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Edgefield Chosen in a Community Studies Program

Edgefield Chosen in a Community Studies Program

Four students, Christine Furtick, Ashley Bowman, Taylor Ingram and Michelle Myers, from Augusta Regents University recently completed a project for their Community Studies Program.  The students are majoring in social…

Crime Wrap-Up

Crime Wrap-Up

Thieves Steal From County Edgefield County became the victim of thieves sometime over the weekend of Apr. 27 when a county-owned rotary tiller was stolen from the park at Bettis…

Groundhog Kiln Opening, May 4

Groundhog Kiln Opening, May 4

There will be a Groundhog Kiln opening at 54 Crest Road, Edgefield, this Saturday, May 4th, at 9:00 a.m. in conjunction with the Heritage Trail Pottery Tour. Six local pottery studios…

Water Department Has New Head

Water Department Has New Head

At the April 2013 Board Meeting of the Edgefield County Water and Sewer Authority, Richard Shaffer, Administrator, announced that he will be retiring, ending his 39 year career with ECW&SA.…

Don’t Miss This Week’s Print Edition!

Be sure to pick up your copy of the Peach Blossom Festival Edition: 18 pages of News in the County and on the Ridge – Available Wednesday morning in boxes and…

Updates on Open Carry and Solid Waste Bills

Updates on Open Carry and Solid Waste Bills

– By Tiffani Ireland – Two bills which The Advertiser has been following in the SC Legislature have both been slowly moving forward in the legislative process, but their ends…

Rural Church Burglarized and Vandalized

Rural Church Burglarized and Vandalized

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call Friday, Apr. 26, at Red Oak Grove Baptist Church on Red Oak Grove Road.  According to a report filed by…

STHS NJROTC Awards Ceremony

STHS NJROTC Awards Ceremony

The Strom Thurmond High School NJROTC Awards Ceremony was held on Monday, 29 April in the school gymnasium. Cadet Williams Awarded DAR Medal Ms. Sarah Sears, representative of the Old…

Aiken County Crash Claims Life of Ridge Spring Teen

Aiken County Crash Claims Life of Ridge Spring Teen

An early morning accident, Saturday, Apr. 27, in Aiken County, has taken the life of a Ridge Spring teenager. According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, the accident occurred around…

Effects of Nearby Earthquakes Felt on the Westside

Effects of Nearby Earthquakes Felt on the Westside

 – By Tiffani Ireland – If you live on the Westside of Edgefield County and felt the floor beneath you tremble in the wee hours of Friday morning, you are…