Tidwell Jewelers Adds Space to Their Johnston Store

Tidwell Jewelers Adds Space to Their Johnston Store

Tidwell Jewelers, Johnston, has a new front which has, also, given the Tidwells more space for their beautiful store.  Their original store, to the right in the photo and the part that holds the entrance, was built c. 1910 for the Bank of Western Carolina.  The style of architecture was used for their banks across […]

Edgefield’s Annual Tree Lighting Festivities

Edgefield’s Annual Tree Lighting Festivities

This weekend marks the official beginning of the Christmas season with the Biggest Shopping Day of the year beginning Friday, November 23, and the Christmas tree lighting, and snow on the square followed by a holiday movie on the town square Friday evening. The Mayor’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting tradition will be Friday night at 6:00 p.m., […]

National Rural Health Day Celebrated At ECH

National Rural Health Day Celebrated At ECH

National Rural Health Day was celebrated on November 15 at the Edgefield County Hospital with a conference calling together leaders in rural health from over the state and many local members of the medical community and agencies in this county. Mr. Tony Keck of the S.C. Department of Health and Human Services gave the address […]

ECSO Recovers Four Guns from Recent Burglary

​The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has recovered 4 of the 6 guns stolen in a recent burglary at a residence on Tennessee Walker Lane in Trenton. The burglary was reported on Oct. 11, 2012 after the homeowner returned home to find the firearms missing. There was no forced entry at the scene but evidence was […]

Merchants Beware! Counterfeit Money Again in County

Merchants Beware! Counterfeit Money Again in County

According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Wednesday, Nov. 14, two counterfeit $100 bills were tendered on two different occasions at the McDonald’s on Augusta Road in Edgefield. Alledgedly, an employee with the establishment made two separate purchases at the location in which she paid for items each time with a […]

A Salute to Edgefield County Veterans

A Salute to Edgefield County Veterans

By Jack Reece – “Duty is the most sublime word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.” Robert E. Lee As the events of Sunday last began to unfold on The Square in Edgefield one could only wonder if the picture being […]

Edgefield County Elections and Its Leadership

16,272 Registered Voters—4598 Cast Ballots – The courthouse on Edgefield Square has been a gathering place for hearing the elections returns for many years. (in the last century, in the 50s and earlier, counts were shouted out from the middle doors of the upstairs of the old Advertiser building.) On Tuesday evening, November 6, Jennifer […]

Tree Lighting to Usher in Johnston’s Holiday Season

Tree Lighting to Usher in Johnston’s Holiday Season

The Johnston Development Corporation will once again sponsor the annual Tree Lighting celebration which officially starts the holiday season in the Peach Capital of the World. This event will be on Monday, November 26, at 6 p.m., in the municipal parking lot/warehouse. As has always been the tradition, the lights will be brought to life […]

Help Choose Edgefield’s New Welcome Sign

Help Choose Edgefield’s New Welcome Sign

Vote for Your Favorite –  The Town of Edgefield would like input from its citizens as to which welcome sign would be preferred to greet guests to the village.  Pictured are the three choices available from which to choose.  To vote, please call Town Hall at 637-4014.  Please note the number assigned to each picture […]

Ridge Spring Donations go North to Sandy Victims

Ridge Spring Donations go North to Sandy Victims

By Max Parish – Jody Addy, Max Parrish and Layton Gwinn took donations from the Ridge Spring Community up north to New Jersey. All of the donated items from Ridge Spring were taken to Robbinsville, NJ. They departed Friday at 6:20 p.m. and drove through the night arriving at the Robbinsville Fire Dept. at 9:00 […]