UGA’s ‘Vet School for a Day’ Set for September

UGA’s ‘Vet School for a Day’ Set for September

ATHENS, Ga. – The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has set Sept. 24 as the date for its 2014 Vet School for a Day program. The annual event will be held on the college’s campus and educates high school juniors and seniors about the wide variety of careers in veterinary medicine. Students from […]

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Alice Denham signed her new book from which she read on Saturday afternoon, May 10, at the Discovery Center.  A guest of Bettis Rainsford, she responded to his invitation to read three times during her stay here. “I am taken with the South, again,” she said in a brief interview on Tuesday morning, before leaving […]

Greater Tuna of Texas Invades Edgefield

Greater Tuna of Texas Invades Edgefield

For those who have not seen Greater Tuna, it is one of the funniest shows ever.  This writer saw it several times at least 20 years ago, and it holds such fun.  It takes two remarkable actors to play the role of numerous characters in a small town in Texas. (Remember, Edgefield helped settle Texas!) […]

Edgefield Country Voting Precinct Changes

Edgefield Country Voting Precinct Changes

The following changes to county voting precincts has been submitted by the Edgefield County Voter Registration Office. If additional information is needed, please contact the Voter Registration Office at 803-637-4072. TRENTON 2 VOTING PRECINCT Voters in Trenton received new voter registration cards with the new polling location and address. The voting location is at Bettis Academy […]

Over $4,000 Worth of Jewelry Stolen From Home

Over $4,000 Worth of Jewelry Stolen From Home

Deputies with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on Currytown Road, Friday, May 9, in reference to missing jewelry. According to the ECSO, a relative of the victim had lived in the home but had recently moved out.  After his leaving, the victim was contacted by someone knowing the relative and notified […]

The Advertiser Goes to Europe

<i>The Advertiser</i> Goes to Europe

Once again, Sean and Lynn Burch, of Edgefield, are touring Europe via motorcycles. Sean took a copy of The Advertiser along with him and sent us this photo from Saint Die Des Vosges, France. You can follow the Burch’s on their European tour via Sean’s SPOT tracker, and he will be posting updates on his Facebook page.

Copper Stolen From Home on Hwy 19

Copper Stolen From Home on Hwy 19

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on Hwy 19, Wednesday, May 7, in response to stolen copper. According to the ECSO report, the victim was checking the home when he found an ammunition can near the crawl space of the home.  Inside of the can were sockets to a wrench.  The victim […]

Man Shot in Home Invasion in Johnston

Man Shot in Home Invasion in Johnston

A twenty-two year old man was shot multiple times during a home invasion at 103-A Johnson Street in Johnston around 10:30 Tuesday night, May 6. According to the Johnston Police Department, the victim was able to place the 911 call that informed law enforcement of the crime, to which the JPD as well as the […]

DHEC Issues Air Construction Permit to Wood Chipper Plant

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday, May 6, that it has decided to issue an air construction permit to Piedmont Wood Pellet Johnston, LLC, the wood chipper plant Enova plans to build at a site on Hwy 121.  This permit allows for the building and operation of […]

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