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 […]

BREAKING – Assault & Robbery in Town of Edgefield

BREAKING – Assault & Robbery in Town of Edgefield

Three juveniles have been captured after a robbery that occurred around 10:00 Thursday morning, June 23, in the town of Edgefield.  According to an employee of Wells Fargo Bank, the crime happened on the sidewalk outside of their establishment as a woman was coming to the bank to make a deposit.  According to Police Chief […]

Area Group Attended Ali Memorial Services

Area Group Attended Ali Memorial Services

The Augusta Boxing Academy team traveled from Augusta, Georgia, to Louisville, Ky., last week for the memorial events honoring Muhammad Ali.  Among them were 3 coaches and team members Orlando Hernton Jr., Desmond Lyons, Savannah Talbert, and Saliyah Talbert.  Orlando will be attending Morehouse College in the fall and Desmond is a student at Aiken […]

Salary Increases at Sheriff’s Office

Salary Increases at Sheriff’s Office

Edgefield County Council voted to approve salary increases for employees of the Sheriff’s Office in the final reading of the 2016-2017 budget at their monthly meeting, June 7.  (See coverage of County Council in the June 15 edition.)  The salary increases come after Council was approached by Sheriff Adelle Dobey who pointed out that the […]

Volunteers needed to participate in DNR’s annual Summer Turkey Survey

Volunteers needed to participate in DNR’s  annual Summer Turkey Survey

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual Summer Turkey Survey. Annually, since 1982, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources conducts a Summer Turkey Survey to estimate reproduction and recruitment of wild turkeys in South Carolina. The survey involves agency wildlife biologists, technicians and conservation officers, as well […]

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