1 Edgefield County Man Killed – 2 Edgefield Men Arrested for His Murder

1 Edgefield County Man Killed – 2 Edgefield Men Arrested for His Murder

​An Edgefield County man was killed Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, and 3 other men, 2 of whom are also from Edgefield County, have been arrested in connection with his murder.  According to published reports, Daytron Merriweather, 29, of Johnston, was shot at a hotel on Fifth Street in Augusta, Ga., around 11:00 Thursday night.  He was transported […]

Subscribe On-Line to The Edgefield Advertiser

Subscribe On-Line to The Edgefield Advertiser

This anniversary week, 185 years of publishing, brings news that The Edgefield Advertiser weekly editions, from this week on, will be published on-line for those wishing to get an on-line subscription. To do so, go to edgefieldadvertiser.com and find in the masthead “subscribe” which will lead one to getting a subscription.  Weekly editions will be published each Wednesday morning on-line […]

Generac Power Systems, Inc. establishing operations in Edgefield

Generac Power Systems, Inc. establishing operations in Edgefield

Company’s investment will create 450 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – Generac Power Systems, Inc. (Generac), a leading global power and energy technology company serving the residential, commercial and industrial markets, today announced plans to establish operations in Edgefield County. The company’s investment will create 450 new jobs.  Founded in 1959, Generac leads the industry with a broad range of power […]

Planning Commission February 11 Meeting Location Changed

Planning Commission February 11 Meeting Location Changed

    Due to an anticipated large community turnout, the Edgefield County Planning Commission’s meeting venue has been changed. The meeting will be held at Sweetwater Baptist Church instead of the County Council Chambers. The size of the anticipated crowd would have made social distancing difficult in the Edgefield County Council Chambers. Sweetwater Baptist Church’s address […]

Aiken Electric and CarolinaConnect partner to Bring Lightning-Fast Internet to Local Areas, including Edgefield County

Aiken Electric and CarolinaConnect partner to Bring Lightning-Fast Internet to Local Areas, including Edgefield County

AIKEN, S.C., February 2, 2021 – Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AEC) is pleased to announce its partnership with fiberoptic internet service provider CarolinaConnect, a Lexington, South Carolina-based company, to deliver affordable high-speed internet across its service territory. Established in 2016, CarolinaConnect currently provides service to more than 13,000 electric cooperative members through its affiliation with Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative and Newberry Electric Cooperative. As a non-profit organization, CarolinaConnect’s focus […]

Legislative Update: Week Of 1/26/21

Legislative Update: Week Of 1/26/21

1/28/21Last week was the 3rd week of the 2021 legislative session.  There are 15 legislative weeks remaining before the General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn on May 13, 2021.HEARTBEAT – The Senate debated and passed S. 1 2021-2022 Bill 1: SC Fetal Heartbeat Protection from Abortion Act – South Carolina Legislature Online (scstatehouse.gov) , a bill that would prohibit […]

County Council Member Shares Positions on Development and Comprehensive Plan (make smaller)

County Council Member Shares Positions on Development and Comprehensive Plan (make smaller)

This is another installment of the Edgefield Advertiser’s continuing coverage of the petition to change Edgefield County’s Comprehensive Plan back to its wording before it was amended on its third reading. In next week’s article, Representative Bill Hixon weighs in and shares his thoughts on the issues.              Tiffani Ireland was sworn in as a County […]

A Bird in the Hand Really IS Better than Two in the Bush

A Bird in the Hand Really IS Better than Two in the Bush

By Arthur Northrop          Reuben Carver loves birds. He just purchased seventy acres on Lanham Road that butts up to 4,500 acres of National Forest land to create a bird sanctuary.           Reuben explained that the land in North America on the East coast between the ocean and the foothills is called the Atlantic flyway. Birds use […]

REPEAL OF THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY TO THE CUSTOMERS OF Edgefield County Water & Sewer Authority

REPEAL OF THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY TO THE CUSTOMERS  OF Edgefield County Water & Sewer Authority

Edgefield County Water and Sewer AuthorityEdgefield County Water and Sewer Authority P.O. Box 416 Edgefield, SC 29824 Phone: 803-637-3011  Phone: 803-279-1503 Fax:  803-637-4017 EFFECTIVE January 29, 2021 The Edgefield County Water and Sewer Authority advises their customers located in and around the area ofMartintown Rd from Currytown Rd to Woodlawn, Briggs Rd from Martintown Rd to Deer Springs […]

ALL EDGEFIELD COUNTY SCHOOLS TRANSITION TO HYBRID INSTRUCTIONAL MODELS ON FEBRUARY 1

ALL EDGEFIELD COUNTY SCHOOLS TRANSITION TO HYBRID INSTRUCTIONAL MODELS ON FEBRUARY 1

Decision Comes After the Shift Last Week to Full Remote Learning Due to Staff Quarantines  January 26, 2021  (JOHNSTON, SC)- At a Special Called Meeting this evening, Edgefield County School District (ECSD) Board members approved the district’s recommendation to return to Hybrid Instructional Models for all schools beginning on Monday, February 1. Full Remote Learning […]

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