Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Nearly $2500 in Damages and Stolen Items in Auto Break In The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an auto break in at Lick Fork Lake on Sunday, Nov. 24.  According to the report filed with the ECSO, the victim in this incident parked her vehicle on Lick Fork Lake Road to […]

Disappearing Man on the Westside

Disappearing Man on the Westside

An apparent homeless man has been spotted by numerous residents of the Westside over the weekend of Nov. 23.  The man, described by one witness as wearing rags and having a dirty beard, has been seen on Hwy 23, Key Rd., and Georgia Rd.  It is believed he may be sleeping in the woods at […]

567,000 South Carolinians Will Hit the Road This Thanksgiving Weekend

567,000 South Carolinians Will Hit the Road This Thanksgiving Weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – About 567,000 South Carolinians are expected to drive to their destination this Thanksgiving weekend, an increase of about 11,600 travelers over last year. A total of 630,000 South Carolinians are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, with motorists composing about 90% of all travelers. The Thanksgiving holiday period is defined as […]

The Turtle Man Enjoys Lunch at the Triangle Restaurant

The Turtle Man Enjoys Lunch at the Triangle Restaurant

The Turtle Man of “Turtle Man” TV fame was in the county recently and enjoyed a meal at the Triangle in Johnston.  He was in the county on a hunting trip with the Welsh family, and Robert Welsh brought him to the restaurant. Pictured are waitresses Maggie Figueroa, Nikki Jackson and Rianna Prince joined by […]

Local Huddle House Back in Business

Local Huddle House Back in Business

After having been closed for well over a year, The Huddle House in Edgefield has reopened its doors under new management and is serving hungry locals. When we stopped by late Sunday morning, the restaurant was full of customers and the staff was busy preparing and serving their meals.  

It’s a What? No, It Is Not a Tomato

It’s a What?  No, It Is Not a Tomato

 – By Tiffani Ireland – Recently my son showed me a picture of some produce a family friend had brought by his place of employment to share.  Upon seeing the photograph, I remarked how pretty were her tomatoes.  But, no, my son insisted.  The pictured fruit was not a tomato.  Not a tomato?  Well, that […]

SC Delegation Holds Public Meeting

Representatives Bill Clyburn and Bill Hixon along with Senator Shane Massey met with local leaders and the public at the SC delegates’ public meeting, Thursday, Nov. 21. The meeting, held at the Edgefield County Council Chambers, is a means for members of the SC legislature to stay in contact with local leaders and allow the […]

ECH Expressed Hospitality on Rural Health Day

ECH Expressed Hospitality on Rural Health Day

The Edgefield County Hospital was expressing great hospitality on Thursday at lunchtime.  Staff gathered to cook and serve a hearty meal for the community at large.  This included, among the county agencies, EMS, the media community, the hospital staff (and that is about 150), Fire Department, medical offices, nursing home, and county officials. One new […]

Robbers in Merriwether Caught on the Run

Robbers in Merriwether Caught on the Run

As The Advertiser was going to press Tuesday, we learned from a family member of the victim in this incident that around 7:30 that morning a Merriwether woman was in the back of her house getting ready for work and heard a knock on her back door.  The relative related that the woman looked out […]

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