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Early Morning Accident on Martintown Road

Early Morning Accident on Martintown Road

 – By Anne Sawyer – The power went out for some on Martintown Road this morning, Thursday, July 11, before five a.m., which stirred one family in the Merriwether neighborhood…

Musical Program in Honor of Wesley Spires

Musical Program in Honor of Wesley Spires

Gene and Ann Sawyer of the Merriwether section saw the announcement of the Republican Baptist Sunday evening music event to benefit Wesley and Ashley in The Advertiser. They attended and…

Drugs and Cash Seized After Execution of Search Warrant

Drugs and Cash Seized After Execution of Search Warrant

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Unit as well as the ECSO SWAT Team executed a search warrant at a home on Blair Road in Modoc, SC (within Edgefield County),…

Execution of Search Warrant Nets One Arrest with Multiple Charges

Execution of Search Warrant Nets One Arrest with Multiple Charges

The execution of a search warrant on Hwy 23 W by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Unit, June 9,  resulted in the arrest of one individual on multiple charges. …

Small Towns Flooded with Peachtree 23 Shoppers, June 1

Small Towns Flooded with Peachtree 23 Shoppers, June 1

Peachtree 23, The Longest Yard Sale in the State, attracted thousands on Saturday, June 1.  As seen in the gallery below, Main Street in Ridge Spring was overrun with shoppers…

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…

Rural Church Burglarized and Vandalized

Rural Church Burglarized and Vandalized

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call Friday, Apr. 26, at Red Oak Grove Baptist Church on Red Oak Grove Road.  According to a report filed by…

Effects of Nearby Earthquakes Felt on the Westside

Effects of Nearby Earthquakes Felt on the Westside

 – By Tiffani Ireland – If you live on the Westside of Edgefield County and felt the floor beneath you tremble in the wee hours of Friday morning, you are…

Repairs Being Made to Modoc Bridge

Repairs Being Made to Modoc Bridge

The SC Department of Transportation is making repairs to the bridge in Modoc on Highway 23 at the Edgefield/McCormick County line.  However, those repairs are considered minor and should be…

Truck’s Windows Shot Out

Truck’s Windows Shot Out

An Aiken County man who was hunting in the woods off Lick Fork Lake Road Friday morning, Oct. 12, returned to his vehicle after his hunting excursion to find its…

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