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 […]

Wounded Warriors Visit Edgefield

Wounded Warriors Visit Edgefield

“The Greatest Casualty is Being Forgotten”  Blue lights flashed in front of and behind the large white transport last Thursday morning marking the arrival of some eighteen war veterans to Edgefield for a tour of The National Wild Turkey Campus to include opportunities to do some fishing.  Members of Hezzie Griffis American Legion Post 30 […]

Edgefield Town Council

Edgefield Town Council

The Mayor and Council presented City Attorney Greg Anderson a plaque in appreciation of his years of service to the Town of Edgefield.  Mr. Anderson has been selected for the position of Superintendent of Education for the Edgefield County Schools and will be putting his legal practice aside during his tenure as the chief education […]

42nd Ridge Peach Festival, June 16, 2012

42nd Ridge Peach Festival, June 16, 2012

by Melody Boylston Grab your hat and your kids and head for Trenton, SC because it’s time for the 42nd Annual Ridge Peach Festival, and you don’t want to miss the excitement Saturday, June 16, beginning at 9 a.m. The Trenton Community Development Association has packed the park with all day family fun including 120 […]

Homicide in the City of Edgefield – Updated

Homicide in the City of Edgefield – Updated

The Edgefield City Police Department responded to a stabbing call Monday night, May 28, around 10:30 at 218 Holmes Street. According to Chief of Police Ronnie Carter, four individuals, two males and two females, were at the residence drinking when the women left to go get more alcoholic beverages. Reports are that all seemed well […]

Dead Body Discovered – Updated

Dead Body Discovered – Updated

A body was discovered on Casalina Drive in Edgefield County Tuesday afternoon, May 29. Information is limited at this time, but according to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the body was found in an abandoned trailer. The body is suspected to be that of a male, but due to decomposition, a positive […]

Shooting in Domestic Altercation

Shooting in Domestic Altercation

A domestic altercation at Silverbell Street in the city of Edgefield led to a shooting Monday afternoon, May 28, around 5:00. According to Edgefield City Police Chief Ronnie Carter, the estranged husband of the victim arrived at the victim’s home on the afternoon in question and tried to force his way into her home. The […]

Graduation

Graduation

Don’t miss The Edgefield Advertiser print edition, on the street Wednesday morning, May 30.  It includes pictures of graduates from our four, area schools – STHS, Wardlaw, Fox Creek and RS-M. Special interviews with Vals and Sals start the edition and it ends with a collage of photos.  And take note of the many greetings […]