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 […]

Johnston UMC’s Christmas Message

Johnston UMC’s Christmas Message

The Live Nativity produced Dec. 20 and 21 by Johnston United Methodist Church was a great attraction that brought many out of county visitors as well as local citizens. The crowds were so large that it became necessary to leave one’s car behind and walk to the site to get a best viewing. This is […]

Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates at Commencement Ceremony

Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates at Commencement Ceremony

  The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College welcomed more than 350 Piedmont Technical College graduates for a commencement ceremony to celebrate their accomplishments. Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates. “I was thinking about past Christmases and trying to remember the best […]

LeDuc’s Contract as Interim Extended

Edgefield County Council held a special called meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16 at which they unanimously voted to extend acting Interim Administrator Roger LeDuc’s contract for another two months. If a new administrator is not hired by the end of that term, the extension agreement will continue on a month to month basis unless either party […]

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