Citadel Alumni Show Support to Jauveer Hammond

Citadel Alumni Show Support to Jauveer Hammond

On National Signing Day last Wednesday Jauveer Hammond of Strom Thurmond High School was joined by a number of alumni of The Citadel supporting his choice to become a Bulldog. Alumni pictured are (left to right):  Dr. Buddy Turner, Dr. James Cooper, Mr. Sam Wooten, Mr. John Edwards, Mr. Lovick Mims, Mr. Scott Derrick and […]

Predators Become Saints

Predators Become Saints

Fox Creek High School’s Deondre Baskett (left) and Ty Yarbrough (right) signed national letters of intent to play football for Limestone College last Wednesday. Joining the two new Saints for the signing were members of the Fox Creek administration and coaching staff. Limestone will play its first games during the 2014 season after announcing the […]

More Changes Expected for Downtown Edgefield – Business Sold

More Changes Expected for Downtown Edgefield – Business Sold

More changes may yet be coming to the store fronts in downtown Edgefield as The Advertiser received word Thursday, Feb. 6, that the “Purple Fence” (building) has been sold.  This came to The Advertiser as “exciting news” from Purple Fence owner Pamela Moore, and the possibilities that may accompany new owners certainly do hold excitement. […]

Vehicle Pulled From Local Pond

Vehicle Pulled From Local Pond

An Edgefield County man discovered a vehicle in a pond while fishing at a location off Hwy 25 South near Urban Outfitters on Sunday, Feb. 9.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, the man contacted the ECSO after he noticed the vehicle submerged in the water during his fishing trip.  A 1999 GMC […]

Edgefield County Man Killed in Two County Chase

Edgefield County Man Killed in Two County Chase

An Edgefield County man was killed Sunday night, February 9, after a two county car chase that began in Aiken County ended in Edgefield County.  The chase began near the Wal-Mart in North Augusta when North Augusta Public Safety attempted to stop a burgundy Chrysler driven by Ernest Satterwhite, 68, of Edgefield County.  Instead of […]

Tommie Williams, Jr.

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Deacon Tommie Williams, Jr. 71, transitioned to glory on February 6, 2014 at Saluda Nursing Center with family at his bedside. He was a member of the Mt. Calvary where he served as a Deacon and other church affiliation. He served as a mechanic downtown Johnston for 30 years. He was a […]

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

February 6, 2014 First, thanks to the many of you who commented on the State of the County report I issued last month. I appreciate the kind notes and words, and it’s good to know you see how we are continuing to improve our County. It reminds me that one of my jobs is to […]

Dr. Bagshaw, Local Veterinarian, Gets Published by Elsevier

Dr. Bagshaw, Local Veterinarian, Gets Published by Elsevier

Dr. Clarence Bagshaw of the Edgefield Veterinary Clinic grew up on the beaches of Connecticut and Rhode Island, spear fishing, scuba diving, and catching turtles, outside exploring the animal world around him.  His interests led him to attain his degree in Biology at Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut, where he was pre-med, then his Masters […]

Patsy Ross Jenkins

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Mrs. Patsy Ross Jenkins, 76, of Woodside Dr., wife of the late James R. Jenkins, died Thursday February 6, 2014 at her residence. Graveside Services will be held Monday February 10, 2014 at 11 A.M. at Lancaster Memorial Park in Lancaster, S.C. Mrs. Jenkins was a native of Camden, Ark. And was […]

Edith Clark Rushton

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Funeral Services for Mrs. Edith Clark Rushton, age 96, will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 1 pm at Bethlehem United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church social hall. Bland Funeral Home is assisting the […]