Copper Wire Stolen at Cell Tower Site

Copper Wire Stolen at Cell Tower Site

Sometime between the afternoon of Tuesday, June 17, and Thursday, June 19, copper wiring from a cell tower site on Highway 25 North was stolen according to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  Per the report, the ECSO was notified of the theft by a technician with ATG Communications out of Augusta, […]

ENT Specialist, Dr. Mac, Practicing at ECH

ENT Specialist, Dr. Mac, Practicing at ECH

Dr. Patrick McMenamin, “Dr. Mac” to his team, is now serving the Edgefield County-Ridge area through the Edgefield County Hospital. He is among the new specialists who come to the hospital periodically to service the diagnoses that are his specialty. He is an otolaryngologist, head and neck surgeon whose specialty sounds complicated. However he explains […]

Thieves Pluck Plums From Trees

Thieves Pluck Plums From Trees

Sometime during the night of Monday, June 16, thieves plucked all the plums from the plum trees at a property on Holmes Pond Road. According to what the victim told law enforcement, as documented in a report with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the plums were worth an estimated $800 in all. Patrols of the […]

TranTech Re-Opens Edgefield Facility

Earlier this afternoon TranTech Radiator Products re-opened their Edgefield manufacturing facility and was able to resume normal manufacturing activities. The plant re-opened after employees and vendor partners were able to replace/repair all damaged equipment in the Edgefield facility and thorough tests were completed to ensure employee safety. “I want to personally thank those dedicated employees […]

Coming This Week in our Peach Edition

Coming This Week in our Peach Edition

The Edgefield Advertiser print edition of June 18 will be an exciting issue as it features the upcoming 44th Annual Trenton Ridge Peach Festival with stories of folks who live there, work there and gained from their roots there. Kate Lowish tells the story of Beth Black Padgett and her devotion to the automobile, that […]

Trenton Council Turns Square’s Maintenance Over to TCDA

Trenton Council Turns Square’s Maintenance Over to TCDA

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council voted unanimously to turn maintenance of the town square over to the Trenton Community Development Association at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 11.  The TCDA has offered to be responsible for the square’s upkeep at no cost to the town, except possible water charges […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

False Report of Kidnapping and Armed Robbery Leads to Other Charges The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a carjacking and armed robbery Monday, June 9. The complainant, 27 year old Andrew Bartley Whitlock, of Augusta, GA, called 911 from his cell phone from a location on Republican Road to report the incident. […]

Governor Declares June as Great Outdoors Month in South Carolina

Governor Declares June as Great Outdoors Month in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Outdoor industry leaders gathered in the State House yesterday as Governor Nikki R. Haley officially proclaimed June 2014 as Great Outdoors Month in South Carolina, joining many states across the country in the effort to recognize the outdoors and encourage their enjoyment through recreation and fitness. The proclamation was spurred by the newly […]

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