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False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

A woman who claimed her 2 year old infant had drowned over the weekend has been arrested and is facing charges of breach of peace and filing a false police…

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

The Westside Volunteer Fire Department and the Merriwether Fire Department held a BBQ plate sale to benefit Wesley Spires, Saturday, June 1, at the Westside Community Center. While an exact…

Golf Carts Stolen From Local Country Clubs

Golf Carts Stolen From Local Country Clubs

A total of 8 golf carts and 10 battery chargers were stolen from 2 area golf courses over the week of May 13.  According to a report filed by the…

Update to Spires – Solesbee Attack

The Edgefield Advertiser has received confirmation from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office that Kevin Richardson, one of the men believed to be responsible for the Spires/Solesbee attack, has been returned…

Final Suspect Wanted in Spires/Solesbee Attack Captured

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thurs., May 16, that the final suspect wanted in connection with the attack of Edgefield County native Wesley Spires and his friend, Ashley Solesbee,…

One Arrested in Attack of Wesley Spires

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the identity and arrest of one of the suspects in the Riverwalk attack on Wesley Spires and Ashley Solesbee.  Lt. Calvin Chew of the…

Update to Johnston H&R Block Identity Fraud

Update to Johnston H&R Block Identity Fraud

As previously reported by The Advertiser in Feb. of 2012, an employee with the Johnston branch of H&R Block was charged with stealing personal information from clients and using that…

Update On Attack of Wesley Spires

– Edgefield County Man Assaulted at Riverwalk in Augusta, Ga. – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has announced that a suspect in the attack of Edgefield County resident Wesley Spires…

Edgefield County Man Injured in Attack at First Friday Event in Augusta

An Edgefield County man and his date were injured in an attack Friday night, May 4, at an event held in Augusta, Ga.  Known as First Friday, the event has…

Crime Wrap-Up

Crime Wrap-Up

Thieves Steal From County Edgefield County became the victim of thieves sometime over the weekend of Apr. 27 when a county-owned rotary tiller was stolen from the park at Bettis…