Elizabeth Shaw

TRENTON – Mrs. Elizabeth Anita Pyne Shaw, 83, entered into rest Saturday March 26, 2016. Mrs. Shaw is survived by her daughter Jeanne Tracy Maria Davis Floyd and her husband David, grandchildren: Jaimee (Charles) Floyd Weigle, Gary Floyd and Gregory Floyd, great grandchildren Brooks Weigle and Ethan Weigle, brother Richard W. (Bette) Pyne. She was […]

Jack Dowd, Sr.

SALUDA – Funeral Services for Mr. James Keller (Jack) Dowd, Sr., will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, March 30, at Bland Funeral Home Chapel, Johnston. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the funeral home from 11-12. Burial will follow in Mt of Olives Cemetery. Mr. Dowd, a native of […]

Mary R. Collins

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Wash. – Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Rocsillia Collins, a native of Edgefield County, were held 12 noon Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church with the Rev. G.L. Brightharp, Pastor. Interment was in the church cemetery. She is survived by her husband, James Collins; two daughters, Brandy Collins and Jamie […]

V. Howard Wates, Jr.

V. Howard Wates, Jr. Edgefield, SC Howard Wates, Jr., 73, husband of Kathlean (Kitty) Wates, died Sunday March 20, 2016. Graveside Services will be held Tuesday March 22, 2016 at 11 AM at Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends after the service at the grave. Mr. Wates was a native of […]

Blondelle C. Trotter

Blondelle C. Trotter Modoc, SC Blondelle Clegg Trotter, 87, wife of Curtis R. Trotter for 68 years passed away on Wednesday March 16, 2016. Funeral Services will be held Friday March 18, 2016 at 11 AM at Red Oak Grove Baptist Church with burial in church cemetery. Mrs. Trotter was born in Parksville, SC. She […]

Lucia Ceron Reyes

NORTH AUGUSTA – Lucia Ceron Reyes, beloved wife of Octavio Ceron, died March 9, 2016 in Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Born in Veracruz , Mexico January 27, 1950, Mrs. Ceron Reyes lived thirty years in California before coming to South Carolina 11 years ago. She and her husband were the owners of Los Jarochos […]

Mr. Floyd Collier

Mr. Floyd Collier, of Martintown Road, entered into rest March 8, 2016. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 15, at Old Piney Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Louis T. Coley officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Collier, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Old Piney […]

Spring Turkey Season Forecast from DNR

Spring Turkey Season Forecast from DNR

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina’s economy. Legislation passed by the S.C. General Assembly last year sets new season dates and bag limits on private lands. Season dates for private lands are now March 20 to […]

State President to Speak at NAACP Banquet

State President to Speak at NAACP Banquet

Dr. Lonnie Randolph, Jr., will speak Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at the Collins Building on Bettis Campus. The occasion is the NAACP Banquet. Lonnie Randolph, Jr. is a native of Columbia, South Carolina where he attended local public schools and graduated from Dreher High School.  Dr. Randolph is an alumnus of Benedict College […]

Shooting/Home Invasion in Johnston

Shooting/Home Invasion in Johnston

The Johnston Police Department responded to a shooting call in the vicinity of the May Street Apartments, Monday night, March 7, around 10:00.  According to JPD Officer James Mosley, who spoke with The Advertiser regarding the incident, JPD and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of what turned out to be a […]