Living History Saturdays – Continue Saturday, June 8

Living History Saturdays – Continue Saturday, June 8

The next Living History Saturday in Edgefield will be held on June 8th and spectators can anticipate some real excitement! Members of the South Carolina Independent Civil War Re-enactors Association are setting up a display near the Edgefield History Wall and will demonstrate various Revolutionary War and Civil War weaponry, including a mortar.  These items […]

ECH Cuts Trees – New Look Coming for Hospital

ECH Cuts Trees – New Look Coming for Hospital

 – By Tiffani Ireland – If you have driven by the Edgefield County Hospital lately, chances are you have noticed the agency’s new look due to the absence of the large pines that used to decorate the roadside in front of the facility.  The hospital recently cut down the longstanding trees, as ECH’s Leslie Seigler […]

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

A routine traffic stopped resulted in the arrests of three individuals, two 18 year old men and a 26 year old man, Tuesday, May 28.  According to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, two plain clothed officers riding in an unmarked law enforcement vehicle observeda green SUV twice disregard a stop sign; […]

False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

A woman who claimed her 2 year old infant had drowned over the weekend has been arrested and is facing charges of breach of peace and filing a false police report. According to Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston, who spoke with The Advertiser on Monday following the incident, law enforcement authorities responded to the old […]

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

The Westside Volunteer Fire Department and the Merriwether Fire Department held a BBQ plate sale to benefit Wesley Spires, Saturday, June 1, at the Westside Community Center. While an exact tally of proceeds is yet available, early estimates are that the sold out event raised over $10,000 to assist Wesley with medical costs he has […]

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