Andrea Nicole “Andie” Sanford Deas – Edgefield, SC

EDGEFIELD – Mrs. Andrea Nicole “Andie” Sanford Deas, 25, entered into rest along with her husband, Mr. Charles “Buddy” Deas, on Sunday, October 9, 2016. She was a daughter of Jimmy Ray, Jr. and Stacy Lynn Johnson Sanford, of Saluda. She attended Midland Valley High School and graduated from Saluda High School where she was  […]

Charles “Buddy” Deas – Edgefield, SC

  EDGEFIELD – Mr. Charles “Buddy” Deas, 32, entered into rest along with his wife, Mrs. Andrea Nicole “Andie” Sanford Deas, on Sunday, October 9, 2016. A lifelong resident of Aiken County, SC, he was a son of the late Eugene Deas and the late Andrea Fields Deas Jones. A United States Army Veteran, he […]

Merriwether Fire Department Holds Open House

Merriwether Fire Department Holds Open House

Merriwether Fire Department closed out Fire Prevention Week with their annual Open House at their main station on Martintown Road, Saturday, Oct. 15.  The roughly 150 people who attended this year’s event were treated to hamburgers and hotdogs and also got to see drone and excavation demonstrations.  All of the department’s trucks and equipment were […]

The Strangers Among Us, Part Three

The Strangers Among Us, Part Three

This is a continuation of my previous two columns discussing the context of Matthew 25, which is being used by the religious left in a well-intentioned, compassionate desire to harness four verses, Matthew 25:35-38, out of context, as biblical justification for use of public funds to “welcome the stranger” into our republic, specifically justifying publicly […]

Expecting Something Different

Expecting Something Different

Most of these columns in recent months have addressed issues of national concern: the state of our national security, our increasing prosperity unfairly shared by just a few, our historic New World commitment to welcome refugees from the Old. But not all issues are national issues. A favorite bit of homespun wisdom gives one definition […]

Speed Contributes to Crash on Jeter Street

Speed Contributes to Crash on Jeter Street

Speed has been ruled a major contributing factor to a crash that happened on Jeter Street, around 6:45 Wednesday morning, Sept. 28.  According to Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter, who spoke to The Advertiser regarding the incident, a thirty-eight year old man was driving “very fast” along Jeter Street when he lost control of his […]

Accident Causes Power Outages in Edgefield

Accident Causes Power Outages in Edgefield

An accident that happened Wednesday evening, Oct. 12, shortly after 7:00, caused multiple power outages in the town of Edgefield.  According to an Edgefield City Police Department report, a seventy-five-year-old man was traveling south on Moragne Street when he fell asleep, left the road, and struck a light pole causing the transformer to blow.  The […]

Youth coon hunts to be hosted throughout South Carolina

Youth coon hunts to be hosted throughout South Carolina

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) and the S.C. Coon Hunters Association are hosting a series of nine youth coon hunts around the state starting in October and ending in February. The hunts will serve as regional qualifying events for the State Championship Youth Hunt and are designed to teach ethics and sportsmanship through […]

Deaths in Fatal Fire Determined Double Homicide

Deaths in Fatal Fire Determined Double Homicide

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the two victims of the fatal fire that occurred Sunday afternoon, Oct. 9, on Marigold Street in Edgefield were murdered.  Autopsy results showed that 32 years old Charles Deas and his wife, 25 years old Andrea Deas, residents of the home, each died as a result of […]