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Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Strong Armed Robbery on Hwy 378 A convenience store on Hwy 378 West in McCormick (Edgefield County) was the site of a strong armed robbery, Tuesday, Oct. 14. According to…

Council Approves Slight Rise in County Millage Rate; No Change to Tax Levy

Council Approves Slight Rise in County Millage Rate; No Change to Tax Levy

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council heard from County Auditor Bill Gilchrist at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 7. Gilchrist informed Council that based on…

Ready to be entertained? Then get your ticket now!

Ready to be entertained? Then get your ticket now!

If entertainment is what one is seeking, the answer is at the William M. Bouknight Theatre in Edgefield where The Marvelous Wonderettes are playing, with energy and desire like one…

Johnston Town Council – New Police Chief Sworn In; Interest in YMCA in County Sought

Johnston Town Council – New Police Chief Sworn In; Interest in YMCA in County Sought

A place to sit was at a premium last Monday night in the Johnston City Council Chambers. Well-wishers filled the room to witness the swearing in ceremony and to offer support…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Sweetwater Baptist Church Burglarized The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call at Sweetwater Baptist Church, Wednesday, Oct. 8.  According to the ECSO report, thieves entered two storage…

Trenton Man Found Dead In Home [Updated]

Trenton Man Found Dead In Home [Updated]

• ECSO Has Ruled the Death a Homicide Johnnie Hydrick, 50, of Trenton, was found dead in his home at 103 Windy Ridge Road shortly before noon, Saturday, Oct. 11. According…

Wilson Mold & Machine Opens Business in Edgefield

Wilson Mold & Machine Opens Business in Edgefield

Wilson Mold & Machine a company specializing in tire, bladder and tube molds has moved into the location on Rabbit Trail in Edgefield most recently occupied by SWEP. A ribbon…

Fall Antiques Festival Draws a Crowd

Fall Antiques Festival Draws a Crowd

A beautiful October day, October 3, which meant blue skies and good weather (a light breeze and an invigorating temperature) helped to bring a good crowd to the Fall Antiques…

Molly Spearman, State-Wide Candidate, to Speak in Edgefield [Update – Cancelled]

Molly Spearman, State-Wide Candidate, to Speak in Edgefield [Update – Cancelled]

10/17/14 – This event has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.  — Molly Spearman, a native of Saluda County and candidate for S. C. Superintendent of Education, will be in Edgefield…

Continuing Excavation at Pottersville Kiln Site

Continuing Excavation at Pottersville Kiln Site

Readers will find an advertisement in the print edition of The Advertiser for volunteers and visitors to come to the excavations at the site of the first stoneware production site…