To ‘Bee’ or Not to ‘Bee?’ Is Beekeeping for You?

To ‘Bee’ or Not to ‘Bee?’ Is Beekeeping for You?

CLEMSON, S.C. – Backyard beekeeping is a growing field and many people are interested but do not know how to get started or may start without enough background information. A Clemson University Extension Service workshop aims to help people decide whether beekeeping is really for them. The June 19 workshop at the Roper Mountain Science Center in […]

Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston Announces Retirement

Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston Announces Retirement

After seven years as Johnston’s Police Chief, Chris Aston announced his retirement from law enforcement at Johnston’s Town Council meeting, Monday, June 9. After making it official, Aston spoke with The Advertiser regarding his 23 year law enforcement career and his impending departure from it saying “It’s been a good ride, and I’ve enjoyed it.” […]

Explosion at TranTech – Updated

Explosion at TranTech – Updated

An explosion at TranTech on Highway 25 in Edgefield resulted in two men being rushed to the George M. Still Burn Center at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta, Georgia, Monday morning, June 9. According to the Emergency Management Director Mike Casey, the accident is being classified as an electrical explosion with fire. The two injured men […]

New BBQ Restaurant Opens in Johnston

New BBQ Restaurant Opens in Johnston

Hunter’s Real Pit BBQ held at ribbon cutting ceremony, Friday, June 6th @ 11:00 AM to open their business at 259 Lee Street, Johnston, SC.  Formally the PK Restaurant, the Hunter’s have spruced up the building with a new handicap ramp, flowers, and a new paint scheme to welcome their guests.  Grand Opening Menu included […]

Edgefield Food Bank to Hold Fundraiser

Edgefield Food Bank to Hold Fundraiser

The Edgefield Food Bank is having a fundraiser for the purpose of filling their shelves with food for the hungry.  The event will be a part of Peachtree 23, this Saturday, June 7, at the Piedmont Tech Parking Lot. Look for the Food Bank sign (much like the image here) and their tents where they […]

Primary Elections Set for Tuesday, June 10

Primary Elections Set for Tuesday, June 10

All Voters Must Present Valid Photo ID Voters Not Bound to Party Vote in Primary The South Carolina Primary Elections will be held Tuesday, June 10. All voters must present a valid photo identification to be eligible to vote. Valid forms of identification include a South Carolina driver’s license, a SC Motor Vehicle identification card, […]

Scouts Hold Court of Honor and Bridging Ceremonies

Scouts Hold Court of Honor and Bridging Ceremonies

The Edgefield Scouts held their 2014 Court of Honor and Bridging over Ceremonies Saturday May 31. The Troop awarded Ranks and Merit badges earned during the year. The Boy Scouts earned a total of 18 Ranks and 53 Merit Badges for the year.  Troop 30 has participated in numerous community events over the past 11 […]

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