Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 1-2

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 1-2

Grand Marshals: Johnston Elementary School Teachers May 1, 2015 – This coming weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, games for children, and a family-oriented street dance. The parade Grand Marshals this year are the teachers from Johnston Elementary School. These teachers have a […]

Moonshine Still Confiscated by Law Enforcement

Moonshine Still Confiscated by Law Enforcement

Owner Charged with Unlawful Possession of Liquor A Johnston man had his moonshine still confiscated by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office after he was found to be in possession of an illegal distillery device. According to a report filed by the ECSO, an incident at Strom Thurmond High School earlier in the month led deputies […]

Families Acknowledged in Peach Blossom Festival Plans

Families Acknowledged in Peach Blossom Festival Plans

April 27, 2015 – The Johnston Peach Festival has a Friday, May 1, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for families, which is held 8-11 p.m. This year’s street dance will feature Bill Johnes and the Bucket List Band, a popular local band. This year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Dance Sponsors are Dr. Hugh […]

Johnston’s Miss Peach Blossom is Chosen

Johnston’s Miss Peach Blossom is Chosen

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival beauty pageant was held Saturday, March 28, at the historic Johnston Elementary School Gymnasium.  The pageant is sponsored by the Johnston Development Board.  Kaliandra Turner, a senior at Fox Creek High School, was crowned Miss Peach Blossom 2015 and will be awarded a $500 scholarship to the University of South […]

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 […]

Case Examined After Assault of Johnston Woman

– By Tiffani Ireland – Shocking. That is the description heard most in The Advertiser’s examination of the verdict in the November trial of Edward Terrell Chandler. Chandler was tried at that time for the kidnapping, assault, and robbery of Roger Lamb of Johnston. Chandler was found not guilty of those charges and released. Then, […]

Log Creek Pushes To Move Forward

Log Creek Pushes To Move Forward

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – March 10, 2015 – Reflecting back a little over a year ago to the night of the 5th of January 2014, the local fire departments were dispatched to the shop of Log Creek Timber Company and Williams Brothers Farm. With great effort, the firefighters saved a portion of the shop and once […]