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 […]

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 […]

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