beth are staying in Edgefield.  “Beth and I have made Edgefield our home,” declared the dynamic native of Columbus, Georgia.  It was also apparent that the man who had successfully served as CEO for three corporate entities in his career […]

Championship Bound

Championship Bound

Left to right:  Chuck Sanders, Rhonda Hutson, Rachel Sanders, Martha Sanders, Caroline Williams,  and The Matriarch Elaine Williams celebrating 31-0 Clemson Tiger win over Ohio State last Saturday in Arizona.  Next stop is Tampa and The National Championship, Monday January 9th.

Owl Rescued: A Tale to Tell

Owl Rescued: A Tale to Tell

Sunday night, Oct. 30, Noah Ireland of Edgefield accidentally hit a barred owl not far from his home.  The owl was not killed in the incident but sustained obvious damage to one of his wings.  Being a wildlife lover, Noah did not want to put the raptor down.  So began a series of phone calls […]

Rebel Regiment Runner Up at Lower State

Rebel Regiment Runner Up at Lower State

STHS Percussion Section Wins Top Honor Twice  Strom Thurmond High School Rebel Regiment Percussion Section won “High” – the best score given to a music section at two band competitions, the Swamp Classic Band Competition and most recently, Tournament of Bands, held at Blythewood High School on October 15. In addition, the Percussion Section won […]

STATE CHAMPIONS ! – Wardlaw Varsity Volleyball

STATE CHAMPIONS !  – Wardlaw Varsity Volleyball

Coach Kathy James, Abbie Spurlock, Anna Grace Spurlock, Taylor Rodgers, Catherine Quarles, Lexi Quarles, Davis Wash, Rebecca Whitlock, Annalee Rodgers, Elizabeth Ruth, Savannah Rodgers, Coach Christie Warnken Seated :Seniors – Kylie Wash, Abby Johnson and Beth Warnken State Champs! What an amazing weekend of volleyball!  Friday 10/21 Wardlaw Varsity volleyball competed in the SCISA State […]

Father and Son Harvest Deer

Father and Son Harvest Deer

Ed Lamb, Jr., killed a 230 lb. buck, Tuesday, Oct. 11, on private land in Aiken County.  The deer, his first of the season, was an 8-point with a 16 inch spread.  His proud father, Ed Sr., dropped by The Advertiser, Wednesday morning to bring us the picture and share with us how he started […]

SCDNR declares temporary hunting closures in portions of Georgetown, Marion, Horry Counties

SCDNR declares temporary hunting closures in portions of Georgetown, Marion, Horry Counties

Due to extremely high river levels and widespread flooding following Hurricane Matthew, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) has declared temporary hunting closures on all game species (except alligators, doves, hogs and coyotes) within the Great Pee Dee and Little Pee Dee River drainage systems. The flooding has created potential for exploitation of game […]

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