Willie J. Robertson

SALUDA, S.C. – Mr. Willie J. Robertson, 69, entered into rest November 29, 2014. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, December 4, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. Rodney Edmonds pastor and Rev. Leroy Robertson eulogist. A native of Edgefield County, he was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Survivors include […]

Pick Jones

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Mr. Pick A. Jones, 73, of Friendship Lane, entered into rest November 30, 2014. Funeral Arrangements will be announced later. A native of Edgefield County, he was a member of Rosa Spring Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Inez Young Jones; two daughters, Karen Y. Jones of Laurens, and Tracy (Steven) […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Armed Robbery at Caper House #2 in Johnston The Caper House #2 on Lee Street in Johnston was the site of an early morning armed robbery, Monday, Dec. 1. According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke with The Advertiser regarding the crime, a man wearing a ski mask and carrying what is believed […]

Mary Dell Smith

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Mrs. Mary Dell Dobbs Smith, 58, of 801 Academy St, died on Thursday, November 27, 2014, in the Edgefield County Hospital. She was born in Edgefield County, SC, daughter of James and Dorothy Burton Dobbs.  She was a member of Piney Grove Holiness Church and a 1976 graduate of Saluda High School. She […]

New Banners to Adorn Downtown Johnston

New Banners to Adorn Downtown Johnston

• Johnston Development Corporation donates 3 sets of banners The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) has donated three sets of banners for downtown Johnston, one set for the fall, one set for the spring, and one set for patriotic holidays. The JDC has now donated five sets of banners to the down over the past three […]

Norman Fontaine Reese

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Graveside Services for Ret. CSM Norman Fontaine Reese, 90, who entered into rest November 27, 2014, will be conducted Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock in Pineview Memorial Gardens. Reverend Jacob Joseph, CMI celebrant. Mr. Reese was a life-long resident of Morgana, Edgefield County, South Carolina and a parishioner of Our Lady of […]

Guy Dwight Fox

RIDGE SPRING, S.C. – Funeral Services for Guy Dwight Fox, age 76, will be held Friday, November 28, 2014 in Bland Funeral Home Chapel, Johnston, at 2 pm with burial to follow in Ridge Spring Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 prior to the service. Mr. Fox died Tuesday, November 25, 2014. He was […]

Here and There – 11-27-14

Here and There – 11-27-14

JOHNSTON FARMER’S & ARTIST’S MARKET continues each Thursday from 4 – 6 p.m.  There will not be a market Thanksgiving week.  Thursday, December 4th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. will be our ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET and will end the season. Reunion Meeting: Strom Thurmond High Classes 1976-79 are invited to meet Sunday, Nov. 30, at […]

We All Give Thanks

Opinon  – By Robert Scott – It’s Thanksgiving week, and it was my turn to be Lector at Trinity Episcopal Church last Sunday. The Lector is the lay person who reads the Old Testament lesson, the week’s Psalm, and Epistle lesson during the service, followed by the Vicar with this week’s appointed Gospel reading. I […]

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