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 […]

Man Shot in Home Invasion in Johnston

Man Shot in Home Invasion in Johnston

A twenty-two year old man was shot multiple times during a home invasion at 103-A Johnson Street in Johnston around 10:30 Tuesday night, May 6. According to the Johnston Police Department, the victim was able to place the 911 call that informed law enforcement of the crime, to which the JPD as well as the […]

A Doggone Good Potter

A Doggone Good Potter

Michelle Clark of Johnston is the “Doggone Potter,” (her words as well as ours) because at some point her passion for caring for dogs and her passion for producing pottery merge, and they do so with all the bowls she makes for dog feeding.  Michelle owns “Clarks Cuts and Kennels” in Johnston, a thriving business […]

Just Keeps on Packing!

Just Keeps on Packing!

– By Jack Reece – One of several of the busiest men in Johnston, South Carolina took out a few minutes last week to try to educate me in the fundamentals of maintaining a first class agriculture business for more than 80 years over three generations. Sonny Yonce’s grandfather was mainly growing asparagus in the […]

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