Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Eighty-six year old Jean Bell of Ward, SC, finally got her wings.  Not her angel wings — although some may argue that she deserves those too — but her flight attendant wings.  The story of this event was told to The Advertiser by family friend Kelli Graham, a former flight attendant herself, who was instrumental […]

Rabid Raccoon Found In Edgefield County

Rabid Raccoon Found In Edgefield County

George Bryant notified the Advertiser that, on May 18, a neighbor driving by his house noticed an unhealthy looking raccoon in the Bryant yard, on Garrett Road. George suggested to the neightbor that they get on his golf cart and go find the raccoon, which they did, noticing that truly it was “not right.” They […]

Letter to the Editor – Baseball Memories After Recent Visit

My wife Karin and I were recently visiting my family and friends in and around Johnston. My mother, Annie Lewis Hall, and my brother Cliff, reside in The Saluda Nursing Center and we were pleasantly surprised to find Mother almost back to normal after a bout with pneumonia. Cliff required a full update of all […]

Local Candidate’s Signs Stolen

Local Candidate’s Signs Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Clerk of Court Sonny Reel that several of his campaign signs had been stolen.  Reel, who is seeking re-election to his position, advised law enforcement that the eleven signs that were located on private, residential property.  The locations of these signs included Columbia Road, Addison Street, Youngblood […]

Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

By Julian Landrum Mims III, Ph.D. The readers of our area have something to look forward to – a series of articles that Julian Mims, who grew up on Buncombe Street and attended the schools in Edgefield, offered to this newspaper.  They are full of humor, provoking nostalgia and evoking memories.  The stories reach back […]

Edgefield Republican Party Cancels Town Hall, Plans Organizational Meeting

Edgefield Republican Party Cancels Town Hall, Plans Organizational Meeting

The Edgefield County Republican Party has canceled plans for a Town Hall for June 4 and instead is having an organizational meeting on June 2, with the possibility of hearing from the three Republican candidates for Solicitor, Circuit 11.  They have been invited to the Thursday, June 2 meeting. The following press release gives the […]

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