Churches Changing Communities 2017 – The Most Rewarding Vacation of my Life

Churches Changing Communities 2017 – The Most Rewarding Vacation of my Life

There was much excitement in and around Edgefield during the week of July 9-14. Members from the twenty Southern Baptist churches that make up the Edgefield Baptist Association engaged in a week of service and ministry. Over 140 missions volunteers came together to conduct ministry projects and repairs to local homes.This is the 8th year […]

Religion, Politics, and “Paying It Forward”

Religion, Politics, and “Paying It Forward”

Based on a desire for commonality among many churches, the Revised Common Lectionary is now in use throughout the English-speaking world. In the U.S., its sequence of Bible readings for each Sunday is followed not only in my own Episcopal Church but also in the Roman Catholic, Evangelical Lutheran and Missouri Synod, Presbyterian, United Methodist, […]

Dear Editor — Comments on Plans for Square

Dear Editor — Comments on Plans for Square

I have been following the letters and/or comments in the paper about the Streetscape proposals.  Quite frankly, I and a number of folks that I talk with on Saturday a.m., while we are at the Saturday Market, seem to think that the overall plan is a totally waster of money. My question to the Town […]

McKendree to Celebrate 200 Years

McKendree to Celebrate 200 Years

A Family has helped to Hold the History Not one century, but two have passed since the founding of McKendree Methodist Church, up on Highway 378 between Highway 25 and Faulkner Mountain Road. This church was first called Sleepy Creek Church, known in name by a nearby creek.  It was probably a mile or so […]

Woodlawn Road Re-Opened

Woodlawn Road Re-Opened

The SC Department of Transportation has confirmed for the Advertiser that the road closure on Woodlawn Road at Deep Step Road to Hwy 28 has been lifted.  The road was re-opened July 21.  The road had been closed since June 27 when an eighteen wheeler wrecked on the road causing gasoline and diesel fuels to […]

Pamela E. Jordan — Leesville, SC

LEESVILLE – Pamela (Pam) English Jordan, age 67, of 318 Ridge Road, Leesville, S.C. passed away on July 5, 2017, at her home. A native of Johnston, S.C., Pam was a 1968 graduate of Strom Thurmond High School where she was an outstanding basketball player on two state championship teams. She is survived by her […]

Shirley A. Gregory — North Augusta, S.C.

NORTH AUGUSTA – Mrs. Shirley Ann Gregory, 79, of North Augusta, SC, wife of the late James T. Gregory, entered into rest on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Born in Bell Buckle, TN, daughter of the late Joseph Rex Eaton and the late Sara Ruth Carter Pryor, she had been a resident of the CSRA most […]

Susan Hammond Isbell — Edgefield, SC

Susan Hammond Isbell, age 93, passed on to her Lord on July 7, 2017. She was born on July 3, 1924 to Emmitt Stephenson and Mary Lou Watkins in Logan, Ohio. She graduated Valedictorian from John de la Howe School in McCormick, S. C. and graduated from the Medical College of the State of South […]

South by Southeast: Spoof on Alfred Hitchcock’s Work

South by Southeast: Spoof on Alfred Hitchcock’s Work

Directed by Dave Engelman, South by Southeast is a very entertaining, audience-participation play and a spoof on Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic film, North by Northwest.  “Hitchhike” himself, played hilariously by Sam Crouch, opens the show and silliness and trickery fall around us as Cary Grunt, played glowingly by Carson Faulker, is chased by blonds (Stephanie Turner […]

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