Candidates Wishing to Serve Edgefield County

Candidates Wishing to Serve Edgefield County

Filing day ended last week for those wishing to run in this year’s election.  The following is a list, relative to Edgefield County, of offices, candidates, and their associated parties who have filed to run this year.  Incumbents are marked with an (I). U.S. Senate –Bill Bledsoe (Libertarian),Thomas Dixon (Democrat),Bill Bledsoe (Constitution), (I) Tim Scott […]

Palmetto Pipeline Project Suspended

Palmetto Pipeline Project Suspended

Kinder Morgan has announced that they have suspended their planned project; the construction of which they had reported earlier last year.  The news of the suspension came after a Georgia appeals court denied the company a certificate of need which would have allowed the company to use eminent domain to acquire private property for the […]

Dedicated Edgefield Dixie Youth Supporters Recognized

Dedicated Edgefield Dixie Youth Supporters Recognized

Pictured are Charlotte and Bill Cheatham next to the sign dedicating the Edgefield 2016 Dixie Youth Season to them in appreciation for their years of service to the program. The first pitch was thrown by Bill Cheatham, joined by his wife Charlotte.  The Cheathams were recognized for their contributions to the Dixie Youth Program that […]

SC Senator Graham visits NWTF

SC Senator Graham visits NWTF

Senator Lindsay Graham was in Edgefield last week and he sat with NWTF executive staff and learned about the Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative, and also got a tour of the Palmetto Shooting Complex where he busted a few clays.

Sen. Massey Given Evening Fundraiser

Sen. Massey Given Evening Fundraiser

Shane Massey spoke to constituents Monday night, March 28, at a “Shane Massey for Senate” fundraiser held at Harwood, home of Susan and Herbert Yarborough on Main Street in Edgefield. Seen in the rocking chair of the accompanying photo is Senator Massey’s son, Truman. Senator Massey answered questions and thanked the hometown crowd for their […]

Pettigrew for Senate

Pettigrew for Senate

John W. Pettigrew, Jr. of Edgefield announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the SC Senate District 25 seat which includes all of Edgefield County and portions of Aiken, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda Counties. Pettigrew is a small businessman and owner of Pettigrew Properties. He has previously been elected to serve as Mayor of […]

Democratic Party Announces New Leadership

Democratic Party Announces New Leadership

The Democratic Party held their County Convention on March 24, 2016, at the County Council Chambers. Elections were held for leadership in the coming year of elections. The new Chairman of the Democratic Party for Edgefield County is James Bibbs, Jr.; First Vice Chair, Robert Scott; 2nd Vice Chair, Debra Barley; Secretary, Saletha Lewis; Treasurer, […]

Shooting/Home Invasion in Johnston

Shooting/Home Invasion in Johnston

The Johnston Police Department responded to a shooting call in the vicinity of the May Street Apartments, Monday night, March 7, around 10:00.  According to JPD Officer James Mosley, who spoke with The Advertiser regarding the incident, JPD and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of what turned out to be a […]

New Hamburg Marker Unveiled

New Hamburg Marker Unveiled

  The story of the Hamburg Massacre is one of the darkest chapters in the history of the North Augusta area. From July 4 to 9, 1876, eight men were killed in a series of racial confrontations. It began with a traffic dispute and ended in a group execution. An obelisk was soon erected in […]

The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics

The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics

  In this week’s edition, The Advertiser presents a new feature; a type of restaurant review.   Called The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics, this feature, which is currently slated to be a monthly addition to the paper, will be presented by two members of The Advertiser family.  This married couple will visit area eateries and report back […]