STHA BAND goes to DC

STHA BAND goes to DC

“I could load it up and do it again”- STHS Band Director Craig The Strom Thurmond High School Band, 39 out of a possible 78 members, loaded onto a tour bus in the STHS parking lot at 12:00 a.m., July 3, to travel to Washington, D.C., to perform in one of the nation’s grandest parades, […]

Visiting Edgefield County through Lions Youth Exchange

Visiting Edgefield County through Lions Youth Exchange

Ines Tayeb (15) of Tunisia and Florence Cenenx (17) of Belgium are staying with the Hilliards (Jim and Linda) of Mount Vintage as a part of the Lions Club Youth Exchange. They dropped by the Advertiser office for a visit and shared some of their interests and activities since arriving.  They will be here be […]

UPDATE – Aiken County Man wanted for Murder in Custody

The Edgefield County Detention Center confirmed Friday afternoon, July 5 that Michael Tirrell Means, the man wanted in connection with a murder that occurred July 3 on Hwy 191 near Johnston, SC, is in custody.  Details are still limited, but according to the ECDC, Means was booked into custody a little after 12:00 p.m., July […]

Amateur Radio Field Day 2019

Amateur Radio Field Day 2019

Pictured left to right Jim Young, Jim Jackson, James Wegener, Suzy Spurgeon, Tony Longobardo Jr., Tony Longobardo Sr, Tony Rizi.  Not pictured Don Zupon and Melinda Zupon 9 Operators Made 184 Contacts The Edgefield County Amateur Radio Club (WR4EC club radio call letters) with the assistance of the Edgefield County Emergency Management Agency had a […]

Edgefield Farmers Market Report

Edgefield Farmers Market Report

Mr. Howard Bentley with his pineapple plant and lemon tree. It was a slow week for the Farmers Market. Our vendors no sooner set up Thursday when the storm came through.  Everyone was able to take down safely. Saturday was very light on shoppers. The square was full of tourists headed for Buncombe, but very […]

Crime in Edgefield

Crime in Edgefield

Firearms Reported Stolen – One Recovered The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received two reports of stolen firearms, June 7 and June 8.  The first report came as a result of a resident on the 400 block of Hickory Drive in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County reporting a strange event at her home.  According […]

All American Summer Market on Saturday

All American Summer Market on Saturday

Another big day coming to the Edgefield Square, the All American Summer Market this weekend, June 8. And this time the Cook-Off Contest is making Peach Cobbler for a $100.00 First Price. Following upon Edgefield’s successful Farmers Market of May 15, this event will also offer vendors who are invited to decorate their booths for […]

Summer Reading & June Events at Local Libraries

Summer Reading & June Events at Local Libraries

Combat learning loss this summer by signing up for the summer reading program at your local library. Children and teens can lose up to three months of critical skills if they do not read over the summer. Kids and teens keep track of their reading activities over the summer and receive a prize at completion. […]

EPA Sponsors Tour of Homes & Historic Places

EPA Sponsors Tour of Homes & Historic Places

 Brooks-Tompkins Home   Blacksmith Shop & Pottersville, 7 Buncombe St. Homes The Edgefield Preservation Association (EPA) is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the unique historic properties of Edgefield County, South Carolina, through education, communication, and community involvement.   As a part of this mission, the society is hosting “A Tour of Buncombe Street” on Saturday, […]

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