Red Hill Baptist Vacation Bible School

Red Hill Baptist Vacation Bible School

By Kaeli Wates Red Hill Baptist Church hosted a Vacation Bible School June 11-15 that was full of music, missions, recreation, snacks, bible studies, and fun for all.  Amazing Wonders Aviation took the children on a wild ride to show them that God has power over all thinks, God can be trusted no matter what, […]

Sheriff’s Office Confiscates More Poker Machines

Sheriff’s Office Confiscates More Poker Machines

An investigator with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office made a fortunate discovery Friday afternoon while on routine patrol on the south side of Highway 25. As he patrolled the area, the investigator noticed a trailer outside of B&M Carpets being loaded with poker machines.  The trailer was already quite full and two men were preparing […]

A Mere 1% Vote in Primary

A Mere 1% Vote in Primary

Doyle Gets 167; Gaither, 69 If we consider the total number of registered voters– the possible number (15,863) coming to vote (never happened) in any election – and the number of voters who actually voted in the June 12 Primary (236) here in Edgefield County, the total in the Primary was one percent of  those […]

Jeffrey Gibson

HEPHZIBAH, GA – Funeral Services for William Jeffrey Gibson, age 46, will be held Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 11 am at Bland Funeral Home, Johnston, SC with burial to follow in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10- 11 prior to the service at 11. Jeffrey, a native of Johnston, […]

Ruth Casey

JOHNSTON – Graveside Funeral Services for Mrs. Ruth Derrick Casey, age 89, will be held Monday, June 18, 2012 at 11 am at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the gravesite following the service. Mrs. Casey, a native of Johnston, died Friday, June 15, 2012. She was the widow of Claude […]

Geographic Alliance Visits Edgefield

Geographic Alliance Visits Edgefield

Dr. Jerry Mitchell of USC (far left, front row) was guiding a group of teachers who are interested in Geographic Education, as they call it.  They move from town to city to investigate the people and what they do and what is happening in the towns. Then they bring this to their classrooms. In Edgefield […]

NWTF & Edgefield to Spark Early Fourth of July Blast

NWTF & Edgefield to Spark Early Fourth of July Blast

The NWTF and the Town of Edgefield hope to get the local Fourth of July celebration ignited with an early bang. A fireworks display will provide a sky-filled sendoff to the first Edgefield Turkey Palooza, set to begin at 4 p.m. June 30 at the NWTF Wild Turkey Center. The public is invited and admission […]

Here and There – 6/14/12

Farmers’ and Artists’ Market: Johnston Farmers’ and Artists’ Market is held from 4-6 p.m. each Thursday. If interested in being a vendor call 275-4097. Crimes of the Heart: Edgefield County Theater Company will present the final week of the play Crimes of the Heart June 15 & 16 at 405 Main Street, Edgefield at 8 […]

Man Hole

Man Hole

Ted Lynn, who is retired from the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office but now finds time to polish his skills as an amateur photographer, dropped by the Advertiser offices Friday afternoon to share with us this photo he took on Addison Street.  Using a clay face jug, he re-created the sight of a man ‘standing’ in […]

Announcing our Peach Edition

Announcing our Peach Edition

for the 42nd Trenton Ridge Peach Festival, in mailboxes; newsstands; and convenience stores, June 13, Featuring: Interviews with the Parade’s Grand Marshals A Ramble Down Woodyard Road A Salute to a Noteworthy Trentonite Recipes including Peach Dishes A Look at Trenton in 1936 in Days Gone By Lots of Greetings from Businesses in Ads (thanks to […]