Man Returns to Find Land Cleared

A property owner near Murrah Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) returned to his land on Wednesday, Dec. 23, to find the land had been cleared without his permission. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, a neighbor stated that two weeks prior, she saw a white male in a white […]

Two Roads Closed in North Side of the County

The SC Department of Transportation has closed two roads in the north side of Edgefield County; Timmerman Road, which is off of Hwy 25 North, and Virgil Wall Road. According to Edgefield County EMA Director Suzy Spurgeon, who spoke with The Advertiser, Wednesday, Dec. 30, residents of the roads are not being affected, however, the […]

The Second Amendment and the Terrorist Watch List

by Robert Scott As we head into the political year 2016, we are certain to hear about many subjects; here are two of them. One will be called (depending on who is doing the speaking) either Sensible Gun Control (the speaker is a Liberal), or Second Amendment Rights (Conservative). The other will be called either […]

Minor Flooding on Christmas Eve

The rains of last week did produce flood warnings and brought minor flooding to Edgefield County according to Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon who spoke to The Advertiser, Monday morning, Dec. 28. Spurgeon said that there was some minor flooding in front of Cooks Roadside Stand in Trenton on Christmas Eve due to the overflowing […]

Fatal Collision on Hwy 121

Julio Elias Ramirez Gomez, 32, of Saluda, was pronounced dead at the scene of a three unit collision that occurred around 6:00 in the morning on Hwy 121 one mile north of Trenton, Wednesday, Dec. 23. According to Lance Corporal Tony Keller of the SC Highway Patrol, Kevin Coleman, 45, of Saluda, was traveling south […]

Four Arrested in ECSO Raid

Four people were arrested Tuesday, Dec. 22, by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office as the result of a raid on a residence at 32 Rainforest Lane in North Augusta (Edgefield County). An ECSO incident report details how deputies with the ECSO as well as authorities with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and the […]

Edgefield County Federal Prison Employee Arrested

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia issued warrants for the arrest of Brian Diggs, Sr., 30, an employee with the Federal Bureau of Prisons at the Edgefield County Federal Prison, Thursday, Dec. 17. According to documents provided to The Advertiser by the CCSO, Diggs’ three children were removed from his custody in Nov. of […]

DNR to offer youth duck clinic in Georgetown on Jan. 18

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering a great opportunity for youth to attend a duck clinic on Jan. 18, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., in Georgetown County. The free clinic will introduce youth ages 10-17 to the basics of duck hunting. The clinic’s hands-on sessions include: game care and prep, […]

J.E.T. Boys-to Men Visited Senior Citizens

J.E.T. Boys-to Men Visited Senior Citizens

The Boys-to-Men Club enjoyed a visit with the seniors and staff of the ECSCC, Inc., on December 17, 2015. It was a “beautiful and eye-opening experience,” said some of the young men. The students mingled and asked various questions about the life experiences of the seniors. Lots of hugs were exchanged by the seniors and […]

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