The Battle of Aiken, February 23

The Battle of Aiken, February 23

Early Photo of Edgefield Bank This photo reminds us that Wells Fargo is leaving this month. It was on Patsy Smith’s desk – Patsy having served a chain of banks, resulting in Wells Fargo, for over 50 years. She said of this photo – ask if anyone knows the people in the photo, as well as […]

Letter to the Editor

Good Afternoon, I wanted to let you know about a great opportunity for Edgefield County landowners. The City of Aiken along with their several partners have received a 319 Grant to protect water quality in the Shaw’s Creek Watershed which extends through Edgefield and Aiken Counties. There are funds available to help pay for approved […]

The Crisis at the Mexican Border

The Crisis at the Mexican Border

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser. By: Robert Scott For several months, the daily television news shows have highlighted the plight of refugees and asylum seekers who have emigrated from Central America and ended up just on the Mexican side of our […]

Annual Economic Development Report Presented to County Council

Annual Economic Development Report Presented to County Council

Will Williams, President/CEO of the Economic Development Partnership presented to Edgefield County Council the Annual Update on the State of the County’s Economic Development at Council’s most recent monthly meeting, Feb. 5.  Williams began his presentation by giving a highlight of economic development within the county over the recent past.  As part of that highlight, […]

“Nothing Could be Finer”

“Nothing Could be Finer”

For those who are interested in the history of the camellia, local lore about those who were aficionados, and more – “hot off the press,” this publication called “Nothing Could be Finer” is a publication by the Camellia Club, authors and editors Karyn S. Bland and Henrietta Humphreys. It will be presented at the Camellia […]

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

By Rachel Sanders, Advertiser intern, Clemson Univ. senior   Bailey grew up in the business world, but also learned firsthand about business from Mrs. Trudi Belcher in the Life Skills class offered at FWA. In this class, Bailey “got a taste of what a real business class was like.” Originally, Bailey had planned on going […]

Robert Melvin Quarles, Sr. – 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 February 7, 2019     Robert Melvin Quarles, Sr. Johnston, SC   Robert Melvin Quarles, Sr., 63, husband of Lynn […]

Helen Bain Dozier – Clarks Hill, 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 February 5, 2019   Helen Bain Dozier Clarks Hill, SC   Helen Bain Dozier, 91, wife of the late Oscar V. […]

James Edward Hudson, Sr. – 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 February 6, 2019       James Edward Hudson, Sr. Edgefield, SC   James Edward Hudson, Sr., 75, husband […]

Toodie Katharine Parkman Kemp -Trenton, 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 February 5, 2019   Toodie Katharine Parkman Kemp Trenton, SC   Toodie Katharine Parkman Kemp, 95, wife of the late Henry […]

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