Two Johnston Sisters Die on Same Day [Updated]

Two sisters, both of Johnston, SC, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, but at different times and both of undetermined causes.  According to the Johnston Police Department and the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office, Trina Felder and Willette Johnson each had health issues and medical conditions that may have contributed to their deaths.  An autopsy has been performed […]

State Transportation Commission’s Third District Seat Opening

State Transportation Commission’s Third District Seat Opening

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A joint legislative panel is accepting notice from residents living in South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District who are interested in running to fill an unexpired term on the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission. The Joint Transportation Review Committee (JTRC) will receive notices of intent until 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, […]

What’s In The Advertiser this Week?

Here are just a few of the items in this week’s print edition that you will miss if you do not subscribe or buy a copy at local convenience stores and paper boxes. Wesley Spires and his bride-to-be announce their engagement “Donkey Lore” takes us to a driving event in Windsor, with miniature ponies Colliers […]

January Alliance Meeting

January Alliance Meeting

The next Edgefield County Alliance meeting will be Tuesday, January 21, at 8:00 a.m., in the County Council Chambers.  The public is invited to participate. The topic will be: Our Community and Safety Nets, Education, Work and Life Skills Development and what part they play in creating a vibrant community. If anyone is involved in […]

1,500 Christmas Trees Available to Anglers at Thurmond Lake

1,500 Christmas Trees Available to Anglers at Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – After wrapping up a successful Christmas tree recycling program last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District welcomes anglers to take advantage of about 1,500 used Christmas trees now available for use as fish attractors at select boat ramps on J. Strom Thurmond Lake (Clarks Hill, S.C.). “This was a very successful year for our […]

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Our Staff Photographer, Robert Norris, captured this image of the Edgefield Methodist Church steeple at sunset. High resolution prints of this image are available for purchase at rhn3photo.com.  

Council Approves JAG Application

Council Approves JAG Application

Issues Resolution Honoring Elijah Harris  – By Tiffani Ireland – After a lengthy discussion that included input from Judge Brenda Carpenter, the Edgefield County Council voted unanimously (4-0 as Councilman Norman Dorn was absent) at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 7, to approve the submission of an application for a Justice Assistance Grant […]

Public Hearing Held on Capital Sales Tax Project Suggestions

Public Hearing Held on Capital Sales Tax Project Suggestions

 – By Tiffani Ireland – A public hearing was held Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers to discuss suggestions for possible projects to be included in the proposed 1% Capital Sales Tax Project.  A little over a dozen citizens were in attendance as different people and organizations presented ideas to the six-member […]

Edgefield County Sees Zero Traffic Fatalities in 2013

Edgefield County Sees Zero Traffic Fatalities in 2013

Only County In SC to Achieve This Goal  – By Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County had zero traffic fatalities in 2013; a goal no other county in South Carolina was able to achieve.  The accomplishment, according to Allen Easler with Cornerstone, the alcohol and drug abuse commission that serves Edgefield, McCormick, Greenwood, and Abbeville counties, […]

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