“It’s a Big Thing” – Holton Manly, MMA Fighter

“It’s a Big Thing” – Holton Manly, MMA Fighter

Holton Manly is now an Edgefieldian, although his publicity says he grew up in North Augusta.  His father works at a family business in Belvedere – Manly Auto Collision – and he was born while the family lived there. When he was about 8 they moved out to the Westside, recorded for history through the writings […]

Early Morning Fire Destroys Former Gas Station

Early Morning Fire Destroys Former Gas Station

An early morning fire, Sunday, Nov. 25, destroyed a former gas station in Modoc, SC, just beyond the Edgefield County line.  The gas station, located at the junction of Hwy 23 and Hwy 28, had not been operated as such in some time but, instead, had served as a type of flea market store of […]

Johnston Baby’s Body Found in Landfill

Johnston Baby’s Body Found in Landfill

Special Agent Thom Berry with the SC Law Enforcement Division confirmed to the Advertiser, Thursday morning, Nov. 29 that the body of 6 month old Anthony Frost was discovered in a landfill in Greenville County earlier in the morning around 10:30 a.m.  Agents had been searching for Baby Anthony’s body since Nov. 28 when they […]

Burglars Hit Another Business in Edgefield

Burglars Hit Another Business in Edgefield

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm of breaking glass at Edgefield Beverage Center in Apple Square Plaza in Edgefield around 1:45 in the morning Nov. 24.  According to an ECSO report, responding law enforcement found the far right window to the business broken upon arrival.  They also heard what was described as […]

Two Vehicles Reported Stolen

Two vehicles were reported stolen to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 18, from a property on Knights Lane in Trenton.  According to the ECSO report, a 1955 primer grey Chevy and a 1979 blue Nova were stolen.  The owner of the property lives in Georgia and was last at the property about a month […]

Thefts Reported on Capers Drive and Martintown Road

Thefts on Capers Drive in the North Augusta area of Edgefield County and on Martintown Road in Edgefield were reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  The first report was made on Nov. 18 and that ECSO report details how a white truck was observed pulling alongside a truck at a home on the 100 […]

Over $7,000 Worth of Firearms Stolen

Over $7,000 worth of firearms were reported stolen to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 25.  According to the ECSO report, the incident occurred at the 1800 block of West Martintown Road in the North Augusta area of Edgefield County while the victim was in church.  The man stated that he arrived at church around […]

Doors to Open for a Christmas Event at Oakley Park 

Doors to Open for a Christmas Event at Oakley Park 

On Saturday, December 8, Oakley Park House Museum will be open for tours, craft-making, music and refreshments.  All are welcome. Oakley Park is located a 300 Columbia Road, Edgefield, and this event will be from 2:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact 803-215-9798.

JUMC Live Nativity

JUMC Live Nativity

Live Nativity of Dec. 9 Canceled: To Be Held Sunday, December 23 The Live Nativity planned by the Johnston United Methodist Church for Dec. 8 has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. It will be held, however, on Sunday, December 23.   A traditional event, it includes live animals and members of the church acting […]

Christmas Tree Lighting

Christmas Tree Lighting

One of the largest crowds ever was reported for the Tree Lighting event on the Edgefield Square, Friday evening, Nov. 23. As the tree lighted up, voices and spirits lifted with the excitement that Christmas brings into every home.  The Town, beautiful in its renewed “face” of wider sidewalks and more trees holding lights, gives […]