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 awg black strand copper.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, deputies were called to the site on Friday, Feb. 21, when it was […]

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 4.1 earthquake that centered near China Grove Baptist Church on Martintown Road in Edgefield.  According to Wayne Collins, Director of Building and Planning, County Administrator […]

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 near China Grove Baptist Church. Residents again reported feeling houses shaking and a loud booming sound.  Citizens are being reminded that still more aftershocks are […]

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 the U.S. Geological Survey the quake hit at 10:23 p.m. about seven miles west-northwest of Edgefield, near China Grove Church. The quake occurred three miles underground. Thousands […]

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 came to The Advertiser as “exciting news” from Purple Fence owner Pamela Moore, and the possibilities that may accompany new owners certainly do hold excitement. […]

Dr. Bagshaw, Local Veterinarian, Gets Published by Elsevier

Dr. Bagshaw, Local Veterinarian, Gets Published by Elsevier

Dr. Clarence Bagshaw of the Edgefield Veterinary Clinic grew up on the beaches of Connecticut and Rhode Island, spear fishing, scuba diving, and catching turtles, outside exploring the animal world around him.  His interests led him to attain his degree in Biology at Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut, where he was pre-med, then his Masters […]

ECDA to Host ChocAround on February 13

ECDA to Host ChocAround on February 13

The Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a ChocAround Thursday, February 13, 4:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Local merchants will open their doors and roll out the red carpet for shoppers to peruse merchandise while sipping a glass of wine and tasting chocolate confections, offering up a fun filled night of hospitality and specials in their […]

Hospital CEO Meets for Healthy Outcomes Plan

Hospital CEO Meets for Healthy Outcomes Plan

This Program Involves Care of High Utilizers & Uninsured South Carolina’s Proviso 33.34 (A(1),C,D) Healthy Outcomes Plan (HOP)  supports participating hospitals proposing service delivery models to coordinate care for chronically ill, uninsured, high utilizers of emergency department (ED) services. Meeting with Hospital CEO Brandon Clary were: Tony Keck, South Carolina Medicaid Director, Thornton Kirby, President […]

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