• Council Endorses Youth Poet Laureate • Continuing Concern from CTC-Council Joint Meeting – By Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County Poet Laureate Laurel Blossom petitioned the Edgefield County Council for their support of a County Youth Poet Laureate at Council’s monthly meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 1. Blossom, who was named Poet Laureate in April of this […]
A member of Titan Farm’s workforce was robbed at gun point, Thursday, Sept. 3. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report detailing the incident, the 41 year man was riding on a tractor in a peach field on Hwy 191. As the man approached an abandoned house in the field, he saw a gray […]
This bear was photographed in Edgefield on Mayor Durham’s land by his son-in-law. The bear has been seen, by report, on Star Road also. Black bears have been seen in Edgefield in years past. These are probably the best photos published with a sighting. The photos were made mid-week.
An Edgefield County man was allegedly shot at after he attempted to admonish another driver for dangerous driving. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the matter, the victim was driving north on Edgefield Road near Maxwell Drive in Trenton, Tuesday evening, Aug. 25, when he observed another vehicle driving recklessly. The report […]
– By Tiffani Ireland – The Advertiser has confirmed that a new Dollar General store is being built in Edgefield between McDonalds and The Edgefield Inn. According to a spokesperson with Dollar General who spoke with The Advertiser, Wednesday, August 26, the new building is being constructed to add “more space to better serve customers” […]
In recognition of his dedication to preserving our hunting heritage and furthering conservation efforts, National Wild Turkey Federation CEO George Thornton received the first-ever American Outdoorsman of the Year award by Garry Mason’s “Legends of the Outdoors.” NWTF spokesperson and 2003 “Legends of the Outdoors” Hall of Fame inductee Brenda Valentine presented Thornton the award […]
Photo gallery from Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo, August 22, 2015. All images © Robert Norris, III
Richard Broadwater, 47, of Johnston, was killed in a hit and run on Monument Drive in Johnston, Saturday, Aug. 22, around 8:40 in the evening. According to the SC Highway Patrol, Broadwater was in the roadway when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle. The SCHP is investigating this incident. As they have no information […]
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott spoke with Strom Thurmond students on Friday, August 21, 2015 as he made a tour in the mid-state. He also covered Saluda, McCormick, and Barnwell Counties. This was a part of his 46 county tour.
The Advertiser has confirmed that Winn Grocery on Hwy 378 was the site of an armed robbery Friday, Aug. 21. Details are still emerging, but sources tell The Advertiser that the male owner of the establishment was shot in the incident and died as a result of his injuries. The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has […]