Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office Issues ALERT

Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office Issues ALERT

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert Wednesday, July 31, around 3:00 p.m. stating that they are looking for 2 black males in the area around Edgefield County Hospital.  One male is described as wearing a white shirt and black shorts.  He is said to possibly be suffering from a gunshot wound.  The second […]

Southern Eagles – Back-To-School Event

Southern Eagles – Back-To-School Event

The Southern Eagles Motorcycle Club are sponsoring a Back-to-School Dinner Sale as well as a distribution of school supplies to be held at Langford’s Carwash, 602 Main St. Edgefield, on Saturday, August 3, from 10 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Parent or guardian must accompany child to received school supplies which are limited. Available for purchase will […]

Playing Strings at the Edgefield General Store

Playing Strings at the Edgefield General Store

The performing group, called “Strings Attached” were: left to right, Catherine and Christina Gosey, Paul Gustafson, Brenda Gustafson, Larissa Jacobson, and (far right) Christopher White.   A student group, called “Strings Attached,” performed for a gathering at the Edgefield General Store on Friday evening at 5:00. Brenda Gustafson, their teacher and director, stated that they […]

Burglaries Continue

Burglaries Continue

Firearms and Tools Big Targets Over $1,000 worth of firearms as well as tools, cash, equipment, and televisions were reported stolen to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office in multiple burglaries last week.  Two of the burglaries were reported on July 16 from residences on the 1000 block of Youngblood Road in Trenton and from the […]

DYW of S.C. Preliminaries in Lexington

DYW of S.C. Preliminaries in Lexington

Reagan Creasy (right), North Edgefield County & Tori Jackson (left), South Edgefield County’s Distinguished Young Women. Let’s cheer them on! Submitted Distinguished Young Women of South Carolina will be held July 26-27 at the Lexington One Performing Arts Theater located at 2463 Augusta Hwy in Lexington, SC. The preliminaries will be held at 7:00 on July 26 […]

Two Edgefield Youth go to National 4-H Shooting Sports

Two Edgefield Youth go to National 4-H Shooting Sports

Cameron Huston of Edgefield (center) won the National Trap Shooting Title at the 4-H National Championships for Shooting Sports in Nebraska, in June.  He is pictured here with Walker Coleman (3rdplace from VA) on the left and Hunter Pence (2ndplace from Oklahoma). Cameron Huston Takes Nat’l 4-H Trap Championship Cameron Huston and Walker Kelly of […]

Main Street Players Will Make You Laugh

Main Street Players Will Make You Laugh

Actors (L to R) Chris Clancy, Dustin Turner, Cynthia Mitchell, and playwright Kelly Harriswork to find a reasonable solution with an unreasonable HOA president portrayed by Deb Fryer (far right).   By Caroline Bland   The Edgefield County Historical Society and the Main Street Players proudly present An Evening of Laughter & Song on July […]

STHA BAND goes to DC

STHA BAND goes to DC

“I could load it up and do it again”- STHS Band Director Craig The Strom Thurmond High School Band, 39 out of a possible 78 members, loaded onto a tour bus in the STHS parking lot at 12:00 a.m., July 3, to travel to Washington, D.C., to perform in one of the nation’s grandest parades, […]

Visiting Edgefield County through Lions Youth Exchange

Visiting Edgefield County through Lions Youth Exchange

Ines Tayeb (15) of Tunisia and Florence Cenenx (17) of Belgium are staying with the Hilliards (Jim and Linda) of Mount Vintage as a part of the Lions Club Youth Exchange. They dropped by the Advertiser office for a visit and shared some of their interests and activities since arriving.  They will be here be […]

UPDATE – Aiken County Man wanted for Murder in Custody

UPDATE – Aiken County Man wanted for Murder in Custody

The Edgefield County Detention Center confirmed Friday afternoon, July 5 that Michael Tirrell Means, the man wanted in connection with a murder that occurred July 3 on Hwy 191 near Johnston, SC, is in custody.  Details are still limited, but according to the ECDC, Means was booked into custody a little after 12:00 p.m., July […]