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Plans for Jubilee Festival Underway; September 28, on the Square

Plans for Jubilee Festival Underway; September 28, on the Square

Sonny Seawright, Chairman of the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival, set for Saturday, September 28, 2013, is announcing the plans for the coming festival. The Saturday festival will be 9:00 a.m.…

Rains Raise Stevens Creek to Near Flood Stage

Rains Raise Stevens Creek to Near Flood Stage

This early morning photo shows Steven’s Creek running high after the recent rains that are forecast to continue for several days. The creek is usually a great place for fishing…

Musical Program in Honor of Wesley Spires

Musical Program in Honor of Wesley Spires

Gene and Ann Sawyer of the Merriwether section saw the announcement of the Republican Baptist Sunday evening music event to benefit Wesley and Ashley in The Advertiser. They attended and…

CAPTURED – Man Wanted in Virgil Wall Rd. Burglary

CAPTURED – Man Wanted in Virgil Wall Rd. Burglary

The suspect wanted in connection with the June 13th burglary on Virgil Wall Road was captured Monday, July 1, at a residence in McCormick, SC.  According to a spokesperson with…

Find the Birds in the Sign

Find the Birds in the Sign

Yes, there are birds in nests in the sign, but only in the a’s. The “a” allows for a two-story home.  Is that the reason?  Barn swallows, we guess, have…

New Emergency Operations Center Open & Ready for Business

New Emergency Operations Center Open & Ready for Business

– by Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County’s new Emergency Operations Center, located in the old Agricultural Building on Gray Street in Edgefield, is a far cry from the tiny, one…

School District to Purchase Bus for Merriwether Schools

School District to Purchase Bus for Merriwether Schools

The Edgefield County School District announced today that the school board has given final approval for the purchase of a new district activity bus to be used primarily by the…

Fill the Big “T” – Leave Your Lasting Mark on Thurmond’s “Walk of Champions”

Fill the Big “T” – Leave Your Lasting Mark on Thurmond’s “Walk of Champions”

The Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County invites everyone to become a permanent part of the new stadium project at Strom Thurmond High School. Joel Jolly, Chairman of the…

Fight at Gary Street Apartments; No Evidence of Reported Shots Fired

According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield City Police Department, officers with the EPD responded to the apartment complex on Gary Street late Wednesday night, June 19, in response to…

Sherriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

Sherriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

A daytime burglary on Virgil Wall Rd. in Edgefield occurred on Thursday, June 13. Items taken were 1 handgun, 4 rifles, chainsaws, 2 laptops, and jewelry. The estimated total value…