Liberation of Paris

Special to the Advertiser  By Elizabeth Joiner 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 On August 25th of this year Paris will celebrate the 75thanniversary of its liberation […]

Religion, Politics, and “Paying It Forward”

Religion, Politics, and “Paying It Forward”

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 This column is a rewrite of one first run by this newspaper in July 2017, and it is […]

Crime in Edgefield

ECSO Helps Man Suffering from Medical Condition The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a call Aug. 20 of a reckless driver on Augusta Road.  According to the ECSO report on this incident, as a deputy was en route, dispatch advised that the driver had turned northward onto Hwy 23 and was traveling about 5 mph […]

Teddy Ethan “Ted” Lynn Jr.

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     Teddy Ethan “Ted” Lynn Jr., 84, husband of the late Jurlene Abney Lynn, […]

A Biography of Senator Lawrence Cain

A Biography of Senator Lawrence Cain

Another Volume of Edgefield Black History Takoma Park, MD – August 22, 2019 – Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s documentary, Reconstruction: America After the Civil War, reintroduced America to this overlooked period of American History. Virtue of Cain: From Slave to Senator— Biography of Lawrence Cain examines the short but extraordinary life of a prominent […]

Roxanne T. Corley – Augusta, Ga.

AUGUSTA, GA – Roxanne Turner Corley entered into rest August 19, 2019, at Doctor’s Hospital, Augusta, GA. She was a native of Edgefield County, the daughter of the late Vivian Sprouse and the late Milledge Turner. She is survived by one daughter, Andrea Zahner; one son Treavor Hatcher;  brother Milledge Turner, Jr. and sister Cindi […]

Pine Ridge Club 50th Anniversary

Pine Ridge Club 50th Anniversary

Golf Team Wins State Championship in its First Year When Pine Ridge opened in 1969, there were very few who played golf on a regular basis. A concerted effort was made by the Board of Directors and golf pro Jack Hamilton to introduce people of all ages and both men and women to the game […]

Brenda Howell Burr – Trenton, 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   Brenda Howell Burr, 72, wife of the late Alvin V. Burr of Mosley Dr., Trenton SC entered into […]

14thAnnual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

14thAnnual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

This weekend, thousands of people are expected to descend upon Edgefield County for the 14thannual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo.  The International Pro Rodeo Association (IPRA) sponsored event will be held Aug 23-24 at Lazy J arena off Hwy 23 on the Westside of the county. Featured events include bareback bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, […]

Padgett to Manage Blowfish

Padgett to Manage Blowfish

When the Lexington County Blowfish take the field next summer, they will be under new leadership. The Blowfish have hired Matt Padgett to be the new head coach of Lexington County’s home team. Matt is a Lexington native, playing at Lexington High School, graduating in 1995. He attended Clemson University, playing under head coach Jack Leggett and […]