NWTF & Edgefield to Spark Early Fourth of July Blast

NWTF & Edgefield to Spark Early Fourth of July Blast

The NWTF and the Town of Edgefield hope to get the local Fourth of July celebration ignited with an early bang. A fireworks display will provide a sky-filled sendoff to the first Edgefield Turkey Palooza, set to begin at 4 p.m. June 30 at the NWTF Wild Turkey Center. The public is invited and admission […]

Man Hole

Man Hole

Ted Lynn, who is retired from the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office but now finds time to polish his skills as an amateur photographer, dropped by the Advertiser offices Friday afternoon to share with us this photo he took on Addison Street.  Using a clay face jug, he re-created the sight of a man ‘standing’ in […]

Announcing our Peach Edition

Announcing our Peach Edition

for the 42nd Trenton Ridge Peach Festival, in mailboxes; newsstands; and convenience stores, June 13, Featuring: Interviews with the Parade’s Grand Marshals A Ramble Down Woodyard Road A Salute to a Noteworthy Trentonite Recipes including Peach Dishes A Look at Trenton in 1936 in Days Gone By Lots of Greetings from Businesses in Ads (thanks to […]

Sheriff’s Office Solves More Area Burglaries

Sheriff’s Office Solves More Area Burglaries

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has solved 3 more area burglaries.  A suspect has been identified and charged with Burglary in the 2nd Degree and Grand Larceny for crimes that occurred on Brighthop Road and Hummingbird Drive in Trenton.        David Warrick, 28, formerly of Aiken county, but having recently moved to Edgefield county, has […]

More Candidates Removed

More Candidates Removed

Three more candidates in Edgefield County have been removed from the ballot for the November 2012 election.  None of these were on the ballot for the Primary of June 12. The candidates who were removed are: Democrat Attaway of Johnston, running for Dist. 3 County Council Seat; Republican Davis Parkman of Johnston running for Edgefield […]

Intense County Council Meeting

Intense County Council Meeting

As Issues About Northside Community are Addressed The regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Edgefield County Council, held Tuesday, June 5, started off in a quite conventional manner as the Council held the required public hearing on the ordinance to amend an agreement for development at the Joint County Industrial Park of Aiken and Edgefield Counties.  […]

Forest Service Fee Free Days

Forest Service Fee Free Days

Columbia SC – The U.S. Forest Service announced June 9 as its first fee-free day of the 2012 summer season. In honor of National Get Outdoors Day, fees will be waived at all day-use fee sites operated by the USDA Forest Service. “Fee-free days offer the public an opportunity and incentive to experience scenic areas […]

Local Area Remains in Drought

Local Area Remains in Drought

Much of South Carolina sees lowering of drought status. Members of the S.C. Drought Response Committee, meeting via tele-conference on June 6, lowered the drought status for most counties in the state except Abbeville, McCormick, Edgefield and Aiken in the Savannah River Basin, which remain at severe, the third level of drought. Oconee, Pickens and […]

Next ‘Coffee’ – June 12 in Merriwether

Next ‘Coffee’ – June 12 in Merriwether

The next Coffee with the Chairman and Vice Chair of Edgefield County Council will be held at Sportsman’s Corner in Merriwether, 7-8 a.m., Tuesday, June 12. Edgefield County Council Chairman Dean Campbell and Vice Chair Genia Blackwell will be on-hand to answer citizens’ questions on topics of interest to them and listen to topics of […]

What You Missed. . .

If you do not subscribe to The Advertiser or pick up a copy at your local newsstand, these are just a few of the things you missed in this week’s print edition. • Mrs. Hammant, who writes of her life in England, gives an up close and personal view of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Our […]