A 3.2 aftershock rocked Edgefield County Sunday afternoon, February 16, at 3:23. This tremor originated in the same vicinity in which Friday’s 4.1 earthquake occurred; 7 miles WNW from Edgefield near China Grove Baptist Church. Residents again reported feeling houses shaking and a loud booming sound. Citizens are being reminded that still more aftershocks are […]
A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck Edgefield County Friday night, February 14, jolting residents in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, and as far away as Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia. According to the U.S. Geological Survey the quake hit at 10:23 p.m. about seven miles west-northwest of Edgefield, near China Grove Church. The quake occurred three miles underground. Thousands […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Foresters and technicians with the South Carolina Forestry Commission have taken initial steps in what will be the long process of assessing the impact of this week’s winter storm on timber stands. While it is too early to hazard a guess at losses in terms of dollars, it is clear that this week’s crippling […]
Edgefield County Schools will be closed on Monday, February 17 for teachers and students. 240 Day Staff are required to report. Check the district website for updates.
As a result of the inclement weather, the Trenton Town Council meeting scheduled for February 12, has been postponed until Wednesday, February 19, at 6:00.
Due to inclement weather, the Edgefield County government offices will be closed Thursday, February 13. If there are any other alterations to the County schedule, it will be posted it on the county website at www.edgefieldcounty.sc.gov.
The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a Winter Storm Warning… Expires 12:00 PM EST on February 13, 2014 Statement as of 2:31 PM EST on February 12, 2014 … Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon EST Thursday… * locations… midlands of South Carolina and the central Savannah River area of Georgia. […]
Mayor Livingston, joined by the City Clerk, members of the Public Works Department and Town Council accepts the keys to the new trash truck that was delivered last week.
Because of the prediction of inclement weather the Edgefield Camellia Tea scheduled for Thursday, February 13th, 2014 has been cancelled. We hope that next year will produce lovely camellia blooms and better weather.
More changes may yet be coming to the store fronts in downtown Edgefield as The Advertiser received word Thursday, Feb. 6, that the “Purple Fence” (building) has been sold. This came to The Advertiser as “exciting news” from Purple Fence owner Pamela Moore, and the possibilities that may accompany new owners certainly do hold excitement. […]