October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Trenton, South Carolina, has turned pink again — and this time it’s at the post office, not in the peach orchards. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Susan Curry, Trenton’s Post Master, is a two- year survivor of the dreaded disease that annually claims the lives of more than 40,000 Americans. Susan and her Co-worker, Angie […]

Incident at McCormick County Prison

Incident at McCormick County Prison

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, around 4:30 in the afternoon, inmates of the SC Department of Corrections’ prison in McCormick County climbed onto the roof of one of the housing units at the facility.  By 9:00 that evening, the dorm was secured.  This incident was isolated to the one housing unit, and no prisoners escaped. According […]

Crime beat — Oct 3rd, 2017

Crime beat — Oct 3rd, 2017

Another Generator Stolen The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of another stolen generator Sept. 24.  According to the ECSO report, after returning home from being out of town, a resident of Short Cut Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) discovered her generator, which was kept in her garage, was missing.  The gas Champion […]

“FORMATION” A Message for Veterans

“FORMATION”  A Message for Veterans

Is it possible that you threw away up to $1,026,144.00? That is right, Veterans.  If you never filed a service connected claim and are feeling the pains from having served your country; you are throwing away money you earned! Case and point: Let’s say you have ringing in the ears or hearing loss.  Shortly after […]

Fun Shoot Baskets

Fun Shoot Baskets

These are baskets made by ECH employees for the Ridge Health Care Foundation Fun Shoot. These baskets will be in silent auction and raffle. Even if you are not a shooter, there is something for everyone. For more details on the event, see Here and There, page 2 of the print edition.

Edgefield County Hospital Begins Partnering with Self Regional

Edgefield County Hospital Begins Partnering with Self Regional

SRH & ECH: “Change will significantly improve the healthcare available to citizens.” According to press release of September 19, 2017, from the office of Edgefield County Hospital CEO, Edgefield County is poised to enter a new, improved era of medical services. The Boards of Self Regional Healthcare (SRH) and Edgefield County Hospital (ECH) announced today […]

Crime beat — Sept 18th, 2017

Crime beat — Sept 18th, 2017

ECSO Employee Injured by Inmate An employee with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was injured by an inmate, Sept. 3.  According to the ECSO report on the incident, the employee was injured when she went to assist in preparing a female prisoner for transport to the hospital due to a possible seizure.  The report states […]

Hurricane Irma – Edgefield “Fared Pretty Well”

Hurricane Irma – Edgefield “Fared Pretty Well”

“Overall, Edgefield County fared pretty well.”  Those were the words of Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon who spoke to the Advertiser, Tuesday, Sept. 12, following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma which hit the area Monday.  According to Spurgeon, “dozens” of trees were downed from Johnston to Merriwether but only minimal damage to a couple of […]

La Cantina — Resturant Review

La Cantina — Resturant Review

Friday & Saturday: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.                                                  1750 Garrett Road Lacantinaclarkshill.com                                                                                                            Clarks Hill, SC Reservations Suggested                                                 864-333-5315 Well, it happened.  It finally happened.  We knew it would.  It was just a matter of time.  But who would have thought that it would happen in a little ol’ place set […]

Farm Bureau Holds Meeting

Farm Bureau Holds Meeting

The Edgefield County Farm Bureau will be holding their annual meeting on Tuesday, September 26, at 6 p.m. The meeting place is at the Farm Bureau building at 920 Columbia Rd., Edgefield. Dinner will be provided for those in attendance. The Bureau is asking for a RSVP by Friday, September 22.  That can be done […]

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