Averill Boatwright Courtney – Johnston, SC

W. 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 Averill Boatwright Courtney, 93, of Johnston, South Carolina, died November 10, 2019. She was the widow of Lon James Courtney, Jr.  Mrs. Courtney was born on November 17, 1925, […]

Gabriella Nelson, daughter of an Edgefield native now in cancer research at Johns Hopkins, has taken up the Cause of Cancer in an industrious way, organizing a fundraiser at her school that produced $1,600.

Gabriella Nelson, daughter of an Edgefield native now in cancer research at Johns Hopkins, has taken up the Cause of Cancer in an industrious way, organizing a fundraiser at her school that produced $1,600.

Raised Through Efforts of 9-year-old Bracelets packaged to disburse to the survivors. A call from Dwella Moton Nelson to her hometown paper opened the door for this newspaper’s Breast Cancer story, usually published in October, Breast Cancer Month, but now in November. Dwella Nelson is now Dr. Dwella Moton Nelson, having graduated in 1992 from […]

Megan Gordon, 1st Runner up in “Miss World America”

Megan Gordon, 1st Runner up in “Miss World America”

Megan Gordon, far right, is Miss World America First Runner-up. Ms. Megan Gordon has achieved another acclaim on the beauty pageant runway:  she was awarded the First Runner-up status for the Miss World America beauty pageant held in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 12, 2019. She was representing this state as Miss South Carolina in the World […]

OLD EDGEFIELD DISTRICT GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

OLD EDGEFIELD DISTRICT GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

OLD EDGEFIELD DISTRICTGENEALOGICAL SOCIETY Post Office Box 546104 Courthouse SquareEdgefield, SC  29824-0546803-637-4010 Located in the Tompkins Library Building Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  If there are any questions or additional information required, please call 803-637-4010.   Malissa N. Browder OEDGS Corresponding Secretary Press Release OEDGS November Meeting           The public is cordially invited to the Old […]

Theodore John “Ted” Heos-Trenton, SC

W. Thurmond Burnett                                                                    David T. Burnett Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home PO Box 389 – 801 Columbia Rd. Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 Phone: 803-637-6536 Email: david@edgefieldmercantile.com Theodore John “Ted” Heos, 74, husband of Linda Beaman Heos of Yarborough Rd. Trenton, SC entered into rest on Monday, November 4, 2019. The family is at the home and will […]

Upper Savannah Council of Governments Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2019 Impact Award

Upper Savannah Council of Governments Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2019 Impact Award

Exhibiting the NADO Impact Award: From left are Wes McAllister (McCormick County) and Diane Anderson (Laurens County) of the Upper Savannah Council of Governments Board of Directors; National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) past president Scott Koons,  Executive Director, North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, Gainesville, Fla.; and Albert Talbert (Edgefield County) of USCOG Board […]

Trenton FD Host Assoc. Dinner

Trenton FD Host Assoc. Dinner

            The Trenton Fire Department hosted the quarterly Fireman’s Association Dinner, Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Trenton FD.  Fireman from across the county gathered to enjoy a catered meal of bar-b-que and the fixings.  They also heard from a guest speaker from Dominion Energy.  He spoke to the first responders about the company’s safety measures. Each quarter a different fire […]

James Mattis, Abraham Lincoln, and Donald Trump

James Mattis, Abraham Lincoln, and Donald Trump

By: Robert Scot 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.  Quoting one person who is quoting another is always risky; either or both may be misquoted, and there […]

Old 96 District Chapter DAR Hears Lecture on Benjamin Franklin

Old 96 District Chapter DAR Hears Lecture on Benjamin Franklin

The Old 96 District Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met at historic Horn’s Creek Church Museum for their October meeting. Special guest speaker, Mr. Robert Woods, of Lexington, South Carolina, was accompanied by his wife and portrayed Benjamin Franklin, providing a fascinating program befitting the 18th century setting. The museum caretaker, […]

Rebel Regiment Place Third in State

Rebel Regiment Place Third in State

Congratulations to the Strom Thurmond Rebel Regiment on being named the 2019 SCBDA 2A Bronze Medalists. Congratulations to the 2A State Champions Pride of Pendleton and 2A Silver Medalist Gilbert Indians. The students performed like true professional in the pouring rain; what a way to conclude an amazing competitive marching season. The Rebel Regiment members […]

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