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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…

Drugs and Cash Seized After Execution of Search Warrant

Drugs and Cash Seized After Execution of Search Warrant

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Unit as well as the ECSO SWAT Team executed a search warrant at a home on Blair Road in Modoc, SC (within Edgefield County),…

Mosquito Control Awareness Week Promotes Fight Against West Nile Virus

Mosquito Control Awareness Week Promotes Fight Against West Nile Virus

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In observance of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week through June 29, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control suggests ways to help reduce the risk from…