Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

ECSO Recovers Vehicle Stolen From Aiken County A vehicle that was stolen out of Aiken County was found in a wooded area off Leonard Lane in Trenton, Sunday, Sept. 21, according to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  That report details how a resident of the road contacted law enforcement after he […]

Trenton Student Wins State Title

Trenton Student Wins State Title

To Compete for National Title in July ‘15 Rebekah Knowles, the daughter of Eric and Charlotte Knowles of Trenton, was crowned the USA National Miss South Carolina Jr. Teen!  She is an 8th grader at Wardlaw Academy and is involved in many school and community related activities.  Rebekah will compete the week of July 27-Aug 1, […]

Trenton Council Holds Record Breaking Meeting

Trenton Council Holds Record Breaking Meeting

– By Tiffani Ireland – In what was believed by all in attendance at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wednesday, August 13, Trenton Council broke their record for the shortest council meeting in the town’s history; Wednesday night’s meeting last only three minutes! This was attributed by one councilman to the fact that Trenton Council […]

Little Miss South Carolina State Royalty Crowned

Little Miss South Carolina State Royalty Crowned

The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant was held recently in Hartsville, SC, with 126 contestants from across South Carolina competing during the week. Over $30,000 in scholarships were awarded along with other prizes. The pageant also presented a check for over $30,000 to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital. For more information, please visit […]

The Long Road Back

The Long Road Back

Purple Hearts Recipient Retires with K9 Companion In the spring of 2012 The Advertiser published a story about one of the county’s finest, Staff Sergeant John Barbare.  The story was titled Our Finest Citizens and it told of the young lad from Trenton, South Carolina, who was recovering, at Walter Reed Hospital, from second set […]

Trenton Council Turns Square’s Maintenance Over to TCDA

Trenton Council Turns Square’s Maintenance Over to TCDA

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council voted unanimously to turn maintenance of the town square over to the Trenton Community Development Association at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 11.  The TCDA has offered to be responsible for the square’s upkeep at no cost to the town, except possible water charges […]

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn equipment, guns, and electronics were the targets of thieves in three separate incidents recently reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office. In the first incident, a Kubota lawn mower valued at over $5000 was stolen from a residence on Capers Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County) sometime between Tuesday, May 27, and Thursday, May […]

Trenton Council Deals With Rental Issues

Trenton Council Deals With Rental Issues

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council approved a rental for $500 a month with Norfolk Southern for railroad easement at their monthly meeting, Wednesday, May 14.  In a related matter, Council was made aware that the Episcopal Church on the Ridge will be terminating its lease with the town for space they […]