West Martintown Home Burglarized

West Martintown Home Burglarized

A home on West Martintown Road was burglarized sometime Monday, March 24, according to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputies with the ECSO responded to the home around 6:00 Monday evening after the homeowner notified law enforcement that he had returned home to find his front door had been kicked in.  […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Dog Killed and Man Bitten in Two Separate Animal Calls The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal at large call at Currytown Town Rd. North Augusta (Edgefield County) on Sun., Mar. 23.  According to the complainant, dogs belonging to the resident of 550 Currytown Rd. attacked her sister’s dogs, killing one and causing […]

American Legion Holds Flag Burning

American Legion Holds Flag Burning

On Thursday March 20th a flag burning ceremony was held at the American Legion Post #30 building in Edgefield.  Thirteen cadets from the JNROTC program including the color guard conducted the ceremony flawlessly before legionnaires and guests.  The worn, often tattered American flags were respectfully submitted for proper disposal, which is burning. Following  the event, […]

School Bus Accident

School Bus Accident

At approximately 6:40 am Friday, March 21st, an Edgefield County School bus with approximately 25 elementary school students was involved in an accident at the intersection of Jacob McKie Road and Highway 25. Seven (7) students were transported to MCG as a precaution. As of 10:45 a.m. all students have been released. The South Carolina […]

OEDGS Hears Cantey Haile of Columbia

OEDGS Hears Cantey Haile of Columbia

Brings ‘Grandfather Brook’s’ Sword The Advertiser was given Cantey Haile’s, M.D., notes from his speech to the OEDGS on Sunday, March 9, and in this report some of his anecdotes have been lifted for the pleasure of the reader.  Ed. Note Dr. Haile, who spoke to the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society ten days ago, […]

Tax Commission Holds Work Session

Tax Commission Holds Work Session

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission met in a work session Monday, March 10, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers.  As this was a work session, no decisions were made and no action was taken regarding possible sales tax projects.  However, the commission did discuss items previously mentioned at their Feb. […]

Horn’s Creek Church to be Site of Palm Sunday Service

Horn’s Creek Church to be Site of Palm Sunday Service

Edgefield Co. Historical Society Spring Meet The Edgefield County Historical Society has announced their Spring Meeting, to be on Palm Sunday, April 13, at 3:00 p.m. at Historic Horn’s Creek Church on Old Stage Road. Their notice says: “At this meeting, the churches in Edgefield County will come together for a grand Palm Sunday procession […]

Dean Campbell Will Run For Re-Election for Edgefield County Council

Dean Campbell Will Run For Re-Election for Edgefield County Council

Edgefield County Council District 3 Representative Dean Campbell today announced he will seek re-election to Edgefield County Council, saying he wants to continue the work of enhancing the County’s vitality and growth. “I am proud of what the County Council has been able to accomplish,” Campbell said. “I believe the County Council is fulfilling its […]

Local D.A.R. Turns 100

Local D.A.R. Turns 100

The Old 96 District Chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, celebrated their 100th year anniversary on the very day, March 14, 1914–2014 at Pine Ridge Country Club. On that day 100 years ago, Twelve strong minded and patriotic women, came together to begin an Edgefield chapter. These women and their story of fortitude […]

Chalmers Carr Joins Other Ag Leaders in Washington, Reacts to Worker Shortage Report

Chalmers Carr Joins Other Ag Leaders in Washington, Reacts to Worker Shortage Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chalmers Carr, President/CEO of Titan Farms, SC’s largest peach grower and a major state and national agriculture leader, participated Tuesday in a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington, DC followed by a conference call with state and national reporters. The purpose of the panel and call was to discuss […]

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