Meth Lab Raided on Penn Street

Meth Lab Raided on Penn Street

April, 2, 2015 – A rental home at 410 Penn Street was raided by the Edgefield Police Department early Wednesday morning around 12:30. According to Chief of Police Ronnie Carter, who spoke to The Advertiser later that day regarding the incident, the department had received information that the occupants of the home were making methamphetamine at […]

WIP Makes Grants to Area Agencies

WIP Makes Grants to Area Agencies

Edgefield County Included Next Year Edgefield Advertiser attended the Women in Philanthropy annual luncheon in Augusta on Friday, March 27, as guest of Jan Burch (media chairman) and was on hand to hear that, though this group covers the CSRA, this coming year will be the first time this county will be included for possible […]

Millennium Club Honors New Members

Millennium Club Honors New Members

Strom Thurmond High School (STHS) recently celebrated Millennium Club Day as a way to honor the 62 members in its ranks. The STHS Millennium Club exists to recognize the efforts of students who have achieved a score of 1000 (Critical Reading plus Math) or better on the SAT or a 21 or better on the […]

Don’t Forget The Easter Sunrise Service

Don’t Forget The Easter Sunrise Service

The leadership for the community Sunrise Service, traditionally held at Slade’s Lake, will be looking for you, dear readers, to be standing in the area of the pier, pictured above, on Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m. The Edgefield United Methodist Church invites the attendees to join in a breakfast at their fellowship hall following the […]

Johnston’s Miss Peach Blossom is Chosen

Johnston’s Miss Peach Blossom is Chosen

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival beauty pageant was held Saturday, March 28, at the historic Johnston Elementary School Gymnasium.  The pageant is sponsored by the Johnston Development Board.  Kaliandra Turner, a senior at Fox Creek High School, was crowned Miss Peach Blossom 2015 and will be awarded a $500 scholarship to the University of South […]

Shots Fired in Town of Edgefield Suspect at Large

Shots Fired in Town of Edgefield Suspect at Large

March, 24, 2015 – The Edgefield Police Department and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots fired at Gary Street Apartments, Monday evening, March 23, around 5:30. When they arrived, they discovered no one had been injured, and the suspect had fled the scene. A gun was recovered nearby that is […]

Annual FFA Plant Sale at STHS

Annual FFA Plant Sale at STHS

JOHNSTON, S.C., March 23, 2015 – The Annual FFA Plant Sale at STCTC is going on now! FFA students will be available to help you select spring plants now during school hours or Saturday – March 28th from 8AM-2PM (at the Greenhouses behind the ST football field-house). The plants look beautiful and people are welcome to […]

STHS Mock Trial State Champions

STHS Mock Trial State Champions

March 16, 2015 – Last Year Strom Thurmond High’s Mock Trial Team was named first runner-up. This year they brought home the state title and brought home the gavel. Twelve schools competed March 13-14 at the Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Federal Courthouse in Columbia. At the state competition students presented the prosecution and defense sides […]

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

The Edgefield County Council hosted their annual intergovernmental meeting Thursday night, March 12, at the new Sweetwater Community Center. Invited guests were served Japanese cuisine as they listened to speakers from different governmental agencies appraise Council of their work. Speakers included Mayors Ken Durham and Terrance Culbreath, Roger Leduc (who, as Administrator, spoke on behalf […]

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