Crime in Edgefield

Shop Broken into on Hwy 191 in Johnston             A shop on the 1100 block of Hwy 191 in Johnston was reported broken into to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 9.  According to an ECSO report, the victim had placed video cameras within the shop, and those cameras took pictures of two male subjects taking what […]

Creek High School Phase 3

Creek High School Phase 3

New classroom wing coming to Fox Creek High School pictured above. It all started with the writing of a charter. Mr. Josh Trahan, Principal of Fox Creek High School, reminded me of the rainy day in January of 2009 when Board Chairman Sherolyn Bishop shared her recollections of the long and arduous task that got […]

Lewis Edmond Miller – Edgefield, 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  Lewis Edmond Miller, 75, of Miller Rd., Edgefield, SC entered into rest Thursday, October 17, 2019. A Graveside service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Republican […]

Announcing a New Poetry Contest

Announcing a New Poetry Contest

“Adventures in Reading” The Edgefield Reading Council is pleased to announce our first poetry contest with the theme of “Adventures in Reading.” The contest is open to students in Grades 3-12, and winners will be selected in each of the following divisions: elementary school, middle school, and high school. Winners will be asked to share their […]

Richland Creek Antique Fall Festival

Richland Creek Antique Fall Festival

November 1,2,3 in Saluda County      The 24thAnnual Fall Festival/Tractor/Engine Show and Pull will be at 542 Richland Creek Road, Ward S. C. in Saluda County. This location is off of Hwy. 178 between Saluda and Batesburg and off of Hwy. 39 between Saluda and Ridge Spring large signs will be posted for directions. The gates […]

Weekend Fires Claim Homes in Edgefield County

Crouch Home on Plum Branch Road Burns             The home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Crouch on Plum Branch Road in Edgefield County was lost to fire early Sunday morning, Oct. 6.  According to Edgefield City Fire Chief Roger Ellis, the fire is believed to have started on the back deck where earlier Saturday evening the homeowners […]

Frances Catherine Berry – Greenville, 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 Frances Catherine Berry 95, of Greenville, SC wife of the late Francis Edward Berry entered into rest on October 9, 2019. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM Saturday, October […]

Private Pesticide

Private Pesticide

Edgefield County Clemson Extension is offering private pesticide license holders additional training to receive any credit hours needed to meet the requirement prior to December 31, 2019. If you are unsure of how many credit hours you have please visit the Department of Pesticide Regulations website (http://regfocus.clemson.edu/dpr/private.htm) or call the Edgefield County Extension office at […]

Religious Liberty and Workplace Discrimination

Religious Liberty and Workplace Discrimination

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 impeachment inquiry regarding President Trump and perhaps others in his administration has the attention of all Americans […]

Hettie Hazel Reynolds- Edgefield, 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 Hettie Hazel Reynolds, 85, wife of the late John Thomas Reynolds of Edgefield, SC entered into rest on Saturday, October 5, 2019. The family will receive friends at the home of […]