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Holiday Angel Trees Provide Children’s Books for Local Libraries

Holiday Angel Trees Provide Children’s Books for Local Libraries

Looking for a thoughtful gift? Visit an Angel Tree at the Edgefield and Johnston Libraries from now until January 2nd.  Be an Angel and donate a young adult or children’s…

The Turtle Man Enjoys Lunch at the Triangle Restaurant

The Turtle Man Enjoys Lunch at the Triangle Restaurant

The Turtle Man of “Turtle Man” TV fame was in the county recently and enjoyed a meal at the Triangle in Johnston.  He was in the county on a hunting…

Chamber Hosts Oyster Roast-Low Country Boil-BBQ Event

Chamber Hosts Oyster Roast-Low Country Boil-BBQ Event

The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce hosted an Oyster Roast/Low Country Boil/BBQ event on Saturday, November 9th, 2013, in downtown Johnston, S.C.  This event was a fundraiser for the Chamber…

Vandalism at Satcher Ford In Johnston

Vandalism at Satcher Ford In Johnston

According to Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston, vandals threw rocks from the railroad side of Satcher Ford in Johnston late last week causing a yet undetermined amount of damage to…

Shayy Widner Crowned STHS Homecoming Queen

Shayy Widner Crowned STHS Homecoming Queen

Strom Thurmond High’s 2013 Homecoming Queen was crowned Friday evening at half time.  She is Shayy Widner.  She stands (center) with the first runner-up (left) Yahaira Escalera and second runner-up,…

ECCC Plans Oyster Roast to Benefit Schools

ECCC Plans Oyster Roast to Benefit Schools

The Chamber of Commerce of Edgefield County has announced a three-special fundraiser coming up soon, to benefit Fox Creek High School, Strom Thurmond High School and Wardlaw Academy through their…

Opera Performing Twins; Grounded, Yet, Rising Stars

Opera Performing Twins; Grounded, Yet, Rising Stars

 – By Tiffani Ireland – Imagine expectantly awaiting the birth of twins, only to have those expected gifts to come very prematurely into the world.  Then imagine having those tiny…

Miniature Horse Attacked by Dogs

Miniature Horse Attacked by Dogs

 – By Tiffani Ireland – Martha MacDonald was unprepared for the sight that awaited her on the morning of June 29 when she went to her pasture to check on…

Kidnapping Call in Johnston

Kidnapping Call in Johnston

The Johnston Police Department responded to a possible kidnapping call Tuesday night, Sept. 10.  According to Investigator Lamaz Robinson of the JPD, who spoke with The Advertiser the following day,…

Early Morning Accident on Hwy 121 – UPDATED

Early Morning Accident on Hwy 121 – UPDATED

As we were delivering papers early Wednesday morning, we came upon AirMed landing at Billy’s in Trenton. They had been called in to medivac the victim of a single car…