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Patrol Car Catches on Fire

An Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office patrol car caught fire Saturday night, July 4, 2015 after it was involved in a single car accident on Stephens Road. According to a spokesperson…

Thurmond Burnett’s Restored 1956 Ford Towne Sedan

Thurmond Burnett’s Restored 1956 Ford Towne Sedan

Most everyone in Edgefield County knows Thurmond Burnett of Edgefield Mercantile, but most do not know he has a car that he’s restored? Perhaps some may have seen him drive…

Survey of SC Legislators Shows Enough Support to Remove Confederate Flag

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote. The…

Proposed Pipe Line Causing Controversy – Lawmakers Move to Protect Land Owners

– By Tiffani Ireland – June, 30 2015 – As previously reported by The Advertiser, Palmetto Products Pipe Line, LLC, a Kinder Morgan company, plans to run a new pipe line through…

Successful Movie Night on the Square

Successful Movie Night on the Square

– By Tiffani Ireland – Blankets, lawn chairs, and families sprawled across the grass filled the square in Edgefield, Friday night, June 26, as hundreds of children and adults came…

Town Takes Lifesaving Initiative – Smoke Detectors Now Available

Town Takes Lifesaving Initiative – Smoke Detectors Now Available

The Edgefield Fire Department has acquired smoke detectors authorized by the Town Council at its May meeting and are prepared to install the equipment in the homes of citizens who…

How the Delegations Stands on the Confederate Flag – Updated

June 25, 2015 – Sen. Shane Massey’s statement on the Confederate Flag, disseminated through Facebook and Twitter late Tuesday (June 23) afternoon, set many to wondering how the whole delegation…

Preliminary Winners Announced at Miss South Carolina, Miss South Carolina Teen Pageants

Preliminary Winners Announced at Miss South Carolina, Miss South Carolina Teen Pageants

Columbia, S.C. – Four preliminary winners were announced after the first night of preliminary competition on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Township Auditorium in Columbia, SC. The Miss South Carolina…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Two Charged With Attempted Murder The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has charged two male suspects with two counts of attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of…

Scenes from Ridge Peach Festival 2015

Scenes from Ridge Peach Festival 2015

Ridge Peach Festival, June 20, 2015, Trenton, S.C.…