Theo Willimas Reelected as Aiken Electric Cooperative Trustee

Theo Willimas Reelected as Aiken Electric Cooperative Trustee

Aiken Electric Cooperative, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, celebrated 76years during its annual meeting Saturday, May 17th, 2014. A total of 3,819 member-owners registered and family members enjoyed the many festivities. Three incumbent candidates for the Board of Trustees were re-elected during the Annual Meeting. They were: Theo R. Williams, Trustee District No. 2; Linda S. […]

Ready, Set, Glow! Vanishing Firefly Project

Ready, Set, Glow! Vanishing Firefly Project

CLEMSON, S.C. – Ready, set, glow! The annual Clemson University firefly census will launch from 8 to 10 p.m. May 31. The lightning bug count will continue through the summer. “We’ve developed new software that will make it easier for people to participate,” said Alex Chow, a co-founder of the count. The project was launched in […]

SPCA’s Treasure Chest Leaving Edgefield

SPCA’s Treasure Chest Leaving Edgefield

It’s End is Definite This Time – By Tiffani Ireland – Treasure Chest, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ (SPCA) thrift store, is leaving Edgefield. Martha MacDonald, manager of the store, confirmed the store’s closing saying she is “heart broken.” She went on to thank the “wonderful, wonderful customers” that have faithfully […]

Crime Blotter UPDATED

Crime Blotter UPDATED

Another Scam Attempt The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was alerted Monday, May 26, to another attempted scam on an Edgefield County citizen.  This attempted fraud was very similar to the one previously reported by The Advertiser (see below).  In this latest attempt, a woman was contacted by a caller who identified himself as Albert Williams with […]

Methodists Hold Open House in New Parsonage

Methodists Hold Open House in New Parsonage

Edgefield United Methodist Church held Open House at their new parsonage on Buncombe Street, Edgefield. The home is placed on property the church bought under the leadership of the late Dr. Ned Nicholson. It was known as “Four Square” by the family selling the property, and now holds a beautiful home, almost fully furnished, ready […]

Johnston and Ridge Spring Farmers Markets Receive Grant from AgSouth

Johnston and Ridge Spring Farmers Markets Receive Grant from AgSouth

AgSouth Farm Credit Regional Vice President Matt Riddle of the Batesburg-Leesville location announced today that the Johnston and Ridge Spring Farmers Markets were recipients of a $500 grant awarded by the cooperative. The markets were two of the 41 South Carolina and 22 Georgia community based farmers markets to receive the grants. In all, the […]

SC Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame Inducts Nine

SC Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame Inducts Nine

COLUMBIA – The Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame held induction ceremonies today for nine South Carolina law enforcement officers, representing the State Constabulary and State Law Enforcement Division. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, or SLED, is essentially the modern-day evolution of the old State Constabulary. The SC Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame is part […]

Trenton Council Deals With Rental Issues

Trenton Council Deals With Rental Issues

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council approved a rental for $500 a month with Norfolk Southern for railroad easement at their monthly meeting, Wednesday, May 14.  In a related matter, Council was made aware that the Episcopal Church on the Ridge will be terminating its lease with the town for space they […]

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