Remembering Eclipse Day in Edgefield

Remembering Eclipse Day in Edgefield

This photo was taken at 3:08 in the afternoon, April 8, 2024, on the square in Edgefield, the day of the eclipse. In the reflection below the sun is the 3/4 moon shape, the real look at the eclipse. Advertiser photo April 8,2024, was the day of the Eclipse, when the moon crossed over the sun to form […]

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

<strong>LEGISLATIVE UPDATE</strong>

Week of 03/11/2024Last week was the 9th week of the 2024 legislative session. There are 9 weeks remaining before the legislature adjourns on May 9, 2024.Here are the highlights from last week’s Senate action:“CONSTITUTIONAL CARRY” – The House and Senate agreed on a final version of H. 3594 2023- 2024 Bill 3594: Constitutional Carry and both bodies passed the […]

SCDE Provides Update on Education Scholarship Trust Fund Program

<strong>SCDE Provides Update on Education Scholarship Trust Fund Program</strong>

Demographic data shows families in all 46 counties have submitted an application COLUMBIA, S.C. – With less than 10 days until the application deadline, the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) is encouraging eligible South Carolina families to submit an application for the Education Scholarship Trust Fund (ESTF) program. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2024.So […]

Veterans Experience Action Center, March 21-23

<strong>Veterans Experience Action Center, March 21-23</strong>

All Veterans are invited to come out to the Bluff Road National Guard Armory (1225 Bluff Rd. Columbia, SC 29201) March 21 from 9am – 4pm, March 22 from 9am – 4pm, or March 23 from 9am – 2pm for the Veterans Experience Action Center event! The event will feature several Veteran Service Organizations and is designed to be […]

The Camellia Tea

The Camellia Tea

Edgefield Camellia Club presents The Camellia Tea, Thursday ,February 15, from 3-5 p.m. The Tea features beautiful blooms on display. Sandwiches, sweets, punch and teas will be offered. Camellia experts will be on hand to discuss blooms and cultivation. Free admission. Donations accepted. Invite a friend to visit Edgefield, have lunch , shop and then […]

Entrepreneurs of the 1950s

Entrepreneurs of the 1950s

The Turners, a Couple in Successful Retail Wiley H, Turner, Jr., and Gladys Lyon Turner By Becky Turner, wife of the late Dr. Wiley H. Turner III; author of Cooks Corner in the Edgefield Advertiser and active community volunteer. Wiley H. Turner, Jr., and Gladys Lyon Turner, both citizens of Edgefield, began their ownership of […]

Edgefield Entrepreneurs of the 1950’s

<strong>Edgefield Entrepreneurs of the 1950’s</strong>

Edward Mims Mobley, Sr By Johnny Feltham grandson by marriage of the late  Mims Mobley, with  some additions by Dr. Mims Mobley, his son Edward Mims Mobley Sr. retired at age 72, in 1979. Perhaps many of the readers will remember him and miss his many talents seen in his small town movie theater activities […]

Local Entrepreneurs of the 1950s

<strong>Local Entrepreneurs of the 1950s</strong>

1)Arthur Leland Slade   2) Mims Mobley, Sr. 3) H. Wiley Turner Jr. and Gladys Lyon Turner The Advertiser is publishing a series (3 articles) on some of the local entrepreneurs who emerged in the 1950s as South Carolina, the South and the Nation as a whole was recovering from World War II of the decade […]

NWTF Hosts Military Family Fishing Day in South Carolina

NWTF Hosts Military Family Fishing Day in South Carolina

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation Foothills Chapter and the South Carolina State Chapter recently held a successful Military Family Fishing Day at the NWTF headquarters in Edgefield, South Carolina.“It was great seeing fellow veterans bring their families to this event,” said Nash Greene, NWTF regional director. “It is just a small token […]

Join the Lander Wind Ensemble for a ‘Joyous’ Occasion 

Join the Lander Wind Ensemble for a ‘Joyous’ Occasion 

GREENWOOD, S.C.—The community is invited to join the Lander University Wind Ensemble for its second performance of the 2023-24 season Thursday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium at Lander. The event is free and open to the public. Lander Wind Ensemble Performance Date: Thursday, Nov. 30 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Abney Cultural Center Auditorium About the Event: With […]

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