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Traffic Safety Check-Points Lead to Arrests

Traffic Safety Check-Points Lead to Arrests

By Advertiser Staff – Two separate traffic safety check points at the beginning of March ended in the arrests of two individuals. According to a reports filed by the Edgefield…

Fraud at Local Tax Office

Fraud at Local Tax Office

An employee with H & R Block in Johnston is being investigated for fraud after she allegedly stole $2,000 from a client of the tax office. According to a report…

Inmate Escape from Federal Prison in Edgefield

The Advertiser has learned that a prisoner has escaped from the Federal Prison in Edgefield. We will post more details as we receive them.  …

Four Wheelers and Lawn Mowers – Continued Targets of Theft

Four Wheelers and Lawn Mowers – Continued Targets of Theft

By Advertiser Staff – Four wheelers and lawn mowers continue to be items of interest for thieves as evident by the many reports involving such crime filed by the Edgefield…

Naked Man Found Wandering on Martintown Rd. – Toddler Found in Ditch –

By Advertiser Staff – A deputy with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office found a naked, white male wandering on Martintown Rd. in the evening hours of Wed., Feb. 6.  According…

Charges Filed Against STHS Teacher for Illicit Relationship with Student (Updated)

An investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship between a student and teacher at Strom Thurmond High School has led to charges being filed against an employee of Strom Thurmond High…

Traffic Stop Escalates on Republican Road

A routine traffic stop by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office Sunday night, Dec. 30, turned into much more including a disturbance call, property damage, shots being fired, and a wreck. …

Electric Cooperatives Warn of Phone Scam

Electric Cooperatives Warn of Phone Scam

Columbia, S.C. – Electric cooperatives in South Carolina are warning consumers to be aware of scam artists who are calling members posing as electric co-op employees.  The callers tell a consumer…

Man Burning Tires Flees from Deputies

Man Burning Tires Flees from Deputies

Deputies with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office were responding to a disturbance call on Powell Place, Tuesday, Jan. 1, when they spotted extremely black smoke issuing forth from a residence…

Vacant Trailer Burglarized – Graffiti Sprayed Throughout

Vacant Trailer Burglarized – Graffiti Sprayed Throughout

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in call at a vacant mobile home on Casalina Drive, Sunday, Dec. 30.  According to the incident report filed by the ECSO,…