“Doodle” is Her Name, But Dawdle She Doesn’t

“Doodle” is Her Name, But Dawdle She Doesn’t

Thelma Chambers, known by all her friends as Doodle, worked during summers as program director for Camp Ton-A-Wandah.  Many in this area know Ton-A-Wandah as the place where the late Boots Bandy worked, also. Through Boots and her friend Margaret Edwards, Doodle came to know Johnston. The person who has been telling us the story […]

Here & There – 5/23/12

A listing of happenings around the area. Youth Forum: 2nd Annual Youth Forum hosted by Mt. Canaan’s Boys and Girls Clubs, 2451 Edgefield Rd., Trenton, May 26, 12 noon to 2 p.m. Topic: “Violence Among Youth” Lunch will be provided. This will be a day of fun, food, fellowship and facts. RSVP by phone to […]

Grover Mealing

NORTH AUGUSTA – Mr. Grover Mealing, 65, of Broadwater Circle, entered into rest May 22, 2012 at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Eddie Freeman officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Mealing, a native of Edgefield County […]

Edward V. Elam

EDGEFIELD – Mr. Edward V. Elam, 56, of Moores Road, entered into rest May 20, 2012 at Aiken Regional Medical Center.  Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Leroy Robertson officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Survivors include  his companion,  Mary […]

Joyce New Willing

JOHNSTON – Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce New Willing, age 78, will be held Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Providence Baptist Church with burial to follow in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the gravesite after the service. Bland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Mrs. […]

Joseph S. Prince

EDGEFIELD – Mr. Joseph S. “Joe” Prince, 47, of Gold Mine Rd., died Tuesday May 22, 2012 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Friday May 25, 2012 at 3 P.M. at McKendree United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Prince was born in Augusta, Ga. and was a member of […]

What You Missed. . .

If you do not subscribe to The Advertiser or pick up a copy at your local newsstand, these are just a sampling of the items in this week’s print edition that are not included online. A new thing to keep slugs out of the plants.  Find in Dolly’s News, sec. 2 page 2 Who among […]

Pot of Gold

Pot of Gold

We spotted this double rainbow in Trenton Tuesday evening after a thunderstorm rolled through as we were on the way to pick up the paper from the printer in Aiken.  

Pettigrew Addresses Ballot Controversy

Dear Editor: Over the past few weeks, many have asked me what was going on with the Senate election and what was the ballot controversy all about? I appreciate your interest and concern and in the next few paragraphs I will explain as best I can. On May 2, 2012, the SC Supreme Court ruled […]

Locals Enjoy Mud Run

Locals Enjoy Mud Run

Members from Antioch Baptist Church and a few other local churches competed in the Fort Gordon Marine Mud Challenge on Saturday May 12th. They compromised three five person teams, Team Edgefield, Bobby’s Vegan Buddies and The Religious Mudders.