EDGEFIELD COUNTY COUNCIL

EDGEFIELD COUNTY COUNCIL

On behalf of County Council and our Administrative offices, I want to send out a brief messageto all residents of Edgefield County. County government is considered an essential service. It has been exempted from the Governors Executive Order. Legally, County Council is required to meet once a month. It is critically important for continuity of […]

Another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Edgefield County – Total 5

Another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Edgefield County – Total 5

COVID-19 Reported in All 46 Counties             The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported Friday, Apr. 3 2020, that another case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Edgefield County.  This brings the total number of cases of the virus in the county to 5.  While not releasing the names of the people who have tested positive […]

COVID-19 Reported in All 46 Counties Across South Carolina

COVID-19 Reported in All 46 Counties Across South Carolina

5 deaths, 261 New Cases COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today reported 261 additional cases of COVID-19. That brings the statewide total cases to 1,554 in all 46 counties*.   “There are now documented cases of COVID-19 in every county across our state,” Dr. Brannon Traxler, DHEC physician. “The level […]

Exercise and the immune Response

Exercise and the immune Response

By Paul Gustafson, PhD, RKT, RPG Kinesiotherapy, LLC, Edgefield, SC In recent weeks there has been an increased interest in methods to protect oneself from infection.  Reducing one’s exposure to infection has recently been a priority in our minds and in media reports.  Another topic receiving somewhat less but important attention is that of maintaining […]

2 More Cases of COVID-19 in Edgefield County – 4 Total

2 More Cases of COVID-19 in Edgefield County – 4 Total

Zip Codes of Cases in County Identified             The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported Apr. 1, 2020, that there have been 2 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Edgefield County.  However, this number is still shy of the 9 cases DHEC had projected the county would see by this time as relayed to […]

Daffodils

Daffodils

By : Robert Scott 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.  The state, national, and global news is entirely taken up by the COVID-19 pandemic. People everywhere are […]

Snakes or Worms?

Snakes or Worms?

By: Blaney Pridgen 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.  A grown granddaughter reminded me the other day of a story I am fond of telling about her […]

Breaking News- Shooting Incident in Johnston – Suspect in Custody

Breaking News- Shooting Incident in Johnston – Suspect in Custody

A shooting incident occurred Monday, Mar. 30, in Johnston near Addison and Edisto Streets. According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke with the Advertiser regarding the incident, a call was received Monday afternoon regarding a group of people in vehicles that were about to fight at the May Street Apartments. Johnston Police Officers […]

Rep. William Clyburn Report

Rep. William Clyburn Report

March 20, 2020 The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to H.4014, a bill APPROVING FUNDING TO COMBAT THE COVID-19 VIRUS.  The bill was ratified by the General Assembly and signed into law by the Governor, effective immediately.  The legislation allocates $45 million from the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Contingency Reserve Fund for use by the Department […]

UPDATE – DHEC Announces One Additional Death Related to COVID-19, One New Case in Edgefield County

UPDATE – DHEC Announces One Additional Death Related to COVID-19, One New Case in Edgefield County

COLUMBIA, S.C.3/29/20 — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced one additional death related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 16. The patient was an elderly individual from Horry County who had underlying health conditions.  “Today’s announcement is a solemn reminder of […]

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