Safety Check Point Results in Weapons/Drug Charges

Safety Check Point Results in Weapons/Drug Charges

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was assisting the SC Highway Patrol with a safety check point, Feb. 9, at West Five Notch and Murrah Roads in North Augusta (Edgefield County) when a subject came through the check point without his driver’s license.  The subject told law enforcement that he had left his license at home.  […]

Crime Beat —  February 22nd, 2017

Crime Beat —  February 22nd, 2017

Trailers Stolen Two incidents of trailers being stolen were recently reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  On Feb. 10, the ECSO was notified that a trailer had been stolen from a property on Brighthop Road in Trenton.  According to the ECSO report on this incident, sometime between 1:30 and 4:00 in the afternoon on […]

National Wild Turkey CEO to Retire

National Wild Turkey CEO to Retire

It’s official, George Thornton is retiring this summer.  The good news is that George and Beth are staying in Edgefield.  “Beth and I have made Edgefield our home,” declared the dynamic native of Columbus, Georgia.  It was also apparent that the man who had successfully served as CEO for three corporate entities in his career […]

Edgefield Found at SEWE

Edgefield Found at SEWE

Charleston was feted with the presentation of three Edgefield businesses as these three and their promoters were showing at the Southeastern Wildlife Expo (SEWE) this past weekend at the newly remodeled Gaillard Center on Calhoun Street. The booths where the businesses showed their wares and trade interests were scattered throughout that large area and buildings, […]

Council Adjusts Certain EMS Fees – UPDATED from Print Edition

Council Adjusts Certain EMS Fees – UPDATED from Print Edition

Council Adjusts Certain EMS Fees PARD Money Appropriated To Sweetwater & Bettis Edgefield County Council voted unanimously to approve adjustments to certain Emergency Medical Services at their monthly meeting, Feb. 7.  The adjustments come after a meeting last year in which EMS was determined by Council to be a high priority item.  As such, the […]

March for Parks Set for April 15

March for Parks Set for April 15

The Bettis Academy Heritage Preservation Team (BAHPT) are getting ready for their annual March for Parks-Expo, Saturday, April 15, 2017. Those wishing to participate, including vendors and organizations with Information Booths, contact the following: Entertainment: Mrs. Karen Lewis-803-480-6761; Vendors/Food: Mrs. Barbara Peterson-803-663-7807; Informational Booths: Ms. Ernestine Simpkins – 803-637-6519; Parade: Mrs. Betty Butler-803-480-1954; Flea Market: […]

Death of Mrs. Floyd Awakens Memories

Death of Mrs. Floyd Awakens Memories

The death of Mrs. Vivian Floyd struck a very sad note in this newspaper office. The Advertiser enjoyed interviewing Mrs. Floyd on several occasions.  She was close to 90 years old the first time when she contributed to a two-part story on Macedonia, the community in which she lived.  Her memories came easily to her […]

Public Policy Debate Should Lead to Worldview Education of Citizenry

Public Policy Debate Should Lead to Worldview Education of Citizenry

A large part of being a devout Christian is understanding the worldviews which work to undermine your faith, some which are extremely effective at using the very faith you are called to defend, in order to defeat it. Another large part of being a devout Christian is understanding history, and being able to identify those […]

Lamb Named Mid-State SC Young Farmer Agribusinessman of Year

Lamb Named Mid-State SC Young Farmer Agribusinessman of Year

Edgar Lamb of Edgefield, SC, has been named the Mid-State SC Agribusinessman of the Year by the SC Young Farmer and Agribusiness Association. He received an engraved plaque and a cash award from ArborOne Farm Credit who sponsors the recognition program in conjunction with the agricultural association. Johnson Atkinson of ArborOne Farm Credit presented the […]

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