Grand Opening of The Phoenix Factory

Grand Opening of The Phoenix Factory

The Grand Opening of The Phoenix Factory on May 5th was a resounding success.  Over 125 friends, family, and well-wishers gathered for this ambrosial night filled with good food and fellowship. The tables groaned under the weight of so many delicious delicacies that were prepared by some of the most talented cooks in Edgefield County. […]

Surprise Newspaper Announcement Found During Renovation

Surprise Newspaper Announcement Found During Renovation

For carpenters Larry Miller and son Will, finding old newspapers during renovation and remodeling projects is not uncommon.  As Mr. Larry explained to The Advertiser, years ago, people would use the newspapers as insulation.  So, when the pair was working on a recent remodeling project at a home in Trenton, they were not surprised when, […]

Wardlaw Announces New Head of School

Wardlaw Announces New Head of School

A press release below from Wardlaw Academy dated April 22. We are pleased to announce the hiring of Joe Hulsey as our new Head of School, with his start date being July 1st.  Mr. Hulsey was raised in Columbia and comes to us with over twenty years of experience in schools in the Savannah and […]

Fight at Dollar General Leads to Car Chase and Arrest

Fight at Dollar General Leads to Car Chase and Arrest

The Edgefield Police Department was called to the Dollar General on Augusta Road on Sunday, April 24, in response to a fight between two subjects at the business.  However, en route to the location, dispatched notified responding law enforcement that one of the suspects had left the scene.  A deputy with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s […]

Youths Work with Clay at Local Studio

Youths Work with Clay at Local Studio

Making mud pies is a rite of passage of sorts for children.  However, the Edgefield Clay Studio hopes to turn that passing fascination with mud into a life-long appreciation for the art of pottery.  Most citizens of Edgefield County are probably familiar with the new pottery studio that has opened in the town of Edgefield, […]

Rebels Win Region Championship!

Rebels Win Region Championship!

    The Rebels picked up a big win on the road over Saluda 10-5! Henry Cartrett pitched four innings and Payton Smith picked up the win finishing the last three innings. Leading hitters tonight for the Rebels was Michael Green who was 3-3 with a double and three RBIs. Rebels move to 12-5 (7-1). […]

Stolen ATV

Stolen ATV

An ATV was reported stolen from a residence on Pardue Lane in Johnston, Tuesday, April 5.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the ATV was last seen in the backyard of the residence on the preceding Saturday. The ATV is described as a green 2004 Honda Rancher 2×4.  The victim […]

Armed Robbery on Hayes Drive

Armed Robbery on Hayes Drive

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Hayes Drive, Saturday, April 9, after receiving a call about an armed robbery involving a firearm.  Upon arrival, responding law enforcement spoke with the victim who stated that while at the Gregs Gas Plus gas station on Edgefield Rd. in Aiken County, he was approached […]

T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

Following recognition of retiring Johnston Town Councilwoman Tara Miller last Monday evening City Attorney, Jenifer Sumner, swore in Thomas Holmes to fill Ms. Miller’s vacated Council seat.  Mr. Holmes was joined by Mayor Pro Tem Frank Nicholson and Councilman George Attaway, both incumbents, in taking the oath of office.  Councilman Holmes, a long time resident […]

American Legion to Retire Crosses

American Legion to Retire Crosses

  Metal Crosses Now in Use American Legion Post 30, Edgefield, SC will host a Ceremonial Retirement of the P.O.W. (Prisoner of War) and K.I.A. (Killed in Action) Wooden Crosses on Thursday April 21, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the American Legion Post 30, in Edgefield, SC. History of these Wooden Crosses — Many years ago, […]

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