BiLo Closes; KJ’s Market Opens

BiLo Closes; KJ’s Market Opens

BiLo will be closing Saturday, November 14, to end service to the Edgefield County area, and the store will re-open as KJ’s Market on November 20, 2020.    According to the Store Manager Marc Hall, who was interviewed over the weekend, he and all the employees there now will continue in their present positions to serve the Edgefield […]

First Military Appreciation Day

First Military Appreciation Day

First Military Appreciation Day  at 2nd Saturday Market 10/14 The Edgefield Market has been working with local Veteran organizations to plan our first Annual Military Appreciation day at the Market. We invite area veterans, as well as the CSRA to join us from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Edgefield on November 14. At 10:30 a.m. American Legion Post #30 and our […]

Standing in Line

By Linda Nidiffer 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. Which to choose McGovern or Nixon? That was the dilemma of my first presidential election. I remember taking […]

Permanence

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.             Days pass, elections happen, results are tallied, we live with the new normal. Even the in-between times […]

Conch Shells and Hope

Conch Shells and Hope

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. As I write this column, my wife and I are at the beach.  Yes, we know travel is […]

Feed the Hungry

Feed the Hungry

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.  Newspaper deadlines the weekend before an election mean that this week’s columns need to address issues that will […]

Local Barber Shop Salutes Veterans With Food and Free Haircuts

Local Barber Shop Salutes Veterans With Food and Free Haircuts

Food and free haircuts for veterans and active military are being offered at The Bullpen Barbershop, 107 Courthouse Square, Edgefield, on Veterans Day – November 11, from 9:00 to 5:00. The free haircuts and special foods are there “to honor all military and their families for the sacrifice they have made to protect our freedoms,” […]

Volunteer Fire Departments Are Vital for County Safety and Your Finances

Volunteer Fire Departments Are Vital for County Safety and Your Finances

​Every firefighter in Edgefield County is a volunteer. “The men and women who want to do this are compassionate to want to come out and help. It doesn’t matter if its two o’clock in the afternoon or two o’clock in the morning,” said Joey Smith, Merriwether Fire Department chief.  ​The men and women firefighters in our county […]

Mr. J.W. “Billy” Yonce, Jr.

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 Mr. J.W. “Billy” Yonce, Jr. passed […]

Edgefield County Reports Totals, 2020 Election

Edgefield County Reports Totals, 2020 Election

These totals were obtained from an Election Commissioner byan  Advertiser staff member last evening as “Unofficial Results,” noted as the Advertiser publishes them today, November 4, 2020. Vote–by–Precincts will be published when all votes have been clearly delineated. Edgefield County Sheriff Numbers show Jody Rowland (R) as winner with 7,671 total votes; Roosevelt Young (D) received 5,625, making […]