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 […]

Margaret Jean Deason Quarles

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 Margaret Jean Deason Quarles, 89, of […]

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HEAD START BOARD

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HEAD START BOARD

The Head Start Program for GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission, Inc. is seeking volunteers who have experience working with low-income families to serve on the Policy Council.  The Policy Council is composed of parents and community representatives who participate in making decisions for the Head Start Program.  Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each […]

Rev. George L. Brightharp 50 Years of Preaching the Gospel Mount Canaan Baptist Church presented a trophy to its pastor, Rev. George L. Brightharp,on the third Sunday, October 18, 2020.  The trophy is in recognition of Rev. Brightharp’s 50thyear as a Gospel Minister.  Not only was this his 50th year, but for the first time, the anniversary fell on the […]

Mrs. Juanita Talbert. Cunningham

Edgefield, SC.  Mrs. Juanita Talbert Cunningham of 308 Moores Drive, the wife of Joseph L. Cunningham departed this life on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 in Spartanburg Medical Center. She was born in McCormick, SC, on July 22, 1951, daughter of the late Thomas and Rosa Chamberlain Talbert. She was a member of  Cedar Spring Baptist […]

Noise

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.  Raise your hand if your ears are bleeding.  Yes, you read that correctly.  Raise your hand if your ears are […]

It Is Time to Vote

It Is Time to Vote

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.  We have reached the decision point: Election Day, 2020.  When will you vote? There are still several options, […]