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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…

Domestic Dispute Ends in Death in Johnston [Updated]

A domestic dispute between a man and his common-law wife ended in the man’s death, Friday, Apr. 26.  According to Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston, who spoke with The Advertiser…

Peach, Berry Crops Thrive in Pleasant Spring

Peach, Berry Crops Thrive in Pleasant Spring

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Peach trees and berry plants seem to enjoy the pretty spring weather in the Upstate every bit as much as the rest of us. “We’ve been really…

Fox Creek’s Teacher Cadets Visit Ron Clark Academy

Fox Creek’s Teacher Cadets Visit Ron Clark Academy

Teacher Cadet I and II students at Fox Creek High School recently toured the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Ga. Teacher Cadet is a dual enrollment class with University of…

2013 Relay For Life, April 27 at Strom Thurmond High School

2013 Relay For Life, April 27 at Strom Thurmond High School

Starting at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, Edgefield County will hold its 11th Annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. It will end 1:00 a.m. at Strom Thurmond High…

Great Sponsors Support the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Great Sponsors Support the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Festivals are fun for everyone, but great sponsors make it possible. The sponsors of the Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival, which will be held May 4, 2013, make it possible…