Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Utility Trailer Loaded With Lawn Care Equipment Stolen A utility trailer loaded with lawn care equipment was reported stolen to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday, Sept. 9. According to the ECSO report, the trailer was taken from behind its location at a residence on West Five Notch Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County). On […]

Solicitor Pascoe Announces Indictments of S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell

COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 10, 2014 — First Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe announces that the Richland County Grand Jury indicted Robert W. Harrell, Jr., Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, today on nine charges.  The nine indictments are for two counts of Misconduct in Office (statutory and common law), six counts of Using Campaign […]

Old Edgefield Grille Reopens Under New Ownership

Old Edgefield Grille Reopens Under New Ownership

In a brief interview today with Travis Bethune, the new owner and chef of the Old Edgefield Grill, he was excited to announce his ownership of an old favorite among restaurants, located on Penn Street in Edgefield. Word passed quickly last week among citizens, that Edgefield had lost a favorite eating place, a fine dining […]

Clemson Named a Top 20 National Public University

Clemson Named a Top 20 National Public University

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University is now ranked among the top 20 national public universities, according to U.S.News & World Report’s annual guide to “America’s Best Colleges” for 2015. The university is No. 20 on the list, its highest ranking and seventh consecutive year the school has been in the top 25. “To be ranked among […]

USC Aiken Ranks Number One Among Best Regional Public Colleges in the South

USC Aiken Ranks Number One Among Best Regional Public Colleges in the South

AIKEN, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Aiken is ranked #1 among top public regional colleges in the South in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s guide, “America’s Best Colleges.”  Since U.S. News & World Report created this ranking category seventeen years ago, the University has been ranked in the top three public regional colleges every year — […]

New Attorney and Emergency Management Director for County

New Attorney and Emergency Management Director for County

Council Introduced to New County Attorney Suzy Spurgeon Officially Named New EMA Director – By Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County Administrator Lynn Strom introduced Edgefield County Council members to the county’s new attorney, Jim Holly, at Council’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting Tuesday, September 2. Of Mr. Holly, Strom said he has “vast experience in the […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

ECSO Recovers Stolen Four Wheeler The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recovered a stolen four wheeler, Tuesday, Sept. 2. According to the ECSO report, law enforcement was notified by an Edgefield County man that he had purchased a four wheeler in good faith for $455 from Jeremy Kirkland of Graniteville, SC, only to discover the same […]

Clemson 7th Among Top 25 Football Schools in Sustainability Efforts

Clemson 7th Among Top 25 Football Schools in Sustainability Efforts

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University is ranked seventh among top college football schools in its sustainability efforts by the website SaveOnEnergy.com. SaveOnEnergy.com ranked the universities in the Associated Press’s top 25 college football poll based on their commitment to being green. Clemson was ranked for its 11 active green organizations, 42.5 percent waste diversion, number of […]

Read All Over – The Advertiser Goes to Mt. Rushmore

Read All Over – The Advertiser Goes to Mt. Rushmore

The Advertiser was at Mt. Rushmore with none other than . . . the knitting needles lady who writes the Mount Vintage News. We know because, enlarged, the label on the paper she is holding has her name, “Linda Nidiffer.”  Read this trip in her news in the September 3rd print edition.  

Deerin’s Small Business Listening Tour comes to Edgefield

Deerin’s Small Business Listening Tour comes to Edgefield

On Friday, August 29, 2014, Ginny Deerin, candidate for Secretary of State, kicked off day four of her statewide small business listening tour by visiting the Edgefield downtown business district, and speaking with members of the Edgefield business community about their experiences with the Secretary of State’s office involving transactions and information retrieval from the […]

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