Looking Ahead to the Heritage Jubilee Festival

Looking Ahead to the Heritage Jubilee Festival

The September 24, 2014 print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser will be our Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival Edition. Be sure to pick up your copy at local convenience stores on Wednesday, or subscribe today to have The Advertiser delivered to your mail box each week. Below, find a teaser to some of what will be in […]

WWII B-17 Bomber Takes Flight over Augusta & Columbia

WWII B-17 Bomber Takes Flight over Augusta & Columbia

Public Flights and Tours: Augusta, Ga. – September 27th – Augusta Regional Airport Columbia, S.C. September 28th – Owens Field The World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Movie Memphis Belle” will take to the skies over Augusta and Columbia. Public flights will begin in the morning with ground tours in the afternoon.  Hours are from […]

Edgefield County Hospital Holds Golf Tournament

Edgefield County Hospital Holds Golf Tournament

The fundraiser golf tournament for the Edgefield County Hospital and played at Pine Ridge Golf Course was a success with numerous sponsors and 19 teams competing.  The two winning teams were announced at a luncheon held at the Pine Ridge dining room today, Friday, mid-day.  The teams began their rounds around 9:30, a little later […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Over $2,000 of Items Stolen from Moore Rd. Over $2,000 worth of items was stolen from a home on Moore Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) over the weekend. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the resident returned home Saturday, Sept. 13, to find his 2000 Suzuki motorcycle missing from […]

Edgefield County Historical Society Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Edgefield County Historical Society Celebrates 75th Anniversary

On an evening during a whirlwind weekend when ballgames, a play and family events were a distraction, the Edgefield County Historical Society hosted about 75 people from the citizenry to help in a celebration of its 75th year in operation, Friday, September 12. Numbered among the guests were out-of-towners whose lineage is associated with founding […]

OEDGS to Host Southern Studies Showcase This Coming Weekend

OEDGS to Host Southern Studies Showcase This Coming  Weekend

The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League are hosting the “Southern Studies Showcase” in Edgefield on September 19 and 20, 2014. Over a hundred people are registered to attend this exciting event. Twenty-two workshop classes will be held over the course of the two days, with local and out-of-town speakers giving lectures […]

Hearing Held on Retrial of Capital Murder Case

Hearing Held on Retrial of Capital Murder Case

– By Tiffani Ireland – A hearing was held Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Edgefield County Court House in regards to the ordered retrial of convicted murderer Steven Louis Barnes. The hearing was presided over by Judge Denise Goodstein who has been appointed to handle this case. The hearing concluded with Barnes being appointed two […]

Mayor of Johnston Appoints Lamaz Robinson Chief Of Police

In what some may consider an unexpected move, Mayor Terrance Culbreath appointed Lamaz Robinson as Johnston’s new Chief of Police, Wednesday, Sept. 10. Described as unexpected because Mayor Culbreath had previously stated that while he did have appointing power for this position, he was going to bring the matter before Johnston’s Town Council to be […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Utility Trailer Loaded With Lawn Care Equipment Stolen A utility trailer loaded with lawn care equipment was reported stolen to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday, Sept. 9. According to the ECSO report, the trailer was taken from behind its location at a residence on West Five Notch Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County). On […]

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