Crime Beat – Jan. 26th, 2017 – Contraband, Firearm, Obstruction

Crime Beat – Jan. 26th, 2017 – Contraband, Firearm, Obstruction

Contraband Found at Detention Center The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office located contraband in an inmate’s cell at the Edgefield County Detention Center, Sunday, Jan. 22.  According to an incident report on the matter, a search of the inmate’s cell was conducted based on information the ECSO had obtained that led them to believe the inmate […]

VFW Post 6932 Awards Commander

VFW Post 6932 Awards Commander

Post members presented Commander Dwight Talbert the Distinguished Leadership Award for his leadership from 2013-2016.  In attendance was SC Department Jr. Vice Commander and Auxiliary Jr. Vice President. Pictured Left to Right: JoAnne Sullivan (Aux. Jr. Vice Pres.), Hammond (6932 Aux. Pres.), Talbert (Post Commander), Senior Vice Commander Culbreath and John L. Sullivan Jr. (Dept. […]

A Prelude to Valentine’s Day – in Music

A Prelude to Valentine’s Day – in Music

Music at the Discovery Center has become a dependable entertainment in the last few months as performances there have included singers and with musical accompaniment.  Next month, February 4, at 7 p.m., Jeff Barnes will be there to classic oldies and Valentine ballads.  This happens to be his second visit for he was there earlier […]

Gleamns HR Energy & Rental Assistance now available

Gleamns HR Energy & Rental Assistance now available

GLEAMNS HUMAN RESOURCES COMMISSION, INC COMMUNITY SERVICE BLOCK GRANT (CSBG) PROGRAM ENERGY AND RENTAL ASSISTANCE ARE NOW AVAILABLE The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and General Emergency Assistance Program (GEAP) are federally-funded programs designed to assist eligible low-income households meet home heating, cooling, and housing needs.  Home energy is defined as residential heating and […]

Dodge’s Convenience Store Re-Opens

Dodge’s Convenience Store Re-Opens

Dodge’s Store on Augusta Road in Edgefield re-opened for business Wed., Jan. 18.  According to Doc Clark of Building and Planning, the convenience store passed its final inspection on Wednesday, and an employee at the business confirmed they re-opened for business that day as well. Dodges was closed Dec. 14, 2016, by Building and Planning […]

Crime Beat – Jan. 20th, 2017 – Money Stolen, Theft & Vandalism

Crime Beat – Jan. 20th, 2017 – Money Stolen, Theft & Vandalism

Money Stolen from Teacher’s Purse Two hundred and twenty dollars was reported stolen from a Douglas Elementary school teacher’s purse Jan. 9.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the teacher and her assistant went to lunch earlier in the day with their class leaving their classroom unlocked.  Upon returning, the […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the historic 34th annual event. The Festival will be held May 6, 2017, in Johnston, known as the Peach Capital of the World. Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day […]

Teacher Shortage Concerns Continue To Grow

Teacher Shortage Concerns Continue To Grow

Rock Hill – According to results from the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement’s (CERRA’s) Fall 2016 Supply and Demand Survey, more teachers are leaving their classrooms each year. Nearly 6,500 public school teachers did not return to their teaching positions for the 2016-17 school year. More than 1,640 of these teachers took a […]

New Signs for Town of Edgefield

New Signs for Town of Edgefield

The town of Edgefield is getting new signs thanks to an $80,000 grant from the SC Heritage Corridor.  Crews began placing the new signs in and around the town, Tuesday morning, Jan. 17.  According to Town Administrator Roger LeDuc, who spoke to the Advertiser regarding the matter, signs being erected will include those such as […]

Tim Wheeler and David Coon Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

Tim Wheeler and David Coon Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

David Walter Coon, 53, and Tim Wayne Wheeler, 55, each of Edgefield County, were both sentenced to 25 years for trafficking methamphetamine. Sentencing was at the Edgefield County Court House as a result of trials held this court session.  Presided over by the Honorable John Hayes, Coon’s trial began the week of Jan. 8, and […]

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