Two Separate Reports of Possible Stolen Dogs

Two Separate Reports of Possible Stolen Dogs

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to two separate reports of dogs possibly being stolen.  In the first incident, the ECSO was called to a home on the 100 block of Woodlawn Road, in Clarks Hill (Edgefield County) on Thursday, June 2.  The homeowner stated that upon returning from taking his children to school, he […]

Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Eighty-six year old Jean Bell of Ward, SC, finally got her wings.  Not her angel wings — although some may argue that she deserves those too — but her flight attendant wings.  The story of this event was told to The Advertiser by family friend Kelli Graham, a former flight attendant herself, who was instrumental […]

Rabid Raccoon Found In Edgefield County

Rabid Raccoon Found In Edgefield County

George Bryant notified the Advertiser that, on May 18, a neighbor driving by his house noticed an unhealthy looking raccoon in the Bryant yard, on Garrett Road. George suggested to the neightbor that they get on his golf cart and go find the raccoon, which they did, noticing that truly it was “not right.” They […]

Local Candidate’s Signs Stolen

Local Candidate’s Signs Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Clerk of Court Sonny Reel that several of his campaign signs had been stolen.  Reel, who is seeking re-election to his position, advised law enforcement that the eleven signs that were located on private, residential property.  The locations of these signs included Columbia Road, Addison Street, Youngblood […]

Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

By Julian Landrum Mims III, Ph.D. The readers of our area have something to look forward to – a series of articles that Julian Mims, who grew up on Buncombe Street and attended the schools in Edgefield, offered to this newspaper.  They are full of humor, provoking nostalgia and evoking memories.  The stories reach back […]

Edgefield Republican Party Cancels Town Hall, Plans Organizational Meeting

Edgefield Republican Party Cancels Town Hall, Plans Organizational Meeting

The Edgefield County Republican Party has canceled plans for a Town Hall for June 4 and instead is having an organizational meeting on June 2, with the possibility of hearing from the three Republican candidates for Solicitor, Circuit 11.  They have been invited to the Thursday, June 2 meeting. The following press release gives the […]

Adult Learning Center in Johnston Damaged

Adult Learning Center in Johnston Damaged

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified Friday, May 27, of damage to property at the Adult Learning Center in Johnston.  According to the ECSO report, unknown persons have been taking mail out of the center’s mailbox located at the driveway of the center.  Mail was found strewn about the lawn of the school.  Additionally, […]

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Congratulations to: Leo James Antuna, Christopher Paul Armstrong, Malcolm Jamal Axen, Dalton Ellis Bagshaw, Derek Arthur Barnhart, Joshua Davis Barton, Titus Cordell Bean, Quianna Renee Berry, Aleshia Moquita Blacks, Aliya Porscha Blacks, Jermiah Christopher Blocker, Samuel Jackson Blythe, Brittney Elizabeth Boatwright, Marquis Anthony Brooks, Caitlyn Brice Brown, Keati DeVarje Buchanan, Aaliyah Shavon Buckhanon, Shuron Al-Keim […]

Statewide deer harvest decreases in 2015

Statewide deer harvest decreases in 2015

Results of the 2015 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources indicate that the statewide harvest of deer decreased about 4 percent last season, not surprising given the poor hunting conditions last fall. An estimated 111,035 bucks and 83,995 does made up a total harvest of 195,030, according to Charles Ruth, […]

88.3 WAFJ – Tiny Town Tour comes to Johnston June 3rd

88.3 WAFJ – Tiny Town Tour comes to Johnston June 3rd

North Augusta, SC – Local 88.3 WAFJ radio station is headed to area small towns each Friday in June. The goal of each stop is to spend face to face time with local residents and listeners in each town. The first stop will be Johnston, SC.  88.3 WAFJ will be at the Johnston Mural from […]

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