A Day of Celebration in Memory of Dr. Tina Yarborough

A Day of Celebration in Memory of Dr. Tina Yarborough

After months of planning by her colleagues in the Department of Art at Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA, a “Day of Celebration in Memory of Dr. Tina Yarborough” was held on Monday, October 24th.  Dr. Tina Yarborough, a native of Edgefield, SC, died in May 2016 and was buried in Edgefield’s St. Mary’s Catholic cemetery.  […]

Shooting on Walker Street in Johnston – One Injured

Shooting on Walker Street in Johnston – One Injured

One man was injured Saturday evening, Nov. 5, in a shooting that occurred around 5:30 on Walker Street in Johnston.  According to Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke to The Advertiser regarding the shooting, the incident seems to have stemmed from an argument over a dog that turned into a physical altercation.  At some point […]

Stolen Vehicle and Missing Juvenile Recovered

Stolen Vehicle and Missing Juvenile Recovered

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was advised by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, Thursday, Nov, 3, that the ACSO along with the SC Law Enforcement Division were chasing a stolen vehicle when the chase led into Edgefield County.  An ECSO incident report on the matter details how during the chase the vehicle which was being […]

SRH & ECH ground-breaking ceremony- new medical office building

SRH & ECH ground-breaking ceremony- new medical office building

Self Regional Healthcare and Edgefield County Hospital will host a ground-breaking ceremony, recognizing the start of construction of a new medical office building on the campus of Edgefield County Hospital. The event, to which the public is invited, is set for Sunday, November 20, 2016, 3 p.m. This will be at the Edgefield County Hospital […]

Costume Winners at the Saturday Dog Walk

Costume Winners at the Saturday Dog Walk

The Dog Walk, held on Saturday, October 29, in Edgefield at the PTC parking lot and the Ten Governors Trail, was a bounding success, according to Kim Walker who was its organizer. The above photo shows the winners of the dog’s costumer contest.

Owl Rescued: A Tale to Tell

Owl Rescued: A Tale to Tell

Sunday night, Oct. 30, Noah Ireland of Edgefield accidentally hit a barred owl not far from his home.  The owl was not killed in the incident but sustained obvious damage to one of his wings.  Being a wildlife lover, Noah did not want to put the raptor down.  So began a series of phone calls […]

Fatal Accident on Faulkner Mountain Road

Fatal Accident on Faulkner Mountain Road

Francis Harold Strom, 83 of Edgefield, died Friday morning, Nov. 4, in an automobile accident that occurred at approximately 10:30 on Faulkner Mountain Road about 16 miles east of the town of Edgefield.  According to the SC Highway Patrol, Strom was traveling east in his 2009 Mercury on Faulkner Mountain Road when he went off […]

Veterans Day Program at STHS

Veterans Day Program at STHS

Friday, November 11 – Veterans Day – from 9:30-10:30 a.m., area Veterans will be honored at a county-wide event to be held at the Strom Thurmond High School stadium, 1131 Columbia Rd, Johnston, SC. The program will include a “march on” by area Veterans, a musical tribute to each branch of service represented, choral presentations […]

Trunk or Treat on the Square

Trunk or Treat on the Square

A Testament to the Crowd According to the Antioch Church ministers, Howle and Jackson, they fed the crowds well, and these numbers speak to the size of the crowd.  They were fed: 506 hot dogs, 50 gal. of tea., 400 bags of popcorn, 300 cotton candies,  and 550 bags of chips.  The large crowd was […]

Rebel Regiment Runner Up at Lower State

Rebel Regiment Runner Up at Lower State

STHS Percussion Section Wins Top Honor Twice  Strom Thurmond High School Rebel Regiment Percussion Section won “High” – the best score given to a music section at two band competitions, the Swamp Classic Band Competition and most recently, Tournament of Bands, held at Blythewood High School on October 15. In addition, the Percussion Section won […]

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