Father and Son Harvest Deer

Father and Son Harvest Deer

Ed Lamb, Jr., killed a 230 lb. buck, Tuesday, Oct. 11, on private land in Aiken County.  The deer, his first of the season, was an 8-point with a 16 inch spread.  His proud father, Ed Sr., dropped by The Advertiser, Wednesday morning to bring us the picture and share with us how he started […]

SCDNR declares temporary hunting closures in portions of Georgetown, Marion, Horry Counties

SCDNR declares temporary hunting closures in portions of Georgetown, Marion, Horry Counties

Due to extremely high river levels and widespread flooding following Hurricane Matthew, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) has declared temporary hunting closures on all game species (except alligators, doves, hogs and coyotes) within the Great Pee Dee and Little Pee Dee River drainage systems. The flooding has created potential for exploitation of game […]

Merriwether Fire Department Holds Open House

Merriwether Fire Department Holds Open House

Merriwether Fire Department closed out Fire Prevention Week with their annual Open House at their main station on Martintown Road, Saturday, Oct. 15.  The roughly 150 people who attended this year’s event were treated to hamburgers and hotdogs and also got to see drone and excavation demonstrations.  All of the department’s trucks and equipment were […]

Speed Contributes to Crash on Jeter Street

Speed Contributes to Crash on Jeter Street

Speed has been ruled a major contributing factor to a crash that happened on Jeter Street, around 6:45 Wednesday morning, Sept. 28.  According to Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter, who spoke to The Advertiser regarding the incident, a thirty-eight year old man was driving “very fast” along Jeter Street when he lost control of his […]

Accident Causes Power Outages in Edgefield

Accident Causes Power Outages in Edgefield

An accident that happened Wednesday evening, Oct. 12, shortly after 7:00, caused multiple power outages in the town of Edgefield.  According to an Edgefield City Police Department report, a seventy-five-year-old man was traveling south on Moragne Street when he fell asleep, left the road, and struck a light pole causing the transformer to blow.  The […]

Youth coon hunts to be hosted throughout South Carolina

Youth coon hunts to be hosted throughout South Carolina

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) and the S.C. Coon Hunters Association are hosting a series of nine youth coon hunts around the state starting in October and ending in February. The hunts will serve as regional qualifying events for the State Championship Youth Hunt and are designed to teach ethics and sportsmanship through […]

Deaths in Fatal Fire Determined Double Homicide

Deaths in Fatal Fire Determined Double Homicide

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the two victims of the fatal fire that occurred Sunday afternoon, Oct. 9, on Marigold Street in Edgefield were murdered.  Autopsy results showed that 32 years old Charles Deas and his wife, 25 years old Andrea Deas, residents of the home, each died as a result of […]

Always…Patsy Cline, One last Weekend

Always…Patsy Cline, One last Weekend

Edgefield County Theater Board President Mary Benedetto was thrilled with the crowds and the comments made by those attending the first week of Always …Patsy Cline.  She stated, “Crowds were fabulous and everybody has loved it.” One email came to her stating, “Can’t believe the talent and energy. I’m telling all my friends they should […]

Crime Beat – October 13, 2016

Crime Beat – October 13, 2016

Burglary on Flat Rock Road The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call at a home on 29 Flat Rock Road, Friday, Oct. 7, at around 5:00 in the afternoon.  According to the ECSO, a resident of the dwelling came home to find the back door of the residence had been forced open.  […]

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