Building & Planning Staff is 100% Certified

Building & Planning Staff is 100% Certified

One hundred percent of Edgefield County Building and Planning staff have earned professional certifications from the International Code Council (ICC). Through rigorous testing, ICC Certifications ensure that staff have demonstrated competency in the requirements of the International Codes®, a complete set of comprehensive, coordinated codes used in most U.S. communities and many global markets for […]

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding information related to two recent crimes according to an ECSO spokesperson who spoke to The Advertiser earlier this week regarding the incidents. Those two crimes are the armed robbery and shooting death at Winn’s Grocery and a hit and run in Johnston. […]

Shooting Incident on Cooper’s Loop

Shooting Incident on Cooper’s Loop

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on Cooper’s Loop, Monday, Sept. 7, around 11:00 in the morning in response to a shooting incident. According to an ECSO spokesperson, the incident stemmed from an earlier altercation that took place in Aiken County a few days prior in which an Aiken County man […]

County Council Report

County Council Report

• Council Endorses Youth Poet Laureate • Continuing Concern from CTC-Council Joint Meeting – By Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County Poet Laureate Laurel Blossom petitioned the Edgefield County Council for their support of a County Youth Poet Laureate at Council’s monthly meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 1. Blossom, who was named Poet Laureate in April of this […]

Armed Robbery in Peach Field

Armed Robbery in Peach Field

A member of Titan Farm’s workforce was robbed at gun point, Thursday, Sept. 3. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report detailing the incident, the 41 year man was riding on a tractor in a peach field on Hwy 191. As the man approached an abandoned house in the field, he saw a gray […]

A Recent “Visitor” in Town of Edgefield

A Recent “Visitor” in Town of Edgefield

This bear was photographed in Edgefield on Mayor Durham’s land by his son-in-law. The bear has been seen, by report, on Star Road also. Black bears have been seen in Edgefield in years past.   These are probably the best photos published with a sighting. The photos were made mid-week.

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

An Edgefield County man was allegedly shot at after he attempted to admonish another driver for dangerous driving. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the matter, the victim was driving north on Edgefield Road near Maxwell Drive in Trenton, Tuesday evening, Aug. 25, when he observed another vehicle driving recklessly. The report […]

New Dollar General Coming to Edgefield

New Dollar General Coming to Edgefield

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Advertiser has confirmed that a new Dollar General store is being built in Edgefield between McDonalds and The Edgefield Inn. According to a spokesperson with Dollar General who spoke with The Advertiser, Wednesday, August 26, the new building is being constructed to add “more space to better serve customers” […]

NWTF’s Thornton Named American Outdoorsman of the Year

NWTF’s Thornton Named American Outdoorsman of the Year

In recognition of his dedication to preserving our hunting heritage and furthering conservation efforts, National Wild Turkey Federation CEO George Thornton received the first-ever American Outdoorsman of the Year award by Garry Mason’s “Legends of the Outdoors.” NWTF spokesperson and 2003 “Legends of the Outdoors” Hall of Fame inductee Brenda Valentine presented Thornton the award […]

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