Willie Mae Rhoden

WARD, S.C. – Funeral Services for Mrs. Willie Mae Storey Rhoden, 79, will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Bland Funeral Home Chapel at 2 o’clock with burial to follow in Spann Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6-8 pm. Mrs. Rhoden, a native of Ward, […]

Relay for Life 2013

Relay for Life 2013

The rains came but Relay For Life, in its 11th year of raising funds in this county to fight cancer, was not dampened.  They moved inside to the gymnasium. Some of the booths remained on the front of Strom Thurmond High School, such as the jump castles. This was on Saturday, April 27. All in […]

James (Jim) O. Ferqueron

HENRYETTA, Ok. – Mr. James (Jim) Ollie Ferqueron, 82, husband of the late Sarah Anne Reeves Ferqueron, passed away on April 25, 2013. Graveside services will be held Wednesday May 1, 2013 at 11 A.M. at Overbrook Cemetery in McCormick, S.C. with Masonic and Military honors. Mr. Ferqueron was born in Greenwood, S.C. and was […]

Emmie Dozier Mitchell Bland [Updated]

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Funeral services will be held at 11 am Monday April 29, 2013 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Edgefield for Emmie Dozier Mitchell Bland. Father Donald Abott will officiate and pall bearers will be Frank Stanford Bland V, Charlie Bland, Dale Fulcher, Daniel Phail, Mitchell Bland, Bland Phail, and Harry Bland. On April 26th the time […]

Here & There – 4-25-13

Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market:  On the Town Square every Sat. through first Sat. in Sept.  8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  $5 per day.  $40 for season.  For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278. Friends of the Library: (FOL) wants your support to enhance Library services.  Join us for a tax-deductible $25, dropped […]

Domestic Dispute Ends in Death in Johnston [Updated]

A domestic dispute between a man and his common-law wife ended in the man’s death, Friday, Apr. 26.  According to Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston, who spoke with The Advertiser Friday afternoon, a call came in Friday morning at nearly 11:15 regarding a domestic dispute on Lanier Road in Johnston. Police responded to find a […]

Peach, Berry Crops Thrive in Pleasant Spring

Peach, Berry Crops Thrive in Pleasant Spring

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Peach trees and berry plants seem to enjoy the pretty spring weather in the Upstate every bit as much as the rest of us. “We’ve been really fortunate lately as far as the weather is concerned with fruit and berry crops,” said Andy Rollins, a Clemson Extension agent in Spartanburg County who […]