Golf Carts Stolen

Golf Carts Stolen

Two golf carts were reported stolen in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County, Sunday, June 26.  According to ECSO reports of the thefts, one of the golf carts was stolen from a residence on Locust Drive sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Sunday.  The other was stolen the same day from a residence […]

Armed Robbery in Edgefield

Armed Robbery in Edgefield

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery on Lucius Lane near Country Club Road, Saturday night, June 25.  According to an ECSO report on the incident, a female was at Soap and Suds Laundry Mat in Edgefield, Saturday, when she was approached by a man on a bicycle.  The man asked the […]

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

The South Carolina Department of Education released the winners of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for 2014–2015. The Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards program recognizes schools for attaining high levels of general performance and for making substantial progress in closing the achievement gap between disaggregated groups. Two Edgefield County schools received Palmetto Gold and/or […]

Bricks Thrown at Multiple Tractor Trailers on Hwy 25

Bricks Thrown at Multiple Tractor Trailers on Hwy 25

Bricks Thrown at Multiple Tractor Trailers on Hwy 25   Multiple tractor trailers were the targets of bricks on Edgefield Road (Hwy 25 ) at Academy Estates Road in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 28.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incidents, drivers of three different tractor trailers reported […]

DAVE DAY: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Aiken, SC; Saturday, July 9 in Edgefield, SC

DAVE DAY: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Aiken, SC; Saturday, July 9 in Edgefield, SC

Come celebrate DAVE THE POTTER at a two-day, two-town festival in honor of this extraordinary African-American artisan! Dave, born into slavery, lived for the first three-quarters of the 19th century in the Edgefield District of South Carolina. Thirsty for knowledge, he dared to challenge anti-slave-literacy laws by learning to read and write. He left an […]

Letter to the Editor – Edgefield County Theatre Company

Letter to the Editor – Edgefield County Theatre Company

In the interview for the article addressed in the letter below (ECTC in Limbo, June 15 Advertiser), both the reporter and editor clarified with the interviewees the intent of the article. The intent was to address the necessary change of venue for the theatre and how they were managing that. The reporter brought up interviewing […]

SC Prescribed Fire Council ‘Fire Birds’ meeting in Edgefield

SC Prescribed Fire Council  ‘Fire Birds’ meeting in Edgefield

The South Carolina Prescribed Fire Council will talk about the importance of fire to bobwhite quail and wild turkeys during its annual meeting Sept. 21-22 at the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield. Johnny Stowe, S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) representative to the Prescribed Fire Council, says the theme for this […]

Wash Wins in Miss SC Teen Preliminary

Wash Wins in Miss SC Teen Preliminary

Miss Laurens County Teen, Davis Wash, 15, from Edgefield, won the Wednesday Evening Gown/Onstage Question preliminary in the Miss South Carolina Teen competition. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Wash.

Head-On Collision on Hwy 25

Head-On Collision on Hwy 25

A two vehicle, head-on collision occurred around 8:30 Monday morning, June 20, on Hwy 25 near Sarah’s Peach Stand.  The Advertiser spoke with a source Monday who heard the accident occur and then went to the scene.  According to that source, the driver of one vehicle, a male, was able to exit his vehicle after […]

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