What You Need to Know About Interventions

What You Need to Know About Interventions

Dealing with loved ones can be difficult sometimes and that only gets harder when they have a problem with drugs and alcohol.  A big part of dealing with a loved one’s addiction is getting them into treatment. But what if they are unwilling to go? Intervention is the next logical step, however what is an intervention and […]

Main Street Players Produce a Southern Comedy

Main Street Players Produce a Southern Comedy

The Savannah Sipping Societyis the newest production being brought to the stage by the Main Street Players and The Edgefield County Historical Society. If you love laugh-a-minute Southern comedies that touch your heart, then this show is for you! This play is one of the latest offerings from the famous playwriting trio Jones, Hope, and […]

Thomas L. Dobbins, Jr. -NEWBERRY

NEWBERRY – Thomas L. Dobbins, Jr.  died September 15, 2019 at J.F. Hawkins Health Care. Born on April 5, 1940 in Anderson, he was a son of the late Thomas Louis Dobbins, Sr. and Amelia Seawright Dobbins.  Mr. Dobbins was a graduate of Valdosta State University and earned a master’s degree from Florida State University. […]

Thomas L. “Tom” Miller – 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         Thomas L. “Tom” Miller, 88, husband of the late Juanita Murrell Miller of Edgefield, SC […]

Deer seasons opening up across the state

Deer seasons opening up across the state

Make sure you have your tags, deer seasons opening up across the state COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 10, 2019) Archery deer season opens in the piedmont of South Carolina (Game Zone 2) and antlerless deer harvest opportunities begin in Game Zones 2, 3 and 4 on Sept. 15. Deer season opens in Game Zone 1 on […]

Remain Vigilant

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser How many Tuesday mornings had I passed through security on my way to deliver another briefing in conference rooms filled with […]

Adequate Housing in South Carolina

Adequate Housing in South Carolina

By: Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser We live in prosperous times. Politicians of both major parties speak of how well the economy does when […]

Piekielniak – Not afraid of Work

Piekielniak – Not afraid of Work

By Lydia Derrick Wherry  Carolyn Piekielniak, Born in 1935 on a “hot, June, Saturday afternoon,” as her mother once said, is as firmly planted in the ground as is her business, Plants and Things.  A military wife of 23 years, Piekielniak is not afraid of work.  Across 17 different states and two foreign countries, “Everywhere […]

Council Recognizes Judge Brenda B. Carpenter

Council Recognizes Judge Brenda B. Carpenter

Edgefield County Council passed a resolution recognizing the accomplishments and works of Judge Brenda B. Carpenter during her 22 years of service to Edgefield County at their Sept. 3 meeting.  Carpenter served as both Magistrate and Chief Magistrate during her tenure and retired from the bench Aug. 30.  Carpenter is pictured with Council members Dean […]

Council Honors Ozone All-Stars

Council Honors Ozone All-Stars

County Council approved a resolution at their Sept. 3 meeting recognizing the 2019 Edgefield County Dixie Youth Baseball Ozone All-Stars.  The resolution noted the team’s accomplishments including their outscoring of opponents 53-0 in the district tournament, their defeat of opponents in 6 straight games with no losses to advance to the State Championship, their setting […]

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