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Peach Tree 23 for Two Days

Peach Tree 23 for Two Days

This year, the longest yard sale of the year, will be both Friday and Saturday, June 5 & 6, 2015. It includes all the towns on Highway 23, from Modoc…

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…

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…

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…

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…

“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…

My Observation of Round Three of the National Mock Trial Competition

My Observation of Round Three of the National Mock Trial Competition

– By guest writer Alana Caddell, STHS student – Early on Saturday morning at the Wake County Courthouse in Raleigh, N.C., Strom Thurmond High School’s mock trial team waited to…

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…

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…

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…