Read All Over – Blenheim Palace, England

Read All Over – Blenheim Palace, England

Sean Burch, Manager of The Turkey Shoppe on Main in Edgefield, submitted this photo from Blenheim Palace in England. This year, he and his wife are touring the United Kingdom on their vacation. The south side of the Edgefield town square is well represented with his Carolina Moon Distillery shirt and copy of The Advertiser. […]

Homicide in Trenton – Updated

Homicide in Trenton – Updated

The Edgefield Advertiser was notified by the Aiken County Coroner’s Office on Thursday, May 7, that a man living at a residence on Polk Lane in Trenton (Aiken County) was found dead in his home on Wednesday, May 6. According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, 81 year old Claude G. Ward was last seen […]

Shots Fired In Edgefield

Shots Fired In Edgefield

Two shots were heard coming from the Mims/Gary Street area of Edgefield, Tuesday afternoon, Apr. 28, around 5:30. Officers with the Edgefield City Police Department were dispatched to the area with instructions to be on the look out for a white truck with rims that was thought to have been involved in the shots being […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 1-2

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 1-2

Grand Marshals: Johnston Elementary School Teachers May 1, 2015 – This coming weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, games for children, and a family-oriented street dance. The parade Grand Marshals this year are the teachers from Johnston Elementary School. These teachers have a […]

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour This weekend, May 2, 3

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour This weekend, May 2, 3

May 1, 2015 – This year’s tour weekend will include The Clay Works studio in Edgefield (Buncombe St.) which when opened will be a working and gathering place for five studio potters as well as space for ongoing pottery classes. Local potters will be on the site for the tour, showing their wares. Local potters […]

County Council Holds Special Called Meeting

County Council Holds Special Called Meeting

Mt. Vintage Matters Closer To Being Settled – By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council held a special called meeting, Thursday, Apr. 23, to discuss issues at Mt. Vintage and the proposed animal shelter. The meeting opened by Council going into executive session after which they returned and voted unanimously to approve the second […]

Moonshine Still Confiscated by Law Enforcement

Moonshine Still Confiscated by Law Enforcement

Owner Charged with Unlawful Possession of Liquor A Johnston man had his moonshine still confiscated by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office after he was found to be in possession of an illegal distillery device. According to a report filed by the ECSO, an incident at Strom Thurmond High School earlier in the month led deputies […]

Families Acknowledged in Peach Blossom Festival Plans

Families Acknowledged in Peach Blossom Festival Plans

April 27, 2015 – The Johnston Peach Festival has a Friday, May 1, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for families, which is held 8-11 p.m. This year’s street dance will feature Bill Johnes and the Bucket List Band, a popular local band. This year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Dance Sponsors are Dr. Hugh […]

Timber Meeting to Brief Landowners on ‘Pine Decline’

Timber Meeting to Brief Landowners on ‘Pine Decline’

LEESVILLE, S.C. – As enigmatic as it is deadly, “pine decline” has many Southern timber owners wondering whether the condition may be damaging their investment. South Carolina timber owners and land managers will be able to get the latest information on the problem at a daylong workshop May 6 in Leesville. “There is still a […]

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