Two Johnston Sisters Die on Same Day [Updated]

Two sisters, both of Johnston, SC, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, but at different times and both of undetermined causes.  According to the Johnston Police Department and the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office, Trina Felder and Willette Johnson each had health issues and medical conditions that may have contributed to their deaths.  An autopsy has been performed […]

Lenora Mathis

AIKEN, S.C. – Ms. Lenora Lanham Mathis, 57, of Greenville Street, entered into rest January 13, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Ms. Mathis, a native of Edgefield County was a member of Old Piney Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include her parents, Rev. Carsevelt Lanham and Dorothy Collier Lanham, North Augusta, SC; two brothers, […]

State Transportation Commission’s Third District Seat Opening

State Transportation Commission’s Third District Seat Opening

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A joint legislative panel is accepting notice from residents living in South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District who are interested in running to fill an unexpired term on the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission. The Joint Transportation Review Committee (JTRC) will receive notices of intent until 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, […]

Here and There – 1-16-14

Here and There – 1-16-14

Legion Auxiliary: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #30 will meet on Monday, January 20, at 3 p.m. at the Edgefield United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Alliance Meeting: Edgefield County Alliance will meet Tues., Jan. 21 at 8 a.m. in the County Council Chambers. Topic: Safety Nets, Education, Work and Life Skills Dvp. For more info […]

Jewel B. Pardue

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Mrs. Jewel B. Pardue, 89, of Johnston, S.C., wife of the late John Cecil Pardue, Sr., died Monday January 13, 2014 in Conway, S.C. Funeral Services will be held Friday January 17, 2014 at 2:30 P.M. at Harmony United Methodist Church with burial in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends […]

Fannie B. Christie

TRENTON, S. C. – Mrs. Fannie Mae Brighthop Christie, 84, of Brighthop Road, entered into rest January 13, 2014. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church with the Rev. G. L. Brightharp officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Christie, a native of Edgefield […]

A Lesson for the President

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his administration found themselves in a predicament last Wednesday when the Governor was accused of closing down several lanes of the George Washington Bridge in retaliation to the mayor of Fort Lee, New Jersey who refused to endorse Christie’s gubernatorial reelection campaign […]

What’s In The Advertiser this Week?

Here are just a few of the items in this week’s print edition that you will miss if you do not subscribe or buy a copy at local convenience stores and paper boxes. Wesley Spires and his bride-to-be announce their engagement “Donkey Lore” takes us to a driving event in Windsor, with miniature ponies Colliers […]

January Alliance Meeting

January Alliance Meeting

The next Edgefield County Alliance meeting will be Tuesday, January 21, at 8:00 a.m., in the County Council Chambers.  The public is invited to participate. The topic will be: Our Community and Safety Nets, Education, Work and Life Skills Development and what part they play in creating a vibrant community. If anyone is involved in […]