Two Men Rescued at Stevens Creek

Two men were rescued from Stevens Creek, Tuesday, May 26, after the motor on their boat stopped working. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the matter, a resident of Twin Oaks Drive had driven her golf cart down to the creek to let her dogs run around. When she got to the […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Assault and Arson on Kennedy Drive Deputies and an investigator with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Kennedy Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County) Friday, May 22, after they received a report of a vehicle on fire. According to a report regarding the incident, when law enforcement arrived on the scene, they found one […]

Bridge Closed on Garrett Road

May 26, 2015 – The bridge at Garrett Road in Clarks Hill (Edgefield County) is currently closed due to construction. According to a spokesperson with the construction company in charge of the project who spoke to The Advertiser, work on the bridge began May 5 and is scheduled to be completed around the end of […]

A Memorial Day Message with Kudos to OEDGS

A Memorial Day Message with Kudos to OEDGS

– By Becky Turner – Sunday afternoon, May 17, the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society (OEDGS) held their bi-monthly meeting at the Tompkins Library on the Square in Edgefield. This day the program was dedicated to the past and present service personnel. The first speaker was Dennis Bussey, son of the late Mr. Joe Bussey who […]

“You Are With the Honor Flight?”

“You Are With the Honor Flight?”

Everywhere they went they were asked, “You are with the Honor Flight?” It was a trip of a lifetime, according to Dr. Jim Hawk who was one of over 70 WWII veterans who took the flight from Columbia recently to visit the memorials in Washington, D.C., to return the same day. According to him, there […]

Train Wreck in Downtown Johnston – Updated

Train Wreck in Downtown Johnston – Updated

May 14, 2015 – A Norfolk Southern train struck a low-boy tractor trailer at the intersection of Highways 121 and 23 in Johnston around 9:45 Thursday morning, May 14. One witness near the area when the crash happened described it as sounding like a bomb going off while another said he thought it was an […]

Read All Over – Blenheim Palace, England

Read All Over – Blenheim Palace, England

Sean Burch, Manager of The Turkey Shoppe on Main in Edgefield, submitted this photo from Blenheim Palace in England. This year, he and his wife are touring the United Kingdom on their vacation. The south side of the Edgefield town square is well represented with his Carolina Moon Distillery shirt and copy of The Advertiser. […]

Homicide in Trenton – Updated

Homicide in Trenton – Updated

The Edgefield Advertiser was notified by the Aiken County Coroner’s Office on Thursday, May 7, that a man living at a residence on Polk Lane in Trenton (Aiken County) was found dead in his home on Wednesday, May 6. According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, 81 year old Claude G. Ward was last seen […]

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