Area Football Scores – 9/28/12

Area Football Scores – 9/28/12

Strom Thurmond 56, Brookland-Cayce 10 Wardlaw Academy 36, Greenwood Christian 22 Williston-Elko 48, Fox Creek 7 — Newberry 23, Saluda 7 Blythewood 49, Aiken 7 Abbeville 35, Batesburg-Leesville 7  

Deer Baiting in SC Clarified by Attorney General

So Why is the Topic Still So Murky?    By Tiffani Ireland – As previously reported by The Advertiser in our Aug. 22, 2012 edition, the law regarding deer baiting in South Carolina received clarification earlier in the year with an opinion issued by the SC Attorney General’s Office.  In that Jan. 8, 2012 opinion, Attorney […]

A History of the Deer Baiting Laws of SC

and How it Led to the Current Controversy    By Tiffaani Ireland – The current tide of confusion regarding deer baiting in South Carolina leads one to ponder how did we get to this?  Specifically, one might ask how can baiting for deer be legal in one SC county but illegal in another?  The matter […]

Spirit Week at Strom Thurmond High School

Dear Editor, Parents, and Students: I want to address the concerns about charging students to attend pep rallies.  First and foremost we are proud of our football team and want to make sure we show them our total support at all times. Next week is Spirit Week for us and we were trying to balance […]

DNR Honors 2012 Law Enforcement Officers of the Year

Pfc. Brian M. Welch of Gray Court was awarded the title of statewide S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife officer of the year for 2012 during ceremonies held Sept. 21 in Columbia. Four other officers were also honored for their dedication in protecting the state’s natural resources through enforcement, education, special investigations, intelligence and […]

SCISA Fall Student Government Conference

SCISA Fall Student Government Conference

The Student Body Officers from Wardlaw Academy recently attended the SCISA Fall Student Government Conference. The conference was held September 20th in Columbia at the State House. Over 150 students from 30 schools were in attendance. Attending from Wardlaw were Student Body President Russ Wilkes, Vice President Erin Seigler, Secretary Parker Wilkes, and Treasurer Ed Williams.

SC Drought Committee Lowers Status for 21 Counties

SC Drought Committee Lowers Status for 21 Counties

Edgefield Downgraded to Moderate Drought –  For the first time since Feb. 2011, portions of South Carolina are drought free based on the SC Drought Response Committee’s official declaration issued Sept. 27, 2012. The committee met via conference call and downgraded 14 counties to no drought. Elsewhere in the state the committee downgraded Greenville and Laurens […]

DNR Statement on Hunting Deer Over Bait

DNR issues the following statement to clarify the law on hunting deer over bait and to help guide the public in the upcoming deer season. Recent decisions by a Greenwood County magistrate and the state Attorney General’s Office have overturned the long standing prohibition against hunting deer over bait on private lands in the Upstate. […]

James W. Locklair, Sr.

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mr. James W. Locklair, Sr., 90, of Edgefield, died Thursday September 27, 2012 at Edgefield County Hospital. Graveside Services will be held Saturday September 29, 2012 at 3 P.M. at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield. Mr. Locklair was born in Aiken, S.C. and was a WW II Army Veteran. He was […]

Stop the Violence Rally

In observance of National Violence Prevention Month, Trinity Community Church will hold its 1st Annual Stop the Violence Rally at Trinity Church located at 403 Mims Street, Edgefield, South Carolina.  This event will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:00 am.  There will be several speakers to include Ms. Carolyn Bates.  Ms. Bates’ […]

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