Louise Tanksley Samuels

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Mrs. Louise Tanksley Samuels, 100, of W. Five Notch Road, entered into rest July 30, 2014. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 at Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church with the Rev. Clarence D. Hill officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Samuels, a native of […]

Maxie Ray Prince

ALBANY, Ga. – Maxie Ray Prince, 81, of Albany, GA died Friday, August 1, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Mackey Funeral Home, Greenville, SC. Rev. Ken Kessler will officiate. Interment will follow in Greenville Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Born in Edgefield, SC, […]

The H. L. Hunley Exhibit is Coming to Edgefield

The H. L. Hunley Exhibit is Coming to Edgefield

Mark your calendar.  For the first time, the H. L. Hunley Exhibit is coming to Edgefield County.  On Friday, September 26th, the Hunley will be in Edgefield in the Piedmont Technical College parking lot.  The exhibit will be open from 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. There will also be Living History demonstrations by […]

Republicans and Democrats Working Together

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – This essay’s subject sounds totally outlandish in 2014, doesn’t it? Well, if we are talking about the Federal Government, unfortunately it pretty much is. The only agreement between our two political parties is to agree that the national government is totally dysfunctional and absolutely nothing will be accomplished. Their […]

250th Anniversary of Arrival of Huguenots

MCCORMICK, S.C. – Huguenot descendants and other persons interested in French Huguenot history will gather at John de la Howe School in McCormick County on Sunday, August 3rd to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the Huguenots at New Bordeaux in August 1764. French reformer John Calvin (1509-1564), born Jean Chauvin, preached that […]

Book Review:  “Charleston” by Margaret Bradham Thornton

Book Review:  “Charleston” by Margaret Bradham Thornton

Find The Advertiser and Dave in this new novel Reviewed by David Marshall James This emotionally expansive, visually lush novel would have been irresistible as a screen project for producer Ross Hunter and director Douglas Sirk, fifty-plus years ago. Although Margaret Bradham Thornton’s first novel takes place during the early 1990s, it could have been […]

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