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Water Department Has New Head

Water Department Has New Head

At the April 2013 Board Meeting of the Edgefield County Water and Sewer Authority, Richard Shaffer, Administrator, announced that he will be retiring, ending his 39 year career with ECW&SA.…

Don’t Miss This Week’s Print Edition!

Be sure to pick up your copy of the Peach Blossom Festival Edition: 18 pages of News in the County and on the Ridge – Available Wednesday morning in boxes and…

Updates on Open Carry and Solid Waste Bills

Updates on Open Carry and Solid Waste Bills

– By Tiffani Ireland – Two bills which The Advertiser has been following in the SC Legislature have both been slowly moving forward in the legislative process, but their ends…

Rural Church Burglarized and Vandalized

Rural Church Burglarized and Vandalized

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call Friday, Apr. 26, at Red Oak Grove Baptist Church on Red Oak Grove Road.  According to a report filed by…

STHS NJROTC Awards Ceremony

STHS NJROTC Awards Ceremony

The Strom Thurmond High School NJROTC Awards Ceremony was held on Monday, 29 April in the school gymnasium. Cadet Williams Awarded DAR Medal Ms. Sarah Sears, representative of the Old…

Aiken County Crash Claims Life of Ridge Spring Teen

Aiken County Crash Claims Life of Ridge Spring Teen

An early morning accident, Saturday, Apr. 27, in Aiken County, has taken the life of a Ridge Spring teenager. According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, the accident occurred around…

Effects of Nearby Earthquakes Felt on the Westside

Effects of Nearby Earthquakes Felt on the Westside

 – By Tiffani Ireland – If you live on the Westside of Edgefield County and felt the floor beneath you tremble in the wee hours of Friday morning, you are…

Relay for Life 2013

Relay for Life 2013

The rains came but Relay For Life, in its 11th year of raising funds in this county to fight cancer, was not dampened.  They moved inside to the gymnasium. Some…

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale in Edgefield and Greenwood Counties

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale in Edgefield and Greenwood Counties

Local potters in the Greenwood and Edgefield area are collaborating to host the second Annual  Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale, a series of events from Friday, May 3 through…

Concealed Weapons Bill Clears Senate – Moves to House

Concealed Weapons Bill Clears Senate – Moves to House

– By Tiffani Ireland – A bill that would extend the rights of holders of concealed weapon permits passed the SC Senate, Tuesday, Apr. 23, in a 33-5 vote.  Known…