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Johnston’s Miss Peach Blossom is Chosen

Johnston’s Miss Peach Blossom is Chosen

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival beauty pageant was held Saturday, March 28, at the historic Johnston Elementary School Gymnasium.  The pageant is sponsored by the Johnston Development Board.  Kaliandra Turner,…

Shots Fired in Town of Edgefield Suspect at Large

Shots Fired in Town of Edgefield Suspect at Large

March, 24, 2015 – The Edgefield Police Department and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots fired at Gary Street Apartments, Monday evening, March 23, around…

Historical Society to Dedicate Caretaker’s Cottage at Horn’s Creek

Historical Society to Dedicate Caretaker’s Cottage at Horn’s Creek

March 24, 2015 – The Edgefield County Historical Society will dedicate its new caretaker’s cottage at Horn’s Creek Church at its Spring Meeting this coming Sunday, Palm Sunday, March 29,…

Annual FFA Plant Sale at STHS

Annual FFA Plant Sale at STHS

JOHNSTON, S.C., March 23, 2015 – The Annual FFA Plant Sale at STCTC is going on now! FFA students will be available to help you select spring plants now during…

STHS Mock Trial State Champions

STHS Mock Trial State Champions

March 16, 2015 – Last Year Strom Thurmond High’s Mock Trial Team was named first runner-up. This year they brought home the state title and brought home the gavel. Twelve…

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

The Edgefield County Council hosted their annual intergovernmental meeting Thursday night, March 12, at the new Sweetwater Community Center. Invited guests were served Japanese cuisine as they listened to speakers…

Trenton Councils Moving Forward With Museum Idea

Trenton Councils Moving Forward With Museum Idea

– By Tiffani Ireland – Mayor Billy Padgett told the Trenton Town Council at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting Wednesday, March 11, “We’re looking pretty good,” in regards to putting…

Case Examined After Assault of Johnston Woman

– By Tiffani Ireland – Shocking. That is the description heard most in The Advertiser’s examination of the verdict in the November trial of Edward Terrell Chandler. Chandler was tried…

Mother and Two Children Die in Early Morning Fire

Mother and Two Children Die in Early Morning Fire

March, 11, 2015 – An early morning house fire at 301 Country Club Road claimed the life of a mother and her two children; 24 year old Laterrious Watkins, 2…

County Opens the Merriwether Center with a Ribbon Cutting

County Opens the Merriwether Center with a Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon cutting for the Merriwether Center on Sweetwater Rd. drew a crowd from the area that included officials: County Council members Chm. Blackwell, Ashcraft, Talbert and Campbell; Sweetwater Baptist minister…