Melvin L. Butler

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Mr. Melvin L. Butler, 65, of Audubon Circle, entered into rest December 2, 2014. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, December 6, at Jeter Baptist Church with the Rev. James E. Thomas officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Butler, a native of Edgefield County, was a […]

Edgefield Hospital CEO Resigns

Edgefield Hospital CEO Resigns

The Board of Trustees of Edgefield County Hospital has accepted the resignation of Brandon Clary, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Clary’s resignation is effective immediately. Mr. Clary’s last day of employment was December 3, 2014. The Board expressed its appreciation for Mr. Clary’s service as CEO, and wished him well in his endeavors. The Board anticipates […]

Here and There – 12-4-14

Here and There – 12-4-14

Cancelled: The Dec. 4 CTC regular meeting is cancelled due to the statewide meeting in Columbia on Dec. 11. Johnston Farmer’s & Artist Market: Thursday, December 4th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. our ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET and will end the season. Edgefield United Methodist Church: The Children’s Christmas music program will be presented during the worship service […]

Fury Over Ferguson

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Last week a grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri did not hand down an indictment in the Michael Brown shooting case from August of this year. Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department shot and killed Brown during an altercation on August 9. What has followed […]

Willie J. Robertson

SALUDA, S.C. – Mr. Willie J. Robertson, 69, entered into rest November 29, 2014. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, December 4, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. Rodney Edmonds pastor and Rev. Leroy Robertson eulogist. A native of Edgefield County, he was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Survivors include […]

Pick Jones

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Mr. Pick A. Jones, 73, of Friendship Lane, entered into rest November 30, 2014. Funeral Arrangements will be announced later. A native of Edgefield County, he was a member of Rosa Spring Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Inez Young Jones; two daughters, Karen Y. Jones of Laurens, and Tracy (Steven) […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Armed Robbery at Caper House #2 in Johnston The Caper House #2 on Lee Street in Johnston was the site of an early morning armed robbery, Monday, Dec. 1. According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke with The Advertiser regarding the crime, a man wearing a ski mask and carrying what is believed […]

Mary Dell Smith

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Mrs. Mary Dell Dobbs Smith, 58, of 801 Academy St, died on Thursday, November 27, 2014, in the Edgefield County Hospital. She was born in Edgefield County, SC, daughter of James and Dorothy Burton Dobbs.  She was a member of Piney Grove Holiness Church and a 1976 graduate of Saluda High School. She […]

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