Bobby Earl Tynes

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Bobby Earl Tynes, 82, died Friday, May 29, 2015, at Self Regional Medical Center. Born in Graves County, KY and a son of the late Lucian Hart and Lillie Ann Hickerson Tynes, he was the husband of Margaret Elizabeth Floyd Tynes. Mr. Tynes was a US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict […]

County Project Cost Taxpayers Mightily

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: There are several organizations in Edgefield County that must be rebranded or replaced with leadership because we are going in the wrong direction. There is a project in the southern part of Edgefield County that involves a large amount of taxpayer’s money. The project, named the Sweetwater Community Center, […]

Two Men Rescued at Stevens Creek

Two men were rescued from Stevens Creek, Tuesday, May 26, after the motor on their boat stopped working. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the matter, a resident of Twin Oaks Drive had driven her golf cart down to the creek to let her dogs run around. When she got to the […]

Here and There – 5-28-15

Here and There – 5-28-15

Farmer’s Market: Edgefield Farmers Market is open on the square on Saturdays from 9 to 1. For more info call Carolyn at 803-507-00278. Benefit Auction: A benefit auction for Anthony Corley will be held Saturday, May 30, at the home of Pete Cleveland and the late Kathy Cleveland, 305 The Heights 3rd. Ave., Saluda, S.C. […]

Government Surveillance

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – In my 35 plus years as a Navy Officer and as a government contractor, I maintained a National Security Agency (NSA) clearance, and have a great deal of respect for the need for security. I must admit that I used to have more respect for the NSA than I […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Assault and Arson on Kennedy Drive Deputies and an investigator with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Kennedy Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County) Friday, May 22, after they received a report of a vehicle on fire. According to a report regarding the incident, when law enforcement arrived on the scene, they found one […]

Bridge Closed on Garrett Road

May 26, 2015 – The bridge at Garrett Road in Clarks Hill (Edgefield County) is currently closed due to construction. According to a spokesperson with the construction company in charge of the project who spoke to The Advertiser, work on the bridge began May 5 and is scheduled to be completed around the end of […]

Patricia “Patsy” Hart Marsh

KINGSPORT, TENN. – Patricia “Patsy” Hart Marsh died unexpectedly on May 23, 2015, at Holston Valley Medical Center. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Ken Marsh, and a daughter, Katherine Marsh Gibson, and son-in-law Jeremy Gibson, both of Knoxville, Tennessee; she is also survived by a sister, Peggy Hart, brother James W. […]

Mamie L. Butler Kimble

EDGEFIELD, S. C. – Ms. Mamie L. Butler Kimble, 62, of Macedonia Street, entered into rest May 21, 2015. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Reginald Grimes officiating. Interment will be in Bland Baptist Church Cemetery. Ms. Kimble, a native of Edgefield County […]

American Legion Essay State Winners

American Legion Essay State Winners

Two Edgefield County students won first place in the state for their essays sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. Turner Miles Peeples, a seventh grade student at Wardlaw Academy won in category three which is for grades 7 and 8. Beth Warnken, a tenth grade student at Wardlaw Academy, won for category IV which is […]

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