Fatal Fiery Crash on Hwy 23 West

Fatal Fiery Crash on Hwy 23 West

A 2008 Freightliner truck pulling a trailer was involved in a fatal fiery crash on Hwy 23 West near Flat Rock Road in Edgefield, Tuesday, April 16. According to the SC Highway Patrol, the truck was traveling north on Hwy 23 around 7:00 in the evening when the driver went off the right side of the […]

Southern Belle Cuts the Ribbon for Grand Opening    

Southern Belle Cuts the Ribbon for Grand Opening    

Courtney Dorn cuts the ribbon for her new family-friendly salon. Southern Belle Styles and Boutique celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, April 13. The event included an open house, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and refreshments. Southern Belle is located at 139 Faulkner Mountain Road, next to Hickory Hill Farm. Owner and lead stylist Courtney Dorn is […]

Concert in the Park in Johnston

Concert in the Park in Johnston

The Concert in the Park in Johnston on Friday night, April 5, saw a gathering of over 60 people, in spite of the threat of rain.  “The sun came out just in time,” and the Rude Dudes band serenaded the audience.

Citadel Summerall Guards, 2020 & 1974

Citadel Summerall Guards, 2020 & 1974

Congratulations to Ed Williams! He is a member of the 2020 Summerall Guards. He is pictures with Dr. Randy Brian who was the first sergeant of the 1974 Summerall Guards.  

Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Field

Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Field

  A Cessna 175 made an emergency landing, Thursday, March 5, in a farmer’s field on Hunter’s Run in Edgefield County.  According to Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon, who spoke to the Advertiser about the incident, mechanical issues caused the pilot to make the emergency landing.  While there was plenty of fuel in the plane, […]

Two Trenton Men Charged with Numerous Sex Trafficking Charges

Fifty-seven year old Craig Ellis Codd and 39 year old Simon Lavor Hammond, both of Trenton, were charged by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, Apr. 3 with 10 counts each of sex trafficking charges. On Apr. 10, the ACSO added 12 more charges related to sex trafficking for each man.  The ACSO stated that at […]

Tax Increase Proposed at Budget Workshop

Tax Increase Proposed at Budget Workshop

Edgefield County Council held a public budget workshop Monday, March 18 at the County Council Chambers.  The workshop, which at times became quite contentious with heated and spirited disagreements between council members, lasted over three hours and saw the proposal of a tax increase.  The tax increase, in the form of a General Obligation (GO) […]

Johnston to Hold Concerts in the Park

Johnston to Hold Concerts in the Park

KAT PUT THIS AT THE TOP OF PAGE 8 Photo caption: Joyce Rude and the Rude Dudes   The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) is sponsoring three springtime Community Concerts in the Park in Johnston on the first Friday of April, May, and June.   The Concerts, which will be held 7-8 p.m., are free and […]

Food Give-away at Women in Unity

Food Give-away at Women in Unity

Essie Nicholson is pictured here at the Women in Unity building where each month they hold a food giveaway for those in need.  Because it is not done on a certain scheduled day each month, but must be held as the produce is available, it is best to check this newspaper in HERE and THERE […]

Another Report of Shots Fired in Edgefield

Another Report of Shots Fired in Edgefield

March 26 -In what is becoming an all too common occurrence for the town of Edgefield of late, there was another report of shots being fired within the town Monday evening, March 25.  The reports were again in the same area as have been several of the other reported shots being fired; the Buncombe Street […]