Crime beat — Sept 18th, 2017

Crime beat — Sept 18th, 2017

ECSO Employee Injured by Inmate An employee with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was injured by an inmate, Sept. 3.  According to the ECSO report on the incident, the employee was injured when she went to assist in preparing a female prisoner for transport to the hospital due to a possible seizure.  The report states […]

Hurricane Irma – Edgefield “Fared Pretty Well”

Hurricane Irma – Edgefield “Fared Pretty Well”

“Overall, Edgefield County fared pretty well.”  Those were the words of Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon who spoke to the Advertiser, Tuesday, Sept. 12, following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma which hit the area Monday.  According to Spurgeon, “dozens” of trees were downed from Johnston to Merriwether but only minimal damage to a couple of […]

La Cantina — Resturant Review

La Cantina — Resturant Review

Friday & Saturday: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.                                                  1750 Garrett Road Lacantinaclarkshill.com                                                                                                            Clarks Hill, SC Reservations Suggested                                                 864-333-5315 Well, it happened.  It finally happened.  We knew it would.  It was just a matter of time.  But who would have thought that it would happen in a little ol’ place set […]

Farm Bureau Holds Meeting

Farm Bureau Holds Meeting

The Edgefield County Farm Bureau will be holding their annual meeting on Tuesday, September 26, at 6 p.m. The meeting place is at the Farm Bureau building at 920 Columbia Rd., Edgefield. Dinner will be provided for those in attendance. The Bureau is asking for a RSVP by Friday, September 22.  That can be done […]

“Fun Shoot” Again this Year – Fundraiser

“Fun Shoot” Again this Year – Fundraiser

The Edgefield County Hospital and Self Regional Healthcare are announcing the upcoming Fun Shoot to benefit Ridge Healthcare Foundation. The event is to be held on September 30, 2017, at the Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield. The invitation to join in has been given by these organizations with the understanding that all funds raised will […]

Trenton Community Yard Sale

Trenton Community Yard Sale

Citizens are invited to a community wide yard sale in Trenton, S.C., on Saturday, September 16, from 7 a.m. to noon (12 p.m.). The areas where the sale will be held are Wise Street, Church Street and the Town Park. Everyone is invited to come and set up at no charge in the Town Park […]

Edgefield County Government Offices Closed Monday

Edgefield County Government Offices Closed Monday

The Edgefield County Government Offices will be closed Monday, September 11, because of weather related issues.  They anticipate reopening the offices on Tuesday morning with a normal schedule. Mayor Culbreath has announced that the Town of Johnston will also be closed on Monday, Sept. 11.

County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact – Schools Closed

County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact – Schools Closed

County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact Schools and County Offices Closed Monday Edgefield County schools as well as Edgefield County government offices are closing for Monday as Edgefield County prepares for the expected impact from Hurricane Irma.  According to Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon, who spoke with the Advertiser Sunday evening Sept. 10, the closings […]

Summer rains eliminate drought status in five counties

Summer rains eliminate drought status in five counties

Agricultural officials brought encouraging news to the South Carolina Drought Response Committee with several crops reporting the potential for the highest yields in many years. After reviewing the agricultural and forest fire conditions, and the levels in the rivers, lakes and groundwater, the South Carolina Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on Aug. 11, […]

Total Solar Eclipse Celebration

Total Solar Eclipse Celebration

Edgefield from Noon to 3:00 Edgefield is the place to be for the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21.  The event will be held on the Edgefield Courthouse Square from 12:00 p. m. to 3:00 p. m. There will be locally made pottery tumblers for sale.  Attendees can purchase one and fill it with […]