Wreck on Woodlawn Causes Spill – Road Closed [UPDATE]

Wreck on Woodlawn Causes Spill – Road Closed [UPDATE]

Road Closure Update Woodlawn Road at Deep Step Road remains closed after an eighteen wheeler wrecked there, Tuesday, June 27, and leaked gasoline and diesel fuel in the area.  A spokesperson with the SC Department of Transportation told the Advertiser, Thursday, June 29, that the road is still closed due to clean-up efforts associated with […]

Merriwether Fire Department Holds Open House

Merriwether Fire Department Holds Open House

Merriwether Fire Department closed out Fire Prevention Week with their annual Open House at their main station on Martintown Road, Saturday, Oct. 15.  The roughly 150 people who attended this year’s event were treated to hamburgers and hotdogs and also got to see drone and excavation demonstrations.  All of the department’s trucks and equipment were […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Suspected Burglars Chased from Saluda into Johnston A high speed chase of two suspected burglars from the town of Saluda led to Johnston, Monday, Oct. 26. According to Major Long with the Saluda Police Department, who spoke to The Advertiser, Tuesday, following the chase, Saluda dispatch was notified by a neighbor that two men were […]

Officials Watching Stevens Creek Water Levels [Updated]

October 5, 2015 – Edgefield County Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon confirmed to The Advertiser Monday evening, Oct. 5, that officials are watching the water levels of Stevens Creek at Martintown and Woodlawn Roads for possible evacuation maneuvers. Spurgeon said that there are “a lot of unknowns right now” and that it is a “hurry up […]

ECSO Recovers Stolen Vehicle

ECSO Recovers Stolen Vehicle

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Officer recovered a stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16. According to an incident report detailing the matter, an ECSO deputy was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Sweetwater Road and Hwy 25 when a man approached the deputy’s vehicle. The man told the deputy that a white male […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Multiple Vehicle Break-ins The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple reports of vehicle break-ins Sunday, Aug. 2. According to ECSO reports, a dozen vehicles were broken into in the Fox Creek Drive, Flintlock Drive, Dogwood Glen, and Country Club Hills Drive areas of the county. Many of the vehicles had their front passenger side […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Possible Vehicle Used in Burglary Caught on Video The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Thurmond Road in Clarks Hill (Edgefield County), Saturday, July 11, in reference to a burglary. According to an ECSO report, the victim found that his shop located on the property had been entered without forced entry and […]

Two Men Rescued at Stevens Creek

Two men were rescued from Stevens Creek, Tuesday, May 26, after the motor on their boat stopped working. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the matter, a resident of Twin Oaks Drive had driven her golf cart down to the creek to let her dogs run around. When she got to the […]

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