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Domestic Dispute Ends in Death in Johnston [Updated]

A domestic dispute between a man and his common-law wife ended in the man’s death, Friday, Apr. 26.  According to Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston, who spoke with The Advertiser…

Peach, Berry Crops Thrive in Pleasant Spring

Peach, Berry Crops Thrive in Pleasant Spring

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Peach trees and berry plants seem to enjoy the pretty spring weather in the Upstate every bit as much as the rest of us. “We’ve been really…

Fox Creek’s Teacher Cadets Visit Ron Clark Academy

Fox Creek’s Teacher Cadets Visit Ron Clark Academy

Teacher Cadet I and II students at Fox Creek High School recently toured the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Ga. Teacher Cadet is a dual enrollment class with University of…

2013 Relay For Life, April 27 at Strom Thurmond High School

2013 Relay For Life, April 27 at Strom Thurmond High School

Starting at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, Edgefield County will hold its 11th Annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. It will end 1:00 a.m. at Strom Thurmond High…

Great Sponsors Support the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Great Sponsors Support the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Festivals are fun for everyone, but great sponsors make it possible. The sponsors of the Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival, which will be held May 4, 2013, make it possible…

Drought Officially Over for All South Carolina Counties

Drought Officially Over for All South Carolina Counties

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The drought is officially over for all South Carolina counties according to the S.C. Drought Response Committee. The committee via a conference call meeting on April 24th…

Fox Creek’s Silver Fox Academy Goes Chrome

Fox Creek’s Silver Fox Academy Goes Chrome

Fox Creek High School’s Silver Fox Academy is a special program for gifted and talented students that allows them the option of taking multiple college courses on Fox Creek’s campus…

Library Holds Ribbon Cutting for Dot Mims Memorial Children’s Area

Library Holds Ribbon Cutting for Dot Mims Memorial Children’s Area

The Edgefield County Library held a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon, Apr. 18, to officially dedicate and open the newly renovated children’s area in memory of longtime library patron, Dorothy (Dot)…

Fire on Meeting Street

Fire on Meeting Street

A fire at 20 Meeting St. Sunday afternoon caused major heat and water damage to a house there and took the life of the family’s cat. According to Roger Ellis…

Downtown Edgefield’s “Come Celebrate Spring” Stroll

Thursday, May 9 from 2:00 – 8:00 pm – In recognition of the arrival of SPRING, the Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a Downtown Spring Celebration Stroll Thursday, May…