A handgun was found in the purse of an adult at Merriwether Middle School, Thursday, Feb. 22. According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, a school official was checking bags of students and adults when the gun found in the woman’s purse. The woman, who has served as a substitute teacher for […]
Members from the community who assisted in the Bags of Love project, sponsored by the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce. The Edgefield County Senior Center celebrated Valentines Day on Tuesday, February 13th. Forty-eight seniors showed up for the party. They enjoyed a game of Bingo led by volunteer Darleen Abraham. The new valentine […]
Unloaded Pellet Gun Brandished A fight between two juveniles on a school bus Feb. 20 spilled over to a bus stop according to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office who spoke to the Advertiser. According to the ECSO, two male Merriwether Middle School children got into a […]
Davis Wash was crowned Miss Greenville County this past weekend. She also won Talent and Evening Gown. She is the daughter of Melanie and Matt Wash and the granddaughter of Jackee and Doug Wash. She is a junior at Wardlaw Academy. She will compete for the Miss South Carolina Teen Scholarship Organization in June.
Essie Nicholson, founder and director of Women in Unity, has called it quits. After fifteen years serving as the Director of Operations and much prayer, “Mrs. Essie” (as people call her) felt that it was time to move on and allow some one else to come in and take WIU to another level. Essie started […]
On Sunday, Jan. 28, it was evident the Presbyterian Church on Penn St. which has been empty and unused for so many years was quite active on a Sunday afternoon, January 28. The lights, in the form of hanging chandeliers inside, were brightly lit, cars filled the paved parking area, and the overgrown shrubbery had […]
Edgefield County Council voted at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Feb. 6, to assist the Town of Johnston with their cleanup efforts of debris that resulted from the tornado that hit parts of the town on April 6 of last year. Initially, after the storm, it was determined that the County did not have the […]
The Edgefield County School District announced, through James Courtney, to this publication at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday that schools would be opening two hours late, for students and staff, on Thursday, January 18.
Will Williams, President/CEO of the Economic Development Partnership, told County Council at their monthly meeting, Jan. 9, that Samsung has leased the former Urban Outfitters building on Hwy 25 in Trenton. This announcement came on the heels of Williams’ announcement to Council that Samsung is opening a manufacturing site in Newberry. In sharing this information […]
Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter confirmed to the Advertiser that an arrest has been made in the recent multiple break-ins that have occurred in Edgefield, seven of which happened Friday morning Jan. 5 and another around 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. Jarvis Reynolds, 25, of Gary Hill Road, has been arrested and is being charges […]