A Recent “Visitor” in Town of Edgefield

A Recent “Visitor” in Town of Edgefield

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.

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

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 […]

New Dollar General Coming to Edgefield

New Dollar General Coming to Edgefield

– 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” […]

NWTF’s Thornton Named American Outdoorsman of the Year

NWTF’s Thornton Named American Outdoorsman of the Year

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 […]

Fatal Hit and Run in Johnston

Fatal Hit and Run in Johnston

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 […]

NWTF Turkey Shoot Vitalizes Youth Shooting Sports

NWTF Turkey Shoot Vitalizes Youth Shooting Sports

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation welcomed more than 400 competitors and their guests to the new Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF for the annual Turkey Shoot sporting clays competition. More than 25 percent of the competitors were under the age of 21. “Since the first event in 1994, the Turkey Shoot has been […]

ECSO Recovers Stolen Vehicle

ECSO Recovers Stolen Vehicle

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Officer recovered a stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16. According to an incident report detailing the matter, an ECSO deputy was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Sweetwater Road and Hwy 25 when a man approached the deputy’s vehicle. The man told the deputy that a white male […]

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