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 […]

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 […]