SCDNR Inaugural Sporting Clays Shoot Draws Crowds to Edgefield

SCDNR Inaugural Sporting Clays Shoot Draws Crowds to Edgefield

April, 18, 2015 – The Palmetto Shooting Complex at the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the town of Edgefield welcomed nearly 1,200 visitors to the area for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources’ (SCDNR) Inaugural Youth Sporting Clays Open. The event marked the first major event to come to the Palmetto Shooting Complex. […]

A Rousing Good Time on the Square

A Rousing Good Time on the Square

April, 18, 2015 – A “Murder and Mayhem” Tour was given on Saturday by Bushwhackin’ Bea (Tonya Guy). It is claimed that blood has been shed on every square inch of the Edgefield Courthouse Square and the stories told reflected some of this violent history. Nineteen people were on hand to walk around the square […]

Youth Sporting Clay Open to be Held in Edgefield on April 18

Youth Sporting Clay Open to be Held in Edgefield on April 18

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is pleased to announce the First Annual DNR Youth Sporting Clay Open will be held at the Palmetto Shooting Sports Complex in Edgefield on Saturday, April 18, 2015. With about 450 youth shooters competing, the First Annual Youth Sporting Clay Open event is available to all school and […]

Tour, Bluegrass Festival, Shootout on the 18th

Tour, Bluegrass Festival, Shootout on the 18th

On April 18, 2015 there will be a “Murder and Mayhem” tour on the Courthouse Square in Edgefield from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Bushwhackin’ Bea will take 25 people around the Town Square and tell them about the bloodier side of Edgefield’s history.  Tickets are $5.00 for an adult and children under 12 are […]

Edgefield County Hospital Appoints New Interim CEO

April, 14, 2015 – Carlos Milanes, MBA, MHS, MeD, EdS, FACHE, was selected as the Interim CEO for Edgefield County Hospital at a special called board meeting on April 13.   Carlos will assume his new role on Monday, April  20.  Mr. Milanes brings over twenty-five years of healthcare leadership experience; his most recent role was […]

Meth Lab Raided on Penn Street

Meth Lab Raided on Penn Street

April, 2, 2015 – A rental home at 410 Penn Street was raided by the Edgefield Police Department early Wednesday morning around 12:30. According to Chief of Police Ronnie Carter, who spoke to The Advertiser later that day regarding the incident, the department had received information that the occupants of the home were making methamphetamine at […]

Shots Fired in Town of Edgefield Suspect at Large

Shots Fired in Town of Edgefield Suspect at Large

March, 24, 2015 – The Edgefield Police Department and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots fired at Gary Street Apartments, Monday evening, March 23, around 5:30. When they arrived, they discovered no one had been injured, and the suspect had fled the scene. A gun was recovered nearby that is […]

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

The Edgefield County Council hosted their annual intergovernmental meeting Thursday night, March 12, at the new Sweetwater Community Center. Invited guests were served Japanese cuisine as they listened to speakers from different governmental agencies appraise Council of their work. Speakers included Mayors Ken Durham and Terrance Culbreath, Roger Leduc (who, as Administrator, spoke on behalf […]

Mother and Two Children Die in Early Morning Fire

Mother and Two Children Die in Early Morning Fire

March, 11, 2015 – An early morning house fire at 301 Country Club Road claimed the life of a mother and her two children; 24 year old Laterrious Watkins, 2 year old Aubrey McKie, and 1 year old Jacob McKie, Jr. The Edgefield County Coroner’s Office placed the time of deaths as 4:20 a.m. and […]

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