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 […]

Youth coon hunts to be hosted throughout South Carolina

Youth coon hunts to be hosted throughout South Carolina

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) and the S.C. Coon Hunters Association are hosting a series of nine youth coon hunts around the state starting in October and ending in February. The hunts will serve as regional qualifying events for the State Championship Youth Hunt and are designed to teach ethics and sportsmanship through […]

Fox Creek Cross Country Home Meet at Fox Creek High School

Fox Creek Cross Country Home Meet at Fox Creek High School

27 Sept 2016 Conditions: Sunny & Hot, 80’s Boys Individual Results (out of 76 runners) 1          Hammond Manly                    17:22   Wardlaw 2          Nathan Gregory                      19:06   South Aiken 3          Daniel Cogburn                       19:12   Ninety Six 4          Garrison Frazier                      20:05   South Aiken 5          Moises Sorcia                         20:12   Saluda 6          Stephen Vickery                      20:48   Ninety Six 7          Dalton Ard                              20:53   South […]

Edgefield County Championship at Fox Creek High School

Edgefield County Championship at Fox Creek High School

Fox Creek Boys Win the Ten Governors Cup Wardlaw’s Hammond Manly & Strom Thurmond’s Niah Allen Are Individual Champions On Tuesday, the first Edgefield County Cross Country Championships were held at Fox Creek High School.  Up for grabs was the Ten Governor’s Cup and bragging rights for the next year.  Fox Creek placed five runners […]

Deer season forecast good

Deer season forecast good

With the 2016 deer season soon opening in all counties, South Carolina’s deer population is healthy and the season outlook is good, according to the state’s top deer biologist. Although the deer harvest has been on a downward trend the last few years indicating that population levels have moderated, hunter success and deer harvest rates […]

Inaugural Fox Creek Cross Country Run

Inaugural Fox Creek Cross Country Run

In scorching heat, Fox Creek held its first home meet in 2 years. The new course is run on trails, gravel, and pavement making for a challenging race. The Predator boys team scored a victory over new Region 3 rival Eau Claire and perennial nemesis Wardlaw Academy. Although Wardlaw’s Hammond Manly easily won the race, […]

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