Business and Residence Broken Into

  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a business and a residence being broken into on Sunday, Aug. 12.  Although both were reported on the aforementioned date, the break-in at the residence could have happened anytime between 10:00 on the evening of Aug. 10 to almost midnight on the 12th.  According to […]

Robert Lee “Bob” Bowie – Edgefield, 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 www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com August 12, 2018   Robert Lee “Bob” Bowie Edgefield, SC   Robert […]

Man sentenced to 45 years in prison for Home Invasion

Man sentenced to 45 years in prison for Home Invasion

Robert Goodwin, Jr., age 29, of Maryland, pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in the home invasion in Saluda County of the owners of Tidwell Jewelers, Lynda and Danny Tidwell. Goodwin was sentenced to forty-five (45) years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections by Circuit Court Judge Eugene C. Griffith, Jr., for Burglary First […]

College Tuition 2018

College Tuition 2018

This week is the First Week of School, a time to reflect on the high cost of school at all levels but especially of public colleges and universities. Let’s look at in-state tuition at Clemson and the University of South Carolina. With only Winthrop University higher in cost among state public higher education institutions, Clemson […]

Why Edgefield? Why Agriculture?

Why Edgefield? Why Agriculture?

  I want to say again how grateful I am to Ms. Suzanne Mims Derrick for the opportunity to provide a weekly editorial to the Edgefield Advertiser, the longest continuous running print paper in the Palmetto State. I also want to thank her for her graciousness when I need to take a break.  I took the […]

Edgefield Veterans’ Memorial Park Underway

Edgefield Veterans’ Memorial Park Underway

Tommy Tripp, JoJo Doolittle, Vernon Holmes, Jimmy Painter and Roger Ellis.   The Edgefield Veterans’ Memorial Park Committee, members of Hezzie Griffis Post 30, gathered last Tuesday morning at the site of the long-anticipated project to honor military veterans of The United States of America who are currently living in Edgefield County, who have lived […]

BreakingNews –The Rubble Begins in Edgefield Square

BreakingNews –The Rubble Begins in Edgefield Square

  The equipment rolled into town today, August 7, to begin the destruction and reconstruction for the Improvement Program for the Edgefield Town Square.  It is starting at the site of Park Row Restaurant, a popular sandwich/delicatessen/bistro.  The widening of the sidewalks is their goal at this point. Business owners came out to take note […]

Break-in on Bobwhite Lane

  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a break-in at a residence on Bobwhite Lane, Aug. 8.  According to an ECSO incident report on the matter, the victim noticed that his home and his shop had been broken into when he arrived at the scene to find drop cords running from his shop […]

Second Saturday

  Inflatables, including Water Slide   Second Saturday, the weekend celebration with fun and fellowship among the citizens—young and not-so-young– as an encouragement for local businesses, will be held for the third time this weekend, August 11. This is under the sponsorship of ECDA. Inflatables, located this weekend at the PTC parking lot, will be […]

Pedestrian Dies in Edgefield on Hwy 23

Pedestrian Dies in Edgefield on Hwy 23

A pedestrian who has been identified as Lonnie Edward Glanton, 53, of Edgefield, died on Hwy 23 near Maple Avenue in the town of Edgefield around 1:00, Saturday morning, Aug. 4.  Glanton died on the scene from what an autopsy on Monday determined to be multiple blunt force injuries to his body.  The Edgefield Police […]

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