Citizens of Johnston, South Carolina are reminded of the Mayoral election scheduled for April 8, 2014. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Incumbent Andy Livingston is standing for re-election against Councilman Terrence Culbreath.
– By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission has completed their list of proposed projects they will be presenting to the Edgefield County Council at their Apr. 1 meeting. The following is a list of the projects and their costs: Build 5 new Fire Dept. Substations $700,000 (at Hwy 191, Miller Cross Rd., […]
Edgefield County Council District 3 Representative Dean Campbell today announced he will seek re-election to Edgefield County Council, saying he wants to continue the work of enhancing the County’s vitality and growth. “I am proud of what the County Council has been able to accomplish,” Campbell said. “I believe the County Council is fulfilling its […]
The Old 96 District Chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, celebrated their 100th year anniversary on the very day, March 14, 1914–2014 at Pine Ridge Country Club. On that day 100 years ago, Twelve strong minded and patriotic women, came together to begin an Edgefield chapter. These women and their story of fortitude […]
On March 26, at 3:30, Miss South Carolina of 2013, Ms. Brooke Mosteller, will be at Jim Satcher Motors for a meet and greet. The public is invited to come get a picture made with the lovely Brooke and enter to win a prize. Brooke will be speaking at Wardlaw Academy at 1:45 when she […]
Mother sues school over son’s death in fictitious case Strom Thurmond High School (Team A) was named first runner-up in the S.C. Bar High School Mock Trial State Competition March 8 at the Matthew J. Perry Jr. Federal Courthouse in Columbia. N. Myrtle Beach High School won the state title. Participating students include Antonia Adams, John […]
The final autopsy results for 36 year old Trina Felder, who died just hours apart from her sister, 49 year old Willette Simpkins, on Jan. 15, determined that she died of natural causes due to heart related issues. As previously reported by The Advertiser, Simpkins’ death had already been found to be a natural death […]
Mt. Vernon Mills Burglarized Sometime between Feb. 13 and Feb. 21, thieves broke into an outside storage building at Mt. Vernon Mills in Johnston and stole 50 feet of ½ awg black strand copper. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, deputies were called to the site on Friday, Feb. 21, when it was […]
Mayor Livingston, joined by the City Clerk, members of the Public Works Department and Town Council accepts the keys to the new trash truck that was delivered last week.
– By Tiffani Ireland – The annual Edgefield County Intergovernmental Meeting was held Thursday night, Jan. 30, at the Senior Citizen Center. The catered event was a chance for local governmental officials to meet as one to share updates and ideas from their different agencies. Speakers for the evening included Sen. Shane Massey, County Council […]