Homicide in Trenton – Updated

Homicide in Trenton – Updated

The Edgefield Advertiser was notified by the Aiken County Coroner’s Office on Thursday, May 7, that a man living at a residence on Polk Lane in Trenton (Aiken County) was found dead in his home on Wednesday, May 6. According to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, 81 year old Claude G. Ward was last seen […]

Train Derailment in Trenton – Updated

Train Derailment in Trenton – Updated

A Norfolk Southern train derailed around 9:00 Friday night, Apr. 10, 2015 near Salters Pond Road and Hwy 121 in Trenton. Early reports are that several train cars overturned, and The Advertiser was able to confirm there was a chemical spill at the site. Just what type of chemical was spilled was not yet known. […]

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

The Edgefield County Council hosted their annual intergovernmental meeting Thursday night, March 12, at the new Sweetwater Community Center. Invited guests were served Japanese cuisine as they listened to speakers from different governmental agencies appraise Council of their work. Speakers included Mayors Ken Durham and Terrance Culbreath, Roger Leduc (who, as Administrator, spoke on behalf […]

Trenton Councils Moving Forward With Museum Idea

Trenton Councils Moving Forward With Museum Idea

– By Tiffani Ireland – Mayor Billy Padgett told the Trenton Town Council at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting Wednesday, March 11, “We’re looking pretty good,” in regards to putting a museum in the former bank building. The mayor went on to say some items have been identified that could go into the museum but […]

Urban Out

Urban Out

Urban Outfitters Announces New State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Center PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Urban Outfitters, Inc. (Nasdaq:URBN), a leading lifestyle specialty retail company operating under the Anthropologie, Bhldn, Free People, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands, today announced plans to relocate its Trenton, South Carolina Ecommerce Fulfillment Center to Gap, Pennsylvania. Construction of the new one million square foot fulfillment center in Gap, […]

Is Urban Outfitters Leaving Edgefield County?

“One of the Largest Employers in County” – By Tiffani Ireland – February 7, 2015 – Is Urban Outfitters pulling up stakes and leaving Edgefield County? That, it seems, is the million dollar question. Rumors have been swirling for weeks that the company is leaving the county this year. The Advertiser has made several attempts […]

Arrest at Urban Outfitters

Arrest at Urban Outfitters

Increased ECSO Presence Suspect Responds in Interview A former employee of Urban Outfitters was arrested by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Friday, Jan. 30, for unlawfully carrying a pistol onto the property. According to an ECSO report filed on the matter, the ECSO was notified Friday of a man in the parking lot of the […]

Threats at Urban Outfitters

Threats at Urban Outfitters

January 20, 2015 – The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Urban Outfitters in Trenton, Friday, Jan. 16, in reference to threats made at the distribution facility. Upon arrival, law enforcement was informed by an employee that sometime during the morning hours, someone went into the men’s bathroom and wrote a threat on the wall […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Two Area Churches Burglarized The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Gilgal Baptist Church and Liberty Springs Church, Sunday, Jan. 4, after it was discovered the two had been burglarized sometime between Saturday, Jan. 3, and Sunday morning. An estimated $8,000 worth of sound equipment was stolen from Gilgal. Additionally, in trying to enter this […]