A New Restaurant in Trenton

A New Restaurant in Trenton

 Owner Michele Addison is pictured center left, with “dishwasher and all-round male helper” (according to him) in background with two of the waitresses, on Sunday.   It was one day after International Woman’s Day (Friday, Mar. 8), but the feeling of “women at work and making things happen” continued into Saturday as Michele Addison and […]

Ridge Peach Festival Seeks Vendors.

Ridge Peach Festival Seeks Vendors.

: Vendor creates his wares to sell Trenton, SC — The Trenton Community Development Association is wrapping up vendor participation for the upcoming 2018 Ridge Peach Festival scheduled for Saturday, June 15thfrom 9AM to 4PM in Trenton’s town park. This year marks the festival’s 49thyear.   Retailers, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and not-for-profit […]

Community Festival Spreads Agriculture Awareness

Community Festival Spreads Agriculture Awareness

Pictured:  Several community members learning about and petting an alligator from the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory.      JOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center Agriculture Department along with the Edgefield County Young Farmer Association held the 7thAnnual Edgefield Agriculture Day this past Saturday March 9, 2019 on the campus of Strom Thurmond High […]

Weekly Edgefield crime report

Weekly Edgefield crime report

Altercation at Sertoma Club in Johnston Multiple Shots Fired – No Reported Injuries   An altercation at the Sertoma Club on Lee Street in Johnston, Saturday night, March 9, resulted in shots being fired but no injuries according to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke to the Advertiser regarding the incident. Robinson told the Advertiser […]

American Legion Auxiliary’s diverse membership

American Legion Auxiliary’s diverse membership

PHOTO:Photo by Dan Guy Rachel Porter is a junior member of Unit 65, American Legion Auxiliary, in Saluda. Most of this report is a direct reprint from a blog published by the American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters. The reprint has been done with permission from the American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters. Kindness doesn’t have to […]

Assistance after the Tornado

Assistance after the Tornado

Sunday evening’s (Mar. 3) tornado caused a lot of damage to multiple properties across the county, especially in the Merriwether area.  However, according to Suzy Spurgeon, Director of Emergency Management and with whom the Advertiser spoke just days after the storm regarding cleanup and rebuilding efforts, our area, and our state for that matter, will […]

A Signed Contract on The Edgefield Hotel

A Signed Contract on The Edgefield Hotel

Yellow jonquils are blooming in front of the hotel building and around the square, reminding us of spring and more color and warmth to come. The contract on the hotel which happened over the weekend gives hope, like the flowers, for the future climate of progress for Edgefield.   Mike Bedenbaugh of Preservation South Carolina, […]

Winners in DYW Event, February 23

Winners in DYW Event, February 23

The Distinguished Young Women of Edgefield County were selected in a pageant held February 23.  The following were chosen as winners. Pictured from left to right are Abby Bowser, Fitness Award & Spirit Award; Whitney Davis, First Runner-Up, Interview Award, Self-Expression Award, Talent Award & Spirit Award; Reagan Creasy, North Edgefield County’s Distinguished Young Woman, Scholastic […]

Tornado Hits Edgefield County

Tornado Hits Edgefield County

“Severe Damage” in Merriwether Area Photo; Home of Dan, Lindsey and Emma Key on Woodlawn.  A tree fell into the home through the roof.They had taken refuge in the center hall of the house and were not hurt. A severe thunderstorm bringing heavy rains, fierce winds, and possibly a tornado came through Edgefield County, Sunday, […]

“A DAY WITH THE GANG”

“A DAY WITH THE GANG”

The Edgefield Preservation Association is hosting “A Day With the Gang,” which will be held on May 18, 2019, from 11:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m.  At this time, they are seeking anyone who has recollections, photographs, and/or artifacts from the old Chain Gang Building in Edgefield. This event will assist in the restoration […]