Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Armed Robbery at Caper House #2 in Johnston The Caper House #2 on Lee Street in Johnston was the site of an early morning armed robbery, Monday, Dec. 1. According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke with The Advertiser regarding the crime, a man wearing a ski mask and carrying what is believed […]

New Banners to Adorn Downtown Johnston

New Banners to Adorn Downtown Johnston

• Johnston Development Corporation donates 3 sets of banners The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) has donated three sets of banners for downtown Johnston, one set for the fall, one set for the spring, and one set for patriotic holidays. The JDC has now donated five sets of banners to the down over the past three […]

Trenton Man Hit and Killed in Aiken County

Trenton Man Hit and Killed in Aiken County

Nathaniel Jones, 62, of Trenton, was struck and killed by a vehicle around 6:50 Sunday evening on Hwy 19 in Aiken County. According to preliminary investigations by the Aiken County Coroner’s Office and the SC Highway Patrol, Jones was walking in the roadway on Hwy 19 North when he was struck by a 2004 Chevy […]

Candidates Make Stop in Johnston

Candidates Make Stop in Johnston

Two Democratic candidates running in the General Election made their way to Edgefield County and Johnston on Friday, October 31, a few days before the November 4 election. They are Bakari Sellers, running for Lieutenant Governor of S.C. and Barbara Jo Mullis running for Congress, District III. They came to expound on issues and to […]

Dead Man’s Curve Claims Another Life

Dead Man’s Curve Claims Another Life

“Dead Man’s Curve,” the aptly named part of roadway on Hwy 23 West, claimed another life around 9:45 Friday night, Sept. 26.  According to the SC Highway Patrol, thirty year old Heather Holsomback of Johnston was killed when the 1988 Chevy Blazer she was driving east on Hwy 23 toward the town of Edgefield lost […]

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 […]