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SC’s Teen Birth Rate Declines Nearly 50 Percent

SC’s Teen Birth Rate Declines Nearly 50 Percent

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s teen birth rate has reached an all-time low thanks to great progress over the past 20 years. According to the South Carolina Department of Health…

Two Johnston Sisters Die on Same Day [Updated]

Two sisters, both of Johnston, SC, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, but at different times and both of undetermined causes.  According to the Johnston Police Department and the Edgefield County Coroner’s…

State Transportation Commission’s Third District Seat Opening

State Transportation Commission’s Third District Seat Opening

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A joint legislative panel is accepting notice from residents living in South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District who are interested in running to fill an unexpired term on…

Sen. Lindsay Graham to Host Meet and Greet In Edgefield

Sen. Lindsay Graham to Host Meet and Greet In Edgefield

Senator Lindsay Graham will be in Edgefield for a Meet and Greet on Monday, January 20.  Local residents are invited to attend. This notice was given to the press on…

What’s In The Advertiser this Week?

Here are just a few of the items in this week’s print edition that you will miss if you do not subscribe or buy a copy at local convenience stores…

January Alliance Meeting

January Alliance Meeting

The next Edgefield County Alliance meeting will be Tuesday, January 21, at 8:00 a.m., in the County Council Chambers.  The public is invited to participate. The topic will be: Our…

1,500 Christmas Trees Available to Anglers at Thurmond Lake

1,500 Christmas Trees Available to Anglers at Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – After wrapping up a successful Christmas tree recycling program last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District welcomes anglers to take advantage of about 1,500 used Christmas trees…

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Our Staff Photographer, Robert Norris, captured this image of the Edgefield Methodist Church steeple at sunset. High resolution prints of this image are available for purchase at rhn3photo.com.  …

Council Approves JAG Application

Council Approves JAG Application

Issues Resolution Honoring Elijah Harris  – By Tiffani Ireland – After a lengthy discussion that included input from Judge Brenda Carpenter, the Edgefield County Council voted unanimously (4-0 as Councilman…

Public Hearing Held on Capital Sales Tax Project Suggestions

Public Hearing Held on Capital Sales Tax Project Suggestions

 – By Tiffani Ireland – A public hearing was held Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers to discuss suggestions for possible projects to be included in the…