Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrests in Martintown Rd. Shootings

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrests in Martintown Rd. Shootings

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed to the Advertiser that they have arrested two people, a 17–year-old male and a juvenile male, in connection with the multiple incidents of vehicles being shot at and hit that have occurred around the Sportsman Corner area of Martintown Road in recent weeks (see our coverage of these […]

Edgefield County Man Found Dead in Aiken County Jail

Edgefield County Man Found Dead in Aiken County Jail

Adam Crow, 36, of Trenton, was found dead in a cell at the Aiken County Detention Center, Tuesday evening, May 16.  According to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office, Crow was found hanged and was alone in his cell at the time of his death.  Crow had been booked into the center earlier in the day […]

J.E.T. Boys-to-Men — 5th Annual Mother/Son Dinner Celebration

J.E.T. Boys-to-Men — 5th Annual Mother/Son Dinner Celebration

J.E.T. Boys-to-Men Mentoring Club 5th Annual Mother/Son Dinner Celebration Theme: You Are the Sunshine Of My Life             On April 21, 2017 the J.E.T. Boys-to-Men Mentoring Club held its 5th mother/son celebration dinner. The butterflies, bees, flowers and pastel color décor displayed an elegantly summertime-fun atmosphere, with just a hint […]

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 […]

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