Thomas Strother, LCDR (ret.) USN — Remembering WW I

Thomas Strother, LCDR (ret.) USN — Remembering WW I

Thomas Strother, LCDR (ret.) USN, former teacher of history at U.S. Naval Academy and whose roots are in Edgefield County, is the researcher/redactor/writer for the series called Remembering World War I. The series is running in the print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser and certain portions, explaining the background of the War at strategic times […]

Culinary Critics – A Year of Reviews

Culinary Critics – A Year of Reviews

This month the Culinary Critics are not reviewing an area restaurant, but rather, we are looking back at a year’s worth of reviews.  We have thus far visited 11 different eateries; we took the month of December off (hard to fit one more meal in between all the Christmas celebrations).  So this month, we will […]

Culinary Critics – The Old Edgefield Grill

Culinary Critics – The Old Edgefield Grill

    The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics: A Series Running also in the Advertiser Print Edition The Old Edgefield Grill 202 Penn Street Edgefield, SC 29824 803-637-3222   LUNCH – Tuesday – Saturday 11-2 DINNER – Wednesday – Saturday – Start serving entrees at 6:00 and stop serving at 9:30 HAPPY HOUR – Wednesday – Saturday […]

The Many Talents of Jane Herlong

The Many Talents of Jane Herlong

  Jane Jenkins Herlong, a former Miss South Carolina, takes adversity and turns it into success.  Just recently she reached a pinnacle – she was named by the CPAE of the National Speaker’s Association to their Speakers Hall of Fame. So what was the adversity? Here is how Jane tells it.  She was nominated 13 […]

Tony Frazier – from under the hood to behind the desk

Tony Frazier – from under the hood to behind the desk

Tony Frazier is quick to give the many mentors in his life credit for what he knows and has accomplished.  It is what now he wants to do with his life – give back to the young people out there what he gained during his schooling.  He is leaving his business of 27 years, Frazier […]

Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Jean Bell Gets Her Wings

Eighty-six year old Jean Bell of Ward, SC, finally got her wings.  Not her angel wings — although some may argue that she deserves those too — but her flight attendant wings.  The story of this event was told to The Advertiser by family friend Kelli Graham, a former flight attendant herself, who was instrumental […]

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