Police Wrangle Donkey and Goat – Police Win

Police Wrangle Donkey and Goat – Police Win

Police officers go to work every day not knowing the different dangers they may face, but on Thursday, July 12, officers with the Edgefield City Police Department were met with two unlikely foes; a donkey and a goat. The show down did turn ugly as measures were taken to ensure the unlikely duo would not […]

Boatwright Murder Trial Set to Begin This Week

Boatwright Murder Trial  Set to Begin This Week

The murder trial of Tammy Renee Boatwright is slated to begin this week at the Edgefield County Court House.  Jurors are set to be chosen on Tuesday with the trial beginning thereafter.  The trial is expected to be concluded by the end of the week. Boatwright was charged in Jan. of 2011 with the murder […]

School Board Elections

School Board Elections

Four Seats on Edgefield Co. School Board Are Up for Re-election: File by August 15 Notice is given in the print edition of The Advertiser, page 5, that the filing is open for the Edgefield School Board elections in the general election of early November.  There are four seats up for re-election: Districts 3, 4, 6, […]

Santi’s Dollar Store Holds Grand Opening

Santi’s Dollar Store Holds Grand Opening

McKie’s Pavillion is a Family Affair The Grand Opening of Santi’s Dollar Store (short for Santiago) was held Saturday, July 14, at 9 a.m. Summer hours will be Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday from 1-6 p.m. If the community shows a need, the fall/winter hours will be from 8 […]

Public Hearing for Proposed Improvements to US 25

Public Hearing for Proposed Improvements to US 25

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled a public hearing Tuesday, July 17, in Edgefield County concerning the proposed improvements to US 25 from Secondary Road 429 (Barton Road) to SC 19 (Augusta Road). The hearing will be between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located […]

County Council Terminates Northside Park Lease

County Council Terminates Northside Park Lease

The issue of Northside Park again drew strong responses at this month’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Edgefield County Council, Tuesday night, July 10.  Council voted to terminate the lease agreement that has been in place between the county and Union Third Division/Peterson Educational Institute since 2007 for the use of the land that […]

Johnston Town Council

Johnston Town Council

During the regularly scheduled meeting for July Johnston Town Council approved a request for use of space in front of the library by Mr. Floyd Andrews for the purpose of conducting a blood drive.  Subject blood drive will take place August 3, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the vicinity of the Art […]

School District Announces Administrative Staff Changes

School District Announces Administrative Staff Changes

The Edgefield County School District announced several administrative staff changes to be implemented for the upcoming school year. These changes are briefly summarized as follows. GREG W. ANDERSON As previously announced, local attorney Greg W. Anderson has been retained to be superintendent for the school district. Information concerning this change was provided at the time […]

Wardlaw Shooting Team Receives $20,000 Gift Through NWTF

Wardlaw Shooting Team Receives $20,000 Gift Through NWTF

The Wardlaw Academy Shooting Team received a $20,000 endowment during the NWTF Edgefield Turkey Palooza on June 30. The endowment was from the NWTF and the Scholastic Shooting Trust. Wardlaw Academy was one of 33 high school and collegiate shooting organizations to receive $20,000 endowments this year from the Scholastic Shooting Trust, a foundation created […]

Theatre to Wrap Second Season with Family–Friendly Comedy

Theatre to Wrap Second Season with Family–Friendly Comedy

The hilarious writing style of three North Carolina playwrights who are familiar to local audiences will be back in the spotlight for the Edgefield County Theatre Company’s second season finale. Tickets are on-sale now for “’Til Beth Do Us Part,” to be presented August 10-11-12 and August 17-18-19 at the William Miller Bouknight Theatre, 405 Main […]