American Legion Post 30 Provides Flags for Classrooms

American Legion Post 30 Provides Flags for Classrooms

Johnston Edgefield Trenton Middle School’s Library Media Specialist, Betsy Painter, took on the mission to acquire American Flags for each of the JET Middle School classrooms.  Mrs. Painter did not have to go far.  American Legion Post 30 of Edgefield took on the project to provide the needed flags and last Monday presented 35 classroom […]

A New Writer with a Trenton Emphasis

A New Writer with a Trenton Emphasis

Reader, don’t be startled by the photo of Mark Twain, AKA George McDaniel. Twain is not the new writer for the print edition, alluded to in the header– George is.  He has played Mark Twain in one-man shows for years, about 400 performances to be exact.  The Advertiser asked for the Twain impersonation photo of […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Suspected Burglars Chased from Saluda into Johnston A high speed chase of two suspected burglars from the town of Saluda led to Johnston, Monday, Oct. 26. According to Major Long with the Saluda Police Department, who spoke to The Advertiser, Tuesday, following the chase, Saluda dispatch was notified by a neighbor that two men were […]

Local Man Crushed to Death by Vehicle

Forty-one year old Heath Ellerbee, of Trenton, was killed Tuesday, Oct. 6, when the vehicle on which he was working fell off its jacks and crushed him. The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, as well as Emergency Medical Services, responded to Ellerbee’s home on Dalton Lane in reference to this accident around eight in the evening. […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Theft Caught on Tape at Cross Roads Motel A visitor from Tamassee, SC, staying at the Cross Roads Motel in Trenton became another victim of theft over the weekend, and it was all caught on tape. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the victim arrived at the motel around midnight […]

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

An Edgefield County man was allegedly shot at after he attempted to admonish another driver for dangerous driving. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the matter, the victim was driving north on Edgefield Road near Maxwell Drive in Trenton, Tuesday evening, Aug. 25, when he observed another vehicle driving recklessly. The report […]

Local Trenton Girl Heads to National Pageant

Local Trenton Girl Heads to National Pageant

July, 24, 2015 – Rebekah Knowles, the 14-year-old daughter of Eric and Charlotte Knowles will be competing this week in her National Pageant in Orlando, Fla., at Disney World.  She was awarded her state title of USA National Miss South Carolina Jr. Teen last August and will be competing in various stages of competition during […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Burglary at Murder Site The former home of murder victim Johnnie Hydrick was the site of a burglary last week according to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office. The property, located at 103 Windy Ridge Road, is being cared for by a family member. That family member stated to law enforcement that […]

Dollar General Opens New Store in Trenton

Dollar General Opens New Store in Trenton

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – July 2, 2015 – Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 2494 Edgefield Road in Trenton next Saturday, July 11 at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals.  Dollar General will offer Trenton residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices. Additionally, […]

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