Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Ervin Visits Edgefield

Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Ervin Visits Edgefield

Recently, self-proclaimed “Independent Republican” candidate Tom Ervin stopped in Edgefield as he canvasses South Carolina in his quest to be elected Governor on November 4, 2014. Tom is a former legislator and state circuit court judge who is originally from Honea Path, but now lives in Greenville. He chose to forego the traditional party nomination […]

Theft on Audubon Circle

Theft on Audubon Circle

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call on Audubon Circle, North Augusta (Edgefield County), Sunday, June 13.  According to the ECSO report, an electric wheelchair, which was kept in the basement of the vacation home located on the property, was  missing.  The wheelchair is described as being three-wheeled, burgundy and silver in color, […]

Self Regional Healthcare Announces $143,000 In Community Health Improvement Grants

Self Regional Healthcare Announces $143,000 In Community Health Improvement Grants

GREENWOOD, S.C. – Improving the community’s health is a core component of Self Regional Healthcare’s mission, and this quarter the Community Outreach Committee has selected five local nonprofits to receive a total of $143,000 to: Establish and maintain Wi-fi for ambulances in Greenwood and Abbeville counties to communicate heart attack test results between the paramedics and […]

The Long Road Back

The Long Road Back

Purple Hearts Recipient Retires with K9 Companion In the spring of 2012 The Advertiser published a story about one of the county’s finest, Staff Sergeant John Barbare.  The story was titled Our Finest Citizens and it told of the young lad from Trenton, South Carolina, who was recovering, at Walter Reed Hospital, from second set […]

Multiple Shots Fired on Eastview Road

Multiple Shots Fired on Eastview Road

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of multiple discharging weapons on Eastview Road, Wednesday, June 9.  An ECSO report gives details two eyewitnesses were able to provide to law enforcement regarding the shoot out.  According to those two witnesses, several vehicles pulled up at a mobile home located on one of the […]

Johnston Appoints Lt. Lamaz Robinson Interim Police Chief

Johnston Appoints Lt. Lamaz Robinson Interim Police Chief

Town of Johnston officials have appointed Lieutenant Lamaz Robinson as the Interim Police Chiel for the Johnston Police Department, effective July 9, 2014. Robinson served as the Lieutenant of the Johnston Police Department and was sworn in as Interim Chief on July 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. On Monday, June 9, 2014 Police Chief Chris Aston announced […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Break-In on Rainbow Falls Road The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in at a residence on Rainbow Falls Road, North Augusta (Edgefield County), Sunday, July 6. According to the ECSO report, the homeowner returned to her residence on Sunday to find that the front door, which had not been opened in nearly 20 […]

Every Veteran Father is a War Hero to His Son; A Story in Letters

Every Veteran Father is a War Hero to His Son; A Story in Letters

As we celebrate the July 4th weekend and the excitement of patriotism, our country’s Constitution, and the meaning of freedom that one has in these United States, this story falls in line as one of a man who helped to protect our freedom in WWII. It is also interesting to note that there were four brothers (Robert, […]

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