Aiken Electric Spreads Christmas Cheer

Aiken Electric Spreads Christmas Cheer

Aiken Electric Cooperative WIRE (Women Involved in Rural Electrification),along with Aiken Electric employees and their families, visited The RidgeRehabilitation and Healthcare Center December 5 to distribute blankets andsing Christmas carols to residents. The group will make another stop inAiken and Swansea to continue to spread Christmas cheer. This is one ofthe many ways WIRE and […]

Johnston Tree-lighting Event

Johnston Tree-lighting Event

Churches and community agencies supported the annual Johnston Tree Lighting which took place Sunday afternoon, December 1, mid-afternoon until dusk.  As the sun went down the lights on the tree turned on, with the help of Mayor Terrence Culbreath and to the delight of all gathered in the mid-town parking lot.  Music and food were a […]

Trenton FD Hosts Christmas Dinner

Trenton FD Hosts Christmas Dinner

Trenton Fore Chief Joe Holmes is pictured with Zach Rearden, recipient of the Jimmy Smith Memorial Fireman of the Year Award, and Joyce Smith, widow of Jimmy Smith.             Trenton Fire Department hosted their annual Christmas Dinner, Monday, Dec. 2. The firemen and their invited guests enjoyed a buffet meal at Old McDonald Fish Camp.  This year’s event […]

W. Thurmond Burnett is Parade Grand Marshal

W. Thurmond Burnett is Parade Grand Marshal

W. Thurmond Burnett An Edgefield native who has served the public since he was 11 years old will be leading the 2019 Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 8, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Thurmond’s first job was at Mitchell’s Drug Store in 1949 and from there his career and passion to work with people continued to […]

EDGEFIELD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

EDGEFIELD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

For Immediate Release Contact:Cpl. RB Harter 803-637-5337 On 11-21-19 there was an attempted home invasion on Cold Springs Rd. in Edgefield County. Photos of the suspects were recovered from a trail camera and are attached to this release. We are asking if anyone that lives in the area of Cold Springs Rd., Red Hill Rd. […]

Attempted Home Invasion on Cold Springs Rd.

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an attempted home invasion Thursday night, Nov. 21, on Cold Springs Road on the Westside of Edgefield County.  The Advertiser was able to speak with the homeowners whose home was the target of this invasion and learned that 6 suspects were involved, all of whom were armed. Additionally, the suspects […]

Thefts of Firearm and Trailer

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Department received two separate reported thefts; one of a firearm and the other of a utility trailer.  The first report was made on Nov. 12 from a home on the 300 block of Airport Road in Trenton.  The victim advised law enforcement that his black 6’ x 12’ enclosed utility trailer had been […]

Piedmont Tech Faculty Get Creative to Save Students Money on Textbooks

Piedmont Tech Faculty Get Creative to Save Students Money on Textbooks

Would it be considered extravagant for a young college student to purchase a high-end, 55-inch, flat-screen TV? Every year? Perhaps. But many college students are spending at least as much annually on textbooks and course materials. In fact, the College Boardrecently reported that the average U.S. college student spent about $1,298 on books and supplies during […]

A New Business in Johnston

A New Business in Johnston

Royalty Hair and Nail Studio opened November 4 with a ribbon cutting at their establishment on 505 Church St., Johnston. They specialize in beautifying and treating the nail, waxing of facial area, also full sets, fill-in and gel polish. One may call Lakisha Fryer at 803-430-8161 for more information.

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