The Edgefield County School District announced, through James Courtney, to this publication at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday that schools would be opening two hours late, for students and staff, on Thursday, January 18.
Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter confirmed to the Advertiser that an arrest has been made in the recent multiple break-ins that have occurred in Edgefield, seven of which happened Friday morning Jan. 5 and another around 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. Jarvis Reynolds, 25, of Gary Hill Road, has been arrested and is being charges […]
Thirty year old Eric Chapman, a Police Officer with the Town of Johnston, died late Friday night, Dec. 8, after an automobile accident. According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson in an interview with the Advertiser, Chapman was coming from Edgefield to Johnston around 10:30 p.m. in response to an officer calling for backup in […]
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.
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 […]
County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact Schools and County Offices Closed Monday Edgefield County schools as well as Edgefield County government offices are closing for Monday as Edgefield County prepares for the expected impact from Hurricane Irma. According to Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon, who spoke with the Advertiser Sunday evening Sept. 10, the closings […]
The Edgefield County Historical Society announced today that the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor has awarded a $50,000 grant for the restoration of Horn’s Creek Church. This grant, which has to be matched dollar-for-dollar, will enable the Society to rebuild the foundation pillars, install a new roof, replace the windows and doors, and paint the […]
TRENTON SC (Thurs. June 15 a.m.) A riot occurred in the overnight hours at the Trenton Correctional Institute that resulted in the injury of two corrections officers. According to reports, the riot started when officers of the institute attempted to take a contraband cell phone from an inmate. Other inmates became involved, and the officers […]
The Advertiser has learned that the Huddle House in Edgefield has once again closed for business. A sign was placed on the front door to the restaurant, Thursday, May 18, that read, “We’ve Closed this location! Thanks”. The Advertiser did contact the corporate office of Huddle House for information regarding this closing, but they were […]
Four Edgefield County School buses were destroyed in a fire, Apr. 7, at JET Middle School. A report from the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, which assisted the Edgefield Fire Department with this fire, details that a man was headed to work around 4:00 in the morning when he noticed fire coming from behind a home […]