Edgefield County Hospital teams with Self Regional Healthcare

The Boards of Self Regional Healthcare and Edgefield County Hospital announced today that they have entered into an Affiliation Agreement that is designed to enhance and improve healthcare services available in Edgefield County collaboratively. The agreement will establish a long-term, collaborative relationship between the two hospitals that is focused on community health and patient care […]

Dr. Robert Maddox Named New School Superintendent

Dr. Robert Maddox Named New School Superintendent

The Edgefield County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night, Dec. 8, to hire Dr. Robert Maddox as the district’s new superintendent.  The Advertiser received the following press release from School Board Chairman Brad Covar shortly after the decision: The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it decided this evening to offer a three […]

Edgefield Christmas Parade Draws a Huge Crowd

Edgefield Christmas Parade Draws a Huge Crowd

Over 90 entries cruised through Edgefield Sunday afternoon, a parade that lasted close to two hours and ended with Santa Claus greeting children under the Christmas tree on the square. There were three judges — Sam Crouch, Tony Frazier and Maggie Williamson (new to the community, now the director of the Piedmont Tech Pottery Center) […]

Walking Tour of Churches Set for December 13, 3 PM

Walking Tour of Churches Set for December 13, 3 PM

  The writer asks: What would the 2015 Edgefield Christmas Season be without the Annual Walking Tour of Churches? This year’s walk is scheduled for Sunday, December 13 at 3 o’clock. This beloved tradition began over 20 years ago and continues to inspire the community during this seasonal event. The Tour begins at St. Mary’s […]

Armed Robbery at Monks Corner

Armed Robbery at Monks Corner

The Johnston Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Monks Corner around 5:45 Sunday evening, Nov. 22. According to Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke to The Advertiser shortly after the incident, a white female entered the gas station and presented the cashier with a note stating that she had a gun and would […]

A New Eating Place Just Off the Square

A New Eating Place Just Off the Square

Welcoming a new business to Edgefield, on Saturday morning, with a Ribbon Cutting were the following in this photo: left to right, Mayor Ken Durham, ECCC Dir. Donna Livingston; business owner, holding scissors, Kenneth Tatisaul and his two grandsons (Harrison and Greydon Ellington); the assist. manager Haley Merritt, Patsy Smith (in plaid shirt) representing Wells […]

Council Holds Special Called Meeting

Council Holds Special Called Meeting

Edgefield County Council held a special called meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 10, to consider a resolution authorizing a Fee In Lieu Of Taxes agreement. The three Council members present, Genia Blackwell, Dean Campbell, and Albert Talbert, voted as one to pass the resolution. The agreement is being offered as an incentive to a company currently […]

Water Authority Responds to Reports of Violations

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Water and Sewer Department came under scrutiny this week when a local broadcast media outlet reported that an Edgefield County water and sewer plant had released toxins into the Savannah River. The report, based on information provided to the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), claimed […]

Ellen Geddes USA Fencing Team Gold and Silver Medalist

Ellen Geddes USA Fencing Team Gold and Silver Medalist

  – By Tiffani Ireland – November 6, 2015 – United States of America Fencing Team member Ellen Geddes of Johnston won the gold medal in wheelchair fencing at the North American Cup, an international fencing event held in Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 18-20 of this year. Geddes beat the Canadian National Champion to win her […]

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