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Substitute Teacher Brings Gun to MES, Fired and Arrested

A substitute teacher at Merriwether Elementary School was terminated from her position with the Edgefield County School District, Tuesday, Dec. 9, after she brought a gun onto school property. According…

Infant Dies After Being Found Unresponsive

Leland Quarles, the 4 month old son of Robert, Jr. and Tanya Quarles of Trenton, was pronounced dead at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Edgefield County Hospital after being…

New ReadSC Website Launched

New ReadSC Website Launched

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina State Library is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website ReadSC.org. The new site has an easy-to-navigate menu bar and provides…

The Tour of Churches is a Christmas Experience

The Tour of Churches is a Christmas Experience

The Tour of Churches is scheduled for this weekend, December 14, at 3:00 p.m., when the Village churches join to tell the Christmas story in tableaux of angels, shepherds, Mary…

Spires/Solesbee Attackers Sentenced

Kevin Richardson, 22, and Robby Moses, 23, were sentenced Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, for the May 3, 2013 attack at the Riverwalk in Augusta, Ga., of Edgefield native Wesley Spires…

Candles for Caring

Candles for Caring

The Edgefield County Hospital Candles for Caring program is back for the 2014 Holiday season in support of the ECH Auxiliary. Those being honored and remembered will have their names…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Break-ins at Bantam and Pond Lanes in Johnston On Wednesday, Dec. 3, break-ins occurred at two separate residences in Johnston; one at a Bantam Lane home and the other at…

ECH – Current Shake Ups and Plans for the Future

ECH – Current Shake Ups and Plans for the Future

– By Tifani Ireland – Brandon Clary, CEO of Edgefield County Hospital, resigned his post, December, 3, 2014, effective immediately, according to an announcement received by The Advertiser from the…

Winter Weather Awareness Week

Winter Weather Awareness Week

In order to provide awareness and information to help everyone in the State of South Carolina prepare for severe winter weather, in an effort to minimize the loss of life…

Edgefield Hospital CEO Resigns

Edgefield Hospital CEO Resigns

The Board of Trustees of Edgefield County Hospital has accepted the resignation of Brandon Clary, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Clary’s resignation is effective immediately. Mr. Clary’s last day of employment…