Home Invasion, Saluda County, Persimmon Hill Golf Community

Home Invasion, Saluda County, Persimmon Hill Golf Community

Suspects Arrested: One from Edgefield   Saluda, SC. Saluda Sheriff’s Office-On Wednesday March 8, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m, armed suspects entered a residence in the Persimmon Hill Golf Course Community.  During the incident the armed suspects grabbed the two home owners, separated them and placed them in different rooms with their hands bonded behind their […]

“Magnolia Boutique” set for April 22

“Magnolia Boutique” set for April 22

The Women’s Club of Johnston is planning their Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon for April 22, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church on Lee Street, Johnston. Acclaimed as one of the most professional events in the County, a large audience fills the JUMC Fellowship Hall to see fresh spring fashions models of […]

S.C. Bobwhite Initiative to be Featured at Land Trust Annual Meeting

S.C. Bobwhite Initiative to be Featured at Land Trust Annual Meeting

Michael Hook, Small Game Program Leader with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, will be the guest speaker when the Upper Savannah Land Trust holds its annual meeting on March 16 at the Arts Center at the Federal Building in Greenwood. Hook will talk about activities with the S.C. Bobwhite Initiative, which was established in […]

Edgefield Awaiting New Businesses

Edgefield Awaiting New Businesses

Burger King on Its Way? Is Burger King coming to Edgefield?  No, it is not official -yet.  However, the Advertiser can report that Burger King has submitted site plans to the County’s Building and Planning Department and is submitting other documents to “all parties” in order to move forward the possibility of its locating a […]

New MD Serving the Area – Dr. R. Rashad Brightharp

New MD Serving the Area – Dr. R. Rashad Brightharp

Dr. R.Rashad Brightharp A native of Edgefield County, Dr. Robert Rashad Brightharp attended Edgefield County Public Schools and graduated form Strom Thurmond High School in 2001. Today most of his immediate and extended family still reside within Edgefield and Aiken Counties.  Dr. Brightharp specializes in family medicine.  He is certified by the American Board of […]

Second Annual Poetry Meets Pottery Celebration – March 4 at the Clay Studio

Second Annual Poetry Meets Pottery Celebration – March 4 at the Clay Studio

The second annual celebration of Poetry Meets Pottery will take place at The Clay Studio on Saturday, March 4, at 2:30. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served. The main event of the day will be the awarding of honors to the winners of the second annual couplets contest. Conceived to honor the legacy of […]

Safety Check Point Results in Weapons/Drug Charges

Safety Check Point Results in Weapons/Drug Charges

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was assisting the SC Highway Patrol with a safety check point, Feb. 9, at West Five Notch and Murrah Roads in North Augusta (Edgefield County) when a subject came through the check point without his driver’s license.  The subject told law enforcement that he had left his license at home.  […]

Crime Beat —  February 22nd, 2017

Crime Beat —  February 22nd, 2017

Trailers Stolen Two incidents of trailers being stolen were recently reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  On Feb. 10, the ECSO was notified that a trailer had been stolen from a property on Brighthop Road in Trenton.  According to the ECSO report on this incident, sometime between 1:30 and 4:00 in the afternoon on […]

National Wild Turkey CEO to Retire

National Wild Turkey CEO to Retire

It’s official, George Thornton is retiring this summer.  The good news is that George and Beth are staying in Edgefield.  “Beth and I have made Edgefield our home,” declared the dynamic native of Columbus, Georgia.  It was also apparent that the man who had successfully served as CEO for three corporate entities in his career […]

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