EFD Responds to Call at Nursing Home

EFD Responds to Call at Nursing Home

The Edgefield Fire Department responded to a fire call at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab of Edgefield, Tuesday, Mar. 7, a little before 4:30 in the afternoon.  According to Fire Chief Roger Ellis, it was determined that the motor on a heating and cooling unit shorted out causing smoke that triggered the facility’s alarms.  There […]

J-E-T Middle & STHS’s Accreditations are Not at Risk

J-E-T Middle & STHS’s Accreditations are Not at Risk

Channel 12, WRDW recently featured a story reporting that Strom Thurmond High School and J-E-T Middle School are on probation with the South Carolina Department of Education. South Carolina has two systems of Accreditation – South Carolina Department of Education and AdvancED. In February, Edgefield County School District received System Accreditation through AdvancED with a […]

Message From Edgefield County Republican Party

Message From Edgefield County Republican Party

We want to invite all members of the Edgefield County Republican Party to the precinct reorganization Wednesday March 22nd.  This is the meeting where every precinct will elect their own representatives to attend and vote at the County Convention on Thursday April 13th.  Those who are selected by their precinct will be casting a vote […]

Home Invasion, Saluda County, Persimmon Hill Golf Community

Home Invasion, Saluda County, Persimmon Hill Golf Community

Suspects Arrested: One from Edgefield   Saluda, SC. Saluda Sheriff’s Office-On Wednesday March 8, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m, armed suspects entered a residence in the Persimmon Hill Golf Course Community.  During the incident the armed suspects grabbed the two home owners, separated them and placed them in different rooms with their hands bonded behind their […]

“Magnolia Boutique” set for April 22

“Magnolia Boutique” set for April 22

The Women’s Club of Johnston is planning their Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon for April 22, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church on Lee Street, Johnston. Acclaimed as one of the most professional events in the County, a large audience fills the JUMC Fellowship Hall to see fresh spring fashions models of […]

S.C. Bobwhite Initiative to be Featured at Land Trust Annual Meeting

S.C. Bobwhite Initiative to be Featured at Land Trust Annual Meeting

Michael Hook, Small Game Program Leader with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, will be the guest speaker when the Upper Savannah Land Trust holds its annual meeting on March 16 at the Arts Center at the Federal Building in Greenwood. Hook will talk about activities with the S.C. Bobwhite Initiative, which was established in […]

Edgefield Awaiting New Businesses

Edgefield Awaiting New Businesses

Burger King on Its Way? Is Burger King coming to Edgefield?  No, it is not official -yet.  However, the Advertiser can report that Burger King has submitted site plans to the County’s Building and Planning Department and is submitting other documents to “all parties” in order to move forward the possibility of its locating a […]

New MD Serving the Area – Dr. R. Rashad Brightharp

New MD Serving the Area – Dr. R. Rashad Brightharp

Dr. R.Rashad Brightharp A native of Edgefield County, Dr. Robert Rashad Brightharp attended Edgefield County Public Schools and graduated form Strom Thurmond High School in 2001. Today most of his immediate and extended family still reside within Edgefield and Aiken Counties.  Dr. Brightharp specializes in family medicine.  He is certified by the American Board of […]

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