Body Found in Edgefield County

Body Found in Edgefield County

A decomposing body was found in at the Tri-County Waster Facility on Transfer Drive off Weaver Road in Johnston, Friday, Aug. 12.  The body has not been identified, and the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office said that an autopsy was scheduled for tomorrow in Newberry.  As this is a developing story, The Advertiser will continue to […]

Mount Vintage Golf Course Purchased by HOA

Mount Vintage Golf Course Purchased by HOA

The golf course at Mount Vintage Plantation has been purchased by the Mount Vintage Homeowners’ Association.  Edgefield County Councilman and resident of the community, Rodney Ashcraft, confirmed the recent purchase to The Advertiser in an interview Friday, Aug. 12.  Saying that ever homeowner now has a “vested interest” in the property, Ashcraft explained, “We’re controlling […]

Professional Development for School Bus Drivers

Professional Development for School Bus Drivers

From a School Safety Perspective Edgefield County School Bus rivers received a Professional Development course on August 4, all day, from a noted authority whose development program has received national attention. Dr. Nancy Blackwelder came from training bus drivers in Charleston, the day before, to the Edgefield Public Schools, under the direction of James Courtney […]

The Many Talents of Jane Herlong

The Many Talents of Jane Herlong

  Jane Jenkins Herlong, a former Miss South Carolina, takes adversity and turns it into success.  Just recently she reached a pinnacle – she was named by the CPAE of the National Speaker’s Association to their Speakers Hall of Fame. So what was the adversity? Here is how Jane tells it.  She was nominated 13 […]

Metal Scappers Arrested

Metal Scappers Arrested

While on routine patrol Monday, Aug. 1, an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office deputy observed a truck with metal in its bed parked on the side of the road on Hwy 25 South.  An ECSO report on the incident details that the deputy also observed two males walking around a nearby abandoned old store.  When asked […]

Multiple Thefts on Naussa Pass

Multiple Thefts on Naussa Pass

Multiple thefts were reported on Naussa Pass in North Augusta (Edgefield County) last week.  According to reports filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the first theft was discovered Thursday morning, Aug. 4, when an employee with Action Landscaping Inc. arrived at the subdivision to find a work truck missing.  That employee stated that his […]

Tim the Tool Turkey Is Injured

Tim the Tool Turkey Is Injured

We are sad to say that Tim the Tool Turkey was injured in a minor car accident. It appears that someone may have accidentally backed into him. We’ll keep you posted on his condition, we are hopeful that he’ll make a full recovery. Sincerely, Lorrie Miller Crouch ACE Hardware

From the Mayor’s Desk – Shag Shoes

From the Mayor’s Desk – Shag Shoes

Dear Edgefield! Find your Shag Shoes and come to the Town Square Saturday for a night of Summer Time Fun, sponsored by Edgefield Community Development Association!  I would like to personally invite everyone to our Beach Blast this Saturday, August 13th.  The band will be Shag Attack, featuring one of Edgefield’s very own, Jimbo Durham. […]

Boaters Uniting to Help People with Special Needs

Boaters Uniting to Help People with Special Needs

The 3rd Annual “Cruisin’ for a Cause Boat Run” will be held Saturday, August 20, 2016 (rain date:  August 27) on beautiful Lake Greenwood.  The purpose of the boat run is to bring awareness of people with disabilities and special needs in Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda counties and funding to help […]