Aftershock Rocks County

Aftershock Rocks County

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 […]

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Edgefield County

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Edgefield County

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 […]

Edgefield County School Closings

Edgefield County School Closings

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.

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning

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. […]

More Changes Expected for Downtown Edgefield – Business Sold

More Changes Expected for Downtown Edgefield – Business Sold

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. […]

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