CHARTER TO OFFER FREE ACCESS TO SPECTRUM BROADBAND & WI-FI

CHARTER TO OFFER FREE ACCESS TO SPECTRUM BROADBAND & WI-FI FOR 60-DAYSFOR NEW K-12 AND COLLEGE STUDENT HOUSEHOLDS AND MORES Stamford, CT. – March 13, 2020 – In the coming weeks, many Americans will be affected either directly or indirectly by COVID-19 and Charter is focused on serving and supporting our 29 million customers.Americans rely on high speed broadband in nearly every aspect of their lives and Charter is committed to ensuring our customers maintain reliable access to the online resources and information they want and need. To easethe strain in this challenging time, beginning Monday, March 16, Charter commits to the following for 60 days:o  Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level upto 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.o  Charter will partner with school districts to ensure local communities are aware of these tools to help students learn remotely.o  For eligible low-income households without school-aged children, Charter continues to offer Spectrum Internet Assist, a low-cost broadband program delivering speeds of 30 Mbps.o  Charter will open its Wi-Fi hotspots across our footprint for public use.o  Spectrum does not have data caps or hidden fees.As the country works collaboratively to contain this pandemic, broadband internet access will be increasingly essential to ensuring that people across the country are able to learn and work remotely, that businesses cancontinue to serve customers, and that Americans stay connected and engaged with family and friends.Charter’s advanced communications network will ensure our more than 29 million customers – including government offices, first responders, health care facilities, and businesses – across 41 states maintain the connectivity theyrely on. The network is built to sustain maximum capacity during peak usage which is typically in the evenings, so a surge during the day would be well within the network’s capabilities to manage. Charter will continue to closelymonitor this dynamic situation, and is well-prepared to continue delivering reliable connectivity. Charter has extensive business and workforce continuity plans in place that will be adjusted as needed to best serve all ourcustomers and employees.About Charter Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 29 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advancedcommunications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet, TV, Mobile and Voice.For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses andgovernment entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming toits customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com

Rep. William Clyburn, 416C Blatt Building SC House District #82 – Aiken, Edgefield & Saluda Counties

Rep. William Clyburn, 416C Blatt Building SC House District #82 – Aiken, Edgefield & Saluda Counties

March 12, 2020  The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.5201, the General Appropriation Bill, and H.5202, the joint resolution making appropriations from the Capital Reserve Fund, which together comprise the FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 STATE GOVERNMENT BUDGET.  The budget includes $9.6 billion in recurring state general fund revenue, after $629 million is transferred to […]

Fletcher C. Derrick,Jr.-Mount Pleasant, S,.C.

Fletcher C. Derrick,Jr.-Mount Pleasant, S,.C.

Fletcher Carl Derrick Jr., M.D., 86, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Martha Langford Derrick, entered into eternal rest Monday, March 9, 2020. His funeral service was held Friday, March 13, 2020 in First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, 53 Meeting St., at 2:00 p.m. Interment, Magnolia Cemetery. The family received friends Thursday, March 12, 2020 […]

Mrs. Judy Holmes Clark- Johnston,S.C.,

W. 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 March 11, 2020 Mrs. Judy Holmes Clark, 70, of Hillcrest Street in Johnston,S.C., wife of Lewis Clary Clark entered into rest Tuesday March 10, 2020 at her residence. […]

Piedmont Technical College and the Upper Savannah Council of Governments have decided to cancel the Upper Savannah Regional Job Fair

Piedmont Technical College and the Upper Savannah Council of Governments have decided to cancel the Upper Savannah Regional Job Fair

Piedmont Technical College and the Upper Savannah Council of Governments have decided to cancel the Upper Savannah Regional Job Fair that was scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 19, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the James Medford Family Event Center on the Greenwood Campus.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause. The […]

Notables Arrive in Edgefield for Conference

Notables Arrive in Edgefield for Conference

By Martha MacDonald Tom McKinny, Aaron Cross, Martha and Chris Simmons.  On March 6, the National Wild Turkey Federation facilitated a fundraising Sporting Clay event at the Palmetto Range in Edgefield. The event was to raise money for the International Wildlife Crime Stoppers (IWC) and the SC Department of Natural Resources. The goal is to […]

Nice and Easy

Nice and Easy

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.  Long ago and not too far away, I endured work experience in two warehouse jobs.  One involved stoves and […]

Public Health and Private Healthcare

Public Health and Private Healthcare

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.  A crisis has a way of focusing the mind. Whether it becomes a crisis for Edgefield or for […]

Betty Royal Hartkopf – Edgefield, SC

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 Betty Royal Hartkopf, 76, wife of CDR. Kenneth W. Hartkopf, USN (Ret.)  of Edgefield, SC entered into rest on Sunday, March 08, 2020. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 PM […]

Letter to Editor

In regards to concern with LMO implementation in Edgefield County: By : Megan Pearson 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’ve asked, at several different meetings and […]