Youth Job Readiness Graduates Hear Sen. Massey

  Youth Job Readiness Graduates Hear Sen. Massey

JRT Student, Kareem Bussy, accepts his certificate of completion of the program from Senator Massey; along side CEO, Marcella Edwards, and Board Member, Josh Stallings   “Your first impression will determine, if you get an opportunity to make a second impression.”   Senator Shane Massey sent that message as the Keynote Speaker to high schoolers […]

Alvin R. Rushton – Johnston, 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 August 19, 2018       Alvin R. Rushton Johnston, SC   Alvin Ray Rushton, 65, husband of the late Annette […]

Michelle’s Pizza

Michelle’s Pizza

Mon. – Thurs.: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.                                                                           131 West Augusta Street Friday:  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.                                                                                        McCormick, SC 29835 Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.                                                                                   864-852-9500 Closed Sunday   As the summer is in full swing and lots of readers are headed to nearby lakes and waterholes for relief from the heat, the […]

We are not the enemy

We are not the enemy

To Our Readership We are the oldest newspaper in S.C. and we have battled so many times, over 182 years, to stay alive — sometimes of our own doing, other times the “undoing” coming from the outside.  Vicissitudes of this nature tend to keep one strong.   This newspaper stands for the right of a […]

Mrs. Juanita Bledsoe Willing Smith – Aiken, SC  

Bland Funeral Home P O Box 425 Johnston, SC 29832 803-275-2509   Aiken Standard Edgefield Daily Edgefield Advertiser Sarah Cleveland Web                Birth Date: July 26, 1936               Death Date: August 16, 2018 Born in: Saluda, SC                           Resided in: Aiken, SC   Mrs. Juanita Bledsoe Willing Smith   Aiken, SC   Funeral services for Mrs. Juanita Bledsoe  Willing Smith, age […]

Agriculture and the Greatest Generation

Agriculture and the Greatest Generation

  I answered last week, “Why Edgefield? Why Agriculture?   I shared our mid-life decision to move to rural Edgefield County, South Carolina and to promote Sustainable Agriculture. Included was a link to a 45-minute web-interview with Karen Hurd of WomanWize Healthy Living, discussing in greater depth our investment in agriculture as a long-term investment.  I […]

Federal Property Tax Credit Championed By Local Realtor Passed By Edgefield County Council 

Summers Pendarvis of Weichert, Realtors® – Pendarvis Company excited for passage of “Baily Bill” EDGEFIELD, S.C. / Aug. 14, 2018 – Weichert, Realtors® – Pendarvis Company is proud to announce that Summers Pendarvis, the company’s broker-in-charge, helped pass a federal property tax credit for Edgefield County. Known as the Baily Bill, the historic legislation was […]

Poet Laureate Drew Lanham Induction October 2

Poet Laureate Drew Lanham Induction October 2

  The Poet Laureate Committee received Dr. Drew Lanham recently for a sit-down, informational meeting. Pictured here are: his wife Janice Lanham, Laurie Prince, Drew Lanham, Pam Andrews and Nancy Cowart.  Not pictured, Jessica Harris.   When did you write your first poem? was a question posed to Drew Lanham recently when he met with […]

American Heart Association Honors EMS 

American Heart Association Honors EMS 

The American Heart Association presented Edgefield County EMS with the Mission Lifeline EMA Silver Plus Achievement Award at the Aug. 7 meeting of Edgefield County Council.  Kayla Yate Kraneberg, Executive Director of the CSRA American Heart Association (pictured on the right), along with another representative on the left, presented the award to Raymond Batchelor (center). […]