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Council Cancels Public Hearing on TIF

Council Cancels Public Hearing on TIF

The Edgefield County Council has canceled their planned public hearing regarding the Town of Edgefield’s TIF proposal. According to County Administrator Lynn Strom, the Town of Edgefield withdrew their request…

Kidnapping Call in Johnston

Kidnapping Call in Johnston

The Johnston Police Department responded to a possible kidnapping call Tuesday night, Sept. 10.  According to Investigator Lamaz Robinson of the JPD, who spoke with The Advertiser the following day,…

Study Shows SC Forest Industry Positioned for Growth

Study Shows SC Forest Industry Positioned for Growth

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The forestry industry in South Carolina is positioned for significant growth in the decades ahead, according to a study conducted by nationally prominent forestry expert Dr. Robert Abt…

No Charges in Alleged Horse Attack

No Charges in Alleged Horse Attack

According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, there will be no charges filed in the alleged attack that occurred to a horse on Aug. 27th at the…

Fire on Columbia Road

Fire on Columbia Road

The fire siren sounded in Edgefield Wednesday morning in response to a fire on Columbia Road. The Edgefield Fire Department raced to the scene, a burning recreational vehicle parked beside…

Early Morning Accident on Hwy 121 – UPDATED

Early Morning Accident on Hwy 121 – UPDATED

As we were delivering papers early Wednesday morning, we came upon AirMed landing at Billy’s in Trenton. They had been called in to medivac the victim of a single car…

‘Elevating Edgefield County’ Summit to be Held on September 20, 2013

‘Elevating Edgefield County’ Summit to be Held on September 20, 2013

Edgefield County will be holding a summit, “Elevating Edgefield County”, on September 20, 2013 at Piedmont Technical College in Edgefield from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. to address how to…

Johnston Development Corporation Donates Benches for Downtown Johnston

Johnston Development Corporation Donates Benches for Downtown Johnston

The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization that has helped the Town of Johnston grow in many ways for over 20 years, has donated to the Town two benches…

World Film Premier of “Discovering Dave – Spirit Captured in Clay”

World Film Premier of “Discovering Dave – Spirit Captured in Clay”

 – Presented by the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program –  Scrapbook Video Productions and the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program are proud to announce the release of the historical documentary…

An Interview with Wesley Spires

An Interview with Wesley Spires

Wesley Spires, Edgefield County native, survived a frightening and damaging assault in Augusta on Riverwalk in May 4, 2013. Ashley Solesbee was his date and she was injured also.  Their…