Locals Return to the College Gridiron

Locals Return to the College Gridiron

Noah Westbrook #69 Sophomore, Sanford Satcher #30 Sophomore, Nd Tre Lanham #52 Junior began this football season at Presbyterian College Blue Hose with a offense/ defense scrimmage.

The New Colossus

The New Colossus

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 One of the so-called Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was the 100-foot high statue of the Greek […]

Ronny W. Bush

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 August 14, 2019 Ronny W. Bush, 72, husband of Janet Reeves Bush, of Youngblood Rd., entered into Rest Tuesday 8-13-2019 at […]

Mathis Family Homecoming 

Mathis Family Homecoming 

Shown in photo right to left: William Hill, Leonard Jones Sr., Thomas Mathis Jr., Larry Mathis Sr. and Larry Jones, all visiting the  Jones Family Home, Aiken, SC.  Photo Courtesy London Couch   At Shaws Creek Baptist Church’s Homecoming-Day Services, July 28, 2019, there was a family group that brought back many memories to me, […]

Paving Projects in Saluda and Edgefield Counties

Paving Projects in Saluda and Edgefield Counties

The South Carolina Department of Transportation is hard at work rebuilding and repaving roads across the state. It’s all a part of the agency’s efforts to reconstruct South Carolina’s roads and bridges, as detailed in our strategic 10-Year Plan. Recently, SCDOT and contracting crews just finished Garrett Road in Edgefield County. This 2.180-mile road was […]

Bishops United Repudiates Christian Nationalism, Systemic Racism

Bishops United Repudiates Christian Nationalism, Systemic Racism

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 Words can, and occasionally must, make a difference. This is one of those occasions. Our Episcopal Bishop of […]

Rural Broadband

Rural Broadband

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 Like me, you may have heard it said that trying to bring Broadband Internet capabilities to rural areas […]

Dixie Youth Ozone Championship Celebration

Dixie Youth Ozone Championship Celebration

Come to the Edgefield Town Square, Saturday, August 17, 2019, 6:00-9:00 p.m. County, Towns of Edgefield & Johnston Sponsor Evening of Celebration The celebration set for Saturday evening, August 17, for the Ozone Champions will include a parade that will start at Piedmont Technical College and end at the Square. The activities planned for the […]

South Carolina 4-H shooters shine on national stage

South Carolina 4-H shooters shine on national stage

Four high school students are chosen each year to represent South Carolina in the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships, and Palmetto State team included Cameron Huston (Edgefield County/Strom Thurmond) Walker Kelly (Abbeville County/Rocky Knoll), Chase Land (Pickens County/Clemson 4-H) and Makayla Porter (Saluda County/Richland Creek).Image Credit: Clemson University By: Steven Bradley, Media Relations August 8, […]

“Get Outdoors” on Saturday

“Get Outdoors” on Saturday

On Saturday, August 10, the Edgefield Farmers Market will be hosting “Get Outdoors” market. There will be vendors and local businesses for shopping, local restaurants if you’re hungry, bounce houses, live music and the NWTF for your enjoyment! Come out and “Embrace the Outdoors” from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  The Market Director says: “We […]