David Bailey, Sr.

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mr. David Bailey, Sr., age 75, of Edgefield, passed on August 26, 2015. Survivors include wife, Mrs. Jessie Alma Bailey; children, Shellia Combs, Baltimore, MD., Danny Bailey, Baltimore, MD., Judy Bailey, Baltimore, MD., Doretha Bailey, Baltimore, MD., Cecil Bailey, Baltimore, MD., David Bailey, II, Baltimore, MD., Vona Bailey, Baltimore, MD., Dolly Bailey, […]

A Recent “Visitor” in Town of Edgefield

A Recent “Visitor” in Town of Edgefield

This bear was photographed in Edgefield on Mayor Durham’s land by his son-in-law. The bear has been seen, by report, on Star Road also. Black bears have been seen in Edgefield in years past.   These are probably the best photos published with a sighting. The photos were made mid-week.

Letters to the Editor

To the Community: The Merriwether Fire Department would like to say thank you for the generous giving during our MDA boot drive Saturday morning.  We collected over $3100 in three hours at two locations on Martintown Road and Sweetwater Road.  It’s nice to live in a community of people who are so willing to give […]

Frank William Leischner, Sr.

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Frank William Leischner, Sr., 71, of Addison St., died Friday, August 28, 2015 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday September 1, 2015 at 6 PM at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 PM at the Funeral Home before the Service. Interment will […]

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

An Edgefield County man was allegedly shot at after he attempted to admonish another driver for dangerous driving. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the matter, the victim was driving north on Edgefield Road near Maxwell Drive in Trenton, Tuesday evening, Aug. 25, when he observed another vehicle driving recklessly. The report […]

New Dollar General Coming to Edgefield

New Dollar General Coming to Edgefield

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Advertiser has confirmed that a new Dollar General store is being built in Edgefield between McDonalds and The Edgefield Inn. According to a spokesperson with Dollar General who spoke with The Advertiser, Wednesday, August 26, the new building is being constructed to add “more space to better serve customers” […]

Pro-Life or Pro-Choice? Where Do We Go From Here?

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – The controversy behind those two choices is not a new one, and it certainly didn’t either begin or end with the Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision in Roe v. Wade, a decision that has now stood for 42 years. Many deep moral and religious arguments swirl around the court’s decision, […]

David R. Coldiron

AIKEN, S.C. – David R. Coldiron of Aiken, SC, son of Karen Gerrard and the late Joseph Coldiron, was born on January 5, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois and passed away August 24, 2015 in Aiken, SC surrounded by his loving family and friends. David grew up in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, where he was a […]

The Chamber to Sponsor a Scholarship

The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring several fun events during the coming months with proceeds supporting a scholarship fund. The Chamber will award a scholarship to a graduating senior from each of the three Edgefield County high schools. The sum of this monetary award will be determined by funds received through our […]

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