The Mueller Report

The Mueller Report

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 I don’t have much opportunity to read long books (other than math books) during the academic year; teaching, […]

Crime in Edgefield

Crime in Edgefield

Firearms Reported Stolen – One Recovered The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received two reports of stolen firearms, June 7 and June 8.  The first report came as a result of a resident on the 400 block of Hickory Drive in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County reporting a strange event at her home.  According […]

Calvin R. “Dusty” Triplett, Jr. – Johnston, S.C.

Calvin R. “Dusty” Triplett, Jr. – Johnston, S.C.

Calvin R. “Dusty” Triplett, Jr., 69, of Johnston, S.C. died June 21, 2019. He was born in Picayune, MS on April 7,1950, to the late Calvin Russell and Joyce (Salter) Triplett. Dusty graduated from Winter Haven High School in Winter Haven, FL in 1968 lettering in both football and baseball. From there he went on to […]

JULIAN P. BLAND, JR. – LEXINGTON

JULIAN P. BLAND, JR. LEXINGTON – Julian Pickens Bland, Jr., born on Christmas Day 1928, a retired United States Air Force Lt. Colonel, died Thursday, June 20, 2019. Born in Augusta, Georgia, he was the son of the late Anna Snow Bland and Julian Pickens Bland.  He was a 1950 graduate of Clemson College, a […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

 Celebrate Carolina Day Dear Editor: On Friday, June 28, 2019, South Carolinians will celebrate the 242nd Carolina Day, commemorating the Battle of Sullivan’s Island. On June 28, 1776, an assault by combined British naval and other military forces attempted to seize Charles Town, at the time, the fourth largest city in British North America, but […]

Growing Dependency, Part 1tt

Growing Dependency, Part 1tt

By: Scott Cooper 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. Last week I referred to my 2016 four-week series on Fatherhood, which culminated the Wednesday before Independence Day.  […]

Robert N. “Bob” Jolly – 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       Robert N. “Bob” Jolly, 83, husband of the late Ola Langley Jolly of Meeting […]

William Albert “Billy” Burch, Jr. – 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   William Albert “Billy” Burch, Jr., 74, husband of Pearl Kirkland Burch of Hwy 23 West, Edgefield, SC entered into […]

All American Summer Market on Saturday

All American Summer Market on Saturday

Another big day coming to the Edgefield Square, the All American Summer Market this weekend, June 8. And this time the Cook-Off Contest is making Peach Cobbler for a $100.00 First Price. Following upon Edgefield’s successful Farmers Market of May 15, this event will also offer vendors who are invited to decorate their booths for […]

D-Day Plus 75 Years

D-Day Plus 75 Years

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 TheAdvertiser. We Americans are the fortunate heirs of geography and of heroism. Between the two, we have been spared the […]