Need for More Identification in 2018?

Need for More Identification in 2018?

A sign found in Boston’s Logan International Airport on Thursday of last week.  The photo was made by a friend of the Advertiser family.  It speaks to a second ID that people who fly will have to have beginning in January 2018.  It reads: “Starting January 22, 2018, you will need an alternate ID to […]

‘Elvis’ Singing Gospel at Horn’s Creek, May 20

‘Elvis’ Singing Gospel at Horn’s Creek, May 20

Horn’s Creek Church, now under restoration, will be the site of a fundraiser, sponsored by the Edgefield County Historical Society, which includes music and barbecue. Tickets are on sale to the public. Horn’s Creek Baptist Church is located at 443 Old State Rd. and is a very early church that dates to the 1790s. It […]

Crime Beat —  May 10th, 2017

Crime Beat —  May 10th, 2017

Vehicle Break-ins at Morris Run At least two vehicles were broken into at Morris Run in North Augusta (Edgefield County) last week.  On May 3, the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report that two residents of the Morris Run area, one from the 500 block and the other from the 600 block, had awakened […]

Loss of A Great Edgefield Man — Tonya A. Guy

Loss of A Great Edgefield Man — Tonya A. Guy

Saying goodbye to a dear friend or loved one is never easy, especially when it is the final farewell.  The only thing that could make it more difficult is when the tie breaks suddenly.  One of my favorite pieces of iconology is the lyre with a broken string. It represents a break between this life […]

Johnston Man Sentenced to 10 Years on Burglary Charges

Johnston Man Sentenced to 10 Years on Burglary Charges

Justin Montrail Hill, 23, of Johnston, was sentenced Tuesday, April 18, to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to Burglary 2nd violent and Burglary 2nd nonviolent at the Edgefield County Court House.  The Honorable Judge Eugene C. Griffith, Jr., presided over the case.  Hill initially asked for a jury trial on Monday, April 17, […]

Pedestrian Hit in Fred’s Parking Lot, Dies From Injuries

Pedestrian Hit in Fred’s Parking Lot, Dies From Injuries

Henry Snead, 81, of Edgefield, was hit by a vehicle, Sunday, Apr. 30, a little before 1:00 in the afternoon in the parking lot of Fred’s in Edgefield.  According to the SC Highway Patrol, Mr. Snead was walking south in the parking lot when a 2009 Ford pickup driven by a 16 year old traveling […]

Turkey Trot/Run set for April 29

Turkey Trot/Run set for April 29

The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) and the Edgefield Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce The Edgefield County Spring Turkey Trot Run/Walk on Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Registration at the minimum is through April 24th and add $5.00 on April 25th, until race time.  Race day registration begins at 9:00 a.m.  Race begins at […]

The Cowboy and the City Girl Southern Poetry Tour Comes to Edgefield

The Cowboy and the City Girl Southern Poetry Tour Comes to Edgefield

The Cowboy and the City Girl are coming to town! That’s right! On Friday, April 28, at 5PM at The Tompkins Library, Alice Friman, winner of the Georgia Book Award and poet-in-residence at Georgia College will bring her witty and wise poems to Edgefield in tandem with cattle rancher, artist and poet, Sean Sexton, Poet […]

Two Favorites Are Back!  Fishing & Cruising at Peach Blossom Festival

Two Favorites Are Back!  Fishing & Cruising at Peach Blossom Festival

Fishing Tournament and Cruise In Are A Part of the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Two favorites – the Bass Fishing Tournament and Cruise In – are back this year at the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival, May 6, 2017.   Bass Fishing Tournament Anglers who want to show their fishing abilities can sign up for […]

Four School Buses Destroyed in Fire

Four School Buses Destroyed in Fire

Four Edgefield County School buses were destroyed in a fire, Apr. 7, at JET Middle School.  A report from the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, which assisted the Edgefield Fire Department with this fire, details that a man was headed to work around 4:00 in the morning when he noticed fire coming from behind a home […]

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