Richard Broadwater, 47, of Johnston, was killed in a hit and run on Monument Drive in Johnston, Saturday, Aug. 22, around 8:40 in the evening. According to the SC Highway Patrol, Broadwater was in the roadway when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle. The SCHP is investigating this incident. As they have no information […]
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott spoke with Strom Thurmond students on Friday, August 21, 2015 as he made a tour in the mid-state. He also covered Saluda, McCormick, and Barnwell Counties. This was a part of his 46 county tour.
The Advertiser has confirmed that Winn Grocery on Hwy 378 was the site of an armed robbery Friday, Aug. 21. Details are still emerging, but sources tell The Advertiser that the male owner of the establishment was shot in the incident and died as a result of his injuries. The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has […]
EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation welcomed more than 400 competitors and their guests to the new Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF for the annual Turkey Shoot sporting clays competition. More than 25 percent of the competitors were under the age of 21. “Since the first event in 1994, the Turkey Shoot has been […]
The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Officer recovered a stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16. According to an incident report detailing the matter, an ECSO deputy was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Sweetwater Road and Hwy 25 when a man approached the deputy’s vehicle. The man told the deputy that a white male […]
Press release from Old Edgefield Genealogical Society. The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League are hosting the “Southern Studies Showcase” in Edgefield on September 18 and 19, 2015. Twenty-two workshop classes will be held over the course of the two days, with local and out-of-town speakers giving lectures on a variety of […]
The Edgefield County Schools first day of classes for 2015-2016 will be Tuesday, August 18. August 18 will be a full length school day. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Personnel at the schools and district staff will be on hand to answer questions or handle situations not otherwise planned. The school district encourages anyone […]
Finishes In Second Place In World-Wide Competition Strom Thurmond High School graduate Jamarr McCain made history earlier this summer by finishing second in the world-wide completion in Chicago, Illinois. The competition was sponsored by the Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA) and featured a student who was put in a real life situation applying for […]
Photo gallery from National Wild Turkey Federation Turkey Shoot 2015.
A decade of rodeos with this coming Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo, and this 10th will be held August 21-22, 2015 at the Lazy J. Arena on Hwy. 23 West. This 10th rodeo brings the largest sporting crowd of any sports here in Edgefield County, good weather or bad. This year the rodeo will feature the […]