Edgefield Town Council

Edgefield Town Council

The Mayor and Council presented City Attorney Greg Anderson a plaque in appreciation of his years of service to the Town of Edgefield.  Mr. Anderson has been selected for the position of Superintendent of Education for the Edgefield County Schools and will be putting his legal practice aside during his tenure as the chief education […]

Lorianne Brazell Hutto

EDGEFIELD – Mrs. Lorianne Brazell Hutto, 24, of Cedar Creek Road, wife of Eric Hutto, died Monday June 4, 2012 in Augusta, Ga. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 7 at 11:00 A.M .at Edgefield United Methodist Church with burial at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield. Mrs. Hutto was a native of Edgefield […]

42nd Ridge Peach Festival, June 16, 2012

42nd Ridge Peach Festival, June 16, 2012

by Melody Boylston Grab your hat and your kids and head for Trenton, SC because it’s time for the 42nd Annual Ridge Peach Festival, and you don’t want to miss the excitement Saturday, June 16, beginning at 9 a.m. The Trenton Community Development Association has packed the park with all day family fun including 120 […]

James Thomas Perano

James Thomas Perano was born June 6, 1921 in New York City, New York the youngest son of Vincenzo Piraino and Geroloma Ignizlo Piraino. James graduated high school in 1939 and enlisted in the USAF in 1941. After servicing 30 years active duty, Jim retired November 30, 1972 with the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. […]

Mary C. Tobin

LEXINGTON – Mrs. Mary Ellie Cartledge Tobin, 78, of Lexington, wife of the late Joseph Allen Tobin, M.D., died Saturday June 3, 2012. Mrs. Tobin was born in Edgefield County and was a Retired Registered Nurse. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ida Lou Byrd Cartledge. Survivors include 3 Sons- Patrick (Elizabeth) Tobin, […]

Guy Nell Ward

JOHNSTON – Graveside Services for Mrs. Guy Nell C. Ward, age 72, will be held Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park at 11 o’clock. The family will receive friends at the gravesite following the service. Mrs. Ward, a native of Dillon, SC., died Thursday, May 31, 2012. She was a daughter of […]

Food Bank Needs for June

Food Bank Needs for June

The Johnston Food Bank is in need of Canned Fruit, Baked Beans & Rice.  If you can donate any of these items, you may drop them off at the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce located at, 416 Calhoun Street, Johnston, SC, M-F 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM Thank you for your support!

Donkey Lore

Donkey Lore

A Short Autobiography By Kim Walker I have been writing about donkeys, mules and K-9’s for over a year now for The Edgefield Advertiser.  My column is entiltled DONKEY LORE. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, a beautiful horsey town in the Redwoods — Woodside, California, similar to Aiken, where there is horseback riding all […]

Homicide in the City of Edgefield – Updated

Homicide in the City of Edgefield – Updated

The Edgefield City Police Department responded to a stabbing call Monday night, May 28, around 10:30 at 218 Holmes Street. According to Chief of Police Ronnie Carter, four individuals, two males and two females, were at the residence drinking when the women left to go get more alcoholic beverages. Reports are that all seemed well […]

Here and There – 5/31/12

Farmers’ and Artists’ Market: Johnston Farmers’ and Artists’ Market will be held Sat., June 2, during Peachtree 23 from 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The regular summer season will begin Thurs., June 7, from 4-6 p.m. and each Thursday thereafter. If interested in being a vendor call 275-4097. Kids Day:  5th Annual Kids Day for […]