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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Our Staff Photographer, Robert Norris, captured this image of Academy Branch, in Edgefield, after the recent rains. High resolution prints of this image are available for purchase from: rhn3photo.com  …

Carolina Moon Distillery Holds Ribbon Cutting

Carolina Moon Distillery Holds Ribbon Cutting

The new distillery on the square in Edgefield is now open for business. There was a formal ribbon cutting and open house Friday afternoon, January 17, 2014. See our previous reporting.…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Field at Fox Creek High School Damaged The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Fox Creek High School late  Sunday night, Jan. 12, after receiving an anonymous phone call stating…

SC’s Teen Birth Rate Declines Nearly 50 Percent

SC’s Teen Birth Rate Declines Nearly 50 Percent

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s teen birth rate has reached an all-time low thanks to great progress over the past 20 years. According to the South Carolina Department of Health…

Two Johnston Sisters Die on Same Day [Updated]

Two sisters, both of Johnston, SC, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, but at different times and both of undetermined causes.  According to the Johnston Police Department and the Edgefield County Coroner’s…

State Transportation Commission’s Third District Seat Opening

State Transportation Commission’s Third District Seat Opening

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A joint legislative panel is accepting notice from residents living in South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District who are interested in running to fill an unexpired term on…

Sen. Lindsay Graham to Host Meet and Greet In Edgefield

Sen. Lindsay Graham to Host Meet and Greet In Edgefield

Senator Lindsay Graham will be in Edgefield for a Meet and Greet on Monday, January 20.  Local residents are invited to attend. This notice was given to the press on…

What’s In The Advertiser this Week?

Here are just a few of the items in this week’s print edition that you will miss if you do not subscribe or buy a copy at local convenience stores…

January Alliance Meeting

January Alliance Meeting

The next Edgefield County Alliance meeting will be Tuesday, January 21, at 8:00 a.m., in the County Council Chambers.  The public is invited to participate. The topic will be: Our…

1,500 Christmas Trees Available to Anglers at Thurmond Lake

1,500 Christmas Trees Available to Anglers at Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – After wrapping up a successful Christmas tree recycling program last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District welcomes anglers to take advantage of about 1,500 used Christmas trees…