TOY, COY, SSOY Winners Named at Reception

TOY, COY, SSOY Winners Named at Reception

  The program was a little different this year for the TOY, COY and SSOY presentations.  This is the program that introduces the Teacher of the Year and the Support Staff of the Year from the District schools and the Citizen of the Year, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce – a joint effort by […]

Charges Up-Graded to Attempted Murder

Charges Up-Graded to Attempted Murder

Charges against 65 year old James Harvey Black of North Augusta (Edgefield County) have been up-graded from assault and battery with intent to kill to attempted murder for his alleged involvement in a shooting, Sept. 19, according to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  Black is accused of shooting his 50 year old neighbor last Monday […]

Area Crime Reports

Area Crime Reports

Strange Altercation Reported on Old Stage Road A 19 year old man from North Augusta relayed to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office the details of a strange altercation he says occurred on Old Stage Road in Edgefield, Friday, Sept. 23.  According to a report filed with the ECSO on the incident, the young man stated […]

Deer season forecast good

Deer season forecast good

With the 2016 deer season soon opening in all counties, South Carolina’s deer population is healthy and the season outlook is good, according to the state’s top deer biologist. Although the deer harvest has been on a downward trend the last few years indicating that population levels have moderated, hunter success and deer harvest rates […]

Heritage Jubilee Coming September 24th

Heritage Jubilee Coming September 24th

Heritage Jubilee 2016 T-Shirts being modeled by Parker Students Landon and Reece Joyner are available at Town Hall and Seawright Cleaners.  Short sleeves are $10 and long sleeves are $15.   This year’s Heritage Jubilee is fast approaching. The co-chairs of the festival, Richard Kelly and Keith Coleman, have organized what sounds like a fun […]

Sean Burch Rides as Gentleman in Fundraiser

Sean Burch Rides as Gentleman in Fundraiser

Edgefield’s Sean Burch is preparing for a bike ride on Sunday, September 25, along with tens of thousands of distinguished gentlefolk in hundreds of cities worldwide, to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer research and suicide prevention.  These riders will, according to their Web site, don their cravats, tweak their mustaches, […]

Inaugural Fox Creek Cross Country Run

Inaugural Fox Creek Cross Country Run

In scorching heat, Fox Creek held its first home meet in 2 years. The new course is run on trails, gravel, and pavement making for a challenging race. The Predator boys team scored a victory over new Region 3 rival Eau Claire and perennial nemesis Wardlaw Academy. Although Wardlaw’s Hammond Manly easily won the race, […]

A New Writer with a Trenton Emphasis

A New Writer with a Trenton Emphasis

Reader, don’t be startled by the photo of Mark Twain, AKA George McDaniel. Twain is not the new writer for the print edition, alluded to in the header– George is.  He has played Mark Twain in one-man shows for years, about 400 performances to be exact.  The Advertiser asked for the Twain impersonation photo of […]

Area Crime Reports

Area Crime Reports

Guns Stolen From Vehicle The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3400 block of Hwy 19 in Trenton, Friday, Sept. 9, to find a vehicle that had been broken into.  According to the ECSO report, the owner of the vehicle discovered a window to the vehicle had been broken out by a starter which […]

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