Mildred McKie Morgan- 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 Margaret Morrison Mungin, 96, of New York, New York, wife of the late Horace Mungin, Sr. entered into rest on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at her daughter’s residence in Edgefield, SC. […]

Miriam Williams Saggus – 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 Miriam Williams Saggus, 95, of Edgefield, SC wife of the late G. Milton Saggus, Jr., entered into rest Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Due to current COVID 19 health concerns a private […]

Can Our State Legislature Function?

Can Our State Legislature Function?

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. Or at least, it should. All our minds seem […]

Two Incidents of Shots Fired in Johnston – 2 Suspects Arrested

Two Incidents of Shots Fired in Johnston – 2 Suspects Arrested

            Two incidents involving gun shots being fired, one at the Slide Hill Apartments in Johnston and the other on Hill Crest Drive in Johnston, occurred late Tuesday night, Apr. 21.  Law enforcement was first notified of gun shots being fired at the Slide Hill Apartments around 10:45 p.m.  Then a short time later, a call was received […]

COVID Numbers Jump in Edgefield County – 5 New Cases

COVID Numbers Jump in Edgefield County – 5 New Cases

            Edgefield County saw its biggest jump in confirmed COVID-19 cases in a single day, Tuesday, Apr. 21, based on information released by The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) which showed 5 new cases of the virus have been identified in the county.  This brings the county’s cumulative total number of cases of COVID to […]

Man Shot on Randall Road

Man Shot on Randall Road

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to residence on Randall Road a little before 1:00 in the morning, Tuesday, Apr. 21, for a reported shooting.  Upon arrival, a white male was found to have been shot in the abdomen.  He was still alive at the scene and was able to speak with law enforcement.  He was transported […]

Easter—a Custom, a Practice, a Season, and a Greeting

By Sigrid Fowler, M.Div. 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.              This year, we miss the Easter of family and community traditions, customs set aside in a […]

Precautions

Precautions

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.  Of course, THE VIRUS is making everyone aware of our mortality. Well, perhaps not everyone. Some of us […]

Thank You For Your Service

Thank You For Your Service

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.  To a military veteran whose active service spanned Vietnam to Desert Storm, the words “Thank you for your […]

Edgefield County has Another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 – 10 Total*

Edgefield County has Another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 – 10 Total*

By: Tiffani Ireland (*see explanation below as to why total number remains unchanged) The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported Wednesday, Apr. 15, that Edgefield County has another confirmed case of COVID-19.  That reporting came just a day after DHEC announced that the Edgefield had “lost” a case of the virus. […]