SCDNR Inaugural Sporting Clays Shoot Draws Crowds to Edgefield

SCDNR Inaugural Sporting Clays Shoot Draws Crowds to Edgefield

April, 18, 2015 – The Palmetto Shooting Complex at the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the town of Edgefield welcomed nearly 1,200 visitors to the area for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources’ (SCDNR) Inaugural Youth Sporting Clays Open. The event marked the first major event to come to the Palmetto Shooting Complex. […]

A Rousing Good Time on the Square

A Rousing Good Time on the Square

April, 18, 2015 – A “Murder and Mayhem” Tour was given on Saturday by Bushwhackin’ Bea (Tonya Guy). It is claimed that blood has been shed on every square inch of the Edgefield Courthouse Square and the stories told reflected some of this violent history. Nineteen people were on hand to walk around the square […]

Youth Sporting Clay Open to be Held in Edgefield on April 18

Youth Sporting Clay Open to be Held in Edgefield on April 18

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is pleased to announce the First Annual DNR Youth Sporting Clay Open will be held at the Palmetto Shooting Sports Complex in Edgefield on Saturday, April 18, 2015. With about 450 youth shooters competing, the First Annual Youth Sporting Clay Open event is available to all school and […]

Tour, Bluegrass Festival, Shootout on the 18th

Tour, Bluegrass Festival, Shootout on the 18th

On April 18, 2015 there will be a “Murder and Mayhem” tour on the Courthouse Square in Edgefield from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Bushwhackin’ Bea will take 25 people around the Town Square and tell them about the bloodier side of Edgefield’s history.  Tickets are $5.00 for an adult and children under 12 are […]

Edgefield County Hospital Appoints New Interim CEO

April, 14, 2015 – Carlos Milanes, MBA, MHS, MeD, EdS, FACHE, was selected as the Interim CEO for Edgefield County Hospital at a special called board meeting on April 13.   Carlos will assume his new role on Monday, April  20.  Mr. Milanes brings over twenty-five years of healthcare leadership experience; his most recent role was […]

Train Derailment in Trenton – Updated

Train Derailment in Trenton – Updated

A Norfolk Southern train derailed around 9:00 Friday night, Apr. 10, 2015 near Salters Pond Road and Hwy 121 in Trenton. Early reports are that several train cars overturned, and The Advertiser was able to confirm there was a chemical spill at the site. Just what type of chemical was spilled was not yet known. […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Vandalism and Assault on Watson Road The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported vandalism and assault at Watson Road in Trenton, Thursday, Apr. 2. According to an ECSO report, a resident of the neighborhood heard her miniature pony making “ a lot of commotion.” When she went outside to see what was happening, […]

Fox Exposes One Person to Rabies in Greenwood County

Fox Exposes One Person to Rabies in Greenwood County

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 7, 2015 – One person has been advised to consult a health care provider after being exposed to rabies in the Troy area of Greenwood County by a fox that tested positive for the disease, the Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today. The exposure occurred on April 2, 2015, when […]

S.C. Dairy Hall of Fame Inducts Sudduth, Dorn

S.C. Dairy Hall of Fame Inducts Sudduth, Dorn

CLEMSON, S.C., April 2, 2015 – Retired Clemson University Extension agent Terry Sudduth and long-time Edgefield County farmer James Dorn Jr. have been named to the S.C. Dairy Hall of Fame. The Dairy Hall of Fame was established in 1966 to honor dairy producers, processors, Extension agents and educators, and related agribusiness professionals for outstanding contributions […]

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