Westside Honors Two Graduates at Fire Academy

Westside Honors Two Graduates at Fire Academy

February 24, 2012 –Family, friends and Fire Department members attended the graduation ceremony for Kristopher “Cole” Clark and Clint Holmes, members of Westside Fire Department and B.S.A. Fire Explorer Post 7. Each recruit successfully completed 8 weeks of resident training at the SC Firefighter Academy located in Columbia. Firefighters Clark and Holmes were part of […]

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Editor’s Note: This was presented to The Advertiser on Monday for publication. Burton is running for Ward 6, the seat now held by Otis Yeldell. My name is Scotty Andrew Burton. I am 29 years old and running for Edgefield Town Council, Ward 6, for the Town of Edgefield, I am a graduate of Strom […]

Sixth Annual Shamrock Run – In Memory of Sandra Friar

Sixth Annual Shamrock Run – In Memory of Sandra Friar

Edgefield’s sixth annual Shamrock Run/Walk will be held on St. Patrick’s Day this year, Saturday, March 17   and it will begin at 11 a.m. at Bi-Lo with proceeds going to Relay for Life. On the same day the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an Oyster Roast on the square in Edgefield from 1-4 […]

Smith’s Response to Dorn’s Statement

Editor’s note: Mr. Dorn’s statement was published in the print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser on 2/29 and 3/5 of the digital edition. Below is Candidate William Smith’s response.   Officially today, Mr. Norman Dorn (D), incumbent to the County Council District 1 seat, announced his candidacy for reelection. I welcome Mr. Dorn officially to […]

Dorn Announces Reelection Bid

Dorn Announces Reelection Bid

The Advertiser received this announcement on Feb. 27, issued by candidate. Today, February 27, 2012, I, Norman Dorn, will announce my bid for reelection to County Council District #1.  My major concern is to be a voice or the voiceless in this county.  Probably the most disconcerting issue in the county is that Edgefield County […]

6th Annual Silent/Live Auction in Ridge Spring

A Silent/Live Auction to benefit The American Red Cross in Saluda County will be held on Friday, March 16, from 7-9 p.m. at Juniper in Ridge Spring. Last year this event raised $10,000. This money was used to help disaster victims in Saluda County. All disaster assistance is free of charge to the victim. It […]

Edgefield’s George Thornton in the Persian Gulf

Edgefield’s George Thornton in the Persian Gulf

NWTF to Visit Troops Overseas The NWTF has partnered with Armed Forces Entertainment and Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Outdoor Recreation Heritage Fund to participate in the first Outdoor Legends Tour. NWTF CEO and proud Edgefield resident George C. Thornton, NWTF spokespersons Brenda Valentine and Michael Waddell, NWTF Foundation Board member Ryan Klesko and a number […]

Memories of my Father and Edgefield

Edgefield has always been a “honeyed” word in my home. From the time that images were implanted in my three-year-old awareness, I envisioned a quaint Southern town of charm and family affection. My father John Lake–no middle name–was born in the County, June 11, 1870. As a “preemie,” he was not expected to live “until morning” […]

Edgefield County School Board

Edgefield County School Board

Search for Superintendent Underway – Local Attorney Seeks Position Possible Changes to Football Stadium   Superintendent Search The Edgefield County School Board has announced that the search for a new Superintendent is officially underway.  Prior to this announcement, Attorney Greg Anderson, long-time attorney for the Edgefield County School Board, made public at last week’s school […]