Vehicle Pulled From Local Pond

Vehicle Pulled From Local Pond

An Edgefield County man discovered a vehicle in a pond while fishing at a location off Hwy 25 South near Urban Outfitters on Sunday, Feb. 9.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, the man contacted the ECSO after he noticed the vehicle submerged in the water during his fishing trip.  A 1999 GMC […]

Intergovernmental Meeting Held Thursday

– By Tiffani Ireland – The annual Edgefield County Intergovernmental Meeting was held Thursday night, Jan. 30, at the Senior Citizen Center.  The catered event was a chance for local governmental officials to meet as one to share updates and ideas from their different agencies.  Speakers for the evening included Sen. Shane Massey, County Council […]

ECSO Recovers Stolen Aluminum Boat

ECSO Recovers Stolen Aluminum Boat

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recovered a 12 foot aluminum boat that was stolen from property on Edgefield Road in Trenton only hours after the theft, Monday, Jan. 20. According to a report filed the ECSO, the owner of the boat contacted law enforcement officials after he saw his boat being carried away in a […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Field at Fox Creek High School Damaged The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Fox Creek High School late  Sunday night, Jan. 12, after receiving an anonymous phone call stating a vehicle was doing donuts and tearing up the school’s field.  Upon arrival, deputies found a Jeep covered in fresh mud in the athletic field […]

Trenton Adopts 2014 Budget; Grants Donation Requests

Trenton Adopts 2014 Budget; Grants Donation Requests

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council unanimously adopted their 2014 budget on second reading at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 11.  In additional matters related to money, Council also agreed unanimously to grant two request for donations; one to the Chamber of Commerce to aid in the funding of the […]

Plane Crashes at Trenton Airport

Plane Crashes at Trenton Airport

A small two-seater experimental airplane crashed at the Trenton Airport late Monday afternoon, Dec. 2.  According to an official at the scene who spoke with The Advertiser shortly after the crash, the pilot, Larry Putt, of Augusta, took off from the Trenton airport where his plane is reportedly kept.  Sometime after take off the engine […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Nearly $2500 in Damages and Stolen Items in Auto Break In The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an auto break in at Lick Fork Lake on Sunday, Nov. 24.  According to the report filed with the ECSO, the victim in this incident parked her vehicle on Lick Fork Lake Road to […]

Trenton Passes First Reading of 2014 Budget

Trenton Passes First Reading of 2014 Budget

 – By Tiffani Ireland –  The Trenton Town Council made a small amendment to the proposed 2014 budget – opting to up the cost of living raise for town employees from the recommended 2% to 3.5% – before unanimously passing it in its amended form at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 13.  New […]

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