Clarence W. “Billy” Dickert — Edgefield, SC

Clarence W. “Billy” Dickert, 82, husband of Betty Jane Lewis Dickert, of Parkman Rd. entered into rest Friday, January 12, 2018. Services will be held Thursday January 18, 2018 at 2 PM at Edgefield United Methodist Church, the family will receive friends after the service at the church. Mr. Dickert was born in Newberry, SC. […]

Samsung Coming to Urban Outfitters Building

Samsung Coming to Urban Outfitters Building

Will Williams, President/CEO of the Economic Development Partnership, told County Council at their monthly meeting, Jan. 9, that Samsung has leased the former Urban Outfitters building on Hwy 25 in Trenton.  This announcement came on the heels of Williams’ announcement to Council that Samsung is opening a manufacturing site in Newberry.  In sharing this information […]

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter confirmed to the Advertiser that an arrest has been made in the recent multiple break-ins that have occurred in Edgefield, seven of which happened Friday morning Jan. 5 and another around 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6.  Jarvis Reynolds, 25, of Gary Hill Road, has been arrested and is being charges […]

Multiple Businesses Broken Into in Edgefield – Updated

Multiple Businesses Broken Into in Edgefield – Updated

Multiple businesses in Edgefield were broken into sometime between 12 a.m. and 4 a.m. Friday morning, Jan. 5.  According to Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter, who spoke with the Advertiser Jan. 5 regarding the crimes, Chef Bob’s Cafe, Wonda’s Beauty Supply, the antique store The House Next Door on Jeter Street, Seawright’s Cleaners, the Edgefield […]

Repeal of the Boil Water Advisory – ECW&SA

Repeal of the Boil Water Advisory – ECW&SA

EFFECTIVE December 20, 2017 The Edgefield County Water and Sewer Authority advises their customers located on Currytown Road from about and including Mealing Drive down to Martintown Road,  Plantation Point, Currytown Station and Whispering Woods, Smoke Ridge, and Briggs Haven affected by the leak on December 19, 2017, that they no longer need to boil […]

Johnston Police Officer Dies in Accident

Johnston Police Officer Dies in Accident

Thirty year old Eric Chapman, a Police Officer with the Town of Johnston, died late Friday night, Dec. 8, after an automobile accident.  According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson in an interview with the Advertiser, Chapman was coming from Edgefield to Johnston around 10:30 p.m. in response to an officer calling for backup in […]

Second Amendment Wrongs

Second Amendment Wrongs

Of all the columns in this series in The Edgefield Advertiser, the one that received the most comments, hands down, had this same heading. Now that two years have passed, it is time to talk again about the Second Amendment and wrongs committed in its name. Adopted along with the rest of the Bill of […]

Annual Christmas Tour of Churches Sunday, Dec. 10

Annual Christmas Tour of Churches Sunday, Dec. 10

The Christmas Tour of Churches, sponsored by the Edgefield County Historical Society, will be held on Sunday, December 10th, beginning at 3:00 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Buncombe Street.  As in prior years, the Tour will proceed to the First Baptist Church on Church Street, from there to Trinity Episcopal Church on Simkins Street, […]

SCDOT News

SCDOT News

4 Way Stop Coming at Weaver and Bland Baptist The Advertiser was notified by SCDOT that the intersection at Weaver Road and Bland Baptist Road is getting more stop signs as it is to become a 4-way stop effective Dec. 18.  That intersection is currently a 2-way stop.  This was described by a DOT official […]

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