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A New Writer; Holmes will be Writing for Print Edition

A New Writer; Holmes will be Writing for Print Edition

Alas! Hattie Watson’s Columns have run their course and her books have been published, two of them for readers to keep in their libraries. We have spent the late spring…

Lake Thurmond Listed Above Full Pool

Lake Thurmond Listed Above Full Pool

Spillway Gates at Dam to Be Opened July 11   – By Tiffani Ireland – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to open the flood gates at the three dams…

Peach Day at the State Farmers Market July 13

Peach Day at the State Farmers Market July 13

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. – Summer celebrations continue at the State Farmers Market in West Columbia with Peach Day at the Market July 13 at 11 a.m. in the North Shed.…

Bright Honored for his Service on USCOG Board of Directors

Bright Honored for his Service on USCOG Board of Directors

Former Edgefield County Council Chairman Willie Bright was recently honored for years of service on the Upper Savannah Council of Governments Board of Directors. Bright served as Board Chairman in…

Sawyer Named USCOG Chairman of the Board

Sawyer Named USCOG Chairman of the Board

David Sawyer of Saluda County was elected Chairman of the Upper Savannah Council of Governments Board of Directors during USCOG’s most recent board meeting June 24. It will be Sawyer’s…

Rains Raise Stevens Creek to Near Flood Stage

Rains Raise Stevens Creek to Near Flood Stage

This early morning photo shows Steven’s Creek running high after the recent rains that are forecast to continue for several days. The creek is usually a great place for fishing…

Musical Program in Honor of Wesley Spires

Musical Program in Honor of Wesley Spires

Gene and Ann Sawyer of the Merriwether section saw the announcement of the Republican Baptist Sunday evening music event to benefit Wesley and Ashley in The Advertiser. They attended and…

CAPTURED – Man Wanted in Virgil Wall Rd. Burglary

CAPTURED – Man Wanted in Virgil Wall Rd. Burglary

The suspect wanted in connection with the June 13th burglary on Virgil Wall Road was captured Monday, July 1, at a residence in McCormick, SC.  According to a spokesperson with…

Locals Participate in Battle of Gettysburg Reenactment

Locals Participate in Battle of Gettysburg Reenactment

Curtis Wright and father-in-law Rob Keck participated in the 150th Anniversary of the battle for Gettysburg in Pennsylvania. They attended the 3 reenactment days this past weekend. Rob was in…

Migrant Camp Burglarized

Migrant Camp Burglarized

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to burglary call at a migrant camp on Mt. Calvary Road in Johnston, Wednesday, June 26.  There, deputies discovered at least 8 different transient…