Strom Thurmond Men Defeat Grovetown at Savannah River Shootout

The Rebels of Strom Thurmond High School finished third in the first Savannah River Shootout at North Augusta. The Rebels started the tournament against Jones County winning 77 to 62 in first round action. Strom Thurmond stats for the game: Tre Moore 8 3-4 19, Shuron Burt 6 0-0 15, Jamal Stevens 4 4-6 14, […]

16 Locals Named to 2015 All-Aiken Standard Team

1st Team: Malik Hightower Wide Receiver Fox Creek, DeAndre Ryan Wide Receiver Strom Thurmond, Bryan Hurt Offensive Lineman Fox Creek, Stanley Roland Linebacker Ridge Spring-Monetta, Malik Nicholson Defensive Back Strom Thurmond, Lawson Reel Kicker Strom Thurmond 2nd Team: Tyrece Nick Quarterback Strom Thurmond, Chad Gilchrist Running Back Strom Thurmond, Dalton Swires Running Back Fox Creek, […]

Man Returns to Find Land Cleared

A property owner near Murrah Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) returned to his land on Wednesday, Dec. 23, to find the land had been cleared without his permission. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, a neighbor stated that two weeks prior, she saw a white male in a white […]

Two Roads Closed in North Side of the County

The SC Department of Transportation has closed two roads in the north side of Edgefield County; Timmerman Road, which is off of Hwy 25 North, and Virgil Wall Road. According to Edgefield County EMA Director Suzy Spurgeon, who spoke with The Advertiser, Wednesday, Dec. 30, residents of the roads are not being affected, however, the […]

The Second Amendment and the Terrorist Watch List

by Robert Scott As we head into the political year 2016, we are certain to hear about many subjects; here are two of them. One will be called (depending on who is doing the speaking) either Sensible Gun Control (the speaker is a Liberal), or Second Amendment Rights (Conservative). The other will be called either […]

Drop-in and Christmas Dinner Given for Seniors

A Christmas drop-in from one o’clock to 3 o’clock was given by the Villages at Beaver Dam Creek for senior residents. This was on Sunday afternoon, December 20. Food was generously sponsored by Pitt Bulls MC (Motorcycle Club) and the 30 & Up Social Club.  Mike Walker is the President of the motorcycle club and […]

Bee Keeping Classes

The Lakelands Beekeepers Association serves the following counties: Abbeville, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda and Edgefield. Members are from all of these Counties. The Association is offering beginning beekeeping classes for anyone in these areas interested in learning the art of beekeeping. Bees are such a vital part of food supply when considering that 1/3 of the […]

Here & There

Watch Night Service: The Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Annual Watch Night Services on Thursday, December 31 at 10pm.   New Year’s Eve Service: Moores Church, 236 Moores Drive, Edgefield, Thursday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m.; speaker, Rev. Luther Garrett of China Grove Baptist Church. For more info call 864-942-0970. Rev. Fred […]

Minor Flooding on Christmas Eve

The rains of last week did produce flood warnings and brought minor flooding to Edgefield County according to Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon who spoke to The Advertiser, Monday morning, Dec. 28. Spurgeon said that there was some minor flooding in front of Cooks Roadside Stand in Trenton on Christmas Eve due to the overflowing […]

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