Aiken County Raccoon Potentially Exposes One Person to Rabies 

Aiken County Raccoon Potentially  Exposes One Person to Rabies 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2019  DHEC Media Relations media@dhec.sc.gov 803-898-7769   COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported today that one person has been referred to their health care provider after being potentially exposed to rabies by a raccoon that tested positive for the disease. The potential exposure occurred […]

Another Theft at Dalzell Design and Landscaping

Another Theft at Dalzell Design and Landscaping

  Dalzell Design and Landscaping on Sweetwater Road in the North Augusta area of Edgefield County reported another theft to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, March 9.  According to the ECSO report, suspects are believed to have entered the fenced in area from a corner of the business.  The thieves removed items from two trailers […]

A New Restaurant in Trenton

A New Restaurant in Trenton

 Owner Michele Addison is pictured center left, with “dishwasher and all-round male helper” (according to him) in background with two of the waitresses, on Sunday.   It was one day after International Woman’s Day (Friday, Mar. 8), but the feeling of “women at work and making things happen” continued into Saturday as Michele Addison and […]

Ridge Peach Festival Seeks Vendors.

Ridge Peach Festival Seeks Vendors.

: Vendor creates his wares to sell Trenton, SC — The Trenton Community Development Association is wrapping up vendor participation for the upcoming 2018 Ridge Peach Festival scheduled for Saturday, June 15thfrom 9AM to 4PM in Trenton’s town park. This year marks the festival’s 49thyear.   Retailers, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and not-for-profit […]

Community Festival Spreads Agriculture Awareness

Community Festival Spreads Agriculture Awareness

Pictured:  Several community members learning about and petting an alligator from the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory.      JOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center Agriculture Department along with the Edgefield County Young Farmer Association held the 7thAnnual Edgefield Agriculture Day this past Saturday March 9, 2019 on the campus of Strom Thurmond High […]

Weekly Edgefield crime report

Weekly Edgefield crime report

Altercation at Sertoma Club in Johnston Multiple Shots Fired – No Reported Injuries   An altercation at the Sertoma Club on Lee Street in Johnston, Saturday night, March 9, resulted in shots being fired but no injuries according to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke to the Advertiser regarding the incident. Robinson told the Advertiser […]

American Legion Auxiliary’s diverse membership

American Legion Auxiliary’s diverse membership

PHOTO:Photo by Dan Guy Rachel Porter is a junior member of Unit 65, American Legion Auxiliary, in Saluda. Most of this report is a direct reprint from a blog published by the American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters. The reprint has been done with permission from the American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters. Kindness doesn’t have to […]

Mary Elizabeth Newton- Charleston, SC

Thurmond Burnett          Phone: (803)637-6536 David T. Burnett               Fax: (803)637-6006 Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc. Established 1902 801 Columbia Road Post Office Box 389 Edgefield, South Carolina 29824   Mary Elizabeth Newton, 101, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 09, 2019 at her residence, Edgefield County […]

Assistance after the Tornado

Assistance after the Tornado

Sunday evening’s (Mar. 3) tornado caused a lot of damage to multiple properties across the county, especially in the Merriwether area.  However, according to Suzy Spurgeon, Director of Emergency Management and with whom the Advertiser spoke just days after the storm regarding cleanup and rebuilding efforts, our area, and our state for that matter, will […]

A Signed Contract on The Edgefield Hotel

A Signed Contract on The Edgefield Hotel

Yellow jonquils are blooming in front of the hotel building and around the square, reminding us of spring and more color and warmth to come. The contract on the hotel which happened over the weekend gives hope, like the flowers, for the future climate of progress for Edgefield.   Mike Bedenbaugh of Preservation South Carolina, […]

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