Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Field at Fox Creek High School Damaged The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Fox Creek High School late  Sunday night, Jan. 12, after receiving an anonymous phone call stating a vehicle was doing donuts and tearing up the school’s field.  Upon arrival, deputies found a Jeep covered in fresh mud in the athletic field […]

SC’s Teen Birth Rate Declines Nearly 50 Percent

SC’s Teen Birth Rate Declines Nearly 50 Percent

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s teen birth rate has reached an all-time low thanks to great progress over the past 20 years. According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the state’s teen birth rate has fallen 47 percent from 1992-2012. From 2011 to 2012, the teen birth rate declined by 7 […]

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.  

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