Historic Columbia Foundation Holding Ceramic Exhibit in Robert Mills House

Historic Columbia Foundation Holding Ceramic Exhibit in Robert Mills House

The Historic Columbia Foundation will debut From Landrum to Leeds: Common Ceramics in 19th-Century Columbia, a new exhibit highlighting examples of the Foundation’s collection of locally made and used ceramics, opens on July 26. From Landrum to Leedswill be on display at the Robert Mills House through January 31. Drawing from its growing collection of locally made and imported ceramics, Historic Columbia Foundation explores […]

Orene Byrd Strom

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mrs. Orene Byrd Strom, 92, of Strom Lane, wife of the late James Ned Strom, died Wednesday August 28, 2013 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Saturday August 31, 2013 at 3 P.M. at Berea Baptist Church with burial in Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Strom was a native […]

Michael A. Mazzone

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mr. Michael A. Mazzone, 66, of Edgefield, husband of Rebecca Wiechmann Mazzone, died August 27, 2013 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab. A Memorial Service will be held at Living Word Fellowship Thursday Sept. 5, 2013 at 11 A.M. with Rev. Judy Layman officiating. Mr. Mazzone was a native of Queens, NY […]

The Potter’s Wheel Over the Centuries

The Potter’s Wheel Over the Centuries

And New Pottery Stash Clues –  By Justin Guy – When we think of a potter today most people imagine a person seated in front of a rather small machine with a flat disc which is kept reliably turning with the use of a pedal and electric motor.  It is easy to forget that this modern […]

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Editor’s Note: This was presented to The Advertiser on Monday for publication. Burton is running for Ward 6, the seat now held by Otis Yeldell. My name is Scotty Andrew Burton. I am 29 years old and running for Edgefield Town Council, Ward 6, for the Town of Edgefield, I am a graduate of Strom […]

Sixth Annual Shamrock Run – In Memory of Sandra Friar

Sixth Annual Shamrock Run – In Memory of Sandra Friar

Edgefield’s sixth annual Shamrock Run/Walk will be held on St. Patrick’s Day this year, Saturday, March 17   and it will begin at 11 a.m. at Bi-Lo with proceeds going to Relay for Life. On the same day the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an Oyster Roast on the square in Edgefield from 1-4 […]

Edgefield County School Board

Edgefield County School Board

Search for Superintendent Underway – Local Attorney Seeks Position Possible Changes to Football Stadium   Superintendent Search The Edgefield County School Board has announced that the search for a new Superintendent is officially underway.  Prior to this announcement, Attorney Greg Anderson, long-time attorney for the Edgefield County School Board, made public at last week’s school […]

Retired Chief Magistrate Running for Sheriff

Retired Chief Magistrate Running for Sheriff

Today, March 1, 2012, Davis Rhett Parkman made his announcement to run for Sheriff of Edgefield County. A lifetime resident of Johnston, Mr. Parkman stated that “with 17 years of service on the Johnston Town Council and 18 years as Magistrate, I feel I have a great deal of experience to offer the county in […]