Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival – September 26

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival – September 26

The festival, the 14th Edgefield Heritage Jubilee, begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 26, and will run through the day with events into the evening. This year, besides the over 90 vendors and crafters stretching from the Square to Piedmont Tech, there will be special shows and events to look out for – the […]

NWTF and SFI Sign Agreement for Forest Health

NWTF and SFI Sign Agreement for Forest Health

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced an exciting new partnership for future forests. The two organizations have established a memorandum of mutual support that promotes forest management for the benefit of the nation’s forests and wildlife. “Every year, millions of people enjoy recreational opportunities in forests managed […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Seven Vehicles Discovered Broken Into Over $40,000 of Merchandise Stolen From One Truck The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded Thursday, Sept. 10, to a total of seven vehicles that were reported broken into in the Stephens Mill Drive and Fox Chase Circle areas of the county. At one scene on Fox Chase Circle, over $40,000 […]

Edgefield to Host Motorcycle Rally of 100

Edgefield to Host Motorcycle Rally of 100

• Non-member Bikes Welcomed Sept. 16 The NASSIR 8 Motorcycle Rally will be in Edgefield next week. The event hosted by Sean Burch will be held Tuesday-Thursday, September 15-17. There will be up to 100 visitors in town for the rally including folks from all over the United States, Canada, four from the United Kingdom, […]

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 […]

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