Johnston Police Officer Dies in Accident

Johnston Police Officer Dies in Accident

Thirty year old Eric Chapman, a Police Officer with the Town of Johnston, died late Friday night, Dec. 8, after an automobile accident.  According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson in an interview with the Advertiser, Chapman was coming from Edgefield to Johnston around 10:30 p.m. in response to an officer calling for backup in […]

Annual Christmas Tour of Churches Sunday, Dec. 10

Annual Christmas Tour of Churches Sunday, Dec. 10

The Christmas Tour of Churches, sponsored by the Edgefield County Historical Society, will be held on Sunday, December 10th, beginning at 3:00 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Buncombe Street.  As in prior years, the Tour will proceed to the First Baptist Church on Church Street, from there to Trinity Episcopal Church on Simkins Street, […]

SCDOT News

SCDOT News

4 Way Stop Coming at Weaver and Bland Baptist The Advertiser was notified by SCDOT that the intersection at Weaver Road and Bland Baptist Road is getting more stop signs as it is to become a 4-way stop effective Dec. 18.  That intersection is currently a 2-way stop.  This was described by a DOT official […]

Four Teens + 22 Year Old Arrested for Death of Ward Man

Four Teens + 22 Year Old Arrested for Death of Ward Man

Four teenagers and a 22 year old have now been arrested in connection with the Sept. 30 death of 35 year old Makenzie L. Williamson of Ward.  According to broadcast media outlet WJBF in Augusta, Kartel Smith, 19; Larry Thomas, 18; Erik Albany, 17; Aimen Elroy Stewart, 22, all charged as adults; and a 15 […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Trenton, South Carolina, has turned pink again — and this time it’s at the post office, not in the peach orchards. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Susan Curry, Trenton’s Post Master, is a two- year survivor of the dreaded disease that annually claims the lives of more than 40,000 Americans. Susan and her Co-worker, Angie […]

Incident at McCormick County Prison

Incident at McCormick County Prison

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, around 4:30 in the afternoon, inmates of the SC Department of Corrections’ prison in McCormick County climbed onto the roof of one of the housing units at the facility.  By 9:00 that evening, the dorm was secured.  This incident was isolated to the one housing unit, and no prisoners escaped. According […]

Crime beat — Oct 3rd, 2017

Crime beat — Oct 3rd, 2017

Another Generator Stolen The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of another stolen generator Sept. 24.  According to the ECSO report, after returning home from being out of town, a resident of Short Cut Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) discovered her generator, which was kept in her garage, was missing.  The gas Champion […]

“FORMATION” A Message for Veterans

“FORMATION”  A Message for Veterans

Is it possible that you threw away up to $1,026,144.00? That is right, Veterans.  If you never filed a service connected claim and are feeling the pains from having served your country; you are throwing away money you earned! Case and point: Let’s say you have ringing in the ears or hearing loss.  Shortly after […]

Fun Shoot Baskets

Fun Shoot Baskets

These are baskets made by ECH employees for the Ridge Health Care Foundation Fun Shoot. These baskets will be in silent auction and raffle. Even if you are not a shooter, there is something for everyone. For more details on the event, see Here and There, page 2 of the print edition.

Edgefield County Hospital Begins Partnering with Self Regional

Edgefield County Hospital Begins Partnering with Self Regional

SRH & ECH: “Change will significantly improve the healthcare available to citizens.” According to press release of September 19, 2017, from the office of Edgefield County Hospital CEO, Edgefield County is poised to enter a new, improved era of medical services. The Boards of Self Regional Healthcare (SRH) and Edgefield County Hospital (ECH) announced today […]

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