Obie Smith – Edgefield, SC

Thurmond Burnett          Phone: (803)637-6536 David T. Burnett               Fax: (803)637-6006 Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc. Established 1902 801 Columbia Road Post Office Box 389 Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com   November 8, 2018         Obie Smith Edgefield, SC   Obie Smith, 70, husband of the late […]

James Gail “Jim” Stertz, Jr. – EDGEFIELD

James Gail “Jim” Stertz, Jr. – EDGEFIELD

                James Gail “Jim” Stertz, Jr. died peacefully at his home in Edgefield, South Carolina on Sunday, October 28, 2018. He was born on November 13, 1951 in Newnan, Georgia to Dr. James Gail Stertz, Sr., a much-beloved Baptist pastor, and to Mrs. Eda Klarer Stertz, an accomplished […]

Welcome the Stranger

Welcome the Stranger

By Robert Scott The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser.   Once again we are witnessing in our country the age-old argument about immigration. We need to guard our country from outside, alien people without our American ideals, because they threaten the […]

$3000 Offering for the Needy

$3000 Offering for the Needy

ECCHO President Sallie Cooks   At ECCHO’s Annual Gathering ECCHO (Edgefield County Churches Helping Others) Held their annual Program on Sunday evening. Rev. Aaron Tripp, Pastor of Edgefield First Baptist Church Presiding. Bro. Tony Longobardo Lead the Responsive Reading, Rev. Willie Abney led prayer. “Words Of Encouragement” was delivered by Rev. George L. Brightharp. His […]

Indian Artifacts, Subject of OEDGS Meeting

Indian Artifacts, Subject of OEDGS Meeting

The public is cordially invited to the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society (OEDGS) meeting on Sunday, November 11, at 3:00 p. m., in the Lynch Building Annex of the Tompkins Library, 104 Courthouse Square, Edgefield. John Paulos will be the guest speaker. He is from an old Augusta family of Indian artifact collectors and is in possession of a fine collection.   […]

Wells Fargo Announces Closing

Wells Fargo Announces Closing

Edgefield Branch, February 20 Letters posted November 2, 2018, advised customers of the Edgefield Main Branch of Wells Fargo Bank that it will be closing its services to the Edgefield area as of Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. This is sudden news for Edgefield. The location of the bank has served customers in […]

Eva E. Bryant Quarles- Johnston, SC

Thurmond Burnett          Phone: (803)637-6536 David T. Burnett                        Fax: (803)637-6006 Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc. Established 1902 801 Columbia Road Post Office Box 389 Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com November 3, 2018       Eva E. Bryant Quarles Johnston, SC   Eva Elizabeth Bryant […]

County Results of Four Contested Races

County Results of Four Contested Races

Members of the press, candidates and supporters joined in tonight at the Edgefield County Courthouse to hear the results of the votes that  gave Willie Campbell of Edgefield County School Board and Greg Anderson, running for Probate Judge, a chance to continue serving the citizenry.  They were the only contested races in the County and […]

Alladin Junior at Strom Thurmond Theatre

Alladin Junior at Strom Thurmond Theatre

Strom Thurmond Theatre proudly presents Disney’s Aladdin Junior.  You do not want to miss this magical journey.  Show dates are Saturday November 3rd and Saturday November 10th at 7:00 pm and Sunday November 4th and November 11th at 3:30 pm.  Tickets are selling fast so call Strom Thurmond High School or 8032751768 ext. 0 to reserve your […]

Wreck in Johnston – Victim Airlifted

  The South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a wreck Thursday, Nov. 1, shortly before 3:00 p.m. near Water Works Road and Yonce Pond  Road in Johnston.  According to Trooper Justin Southerland with SCHP, who spoke to the Advertiser regarding this accident, this was a single car crash with a single occupant. The victim, a 41-year-old […]

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