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Repairs Being Made to Modoc Bridge

Repairs Being Made to Modoc Bridge

The SC Department of Transportation is making repairs to the bridge in Modoc on Highway 23 at the Edgefield/McCormick County line.  However, those repairs are considered minor and should be…

Recovery Works Begins 5th Year of Operation

Many of the people in our community, as well as all over the country, are very aware of what has become an overwhelming epidemic. An epidemic that like a wildfire,…

Norovirus on the Rise; Take Precautions Now

Norovirus on the Rise; Take Precautions Now

COLUMBIA, S.C. – With the arrival of the peak of norovirus season (January-March), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control warns S.C residents of the dangers of norovirus.…

S.C. Infant Mortality Rate Stabilizes While Disparities Widen

S.C. Infant Mortality Rate Stabilizes While Disparities Widen

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s infant mortality rate in 2011 remained stable at 7.4 deaths per 1,000 babies born, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today. “Although…

Charges Filed Against STHS Teacher for Illicit Relationship with Student (Updated)

An investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship between a student and teacher at Strom Thurmond High School has led to charges being filed against an employee of Strom Thurmond High…

What Happens to Peaches When the Chill is Gone?

What Happens to Peaches When the Chill is Gone?

CLEMSON, S.C. – The warmer-than-normal temperatures of 2012 — the fourth warmest year on record in South Carolina — signal potential challenges for growers of the state’s best-known fruit. Peaches need cold…

Shots Fired in City of Edgefield (Updated)

Shots Fired in City of Edgefield (Updated)

A Host of Charges, Including Attempted Murder, Followed –  An argument possibly fueled by alcohol ended in shots being fired at a home on Pine Street in Edgefield, Tuesday, Jan.…

Suspect Identified in Robbery at Johnston’s Dollar General

Suspect Identified in Robbery at Johnston’s Dollar General

The Dollar General in Johnston was robbed by two men Friday night, Jan. 18, at approximately 9:30.  Investigator Lamaz Robinson of the Johnston Police Department told The Advertiser in an…

Commerce Looking for Photos that Define Rural South Carolina

Commerce Looking for Photos that Define Rural South Carolina

9th annual Rural Summit contest open to amateur photographers –    COLUMBIA, S.C. – January 22, 2013 – Have a photo that encapsulates rural life in the Palmetto State? Send it to…

Nominees Sought for Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

The year 2013 promises to be an exciting time for the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce. With several events on the horizon, our current Board of Directors is looking to…