Peach Blossoms Continue to Impress

Peach Blossoms Continue to Impress

This orchard, across from Strom Thurmond High School, was a sea of pink on Friday, 3/9. Do you have pictures of this year’s peach blossoms that you would like to see published here? Email them to news@edgefieldadvertiser.com with your name and location of the orchard. Also, if known, please include the peach variety. We will […]

Career Fair at STHS

Friday morning The Advertiser attended a career fair at Strom Thurmond High School. There were many area businesses in attendance sharing information about their businesses and possible career paths for the students.

NWTF’s Thornton Returns Safely From Persian Gulf

NWTF’s Thornton Returns Safely From Persian Gulf

Recently, we wrote of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Outdoor Legends Tour to visit our troops in the Persian Gulf. It is reported that the tour was well received by the troops and all of the NWTF crew have returned home safely. Click the link to read George Thornton’s reports from the Outdoor Legends Tour. […]

2012 Soccer Schedules for Area High Schools

2012 Soccer Schedules for Area High Schools

Soccer Schedules for the 2012 Season for Fox Creek High School, Ridge Spring-Monetta High School, and Strom Thurmond High School (Girls, and Boys–Junior Varsity, and Varsity).   Fox Creek High School 2012 Soccer Schedule 6-Mar Bamberg Ehrhart Away 5:30 9-Mar RSM Away 5:00 14-Mar Denmark Olar Away 5:30 19-Mar Blackville-Hilda Home 5:30 20-Mar Calhoun County […]

Fairway Food Center Has New Owners

Fairway Food Center Has New Owners

The “Brazell Boys” Will Continue There “It has been a pleasure serving the public here in Edgefield,” were the words from the chorus of three men who have been a part of Fairway Food Center for many years. Henry Weston Brazell, the father of Robert and Thomas who joined him, sat with us for an […]

Pearson Places at S.C. Duck Calling Competition

Pearson Places at S.C. Duck Calling Competition

Submitted article. Dusty Pearson, from Trenton, is an avid outdoorsman to say the least but absolutely crazy about all-things duck hunting especially calling! He got “the fever” last duck season (2010-2011) piddling with Cheatham’s boys, Alex and Will, on several hunts. He saved his money and bought a couple calls last February. In March at the […]

Katelyn Rearden SCISA All-Star

Katelyn Rearden SCISA All-Star

Katelyn Rearden, Wardlaw Academy’s 1000-point contributor, has added another honor to her resume.  The Wardlaw Homecoming Queen was selected to play in the 2012 SCISA vs GISA All Star Basketball Game last weekend at Augusta Christian.  Katelyn started for the South Carolina team and scored eight points in the SCISA 83-67 victory.  She is one […]

Karen H. Davis

EDGEFIELD – Karen Holmes Davis, 42, of Jeter St., died March 7, 2012 at GHSU. Funeral Services will be held Friday March 9, 2012 at 11 A.M. at Antioch Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Karen was the daughter of Ward and Arnette Bledsoe Holmes and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. […]

STHS Competing at State Mock Trial Competition

STHS Competing at State Mock Trial Competition

These young people will be competing this weekend at the state Mock Trial Competition.  Watch for the results.  Participating students include Ashley Bodiford, John Gillespie, Jacob Harding, Jamarr McCain, Melanie McKinney, Arturo Pineda, Kaitlyn Pugh, Megan Rudd, Erin Sweeney, Miller Thompson and Keyson Whiteside. The teacher coaches are Denise Jackson, Jeffrey Bryan and Steven McKinney. […]

Merriwether Community Coalition

Merriwether Community Coalition

By Linda Anderson, Chairman of Merriwether Coalition. Almost one hundred people attended the first organizational meeting of the Merriwether Community Coalition meeting on March 5, 2012, at the Merriwether Middle School.  The enthusiastic crowd voiced their concern for the future of the Merriwether Community.  Fifty percent of the growth of Edgefield County is in the Merriwether Community […]