First Occupational Therapy Program at a Private College in S.C. to Begin in January

First Occupational Therapy Program at a Private College in S.C. to Begin in January

Dr. Nathan Herz, the director of occupational therapy at Presbyterian College, loves sharing stories from his 30-plus year career in occupational therapy. “There was a lady who had a stroke and could not move her arm up from her side,” Herz said. “Then one day, she waved ‘hi’ to me because her arm was working again.” Herz calls these stories “moments of victories.” […]

Boo

Boo

By Blaney Pridgen 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 are coming up on Halloween, October 31st.  It’s always good to remember the origin of that childish […]

Differing Viewpoints

Differing Viewpoints

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. “Where you stand depends on where you sit.” That bit of political analysis is a conventional explanation as to why […]

Letter to the editor

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. Confections Now & Pizza to Come When asked “What businesses would you like to see on the Edgefield Town square?”, the number […]

Log House, a Scratched Itch

Log House, a Scratched Itch

John Kemp enjoys some time on the porch of his log house. John Kemp wanted a hewn log house starting in the early 1970s. “I had an itch and I just scratched it,” noted Kemp referring to the project of moving a log house to his family property almost forty years ago. Kemp said he […]

Crash on Murrah Road Claims Life

Crash on Murrah Road Claims Life

​A crash on Murrah Road in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County claimed the life of 24 year old Matthew Blaine Harley of Edgefield County in the early morning hours Tuesday, Oct. 27.  According to the SC Highway Patrol (SCHP), the crash occurred shortly before 12:30 when the 2018 Toyota SUV Harley was driving as he […]

JGs are Headed to Edgefield and Johnston in October

JGs are Headed to Edgefield and Johnston in October

By Arthur Northrop ​If there is one thing Paula Bowers and Bobbie Pullon, co-owners of The Ridge Clay Arts Studio and Gallery in Johnston, agree on is that Caroline O’Neal is a talented potter and entrepreneur. “Caroline has created several tiny businesses,” said Bowers. Caroline is Bobbie Pullon’s granddaughter and the major reason Pullon is involved in the county’s pottery scene at this […]

Crime in Edgefield

Crime in Edgefield

Attempted Theft – Recovery of Property ​The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an attempted theft report on Oct. 9 at the 1100 black of Stephens Road in the North Augusta area of the county.  According to the ECSO report, a resident observed 2 unknown white males pushing her neighbor’s 4 wheeler down the road.  The […]

Marvin Eugene Easler, Edgefield, 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 Marvin Eugene Easler, 79, […]

Prayers for the Election Season

Prayers for the Election Season

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.  The Episcopal Church, as is the case for Anglican churches worldwide, uses a version of The Book of Common […]

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