Edgefield County Schools Celebrates School Board Recognition Month

Edgefield County Schools Celebrates School Board Recognition Month

Edgefield County School District joins school districts throughout the state and nation to celebrate School Board Recognition Month in January. More than 600 locally-elected and appointed school board members throughout the state will be recognized by schools and communities for their service and dedication to public education. The theme “Local Voice, People’s Choice” highlights the […]

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Morgan Reel Over the next few months, this column will spotlight various young adults from Edgefield County. This new series was inspired by my grandmother, Elaine Williams. Through this column, I hope to highlight the lives and accomplishments of young adults in the county in order to share their experiences with the Edgefield community.    […]

ECA, Now a Resource for the Community

ECA, Now a Resource for the Community

  “In October of 2017, when the Edgefield County Acoustics (ECA) group had their first meeting, I did not know so many musicians were in the County,” stated Arthur Northrop, whose idea it was, initially, to form such a group. From this nucleus, he says, has developed many groups that continue, after their meetings once […]

Retiring of Flags in Trenton

Retiring of Flags  in Trenton

Trenton Mayor Padgett stands with the flag box Jonathan Kemp made for Trenton, similar to the one that his twin brother Bradley made for the front yard of the American Legion Hut ion Edgefield.  The Trenton box is being housed in the fire department. If you have a torn or ragged US flag, place in […]

Looking Toward Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 21

Looking Toward Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 21

  Mrs. Smith’s kindergarten class With this being the month of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday and his holiday, scholars at Bettis Preparatory Leadership Academy in Trenton, South Carolina are honoring the civil rights activist’s dream.  Like most elementary classes during this time, Mrs. Smith’s kindergarten class is learning about the importance of having a […]

Vision Plan 2023 Update

Vision Plan 2023 Update

Edgefield County Administrator Tommy Paradise presented to Edgefield County Council at their January 8 meeting an update to the Vision Plan 2023.  Under four main headings, Economic Development, Enhance Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire, and Medical Services (Public Safety), Strengthen and Improve Recreation Program, and Upgrade and Expand County Infrastructure, Paradise noted goals and within those […]

Man Arrested for Bomb Scare Hoax

Man Arrested for Bomb Scare Hoax

An Edgefield County man was arrested Jan. 10 for a bomb scare incident that occurred on Jan. 9 at a home on Turkey Creek Road.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, the man approached his father in his father’s home on the aforementioned date and handed him a note.  The noted stated that […]

Rachel Sanders, New Advertiser Intern

Rachel Sanders,  New Advertiser Intern

The Advertiser is pleased to announce that Rachel Sanders, student at Clemson University, is working (from school) as an intern for this newspaper. Rachel said: “I love reading newspapers [as opposed to going on line for information].”  That is a welcome word from a young person these days.  Look for Rachel’s by line in this edition […]