Macedonia Church, Edgefield Academy Celebrated

Macedonia Church, Edgefield Academy Celebrated

Descendants of Paris and Andrew Simkins gathered at Macedonia Baptist Church in Edgefield for the Fall Meeting of the Edgefield County Historical Society, October 16, 2021: Front Row, left to right:  Leonard Simkins; Tayari Thompson; Christa Thompson; Mary Simkins Wright; Traci Sowell; Henry Fountain (not a descendent – husband of Lisa Fountain); 2nd row: Sharon Simkins Woods; Lisa Fountain; Virgil Murray; […]

ECSO Traffic Stop Yields “Significant” Amount of Drugs

ECSO Traffic Stop Yields “Significant” Amount of Drugs

​The Advertiser was notified Tuesday morning, Oct. 19, 2021, by Sheriff Jody Rowland that the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office had uncovered a “significant” amount of drugs during the overnight hours.  Rowland explained that the findings came after a routine traffic stop was conducted on a Mercedes SUV that was described as “weaving all over the road” […]

First Dessert Theatre at Wardlaw Academy, October 12

First Dessert Theatre at Wardlaw Academy, October 12

Wardlaw Academy held their First Dessert Theatre on October 12 led by their  drama director, Mrs. Rebekah Robeson.  They  had 12 talented acts ranging from singing, clogging, electric guitar, violin, cheering, and acting. Pictured row 1 – Jayde Cullinan, Olyvia Wall, Mira McClendon, Nathalie Dorn, Charlotte Grace Culver, Sarah Kate Covar; row 2 – Kate Griffith, Jeniya Long, Haleigh Smart, Kya McCormick, Dylan Buck, Kellie Winn, Lainey Jainniney, Isaac Whatley, […]

Notice to Citizens of Traffic Pattern Change

Notice to Citizens of Traffic Pattern Change

Murrah Rd.& Five NotchThe SC Department of Transportation, Adam (Ric) Ward, P.E. has notified the Edgefield Advertiser that the intersection of Murrah and Five Notch will be converted from a two-way stop to a four-way stop effective November 1, 2021.

High School Civics

High School Civics

By: Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. “Kids these days don’t know anything about Civics. Back in my day, everybody had to pass Civics in […]

More About Love

By Sigrid Fowler All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. ​Lately, I’ve been thinking about love and what the Bible says about it. However the subject strikes you, whatever the context—be […]

Of Slugs, Stars, and Conversation

Of Slugs, Stars, and Conversation

By Blaney Pridgen All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. We need clean air, clean water, and healthy food to survive.  We need more than that to creatively […]

Guns Found by Citizens

Guns Found by Citizens

​Two firearms were recently discovered and turned over to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office by Edgefield County citizens.  According to an ECSO report, the first firearm, anAmerican Tactical AR-15 style pistol, was found Sept. 30 where Augusta Road turns onto Edgefield Road near the pecan grove.  That report details that a man pulled over on […]

A New Restaurant in Edgefield, 206 Main

A New Restaurant in Edgefield, 206 Main

Christine Smith, pictured after the ribbon cutting, cuts a cake-logo which features a tractor with the owner driving it. Edgefield was been gifted with a new restaurant at 206 main Street.  Owner Christine Smith, wife of Edgefield County native J.M. Smith, is joined by her two sons in the production of a Farm to Fork style restaurant.  The family burst […]

Mary Tuten- Edgefield, SC

W. Thurmond Burnett                                                                                                        David T. Burnett Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home […]