Coming This Week in our Peach Edition

Coming This Week in our Peach Edition

The Edgefield Advertiser print edition of June 18 will be an exciting issue as it features the upcoming 44th Annual Trenton Ridge Peach Festival with stories of folks who live there, work there and gained from their roots there. Kate Lowish tells the story of Beth Black Padgett and her devotion to the automobile, that […]

Trenton Council Turns Square’s Maintenance Over to TCDA

Trenton Council Turns Square’s Maintenance Over to TCDA

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council voted unanimously to turn maintenance of the town square over to the Trenton Community Development Association at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 11.  The TCDA has offered to be responsible for the square’s upkeep at no cost to the town, except possible water charges […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

False Report of Kidnapping and Armed Robbery Leads to Other Charges The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a carjacking and armed robbery Monday, June 9. The complainant, 27 year old Andrew Bartley Whitlock, of Augusta, GA, called 911 from his cell phone from a location on Republican Road to report the incident. […]

Governor Declares June as Great Outdoors Month in South Carolina

Governor Declares June as Great Outdoors Month in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Outdoor industry leaders gathered in the State House yesterday as Governor Nikki R. Haley officially proclaimed June 2014 as Great Outdoors Month in South Carolina, joining many states across the country in the effort to recognize the outdoors and encourage their enjoyment through recreation and fitness. The proclamation was spurred by the newly […]

Seven Local Girls Selected to Attend Palmetto Girls State

Seven Local Girls Selected to Attend Palmetto Girls State

The American Legion Auxiliary of South Carolina is again sponsoring Palmetto Girls State.  This year’s program will run June 8 through June 14 on the campus of Presbyterian College in Clinton. Hezzie Griffis Unit 30 is pleased to be able to send 7 girls from this area for a week of learning about duties, rights, […]

Confirmed Bear Sighting in City of Edgefield

Confirmed Bear Sighting in City of Edgefield

DRN Says “Not to Panic” – By Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter confirmed for The Advertiser, Wednesday, June 11, that there had been multiple sightings that morning of a bear in the town of Edgefield. According to Chief Carter, the bear was sighted on Rosa Hill, Pickens Street, Wells Road, and Eastview. […]

Statement from TranTech Concerning Accident

Statement from TranTech Concerning Accident

“Yesterday [Monday, June 9, 2014] there was an accident at our facility in Edgefield which sadly has resulted in injuries to three of our valued employees.  Two of those employees are now recovering at the Burn Center in Augusta, Georgia.  Another has thankfully been released from the hospital.  Our thoughts and prayers are with those […]

Primary Election Results – All Races

Primary Election Results – All Races

Unofficial results for the June 10, 2014 Primary Election in Edgefield County. For official results and statewide counts, visit: http://www.scvotes.org 100% of Precincts Reporting 21.58% Voter Turnout Probate Judge Cooks  30.85% Peeler  69.15 County Council District 1 Dorn 26.27% Quarles 15.12 Talbert 58.61 U.S. Senate (R) Bower 3.24% Bright 9.28 Cash 33.59 Connor 6.78 Dunn 1.95 Graham […]

An Interview with ECH CEO Brandon Clary

ECH “Doing Better Than Just Surviving” – By Tiffani Ireland – ​The Advertiser met Monday, June 9, for an interview with Edgefield County Hospital CEO Brandon Clary to talk about the current state of the hospital and plans for its future. Built in 1972, Clary called this 25 bed critical access hospital “crucially important” to […]

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