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Second Saturday Continues With Shootouts and Tours

Second Saturday Continues With Shootouts and Tours

The Second Saturday event of last weekend drew a small group of out-of-towners as well as locals to the tour of Willowbrook Cemetery and to the shootout on the square. …

School District Names ’12–’13 Teachers and Support Staffers of the Year

School District Names ’12–’13 Teachers and Support Staffers of the Year

Every year each school in the Edgefield County School District selects a “Teacher of the Year” as well as a “Support Staff Person of the Year”. The selections have been…

One Arrested in Attack of Wesley Spires

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the identity and arrest of one of the suspects in the Riverwalk attack on Wesley Spires and Ashley Solesbee.  Lt. Calvin Chew of the…

Council Passes Second Reading of 2013-2014 Budget

Council Passes Second Reading of 2013-2014 Budget

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council passed, in an amended form, the 2013-2014 budget at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Mon., Apr. 6.  (While the vote was…

Consequences of Cool, Wet Spring: More Bugs, Late Planting

Consequences of Cool, Wet Spring: More Bugs, Late Planting

BLACKVILLE, S.C. — Enjoy the peace and quiet while you can. Things are about to start buzzing again. “Insect activity has been quiet lately primarily due to the wet, cold…

Update to Johnston H&R Block Identity Fraud

Update to Johnston H&R Block Identity Fraud

As previously reported by The Advertiser in Feb. of 2012, an employee with the Johnston branch of H&R Block was charged with stealing personal information from clients and using that…

Trenton Council to Seek Bids for New Fire Truck

Trenton Council to Seek Bids for New Fire Truck

 – by Tiffani Ireland – Trenton Town Administrator AL Harvey informed Council that he is proceeding with seeking bids for the purchase of a new fire truck for the town…

Update On Attack of Wesley Spires

– Edgefield County Man Assaulted at Riverwalk in Augusta, Ga. – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has announced that a suspect in the attack of Edgefield County resident Wesley Spires…

Edgefield County’s Third Generation Dairy Farmer

Edgefield County’s Third Generation Dairy Farmer

Watson Dorn never passes up an opportunity to educate someone about dairy farming. The third-generation dairy farmer in Edgefield, S.C., said he’s always known he wanted to operate a dairy…

Hospital Hosts Largest Employee Group Ever

Hospital Hosts Largest Employee Group Ever

Tuesday evening the Edgefield County Hospital hosted an appreciation dinner at Pine Ridge Club and they had the largest turnout ever for this yearly spring event.  The enthusiasm among employees…