“Piper Tales” – Chapter 1 – Puppies In A Pipe

“Piper Tales” – Chapter 1 – Puppies In A Pipe

September 5, 2012 Piper Tales The Continuing Adventures of a Very Lucky Black and White Dog By Penny L. Hunt Chapter 1 – Puppies In A Pipe No one saw the paint-worn, rusty pickup or the old man driving but sometime during the night, with its headlights out and motor idling low, it had crept […]

Preserve Fall, Winter Habitat for Quail, Rabbits

Preserve Fall, Winter Habitat for Quail, Rabbits

Late fall and winter bring “hard times” for small game species like bobwhite quail and rabbits, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Natural food becomes scarce and resting and escape cover is thin in the fall and winter, according to Billy Dukes, Small Game Project supervisor with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources […]

New Gas Station Raided for Gambling

New Gas Station Raided for Gambling

The Advertiser was alerted Thursday, Sept. 6, to a suspected poker raid at the newly opened Greg’s Gas Plus gas station off Martintown Road in Edgefield County. Our sources have confirmed that, indeed, a raid was made on this establishment and that while the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was involved in this incident, they only […]

Upstate National Hunting and Fishing Day

Upstate National Hunting and Fishing Day

An incredible array of outdoor activities—all of them free—will be available at the Sixth Annual Upstate National Hunting and Fishing Day, “An Outdoor Family Adventure,” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Duke Energy’s World of Energy near Seneca. National Hunting and Fishing Day will be celebrated in the Upstate this year […]

Piedmont Tech Provides Free Workshops

Piedmont Tech Provides Free Workshops

Through SC REACH for Success, a statewide network of Public Computer Centers (PCCs) has been established. For Piedmont Tech, this initiative means that computer labs at all seven campuses have been updated and are ready for public use. “This is a wonderful opportunity for people in all seven counties we serve,” said Jennifer Wilbanks, dean […]

Vendors Can Still Sign Up for Heritage Jubilee Festival

Vendors Can Still Sign Up for Heritage Jubilee Festival

The Edgefield Heritage Jubilee, famous for its interesting vendors, delectable barbecue, giant puffy blow-up castles in a setting that represents part of Edgefield’s heritage – Oakley Park Museum and Grounds – will open on Friday evening, October 5. Vendors, great musicians, and a chance to taste some of the barbecue and other foods that will […]

The Elephant Ear Story

The Elephant Ear Story

Deacon Tommy Williams and his wife Barbara Williams of 378 Long Cane Rd. in Edgefield County came by The Advertiser office to show a gigantic elephant ear that they grew.  They enjoy gardening and have other plants and flowers. However, they did not know the name of this large plant and were asking for information.  […]

Happy 114th Birthday Mamie Rearden

Happy 114th Birthday Mamie Rearden

Today, The Edgefield Advertiser wishes Mamie Rearden many happy returns on the occasion of her 114th birthday. LivingSuperCentenarians.com, an organization that tracks all known persons over the age of 110-years-old, ranks Ms. Rearden as the 6th oldest person in the world and the oldest, living, black person. We are proud to have Ms. Rearden as […]

Edgefield County Skunk Positive for Rabies

Edgefield County Skunk Positive for Rabies

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A skunk found in the Trenton area of Edgefield County has tested positive for rabies, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today. “Avoid wild animals acting tame and tame animals acting wild,” said Sue Ferguson of DHEC’s Bureau of Environmental Health. “About 275 South Carolinians are advised to undergo […]