Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Wednesday, August 20, Congressman Duncam of the Third Congressional District will be covering the County, meeting with constituents and attending events from morning throughout the day. He will be at the Carolina CoverTech Expansion groundbreaking in N. Augusta (Edgefield County) 10:30 -11:30 a.m.  At noon he has a meeting with constituents (place unannounced).  In the […]

Republicans Invite Democrats, in Return

Republicans Invite Democrats, in Return

The Edgefield County Republican Party has invited Representative William D. “Bill” Clyburn (D) to be the speaker at their next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 26 at the Edgefield County Council chambers. Mr. Clyburn has been in the legislature since 1994 and represents Aiken, Edgefield and Saluda Counties. He will be updating those in attendance about the past […]

Parents Projected to Spend $245,340 to Raise a Child Born in 2013

Parents Projected to Spend $245,340 to Raise a Child Born in 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child. The report shows that a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 ($304,480 adjusted for projected inflation*) for food, housing, childcare […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Another Northside Church the Target of Thieves A third church located on the Northside of Edgefield was discovered to have been the target of thieves, Sunday, August, 17, although, again the crime may have been committed days earlier. (See The Advertiser’s previous coverage of the two other churches burglarized at our website.) McKendree Baptist Church […]

Council Allots $8835 to Bettis Park and $347,000 to Sweetwater Community Center

Council Allots $8835 to Bettis Park and $347,000 to Sweetwater Community Center

– By Tiffani Ireland – There was no old business to discuss at Edgefield County Council’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, August 5, but Council did cover many new business items including allotting money to both Bettis Park and Sweetwater Community Center. In a 4-1 vote, Councilman Norman Dorn being the dissenting vote, Council approved […]

Sober or Slammer! DUI Enforcement Blitz Begins

Sober or Slammer! DUI Enforcement Blitz Begins

COLUMBIA, S.C. –  The South Carolina Department of Public Safety partnered with local hospitals, first responders, and law enforcement agencies across the state today to launch the annual Sober or Slammer! impaired driving crackdown, which begins August 15 and runs through the end of Labor Day. The campaign includes high visibility enforcement and public education efforts aimed at […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Dog Stolen From Augusta Road Residence A dog was reported stolen from a residence on Augusta Road in Trenton, Friday, August 8. According to an incident report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the owners of the dog heard the animal growling during the previous night, and the following morning found the dog had […]

9th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

9th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

The Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo is on schedule for August, 22nd and 23rd, at the Lazy J. Arena on Hwy. 23 West. This rodeo is a part of the International Professional Rodeo Association, and always brings the largest sporting crowd of any sports here in the county, good weather or bad. The performances are at […]

Prescribed Burning Certification Courses to be Offered

Prescribed Burning Certification Courses to be Offered

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Land managers who conduct outdoor burning can reduce their liability by becoming Certified Prescribed Fire Managers.  The South Carolina Forestry Commission has scheduled fourtraining sessions statewide: October 8, 2014      Columbia October 22, 2014    Florence Nov. 13, 2014           Walterboro January 2015           Columbia Conducted by Forestry […]

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