Here and There – 9/6/12

Transportation Meeting: Edgefield County Transportation Meeting has been changed from Sept. 6 to Sept. 20. County Community Forum: The Edgefield County Community Center is conducting a county forum Saturday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m. at the Center on Macedonia St., in Edgefield. The theme is Moving Forward. Your presence would be greatly appreciated. District 3 […]

“Fall is in the Air”

“Fall is in the Air”

The time has come to put out your Fall decor!  If you are looking for Fall mums come on by Strom Thurmond Career Center and support the FFA! Colors: Yellow, Red, Orange, White, Purple or mixed.  Small — $4. Large — $12 for one, or two for $20!! Directly behind the ST stadium. M-F….8am-3pm Email […]

Relay for Life Thanks Edgefield County

On behalf of the entire Relay for Life Committee, we would like to thank all of our Corporate Sponsors, Teams, Survivors, and volunteers of Edgefield County for a successful Relay year.  The Edgefield County Relay for Life year ended August 31st with a total of $67,109 in the fight against cancer.  $2,000 over goal!!!! Our […]

Mrs. Mamie J. Rearden, Age 114

Mrs. Mamie J. Rearden, Age 114

Oldest African-American in US. Mamie Rearden reaches 114 on September 7 and her family held a gathering for her recently in Johnston.  The following article, by a family member and one of The Advertiser correspondents Ethel Butler, tells of the occasion. “An Awesome Woman of God” by Ethel Butler I had the special privilege of […]

The Edgefield County Cub Scouts Need You

The Edgefield County Cub Scouts Need You

Attention! Parents & Boys Grades 1-5. The Edgefield County Cub Scouts need you. Edgefield County Scout Hut 312 Penn Street Edgefield Saturday  Sept. 8 10-11 a.m. Parents if you’re looking for lots of outdoor activity and a safe environment for your family then the Scouts are the place for you. Come join us and see what Scouts […]

Merriwether Coalition Hears from Panel

School Redistricting, Growth – Big Issues. On Tuesday evening, August 28, around 30 members of the Merriwether community and leaders over the county met at the Merriwether school to join in with a panel discussion that, according to Linda Anderson, who has been the leader of the group, to plan for development of the community.  […]

Roosevelt Garrett

TRENTON, S. C. – Mr. Roosevelt Garrett, 70, of Sandy Spring Road, entered into rest August 31, 2012. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at Old Piney Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Louis T. Coley officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Survivors include his wife , Lillian […]

Freshwater Fishing Report

Freshwater Fishing Report

The following information is provided courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. DHEC Fish Consumption Advisories: www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/fish. Mountains Area Lake Jocassee Trout: Good. For quality fish the catch rate has overall been pretty good. Trolling in the big water 60-100 feet down with spoons and live shiners has been most effective. […]