On Tuesday night, October 23, 2012, during the regular scheduled meeting of the Edgefield County School Board, Cadet Lieutenant Jacqueline Polz was presented The Legion of Valor’s Bronze Cross Award for Achievement. Colonel (ret.) John O. Benson of Pendleton, South Carolina, a Silver Star recipient, was on hand to make the presentation assisted by Captain […]
Last Thursday night at about 7:45 the sign painter could have been summoned to the scoreboard at Strom Thurmond High School for the annual painting of the Region Championship citation. Midland Valley, a gallant lot, never had a chance. Strom Thurmond’s Darius Hammond had scored on a 79 yard burst less than a minute into […]
At the Discovery Center on Wednesday evening, November 7, at 7:30 p.m., author John Snyder, in his second visit to Edgefield, will read from his memoir, Hill of Beans, the rich, funny, and haunting story of his hardscrabble, Depression-era upbringing on Cedar Mountain, North Carolina, and in Greenville and Walhalla, South Carolina. In precise and […]
Wardlaw students Lauren Williams, Junior Middle Hitter, 153 kills, 41 aces, 107 digs, 48 blocks and Katie Warnken, Sophomore Setter& Middle Hitter, 473 assists, 80 kills, 53 aces, 155 digs, 43 blocks have been selected for the SCISA A-AA All Stars.
One week after winning the Lower State AA Championship for 2012 the Rebel Regiment took to the field at Spring Valley High School with their ultimate goal on the line. When it was all over the young musicians from Strom Thurmond High School had achieved what 16 bands in the state had tried so hard […]
Pictured is Bailey Pedersen with her first alligator. The alligator was taken on Lake Marion during the South Carolina alligator season. Bailey is the daughter of Joel and Lisa Pedersen of Edgefield.
If you live in the town of Edgefield, chances are you have been hearing alarms going off at, perhaps, an alarming rate as of late. One concerned citizen called The Advertiser Friday, Oct. 19, after hearing the alarms sound to inquire if the number of rings had any specific meaning other than the fire department […]
Due to unforeseen circumstances the Veterans Day Celebration will be held on Sunday November 11th at 3:00 pm in the Edgefield Town Square instead of Strom Thurmond High School. There will be guest speakers and singers along with Veterans and families members. Please bring a chair and support all the veterans that have served our […]
JOHNSTON, S.C. – Mikell Ray Wallace, 44 of Johnston, died Tuesday October 30, 2012 at Aiken Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held 2 PM Saturday November 3, 2012 at Ridge Crest Cemetery in Batesburg-Leesville, SC. Mr. Wallace was born in Wilmington, Ohio, he was the son of Dan & Ella Wallace of Johnston, […]
Augusta, GA, October 29, 2012 – Tracking their good food and activity choices paid off for two students in the CSRA, who are grand prize winners in the Fresh Start Challenge sponsored by local SUBWAY® restaurants. Elizabethann Obata, a kindergarten student at Heritage Academy in Augusta, and Connie Stevens, a fifth grader at Johnston Elementary […]