Infant Dies After Being Found Unresponsive

Leland Quarles, the 4 month old son of Robert, Jr. and Tanya Quarles of Trenton, was pronounced dead at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Edgefield County Hospital after being found unresponsive at a local in-home child care center. The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home at which the daycare is located after […]

The Tour of Churches is a Christmas Experience

The Tour of Churches is a Christmas Experience

The Tour of Churches is scheduled for this weekend, December 14, at 3:00 p.m., when the Village churches join to tell the Christmas story in tableaux of angels, shepherds, Mary and Joseph and other well-known characters from the Bible. It will start at the Catholic Church at 3:00, and for those attending expect to enjoy […]

ECH – Current Shake Ups and Plans for the Future

ECH – Current Shake Ups and Plans for the Future

– By Tifani Ireland – Brandon Clary, CEO of Edgefield County Hospital, resigned his post, December, 3, 2014, effective immediately, according to an announcement received by The Advertiser from the hospital, Thursday, Dec. 4. This resignation comes on the heels of a lengthy discussion on ECH held by Edgefield County Council at their regularly scheduled […]

Edgefield Hospital CEO Resigns

Edgefield Hospital CEO Resigns

The Board of Trustees of Edgefield County Hospital has accepted the resignation of Brandon Clary, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Clary’s resignation is effective immediately. Mr. Clary’s last day of employment was December 3, 2014. The Board expressed its appreciation for Mr. Clary’s service as CEO, and wished him well in his endeavors. The Board anticipates […]

Robbery at BP Station on Hwy 25

The BP gas station on Hwy 25 in Edgefield was robbed a little after 8:00 Monday night, Nov. 24. According to Edgefield Chief of Police Ronnie Carter, two unidentified black males entered the store when the clerk was mopping for the night and ordered her to give them money. At least one of the robbers […]

Missing Edgefield County Man Found

A thirty-two year old Edgefield County man with down syndrome that went missing from his North Martintown Road home around 2:00 Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 19, was located by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office shortly before nightfall Wednesday evening. The ECSO canine tracking team as well as other deputies from the ECSO, the SC Department of […]

Celebrate the Season Before the Parade

Celebrate the Season Before the Parade

Bring the family and your chair to the Edgefield Town Square and enjoy Christmas music and performances beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 7. Performers include First Baptist Youth Hand Bell Choir, Old Macedonia Male Choir, Timmermans Performing Arts, Tasha’s Little Angels and Mr. Joe Bolden. Entry forms can be obtained from Edgefield, Johnston […]

Local Christmas Tree Wins Best in Show

Local Christmas Tree Wins Best in Show

Turkey Creek Christmas Tree Farm owners Dale and Sheila Cullum were awarded Best of Show at the 2014 SC State Fair in Columbia with a beautiful 8 foot Eastern White Pine. Each year Christmas Tree Farmers from across the state enter their Christmas Trees to be judged by variety,  from all of the first place trees […]

The Old Hotel Seems Asleep, Waiting to be Awakened

The Old Hotel Seems Asleep, Waiting to be Awakened

The Edgefield Hotel seems to be sleeping now, with its new window treatments. These closures were given the windows as a protection from any falling pieces. Like the Phoenix, it has risen up from disrepair (not quite ashes) several times, and with its new windows the building seems to be sleeping, waiting for the next […]

Singing, Snow and Santa will be Filling the Air!

Singing, Snow and Santa will be Filling the Air!

The 41st Annual Edgefield Christmas Parade will be on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.  Our 2014 Grand Marshal is Mr. J. P. Calliham, Owner and Operator of Calliham’s TV & Furniture for 62 years. Bring the family and enjoy special entertainment before the parade, beginning at 1:00 pm, on the Edgefield Town Square. […]

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