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. […]

Vehicle Pulled From Local Pond

Vehicle Pulled From Local Pond

An Edgefield County man discovered a vehicle in a pond while fishing at a location off Hwy 25 South near Urban Outfitters on Sunday, Feb. 9.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, the man contacted the ECSO after he noticed the vehicle submerged in the water during his fishing trip.  A 1999 GMC […]

Edgefield County Man Killed in Two County Chase

Edgefield County Man Killed in Two County Chase

An Edgefield County man was killed Sunday night, February 9, after a two county car chase that began in Aiken County ended in Edgefield County.  The chase began near the Wal-Mart in North Augusta when North Augusta Public Safety attempted to stop a burgundy Chrysler driven by Ernest Satterwhite, 68, of Edgefield County.  Instead of […]

Dr. Bagshaw, Local Veterinarian, Gets Published by Elsevier

Dr. Bagshaw, Local Veterinarian, Gets Published by Elsevier

Dr. Clarence Bagshaw of the Edgefield Veterinary Clinic grew up on the beaches of Connecticut and Rhode Island, spear fishing, scuba diving, and catching turtles, outside exploring the animal world around him.  His interests led him to attain his degree in Biology at Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut, where he was pre-med, then his Masters […]

Aiken Visitors Center Celebrates Black History Month

Aiken Visitors Center Celebrates Black History Month

Quilt Exhibit in February The Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum (406 Park Avenue, SE), in partnership with the Center for African American History, Art and Culture, will host a Quilt Art Exhibit for the month of February in honor of Black History Month.  The exhibit will open on Thursday, February 6th and remain at […]

Mims Releases Technical Bulletins

AIKEN, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Aiken recently announced the publication of fifteen technical bulletins by Dr. Julian L. Mims, III, a former USC Aiken student and professor and the project editor. A National Historic Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant enabled the publications. The technical bulletins will assist city and county officials […]

ECDA to Host ChocAround on February 13

ECDA to Host ChocAround on February 13

The Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a ChocAround Thursday, February 13, 4:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Local merchants will open their doors and roll out the red carpet for shoppers to peruse merchandise while sipping a glass of wine and tasting chocolate confections, offering up a fun filled night of hospitality and specials in their […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Items Stolen From Weekend Home Thieves stole several items from what is described as a weekend home on Hwy 25 North sometime between Saturday, January 18, and Friday, Jan 31.  According to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the owner’s of the property returned after a two weeks absence to find the […]

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

This bird was photographed on the edge of Willowbrook cemetery in Edgefield during last week’s snow. If you can identify the species, please leave a comment below. High resolution prints of this image are available for purchase on our staff photographer’s website: rhn3photo.com  

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