Prepare to Vote in Town Elections: Johnston and Edgefield

Prepare to Vote in Town Elections: Johnston and Edgefield

Towns of Johnston and Edgefield had to reschedule their municipal elections due to Coronavirus and that date is coming up on July 14, 2020. Johnston’s election is for councilmen in Ward 1, Ward 3 and Ward 5.  Ward 1 seat was held by George Attaway who is retiring; Calvin Felder, Sr., announced for this seat in […]

Why Do Lives Matter

By Sigrid Fowler 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.              Why do lives matter—black lives, blue lives, unborn lives? Why does a seriously disabled life matter or […]

Phoenix Factory Hosts Kiln Opening

Phoenix Factory Hosts Kiln Opening

Phoenix Potter at work in Old Edgefield Pottery studio. The Phoenix Factory’s Old Edgefield Pottery, along with several other local pottery studios, will have an Edgefield Groundhog Kiln Opening on Saturday, June 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  The kiln is located  approximately 1 mile north of Edgefield on Buncombe St.  After that, wares will be returning […]

Willowbrooks’ Rural Victorian Garden

Willowbrooks’ Rural Victorian Garden

Tonya Guy has given EA permission to glean from her article in the May/June 202 edition of the Quillto give Advertiser readers a window into the plans for this Rural Victorian Garden planned for Willowbrook Cemetery. Willowbrook, called by the author a “rare and precious jewel,” is soon to be another showplace for history buffs to […]

SGM Calvin Felder Retires

SGM Calvin Felder Retires

Army National Guard                                                                                                                                                                  1SG Calvin Felder Sr 741stQM of Allendale is retiring from 35 years of military service. His time was spent in the Army and Army National Guard. He retired with the honorary rank of (SGM) Sergeant Major. During his military career he spent time in Germany, Korea, and other state side duty stations. […]

Reformed Hearts

Reformed Hearts

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.  I never much cared for the theological theory of original sin, that somehow we are born deeply ingrained […]

Monuments and Marches – Local Edition

Monuments and Marches – Local Edition

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.  Those of us in Edgefield County can see what’s happening in Richmond, in Columbia, in Atlanta, and elsewhere. […]

Four

By Sigrid Fowler, MDiv. 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.              Black lives don’t just matter . . . often, they inspire. The four I’m thinking about […]

Rabid Bat Confirmed in Aiken County; One Human Exposure

Rabid Bat Confirmed in Aiken County; One Human Exposure

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) confirmed that a bat found near Augusta Road and Howlandville Road in Warrenville, SC has tested positive for rabies. One person was exposed to the bat while administering care on June 11 and has since been referred to their health care provider. The bat was submitted to DHEC’s laboratory for […]

Edgefield County Winners in Primaries

Edgefield County Winners in Primaries

(12:00 p.m. June 10) – The Director of Voter Registration commented this morning that it was a “heavy” turnout in Edgefield County on Tuesday for the two Primaries, Democratic and Republican, that were held in this county.  Dir. Tricia Butler also said it would be attributed to the fact of a Sheriff’s race ongoing here, that […]

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