Annual Christmas Tour of Churches Sunday, Dec. 10

Annual Christmas Tour of Churches Sunday, Dec. 10

The Christmas Tour of Churches, sponsored by the Edgefield County Historical Society, will be held on Sunday, December 10th, beginning at 3:00 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Buncombe Street.  As in prior years, the Tour will proceed to the First Baptist Church on Church Street, from there to Trinity Episcopal Church on Simkins Street, […]

SCDOT News

SCDOT News

4 Way Stop Coming at Weaver and Bland Baptist The Advertiser was notified by SCDOT that the intersection at Weaver Road and Bland Baptist Road is getting more stop signs as it is to become a 4-way stop effective Dec. 18.  That intersection is currently a 2-way stop.  This was described by a DOT official […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Trenton, South Carolina, has turned pink again — and this time it’s at the post office, not in the peach orchards. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Susan Curry, Trenton’s Post Master, is a two- year survivor of the dreaded disease that annually claims the lives of more than 40,000 Americans. Susan and her Co-worker, Angie […]

Farm Bureau Holds Meeting

Farm Bureau Holds Meeting

The Edgefield County Farm Bureau will be holding their annual meeting on Tuesday, September 26, at 6 p.m. The meeting place is at the Farm Bureau building at 920 Columbia Rd., Edgefield. Dinner will be provided for those in attendance. The Bureau is asking for a RSVP by Friday, September 22.  That can be done […]

“Fun Shoot” Again this Year – Fundraiser

“Fun Shoot” Again this Year – Fundraiser

The Edgefield County Hospital and Self Regional Healthcare are announcing the upcoming Fun Shoot to benefit Ridge Healthcare Foundation. The event is to be held on September 30, 2017, at the Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield. The invitation to join in has been given by these organizations with the understanding that all funds raised will […]

Trenton Community Yard Sale

Trenton Community Yard Sale

Citizens are invited to a community wide yard sale in Trenton, S.C., on Saturday, September 16, from 7 a.m. to noon (12 p.m.). The areas where the sale will be held are Wise Street, Church Street and the Town Park. Everyone is invited to come and set up at no charge in the Town Park […]

Total Solar Eclipse Celebration

Total Solar Eclipse Celebration

Edgefield from Noon to 3:00 Edgefield is the place to be for the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21.  The event will be held on the Edgefield Courthouse Square from 12:00 p. m. to 3:00 p. m. There will be locally made pottery tumblers for sale.  Attendees can purchase one and fill it with […]

Lander Univ. to Offer Equine Therapy to Veterans with PTSD

Lander Univ. to Offer Equine Therapy to Veterans with PTSD

Veterans in SC Committing Suicide 50% Higher Rate GREENWOOD, S.C. – Lander University will soon offer an equine therapy program for U.S. military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The horse-based therapy initiative, which will begin in the spring of 2018 at Lander’s Equestrian Center on Hwy. 72-221 in Greenwood, is made possible by […]

Restoration Grant Awarded – Horn’s Creek Church

Restoration Grant Awarded – Horn’s Creek Church

The Edgefield County Historical Society announced today that the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor has awarded a $50,000 grant for the restoration of Horn’s Creek Church.  This grant, which has to be matched dollar-for-dollar, will enable the Society to rebuild the foundation pillars, install a new roof, replace the windows and doors, and paint the […]

McKendree to Celebrate 200 Years

McKendree to Celebrate 200 Years

A Family has helped to Hold the History Not one century, but two have passed since the founding of McKendree Methodist Church, up on Highway 378 between Highway 25 and Faulkner Mountain Road. This church was first called Sleepy Creek Church, known in name by a nearby creek.  It was probably a mile or so […]