Annual Football Edition August 19

Annual Football Edition August 19

Be sure not to miss The Advertiser Football Edition to hit stores and stands in the area on August 19. Four area schools will be featured, STHS, Fox Creek, Ridge Spring-Monetta, and Wardlaw each with features on their teams, coaches, cheerleaders, etc. Written and edited by our Sports Leader, Jack Reece, aka HOWLS. Subscribe today to receive your […]

Johnston Author to Hold Book Signing

Johnston Author to Hold Book Signing

At Tidwell Jewelers August 20, 2015 After the announcement in the Advertiser of Buck Asbill’s book Ramblin’ ‘Round being launched soon, there has been a growing interest in how to get the book and when. Tidwell Jewelers of Johnston is holding a book signing event for Buck on Thursday, August 20, from 10:00 to Noon, […]

Thirty-Five Years of Weather Reporting

Thirty-Five Years of Weather Reporting

Volunteers, through what is known as the Cooperative Observer Program, have served the nation for 125 years by recording and reporting weather data. Mr. Olin Berry, of Johnston, has been a part of the service for 35 of those years. That is why Kim Campbell, NWS Columbia Meteorologist-In-Charge was in the field next to Olin’s […]

Women in Unity Youth Explosion

Women in Unity Youth Explosion

Last Saturday, Women in Unity partnered with Grace and Mercy to hold the Youth Explosion at the Edgefield Soccer Field. It was a very successful event, and they enjoyed good weather that day. There were roughly 150 people in attendance. They were able to participate in activities involving inflatables, a water slide, and golf games […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Multiple Vehicle Break-ins The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple reports of vehicle break-ins Sunday, Aug. 2. According to ECSO reports, a dozen vehicles were broken into in the Fox Creek Drive, Flintlock Drive, Dogwood Glen, and Country Club Hills Drive areas of the county. Many of the vehicles had their front passenger side […]

Milanes is Confirmed Hospital CEO

Milanes is Confirmed Hospital CEO

In a letter from the Edgefield County Hospital Board (signed by Board Chair Connie Sutton and Personnel Committee Chair John Pettigrew) the following statements were made available to the ECH employees and the press, on Wednesday morning, July 29. “We are pleased to inform you the BOT took action at our July 27 board meeting […]

In Conversation With Buck Asbill – a Book on the Way

In Conversation With Buck Asbill – a Book on the Way

Sitting with Buck Asbill, awaiting the arrival of his book named for his column of ten years, “Ramblin’ ‘Round,” the Advertiser opened the door with questions in order to learn about Buck Asbill as writer, teacher, philosopher, humorist and raconteur. The book is scheduled to be launched from his hometown of Johnston in August 2015, […]

PTC to Provide EMT Certificate in Edgefield County

PTC to Provide EMT Certificate in Edgefield County

People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Piedmont Technical College has been providing education to prepare students in Greenwood to become certified EMTs. Beginning spring 2016, PTC will offer an EMT curriculum in Edgefield County that will lead to a certificate. The EMT certificate will be […]

Greg Anderson Announces Retirement as School Superintendent

Statement from Edgefield County School Board July 31, 2015 – Greg Anderson, who has provided many years of distinguished service to the Edgefield County School District, first as District attorney for 30 years and for the past three years as Superintendent, has informed the Board he will be retiring December 31, 2015, due to health […]

NWTF Turkey Shoot Coming to Edgefield

NWTF Turkey Shoot Coming to Edgefield

The National Wild Turkey Federation will bring its annual Turkey Shoot sporting clays tournament to the Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF and expects to draw record crowds August 13-16, 2015. The event is one of the first opportunities for the general public to visit the region’s newest destination for all things shooting sports. “The […]

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