Thomas Atkinson

EDGEFIELD – Funeral Services for Mr. Thomas M. “Tommy” Atkinson, 54, of Turkey Creek Road, who entered into rest February 27, 2012, were conducted Thursday, March 1, at 10 a.m. from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Rev. Bobby Atkinson officiated. Interment was at Sunset Hill Cemetery. Mr. Atkinson was a native of North Carolina. He was […]

Irene Gordon

EDGEFIELD – Mrs. Irene Peterson Gordon, 71, of Moores Drive, entered into rest Sunday, March 4, 2012 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mrs. Gordon, a native of Edgefield County was a member of Pleasant Lane Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Raymond E. Gordon; three daughters, Tracey (Sammy) Mathis of […]

Lorene E. Johnson

AIKEN -Laura Lorene Edmunds Johnson, 91, formerly of Bradley, widow of Harold B. Johnson died February 29, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Home. Born in the Ridge Spring Community of Saluda County, April 5, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Robert J. and Thelma Winn Edmunds.  A graduate of Edgefield High School, Mrs. Johnson […]

Margaret Kenrick

NORTH AUGUSTA – Mrs. Margaret Belle Tankersley Kenrick, 75, wife of the late Warren E. Kenrick, entered into rest on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at National Healthcare. Her funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Wed., March 7,at First Baptist Church of North Augusta with Rev. Mark Owens and Rev. Roy Kiser officiating. […]

Jackson Rhoads

EDGEFIELD – Mr. Jackson Edward Rhoads, 76, of Edgefield, died February 29, 2012 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab. Mr. Rhoads was born in Middletown, Ohio and was a member of The Episcopal Church of the Ridge.  He was a U. S. Army veteran and a retired lab administrator at the Medical College of Georgia. […]

Jessie Fay Sigers

EDGEFIELD – Jessie Fay Sigers, 82, beloved wife of EJ Sigers for 65 years went to be with her Father God, Wednesday, February 29, 2012. She was born in Banning, GA and was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Miller Stitcher and Zora Craft Stitcher and her sister Dorothy Morgan. Mrs. Sigers was a […]

Westside Honors Two Graduates at Fire Academy

Westside Honors Two Graduates at Fire Academy

February 24, 2012 –Family, friends and Fire Department members attended the graduation ceremony for Kristopher “Cole” Clark and Clint Holmes, members of Westside Fire Department and B.S.A. Fire Explorer Post 7. Each recruit successfully completed 8 weeks of resident training at the SC Firefighter Academy located in Columbia. Firefighters Clark and Holmes were part of […]

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Editor’s Note: This was presented to The Advertiser on Monday for publication. Burton is running for Ward 6, the seat now held by Otis Yeldell. My name is Scotty Andrew Burton. I am 29 years old and running for Edgefield Town Council, Ward 6, for the Town of Edgefield, I am a graduate of Strom […]

Sixth Annual Shamrock Run – In Memory of Sandra Friar

Sixth Annual Shamrock Run – In Memory of Sandra Friar

Edgefield’s sixth annual Shamrock Run/Walk will be held on St. Patrick’s Day this year, Saturday, March 17   and it will begin at 11 a.m. at Bi-Lo with proceeds going to Relay for Life. On the same day the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an Oyster Roast on the square in Edgefield from 1-4 […]

Smith’s Response to Dorn’s Statement

Editor’s note: Mr. Dorn’s statement was published in the print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser on 2/29 and 3/5 of the digital edition. Below is Candidate William Smith’s response.   Officially today, Mr. Norman Dorn (D), incumbent to the County Council District 1 seat, announced his candidacy for reelection. I welcome Mr. Dorn officially to […]