About Us



Family comes first in all that we do. The Hayes family prides themselves on being locals of the Pee Dee and Coastal areas in the Carolina's. Family comes first in their business. With the home base being Latta, SC where the Owner Ed Hayes attended grade school. While attending a auction in the low country of South Carolina. The two bonded over their love of attending weekend auctions, yard sales, and antiquing paved the way for the family owned and operated business that High Cotton Auction Company has blossomed into today. 



A true family owned and operated business. High Cotton Auction SCAL #4599 hosts a wide variety of services ranging from single item sales to estate sales and everything in between. Licensed AuctioneerEd Hayes owns the fastest growing Auction House in the Pee Dee while also provided services for organizations such as the NRA, Ducks Unlimited,  FFA, Town of Latta SC, and has helped many families with their loved ones estate sales.



The roots that keep us planted. High Cotton first emerged in early 2006 and has gained steady momentum ever since. The idea of becoming an auctioneer came to Ed Hayes many years ago while operating a Landscaping Nursery where he would sale Lawn Decorations and antique on the weekends looking for items requested by his family and friends.