Mary Adams

EDGEFIELD – Ms. Mary Adams, 62, of Moores Drive, entered into rest April 29, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Mores AME Church with the Rev. Ronald McFadden officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Adams, a native of Edgefield County was a […]

Friday, a Big Day in Johnston

Friday, a Big Day in Johnston

The event in Johnston on Friday, the WJBF Hometown Tour, brought visitors and citizens out for the afternoon.  The day started with a luncheon, followed by tours that took WJBF out to the J. W. Yonce Peach Packing Shed.  Later, around 5:00, the TV crew gathered at the large parking lot next to the “Welcome […]

Pictures from Saturday’s Relay for Life

Pictures from Saturday’s Relay for Life

Five-year-old Corey Holmes led the Survivor’s Walk at this year’s Relay for Life event, Saturday. Corey, the son of Debbie and Wilbur Holmes of Johnston, is a leukemia survivor. While he is in remission, his stamina is still a little low, so he chose to drive his atv rather than walk the lap that kicked-off […]

Ernest Adams, Sr.

EDGEFIELD – Mr. Ernest Adams, Sr., of Youngblood Road, entered into rest April 28, 2012 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.  Mr. Adams, a native of Edgefield County was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Survivors include four daughters, Janette (Alvin) Nicholson, Edgefield; Dorothy Adams, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Loretta […]

Remember All Mothers This Mother’s Day

By Tanya Robinson It was on November 12, 1992 that I signed the papers.  I asked myself for almost a year, would giving him up be the right thing to do? I had been hearing so many reasons as to why choosing adoption is right and best. I remember the smell of John’s skin. His […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 4-5

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 4-5

This weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, rides for children, and a family-oriented street dance. This year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Corporate Sponsors are Edgefield County Hospital, First Citizens Bank, IGA, SCE&G, Edgefield Fuel and Convenience, J.W. Yonce and Sons, Northland Cable and […]

Johnston News

Johnston News

Bio of our regular Columnist/Correspondent Mary Anne Hair who writes the Johnston News for us each week in the print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser.  — My roots go deep into Edgefield County.  I grew up in the Roper’s Community in the Merriwether section of Edgefield County in the ancestral home built in the early […]

Erudite Rebels

Erudite Rebels

By Jack Reece The best thing about this business is getting to meet really special people.  As is the case throughout our society some of the really special people represent the best attributes of mankind and others the worse.  Last week I had the opportunity to visit with some of the best and now look […]

Patriots Do It Again!

Patriots Do It Again!

The Wardlaw Academy Golf Team won a second State Championship in as many years this week at Myrtle Beach.  The Patriots led the first day with a 24 stroke lead and never looked back as they completed the tournament 53 strokes ahead of the number two team Laurens.  Wardlaw individual scores for the tournament were:  […]

Spring Sports Report 4/24/12

Spring Sports Report 4/24/12

  A roundup of last week’s results from area schools’ spring sporting events. —  Baseball RS-M 16,  H-K-T 0 Ridge Spring-Monetta’s Sam Bedenbaugh took the mound against Hunter-Kinard-Tyler last week and flung a no-hitter.  Sam struck out 11 HKTers and added to the team effort by going two fro three from the plate and scoring […]

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