This Week!

Find it in the Print Edition of The Edgefield Advertiser.  Available at local convenience stores. • HOWLS  will make you howl as he describes the recent reception for the USC President – at “Edgefield Links.”  “Little Bitty Sausages” is only one thing he serves up for readers’ delight. • Mount Vintage News is not about […]

Introducing Herron and This Old Motorhome

Introducing Herron and This Old Motorhome

Story Published Serially in the Print Edition Billy Herron is the “new” author The Advertiser is introducing, his stories start this week.  He really isn’t new in that readers, both enjoyed a series of Steven’s Creek fishing expeditions along with biological studies of the mud cats in that creek last spring – all from his […]

Road-Salt Runoff Raises Concern for Streams, say Clemson Researchers

Road-Salt Runoff Raises Concern for Streams, say Clemson Researchers

CLEMSON, S.C. – Road-salt runoff has got to go somewhere. Clemson University environmental researchers raise concerns that the record amounts of salt crystals and brine used on icy roads this winter will wash into the freshwater and affect the food chain. Too much salt becomes an environmental stress and can be deadly to aquatic animals. […]

DYW of Edgefield County Selected in Pageant

DYW of Edgefield County Selected in Pageant

Congratulations to all of our beautiful young ladies who participated in the Distinguished Young Women of Edgefield County’s program Saturday night at STHS. North Edgefield County Nicole Jackson (left), and South Edgefield County Morgan Bookstaver  (middle) will… move on to the state program in Lexington in July. First Runner Up, Parker Wilkes (right). The Scholastic scholarships […]

122nd Engineer Battalion to Hold Freedom Salute

122nd Engineer Battalion to Hold Freedom Salute

The 122nd Engineer Battalion, based out of Edgefield, SC has recently returned from their deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  They will hold a Freedom Salute at Strom Thurmond High School’s Gymnasium, March 9, 2014 at 9:30 am.  It is opened to the public and everyone is invited to attend.    

First Traffic Fatality in 445 Days

First Traffic Fatality in 445 Days

Edgefield County has had its first traffic fatality in 445 days. We all knew that Edgefield County’s fatality-free streak would eventually end. Unfortunately, it ended early yesterday (Sunday) morning when 28-year-old Wesley D. Lawrence, of Modoc, died in one-vehicle crash. You can read the details at the two story links below. Going 445 days without […]

Man Dies in Accident on Cold Springs Rd.

Man Dies in Accident on Cold Springs Rd.

A single car accident on Cold Springs Road claimed the life of 28 year old Wesley David Lawrence of Modoc, SC, early Sunday morning, Mar. 2, at around 12:05 a.m.  According to the SC Highway Patrol, Lawrence was driving north on Cold Springs in a 2004 Chevrolet pick-up truck when he ran off the left […]

Final Autopsy Results Back on Other Sister Found Dead

The final autopsy results for 36 year old Trina Felder, who died just hours apart from her sister, 49 year old Willette Simpkins, on Jan. 15, determined that she died of natural causes due to heart related issues.  As previously reported by The Advertiser, Simpkins’ death had already been found to be a natural death […]

Graniteville Man Found Dead in County

Chad W. Craig, 34, of Graniteville, was found dead at a home on Eagle Road sometime around midnight Friday morning, Feb. 28.  According to the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office, an autopsy was done Friday on the body, but the official ruling as to the cause of death will not be available for at least a […]

Florida Sex Offender Arrested in County

Florida Sex Offender Arrested in County

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office arrested a convicted Florida sex offender who was living at a residence on Tanglewood Drive in Trenton earlier in the week of Feb. 24.  According to an ECSO report, deputies were actually responding to a compliant issued by the man regarding a civil matter when they routinely ran his information […]

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