Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

ECSO Investigates Larceny of Nearly $9,000 Of Scrap Metal and Auto Parts  A caretaker of a property on Rainbow Falls Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) reported the theft of nearly $9,000 worth of scrap metal and auto parts Wednesday, Jan. 22.  According to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the caretaker stated […]

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Our staff photographer, Robert Norris, captured this hearty Pink Perfection camellia that has survived the recent bitterly cold temperatures. High resolution prints of this image are available for purchase at rhn3photo.com.  

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning

U.S. National Weather Service Alerts for Edgefield, SC Winter Weather Advisory Expires 9:00 AM EST on January 29, 2014 Statement as of 3:25 am EST on January 29, 2014 … Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 9 am EST this morning… … Winter Storm Warning is cancelled… The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued […]

ECSO Recovers Stolen Aluminum Boat

ECSO Recovers Stolen Aluminum Boat

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recovered a 12 foot aluminum boat that was stolen from property on Edgefield Road in Trenton only hours after the theft, Monday, Jan. 20. According to a report filed the ECSO, the owner of the boat contacted law enforcement officials after he saw his boat being carried away in a […]

Forestry Commission Issues Red Flag Alert [Update – Alert Lifted]

Forestry Commission Issues Red Flag Alert [Update – Alert Lifted]

UPDATE: The Red Flag Fire Alert in force since Saturday morning is now lifted by the South Carolina Forestry Commission.   Fire managers ended the Red Flag Alert based on improving weather conditions. Calmer winds and higher relative humidity values mean fire is less likely to spread.    However, the Southeast is in the midst […]

The Edgefield County Hospital Names Their Foundation

The Edgefield County Hospital Names Their Foundation

The Edgefield County Hospital announced the forming of The Ridge Healthcare Foundation to raise money “to help with additions to the hospital,” as the CEO expressed in his remarks on Saturday evening. January 18, from 6:00 to 8:30, guests entered the NWTF building reception room to the sound of a music combo and the site […]

Republicans Present their Political Agendas in Edgefield

Republicans Present their Political Agendas in Edgefield

 – By John Pettigrew, Guest Writer –  The Edgefield County Republican Party met this past Tuesday, January 14, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers with Chairman Rodney Ashcraft presiding over the session. An informative meeting was had, with two speakers, SC State Treasurer Curtis Loftis and Claude O’Donovan, a citizen from Aiken. Loftis Speaks to […]

35 Years of Service and a Celebration

35 Years of Service and a Celebration

The Rev. Dr. Geo. L. Brightharp is being recognized this coming week for having served one church, his home church, Mount Canaan Baptist for 35 years as pastor.  This gave the opportunity to the Advertiser to sit down and hear from him what happened during this long time of service that he is most pleased […]

A Play Well Worth Seeing!

A Play Well Worth Seeing!

Bus Stop by William Inge was well done by the Edgefield County Theatre Company, as seen by a full audience on Sunday afternoon’s matinee. A bus station in the cold winter, as winds and snow hold up transportation, is the setting. Players are introduced in the first act, and it is in the second act […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the historic 31st annual event. The Festival will be held May 3, 2014, in Johnston, known as the Peach Capital of the World. Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day […]

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