Mr. Floyd Collier

Mr. Floyd Collier, of Martintown Road, entered into rest March 8, 2016. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 15, at Old Piney Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Louis T. Coley officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Collier, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Old Piney […]

Spring Turkey Season Forecast from DNR

Spring Turkey Season Forecast from DNR

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina’s economy. Legislation passed by the S.C. General Assembly last year sets new season dates and bag limits on private lands. Season dates for private lands are now March 20 to […]

State President to Speak at NAACP Banquet

State President to Speak at NAACP Banquet

Dr. Lonnie Randolph, Jr., will speak Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at the Collins Building on Bettis Campus. The occasion is the NAACP Banquet. Lonnie Randolph, Jr. is a native of Columbia, South Carolina where he attended local public schools and graduated from Dreher High School.  Dr. Randolph is an alumnus of Benedict College […]

Shooting/Home Invasion in Johnston

Shooting/Home Invasion in Johnston

The Johnston Police Department responded to a shooting call in the vicinity of the May Street Apartments, Monday night, March 7, around 10:00.  According to JPD Officer James Mosley, who spoke with The Advertiser regarding the incident, JPD and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of what turned out to be a […]

New Hamburg Marker Unveiled

New Hamburg Marker Unveiled

  The story of the Hamburg Massacre is one of the darkest chapters in the history of the North Augusta area. From July 4 to 9, 1876, eight men were killed in a series of racial confrontations. It began with a traffic dispute and ended in a group execution. An obelisk was soon erected in […]

The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics

The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics

  In this week’s edition, The Advertiser presents a new feature; a type of restaurant review.   Called The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics, this feature, which is currently slated to be a monthly addition to the paper, will be presented by two members of The Advertiser family.  This married couple will visit area eateries and report back […]

A New Series in the Print Edition

A New Series in the Print Edition

The print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser is starting a new series which should be of interest to all ages, including students of the Revolutionary Period, especially.  The author has written an introduction which follows, here, explaining the substance of the articles, called “Time Traveler.” Find an introduction to the author, Gwen Spivey, also, on […]

2016 Fox Creek Predators Varsity Softball Schedule

2016 Fox Creek Predators Varsity Softball Schedule

2016 Fox Creek Predators Varsity Softball Schedule Date        Opponent                   Location                                 Time 3/4             South Aiken                South Aiken High                   5:00 PM 3/7              Silver Bluff                 Silver Bluff High                     6:00 PM 3/9 […]

2016 Wardlaw Academy Patriots Varsity Softball Schedule

2016 Wardlaw Academy Patriots Varsity Softball Schedule

2016 Wardlaw Academy Patriots Varsity Softball Schedule Date          Opponent                      Location                    Time 3/3              Laurens                         Wardlaw Academy         5:00 PM 3/8              Richard Winn               Wardlaw Academy        6:00 PM 3/10            RSM             […]