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A Month Long Investigation Brings Charge of Animal Cruelty

A Month Long Investigation Brings Charge of Animal Cruelty

Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office and HSUS Make the Rescue –  The call to the media was to follow Edgefield County’s Sheriff Adell Dobey, his officers and members of the Humane…

Breaking News: On the Scene with ECSO – Massive Animal Rescue

The Advertiser is currently in Johnston with the Edgefield Sheriff’s Office at the scene of an animal rescue. We will post a story and pictures once we return to the…

New Gas Station Raided for Gambling

New Gas Station Raided for Gambling

The Advertiser was alerted Thursday, Sept. 6, to a suspected poker raid at the newly opened Greg’s Gas Plus gas station off Martintown Road in Edgefield County. Our sources have…

Suspected Drugs Found at JET Middle School

Two Students Taken to Department of Juvenile Justice School Resource Officer for JET Middle School, Rodney Williams, removed what is believed to be marijuana from two students on campus Monday, Aug. 27.…

Attempted Break-in at Edgefield Library

During a routine walk-through of the town of Edgefield Monday night, Aug. 27, an officer with the Edgefield Police Department found the doors to the Edgefield County Library askew by…

Dollar General Employee Arrested

Dollar General Employee Arrested

An employee with the Dollar General in Trenton, SC has been arrested and charged with Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent Greater than $10,000. According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s…

Murder in Edgefield County – Suspect In Custody – UPDATED

Murder in Edgefield County – Suspect In Custody – UPDATED

Update: The victim in the Sunday morning shooting at the former Executive Car Care has been identified as Marshall Butler, Jr., 33, of Johnston, SC.  According to the Edgefield County Coroner…

Suspect in Attempted Theft Is Caught

Suspect in Attempted Theft Is Caught

Edgefield County Deputies responded to a call at Taylor Nursery off Airport Road in Trenton Tuesday morning, Aug. 7, where they found evidence of an attempted theft.  Aluminum pipes that…

Parole Office Mixup Leads to Parolee’s Untimely Release

Parole Office Mixup Leads to Parolee’s Untimely Release

The quiet of Friday afternoon, July 20, in the town of Edgefield was interrupted by a burst of sirens as police officers converged on the Edgefield Discovery Center. Reports came…

Boatwright Accepts Plea Bargain – Avoids Trial

Boatwright Accepts Plea Bargain – Avoids Trial

Tammy Renee Boatwright, whose murder trial was set to begin Tuesday, July 17 for the 2011 shooting of Don Robert Boyd, Jr., accepted a plea bargain for the lesser charge…