Cat Exposes Oconee County Woman to Rabies

Cat Exposes Oconee County Woman to Rabies

COLUMBIA, S.C. – An Oconee County woman is under a physician’s care after being exposed to rabies in the Seneca area of the county by a cat that tested positive for the disease, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today. “To reduce the risk of getting rabies, we recommend that people avoid […]

Two States to Use Clemson Voting Technology in Elections

Two States to Use Clemson Voting Technology in Elections

CLEMSON, S.C. — New voting technology that was pioneered by a Clemson Universitycomputer science professor soon will be deployed to Wisconsin and Florida for pilot programs that he expects will begin to revolutionize how voters nationwide cast ballots. Juan Gilbert said that his team’s voting system, Prime III, will allow the disabled to vote securely and independently, […]

New Members of the Old 96 District DAR

New Members of the Old 96 District DAR

The Old 96 District Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American welcomed new members: Lynn Adams Melton, of Edgefield, Mary Lake Watson of Johnston and Kelly Hagens- Swart of Vaucluse. The new members are standing in front of the chimney of the Marsh-Johnson House after the dedication of the Marsh-Johnson House Interior Restoration. The Marsh-Johnson […]

Livingston to Seek Re-Election as Johnston Mayor

Livingston to Seek Re-Election as Johnston Mayor

Johnston Mayor Andy Livingston announces that he will seek re-election in the municipal election coming up on April 8, 2014. This election will also include voting for the Wards 2 and 4 seats, now held by Tommy Stone and Tommy Burton, respectively. A native of Johnston, Livingston was elected to his first term in April […]

Girl Scout Cookie Program Sales Begin January 10

Girl Scout Cookie Program Sales Begin January 10

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The annual Girl Scout Cookie Program, the $770 million, largest girl-led business in the country, begins pre-order, door-to-door sales on Friday, January 10, ending March 17.   The cookies will arrive for delivery in late February.  The sales dates at local retail locations, when customers can buy directly, are weekends from February 21 – […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Pine Ridge Country Club Vandalized Pine Ridge Country Club was vandalized sometime between Monday night, Dec. 23, and Tuesday morning, Dec. 24, according to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  The report states that an employee arrived for work Tuesday morning to find where vandals had driven across one of the courses, […]

Stabbing at St. Edward’s Catholic Church [Updated]

According to published reports, one person was stabbed during a fight in the parking lot of St. Edwards’ Catholic Church in the Edgefield County section of Murphy Village near the Aiken County line Friday, Dec. 27.  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating this incident. This is a developing story with few details available at […]

Edgefield Loses Another Business

Edgefield Loses Another Business

Another business is closing its doors in Edgefield.  As a sign posted on the door of Cato’s in Carolina Square announced, the retailer’s last day of business is Tuesday, Dec. 24.  According to an employee who spoke with The Advertiser on Tuesday, employees have been aware of the impending close for about two weeks now. […]

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