$3000 Offering for the Needy

$3000 Offering for the Needy

ECCHO President Sallie Cooks   At ECCHO’s Annual Gathering ECCHO (Edgefield County Churches Helping Others) Held their annual Program on Sunday evening. Rev. Aaron Tripp, Pastor of Edgefield First Baptist Church Presiding. Bro. Tony Longobardo Lead the Responsive Reading, Rev. Willie Abney led prayer. “Words Of Encouragement” was delivered by Rev. George L. Brightharp. His […]

Indian Artifacts, Subject of OEDGS Meeting

Indian Artifacts, Subject of OEDGS Meeting

The public is cordially invited to the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society (OEDGS) meeting on Sunday, November 11, at 3:00 p. m., in the Lynch Building Annex of the Tompkins Library, 104 Courthouse Square, Edgefield. John Paulos will be the guest speaker. He is from an old Augusta family of Indian artifact collectors and is in possession of a fine collection.   […]

Wells Fargo Announces Closing

Wells Fargo Announces Closing

Edgefield Branch, February 20 Letters posted November 2, 2018, advised customers of the Edgefield Main Branch of Wells Fargo Bank that it will be closing its services to the Edgefield area as of Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. This is sudden news for Edgefield. The location of the bank has served customers in […]

County Results of Four Contested Races

County Results of Four Contested Races

Members of the press, candidates and supporters joined in tonight at the Edgefield County Courthouse to hear the results of the votes that  gave Willie Campbell of Edgefield County School Board and Greg Anderson, running for Probate Judge, a chance to continue serving the citizenry.  They were the only contested races in the County and […]

Alladin Junior at Strom Thurmond Theatre

Alladin Junior at Strom Thurmond Theatre

Strom Thurmond Theatre proudly presents Disney’s Aladdin Junior.  You do not want to miss this magical journey.  Show dates are Saturday November 3rd and Saturday November 10th at 7:00 pm and Sunday November 4th and November 11th at 3:30 pm.  Tickets are selling fast so call Strom Thurmond High School or 8032751768 ext. 0 to reserve your […]

Wreck in Johnston – Victim Airlifted

  The South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a wreck Thursday, Nov. 1, shortly before 3:00 p.m. near Water Works Road and Yonce Pond  Road in Johnston.  According to Trooper Justin Southerland with SCHP, who spoke to the Advertiser regarding this accident, this was a single car crash with a single occupant. The victim, a 41-year-old […]

Clemson alumnus Kevin Yon named Southeast’s top farmer

Clemson alumnus Kevin Yon named Southeast’s top farmer

Kevin Yon, second from right, became the first Clemson alumnus to be named the overall winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year at the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo farm show in Moultrie, Georgia, on Oct. 16. Also pictured is his wife, Lydia, center, and sons Corbin, right, and Drake, second from […]

Arrest Made in Calhoun Murder

Arrest Made in Calhoun Murder

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gabriel Dantray Curry, 29, of Belvedere, SC, Oct. 26, for the murder of Dakota M. Calhoun.  The body of Calhoun was found Oct. 10 on Sandy Springs Road in Edgefield County which is off Mt. Zion Road.  It was determined he died of a gunshot wound to the head. Curry […]

School Bond Referendum on November Ballot

School Bond Referendum on November Ballot

  By Arthur Northrop, Dir. Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center   Edgefield County School District’s School Board of Trustees voted seven to zero on August 7thto place a school bond referendum on the November 6thballot. “Reaching this decision was not done lightly or without a great deal of study,” said Chris Hoffmann, ECSD Board […]

Schump Aston and an Edgefield Boy Scout Eagle Project

Schump Aston and an Edgefield Boy Scout Eagle Project

Pictured are Schump Aston, Boy Scout, and Deborah Henderson, head of Foof Bank.  Schump Aston of Johnston, an Edgefield Troop 30 Boy Scout has completed his Eagle Project. He decided to help improve the Johnston Food Bank by asking the welding class at Strom Thurmond High School to build an 8 foot bench to be […]

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