Essie Nicholson Retires after 15 Years

Essie Nicholson Retires after 15 Years

Essie Nicholson, founder and director of Women in Unity, has called it quits.  After fifteen years serving as the Director of Operations and much prayer, “Mrs. Essie” (as people call her) felt that it was time to move on and allow some one else to come in and take WIU to another level. Essie started […]

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter confirmed to the Advertiser that an arrest has been made in the recent multiple break-ins that have occurred in Edgefield, seven of which happened Friday morning Jan. 5 and another around 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6.  Jarvis Reynolds, 25, of Gary Hill Road, has been arrested and is being charges […]

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 […]

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.

Farm Bureau Holds Meeting

Farm Bureau Holds Meeting

The Edgefield County Farm Bureau will be holding their annual meeting on Tuesday, September 26, at 6 p.m. The meeting place is at the Farm Bureau building at 920 Columbia Rd., Edgefield. Dinner will be provided for those in attendance. The Bureau is asking for a RSVP by Friday, September 22.  That can be done […]

County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact – Schools Closed

County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact – Schools Closed

County Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact Schools and County Offices Closed Monday Edgefield County schools as well as Edgefield County government offices are closing for Monday as Edgefield County prepares for the expected impact from Hurricane Irma.  According to Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon, who spoke with the Advertiser Sunday evening Sept. 10, the closings […]

Restoration Grant Awarded – Horn’s Creek Church

Restoration Grant Awarded – Horn’s Creek Church

The Edgefield County Historical Society announced today that the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor has awarded a $50,000 grant for the restoration of Horn’s Creek Church.  This grant, which has to be matched dollar-for-dollar, will enable the Society to rebuild the foundation pillars, install a new roof, replace the windows and doors, and paint the […]

Riot at Trenton Prison

Riot at Trenton Prison

TRENTON SC (Thurs. June 15 a.m.) A riot occurred in the overnight hours at the Trenton Correctional Institute that resulted in the injury of two corrections officers.  According to reports, the riot started when officers of the institute attempted to take a contraband cell phone from an inmate.  Other inmates became involved, and the officers […]