Cumber Center School Supply Drive

Cumber Center School Supply Drive

Help CAAP collect supplies for schools! You can help children in school by giving them the tools they need to succeed. There are many great reasons to help with this project, including: Feel great about ensuring that children start the school year with the tools they need to succeed. Help teachers by providing them with […]

Police Blotter – 3 Stories

Police Blotter – 3 Stories

Man Shoots Himself – Fights Law Enforcement in Johnston A twenty-four year old Johnston man shot himself in the neck and then proceeded to fight with law enforcement who were attempting to save his life, Thursday morning, July 14.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, a relative of the suspect […]

Kill a Marked Coyote, Get a Lifetime Hunting License

Kill a Marked Coyote, Get a Lifetime Hunting License

New Predator Control Initiative – Kill a Marked Coyote, Get a Lifetime Hunting License The state of South Carolina has a new predator control initiative aimed at coyotes across the state; kill a marked coyote and get a lifetime hunting license.  The initiative, a proviso to the 2016-2017 budget, will officially start on July 1, […]

“No Annexations in the Works in Merriwether”

“No Annexations in the Works in Merriwether”

Both Edgefield and North Augusta Assure — “No Annexations in the Works in Merriwether Over 500 citizens gathered in the Family Life Center at Sweetwater Baptist Church, Tuesday night, July 12, for a special called meeting of the Edgefield County Council.  Presiding over the meeting was Council Chairman Dean Campbell.  He was joined by a panel […]

Titans Farms Comments on Workers Injured by Lightning

Titans Farms Comments on Workers Injured by Lightning

All Four Have Been Released From the Hospital Four farm workers working for Titan Farms were struck by lightning, Wednesday afternoon, July 6.  The Advertiser is happy to report that all four have now been released from MCG where they were all taken for treatment after the accident.  As previously reported, three of  the four […]

Two Arrested at Court House

Two Arrested at Court House

Two male suspects were arrested in two separate incidents at the Edgefield County Court House, Monday, July 11, all before lunch time.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the first incident occurred a little after 10:00 when a court house bailiff instructed a man in the courtroom to sit up while in court.  The […]

Tony Frazier – from under the hood to behind the desk

Tony Frazier – from under the hood to behind the desk

Tony Frazier is quick to give the many mentors in his life credit for what he knows and has accomplished.  It is what now he wants to do with his life – give back to the young people out there what he gained during his schooling.  He is leaving his business of 27 years, Frazier […]

Four Struck by Lightning in Edgefield County

Four Struck by Lightning in Edgefield County

The Advertiser has confirmed that four field workers were struck by lightning on Luke Bridge Road, Wednesday afternoon, July 6.  According to early information coming out about the incident provided by emergency personnel, the four were taken to area hospitals for treatment.  One of the four was listed in critical condition.  The other three were […]