Christmas Season Starts in Edgefield & Johnston

Christmas Season Starts in Edgefield & Johnston

Rev. Aaron Tripp’s reading of the Christmas story from Luke, the second chapter, gave the opening of Christmas in Edgefield a focus on the Birth of Christ. At the Shop Local event on Saturday, November 28, Santa appeared under the lighted tree to hear Christmas wishes from the children and to get his photo made with them. The […]

SHOP LOCAL in Edgefield on Saturday after Thanksgiving

SHOP LOCAL in Edgefield on Saturday after Thanksgiving

Shop Local was a Christmas Shopping event held on the Square with vendors spread all around, except for next to the library.  The weather was bright and it brought people in to do some looking and shopping, and eating at the restaurants open for the day.

Signs throughout County Vandalized – $500 Reward Offered

Signs throughout County Vandalized – $500 Reward Offered

​Five of the newly erected welcome signs located in various places throughout Edgefield County and 3 SC Department of Transportation signs were found to have been vandalized with graffiti last week.  The first notification of the vandalism was received Wednesday, Nov. 25, and the latest was received Sunday, Nov. 29.  The welcome/entrance signs that were damaged […]

Bob Brawner- Edgefield, S.C

Bob Brawner Edgefield, S.C. Chef Bob Brawner EDGEFIELD – Robert Judson Brawner (Bob) transitioned peacefully into his heavenly home on November 28, 2020 at the age of 61. A man whose life and person came with many challenges, he transformed his struggles into gifts for those who knew him. He was an artist of many trades. […]

Don Cook -Trenton, SC

Don Cook -Trenton, SC

W. Thurmond Burnett                                                                    David T. Burnett Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home PO Box 389 – 801 Columbia Rd. Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 Phone: 803-637-6536 Email: david@edgefieldmercantile.com Don Cook, 76 of James Dr., Trenton, SC husband of Daphne Stone Cook entered into rest on Monday, November 30, 2020.  Due to COVID-19 a Private Family Service will be held […]

Moratorium of Subdivision Developments Called For

Moratorium of Subdivision Developments Called For

By Arthur Northrop ​I made two mistakes in the November 25, 2020 article headlined, Large Crowd Attends Planning Commission Meeting. First, Fab Burt was listed as Chairperson. That was incorrect. James Oliver was elected Chairperson at the start of the November 12, 2020, Planning Commission meeting. Second, I referred to the Land Maintenance Ordinance in the article.  That should have read Land Management […]

New County Welcome Signs Vandalized and Parts Stolen From Church Vehicles

New County Welcome Signs Vandalized and Parts Stolen From Church Vehicles

​At least 4 of the newly erected welcome signs located in various places throughout Edgefield County were found to have been vandalized with graffiti Wednesday, Nov. 25.  The signs are located on Hwy 25 South, Bettis Academy Road, Hwy 19, and Hwy 23 toward Ridge Spring.  According to Edgefield County Administrator Tommy Paradise, the sign installer advised that the […]

Horn’s Creek Wedding Venue Being Offered

Horn’s Creek Wedding Venue Being Offered

Beth Francis (pictured in red – ph. 706 951-1914) is available to talk with prospective brides interested in a marriage venue.  The recently restored Horn’s Creek Church is now available to brides for their weddings!  The Edgefield County Historical Society which owns the property has announced that this historic church is being offered for rent for weddings and other gatherings.  The […]

Man Thwarts Thieves – 3 Arrested

Man Thwarts Thieves – 3 Arrested

​A sight not seen often on the Westside of Edgefield – blue lights flashing in the night – occurred Monday evening, Nov. 23, off Hwy 23 West.  The blue lights were Edgefield County deputies who responded to a call of possible burglary suspects being detained by a man who found them on his property.  The […]

Letter To the Editor- Cypress Creek Responds to C. Bryan

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.  Cypress Creek Renewables appreciates Carol H. Bryan’s Nov. 2 letter sharing concerns regarding our proposed solar power project along Ouzts Road. […]

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