Christmas Tour of Churches Dec.11 Four Churches Tell Christmas Story

Christmas Tour of Churches Dec.11 Four Churches Tell Christmas Story

A tradition that holds strong in Edgefield is the Tour of Churches at Christmas time, as four in-town churches, under the organization of Sam Crouch with the help of Beth Worth, produce a Story of Christmas. Tableaus carrying out the scripture, and with accompanying music in the churches, lead an audience from church to church, with the […]

“Christmas Belles” to be Staged at the Discovery Center

“Christmas Belles” to be Staged at the Discovery Center

The Main Street Players’ holiday comedy, Christmas Belles, opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, with a catered pre-curtain reception at the Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center in Edgefield, S.C. A church Christmas program spins hilariously out of control in this Southern farce about squabbling sisters, family secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep and […]

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. By Robert Scott Thanksgiving 2022 brings another opportunity to reflect on the many blessings we share here in Edgefield County, rich andpoor, old and young, new residents and those with many familygenerations living […]

Reaghan Whitlock Signs with Shorter

Reaghan Whitlock Signs with Shorter

Reaghan Whitlock signed her letter of intent to play volleyball at Shorter University next Fall. Reaghan will join her older sister, Becca, who is a member of the Hawks team as well. Reaghan is pictured with her parents, Leslie and Stan Whitlock. 

Bob McKie- Edgefield, S.C.

Bob McKie- Edgefield, S.C.

Lt. Colonel Robert Henry McKie, Jr., Bob, 90, moved into his new home in Heaven leaving his old, adored homeplace in Edgefield, South Carolina, on Sunday, November 20, 2022. Bob was born in Edgefield on September 12, 1932, to Robert Henry McKie, Sr. and Eugenia Brunson McKie. He is preceded in death by his parents and two older sisters, […]

PeeWee Padgett- Edgefield, S.C.

PeeWee Padgett- Edgefield, S.C.

Manly DeLoach (“PeeWee”) Padgett, age 95, died on Sunday, November 20, 2022, after a brief illness.A lifelong resident of Edgefield, SC, he was the son of Emmie DeLoach and Junius Irving Padgett, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Betty Acker Padgett; two daughters: Linda Padgett Steelmon of Edgefield, SC (Sam Alexander, […]

Thanksgiving

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Linda Nidiffer “We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessing.” I wonder how many times I sang that hymn in the […]

Thanks for the Memories

Thanks for the Memories

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. By Blaney Pridgen My wife and I recently attended the funeral of an old friend of mine, Jimmy Thomas.  In the […]

Trenton Hosts Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner

Trenton Hosts Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner

​The Town of Trenton along with Trenton Police Chief Deke Tanks hosted their annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.  This year’s event saw a return to a sit-down affair as opposed to the drive-thru event that the organizer’s adopted for the past 2 years in response to COVID concerns.  Law enforcement personnel […]

Red Hill Houndsmen Host Youth Hunt

Red Hill Houndsmen Host Youth Hunt

Pictured are members of The Youth Hunt, now Re-named for one of their late members Rename Hunt to Honor Former Youth Hunter Taylor Joyner ​The Red Hill Houndsmen Hunt Club held their annual Youth Hunt, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022.  This year’s hunt was particularly special as it honored a former youth hunter who died in 2013, Taylor Joyner.  The hunt […]

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