Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

ECSO Recovers Vehicle Stolen From Aiken County A vehicle that was stolen out of Aiken County was found in a wooded area off Leonard Lane in Trenton, Sunday, Sept. 21, according to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  That report details how a resident of the road contacted law enforcement after he […]

Mayor of Johnston Appoints Lamaz Robinson Chief Of Police

In what some may consider an unexpected move, Mayor Terrance Culbreath appointed Lamaz Robinson as Johnston’s new Chief of Police, Wednesday, Sept. 10. Described as unexpected because Mayor Culbreath had previously stated that while he did have appointing power for this position, he was going to bring the matter before Johnston’s Town Council to be […]

Johnston Resident Retires from Military

Johnston Resident Retires from Military

Family and friends gathered at the Greene County Historical Society’s Vaughn-Morrow House in Eutaw, Ala., on July 19 for the retirement of COL Cheryl Ann Elliott-Dawe from the United States Army Nurse Corps following more than 30 years of service. COL Elliott-Dawe and her husband Dr. Lloyd A. Dawe who is an employee of the […]

Johnston Appoints Lt. Lamaz Robinson Interim Police Chief

Johnston Appoints Lt. Lamaz Robinson Interim Police Chief

Town of Johnston officials have appointed Lieutenant Lamaz Robinson as the Interim Police Chiel for the Johnston Police Department, effective July 9, 2014. Robinson served as the Lieutenant of the Johnston Police Department and was sworn in as Interim Chief on July 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. On Monday, June 9, 2014 Police Chief Chris Aston announced […]

Tropical Sno Opens in Johnston

Tropical Sno Opens in Johnston

Tropical Sno, located at 472 Lee Street in Johnston is now open for business in. Mayor Terrence Culbreath, Donna Livingston, and owners Katrina & Joe Fulmore along with family and friends cut the ribbon on this new establishment.

Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston Announces Retirement

Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston Announces Retirement

After seven years as Johnston’s Police Chief, Chris Aston announced his retirement from law enforcement at Johnston’s Town Council meeting, Monday, June 9. After making it official, Aston spoke with The Advertiser regarding his 23 year law enforcement career and his impending departure from it saying “It’s been a good ride, and I’ve enjoyed it.” […]

New BBQ Restaurant Opens in Johnston

New BBQ Restaurant Opens in Johnston

Hunter’s Real Pit BBQ held at ribbon cutting ceremony, Friday, June 6th @ 11:00 AM to open their business at 259 Lee Street, Johnston, SC.  Formally the PK Restaurant, the Hunter’s have spruced up the building with a new handicap ramp, flowers, and a new paint scheme to welcome their guests.  Grand Opening Menu included […]

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn equipment, guns, and electronics were the targets of thieves in three separate incidents recently reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office. In the first incident, a Kubota lawn mower valued at over $5000 was stolen from a residence on Capers Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County) sometime between Tuesday, May 27, and Thursday, May […]

Johnston and Ridge Spring Farmers Markets Receive Grant from AgSouth

Johnston and Ridge Spring Farmers Markets Receive Grant from AgSouth

AgSouth Farm Credit Regional Vice President Matt Riddle of the Batesburg-Leesville location announced today that the Johnston and Ridge Spring Farmers Markets were recipients of a $500 grant awarded by the cooperative. The markets were two of the 41 South Carolina and 22 Georgia community based farmers markets to receive the grants. In all, the […]