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 trip with the Welsh family, and Robert Welsh brought him to the restaurant. Pictured are waitresses Maggie Figueroa, Nikki Jackson and Rianna Prince joined by […]

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 several vehicles on the business’ car lot.  Chief Aston said the investigation into this crime is still in its early stages, and there remains a […]

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, Megan Sherman (right).  They are pictured here with their fathers. Photo by Bill Hart for The Advertiser. — Have something to say? Please leave your […]

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 Booster Clubs. The three-special attraction will be roasted oysters, Low County boil and barbecue – something for everyone. The event will be held at the […]

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 gems, one weighing three pounds and the other only a mere pound, being given grim prospects and small chances for life.  Then fast forward nearly […]

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 her horses.  There she found her 10 year old miniature horse with her lower lip hanging from her face.  Further inspection revealed the mini’s muzzle […]

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, a Water Works Road resident called 911 around 9:00 Tuesday night to report that her grandson had been kidnapped.  Inv. Robinson said the woman stated […]

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 accident on Highway 121 between Trenton and Johnston. At the scene of the accident, Edgefield County Sheriff’s Deputies were hesitant to provide details, other than, […]

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