Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Field

Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Field

  A Cessna 175 made an emergency landing, Thursday, March 5, in a farmer’s field on Hunter’s Run in Edgefield County.  According to Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon, who spoke to the Advertiser about the incident, mechanical issues caused the pilot to make the emergency landing.  While there was plenty of fuel in the plane, […]

Two Trenton Men Charged with Numerous Sex Trafficking Charges

Fifty-seven year old Craig Ellis Codd and 39 year old Simon Lavor Hammond, both of Trenton, were charged by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, Apr. 3 with 10 counts each of sex trafficking charges. On Apr. 10, the ACSO added 12 more charges related to sex trafficking for each man.  The ACSO stated that at […]

Tax Increase Proposed at Budget Workshop

Tax Increase Proposed at Budget Workshop

Edgefield County Council held a public budget workshop Monday, March 18 at the County Council Chambers.  The workshop, which at times became quite contentious with heated and spirited disagreements between council members, lasted over three hours and saw the proposal of a tax increase.  The tax increase, in the form of a General Obligation (GO) […]

Johnston to Hold Concerts in the Park

Johnston to Hold Concerts in the Park

KAT PUT THIS AT THE TOP OF PAGE 8 Photo caption: Joyce Rude and the Rude Dudes   The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) is sponsoring three springtime Community Concerts in the Park in Johnston on the first Friday of April, May, and June.   The Concerts, which will be held 7-8 p.m., are free and […]

Food Give-away at Women in Unity

Food Give-away at Women in Unity

Essie Nicholson is pictured here at the Women in Unity building where each month they hold a food giveaway for those in need.  Because it is not done on a certain scheduled day each month, but must be held as the produce is available, it is best to check this newspaper in HERE and THERE […]

Another Report of Shots Fired in Edgefield

Another Report of Shots Fired in Edgefield

March 26 -In what is becoming an all too common occurrence for the town of Edgefield of late, there was another report of shots being fired within the town Monday evening, March 25.  The reports were again in the same area as have been several of the other reported shots being fired; the Buncombe Street […]

Vietnam War Veterans Memorial to be Dedicated     

Vietnam War Veterans Memorial to be Dedicated     

 Please join The Augusta Chapter of the Military Order of World Wars and the Vietnam War Memorial Initiative Steering Committee this Friday, 29 March 2019, in honoring those who answered the call to duty and must never be forgotten. On May 25th2012 President Barrack Obama endorsed a Presidential Proclamation designating May 28th, 2012 through November […]

DHEC Partners with Veterinarians to Offer Low-cost Rabies Vaccinations

DHEC Partners with Veterinarians to Offer Low-cost Rabies Vaccinations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2019  DHEC Media Relations media@dhec.sc.gov 803-898-7769 COLUMBIA, S.C.  ̶  Several South Carolina veterinarians are partnering with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) this spring to help pet owners protect themselves, their families, communities and pets from rabies. Participating veterinary practices are offering low-cost vaccinations during spring rabies […]

Money Talks Monday Program in Johnston

Money Talks Monday Program in Johnston

Group that shared in the Money Talks workshop Edgefield County Family Literacy Program in collaboration with Aiken Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently concluded ‘Money Talk Mondays’: A Three-Day Financial Literacy Workshop series purposed to promote financial health and family stability.  The February workshops, held at the Johnston Learning Center were open […]

Palmetto Boys State 2019 – Fundraiser

Palmetto Boys State 2019 – Fundraiser

Palmetto Boys State 2019 – Fundraiser This year’s Boys State will be held June 6-15 at Anderson University. Once again Johnston Memorial Post 154 will send young men to this outstanding program. The annual fundraiser steak supper will be held April 6, at their Post Home at 99 Edisto Street in Johnston. A meal will […]

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