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First Traffic Fatality in 445 Days

First Traffic Fatality in 445 Days

Edgefield County has had its first traffic fatality in 445 days. We all knew that Edgefield County’s fatality-free streak would eventually end. Unfortunately, it ended early yesterday (Sunday) morning when…

Rare Disease Day at Edgefield County Hospital

Rare Disease Day at Edgefield County Hospital

Friday, February 28 is Rare Disease Day at Edgefield County Hospital.  The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases…

ChocAround Rescheduled for Thursday, February 27

ChocAround Rescheduled for Thursday, February 27

The Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a new ChocAround, Thursday, February 27, from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m.  The first ChocAround had been planned for the 13th of February, but…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Mt. Vernon Mills Burglarized Sometime between Feb. 13 and Feb. 21, thieves broke into an outside storage building at Mt. Vernon Mills in Johnston and stole 50 feet of ½…

Damage Found in Three County Buildings Attributed to Earthquake

Damage Found in Three County Buildings Attributed to Earthquake

 – By Tiffani Ireland –  The Edgefield County Court House, the County Council Chambers, and the Auditors Building have all been determined to have sustained damage due to last week’s…

Aftershock Rocks County

Aftershock Rocks County

A 3.2 aftershock rocked Edgefield County Sunday afternoon, February 16, at 3:23.  This tremor originated in the same vicinity in which Friday’s 4.1 earthquake occurred; 7 miles WNW from Edgefield…

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Edgefield County

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Edgefield County

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck Edgefield County Friday night, February 14, jolting residents in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, and as far away as Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia. According to…

Edgefield County Government Offices Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Edgefield County Government Offices Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Due to inclement weather, the Edgefield County government offices will be closed Thursday, February 13. If there are any other alterations to the County schedule, it will be posted it…

Camellia Tea is Canceled for 2014

Camellia Tea is Canceled for 2014

Because of the prediction of inclement weather the Edgefield Camellia Tea scheduled for Thursday, February 13th, 2014 has been cancelled. We hope that next year will produce lovely camellia blooms…

More Changes Expected for Downtown Edgefield – Business Sold

More Changes Expected for Downtown Edgefield – Business Sold

More changes may yet be coming to the store fronts in downtown Edgefield as The Advertiser received word Thursday, Feb. 6, that the “Purple Fence” (building) has been sold.  This…