Why Are Republicans Accused of Racism?

Why Are Republicans Accused of Racism?

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser. By Robert Scott That question was the attention-grabbing lead of an OpEd article in the Washington Postlast Friday. Many conservatives likely read that headline and said, “There goes the Washington Postagain, exposing their liberal bias.” […]

Vision Plan 2023 Update

Vision Plan 2023 Update

Edgefield County Administrator Tommy Paradise presented to Edgefield County Council at their January 8 meeting an update to the Vision Plan 2023.  Under four main headings, Economic Development, Enhance Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire, and Medical Services (Public Safety), Strengthen and Improve Recreation Program, and Upgrade and Expand County Infrastructure, Paradise noted goals and within those […]

Monroe Kneece, Sr. – Johnston, SC

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     January 12, 2019     Monroe Kneece, Sr. Johnston, SC   Charles Monroe Kneece, Sr., 89, husband of Barbara Summer Kneece, of Calhoun St., Johnston, SC entered into rest Friday, […]

Man Arrested for Bomb Scare Hoax

Man Arrested for Bomb Scare Hoax

An Edgefield County man was arrested Jan. 10 for a bomb scare incident that occurred on Jan. 9 at a home on Turkey Creek Road.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, the man approached his father in his father’s home on the aforementioned date and handed him a note.  The noted stated that […]

Rachel Sanders, New Advertiser Intern

Rachel Sanders,  New Advertiser Intern

The Advertiser is pleased to announce that Rachel Sanders, student at Clemson University, is working (from school) as an intern for this newspaper. Rachel said: “I love reading newspapers [as opposed to going on line for information].”  That is a welcome word from a young person these days.  Look for Rachel’s by line in this edition […]

Epiphany and the Federal Shutdown

Epiphany and the Federal Shutdown

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser. By: Robert Scott At first glance, Epiphany and the Federal Shutdown don’t seem to be closely related. But they are tied together by a single word: asylum. That word has several definitions; Dictionary.com provides the […]

Emigration

Emigration

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser. By: Scott Cooper If you have been following my writing, you know I like to write about things which unify.  Things which effect all of us equally, regardless of race, creed, nationality, or socio-economic status.  […]

A Theater Splits into Two: ECT and Main Street

A Theater Splits into Two: ECT and Main Street

Sam Crouch, Main Street Player, in Becky Cotton – the debut of the new theater group.   Chris Clancy crossed over from ECT players to act in Becky Cotton. Rumblings of the new group called Main Street Players is the sound of progress, growth and renewed energy as former members of the Edgefield County Theatre […]

County Council swearing in

County Council swearing in

County Council Members are Sworn-in at Jan. 8 Meeting:Pictured are newly elected Chairman Scott Cooper, Councilman Dean Campbell, Vice-Chairman Albert Talbert (also newly elected), Councilwoman Jackie Kennion, and Councilman Art Biggs.

Visiting the County Veterans Affairs on Christmas Eve

Visiting the County Veterans Affairs on Christmas Eve

Mary James, who works with the County Veterans Affairs, visited the county nursing homes on Christmas Eve.  She brought a goodie gift for each one; toiletries and snacks.  Mary explained, “I thoroughly enjoyed the conversation, spirit of the season and giving something to them as they sacrificed so much”.   She continued, “Next year my goal […]