Taking up Painting Later in Life

Taking up Painting Later in Life

Sir Winston Churchill started painting when he was in his mid-60s. A leader in our community, retired Senior Center Director Jim Griffith, has taken up the paintbrush in his 80s, and is loving it.  Churchill’s paintings are now hanging in museums.  Not sure that that is Griffith’s interest, but it does say that it is […]

Slept in Pink Tents and Walked for Cancer

Slept in Pink Tents and Walked for Cancer

The Charlotte Avon Walk for Breast Cancer took place on October 27-28 for a total of 39.3 miles–a marathon walk on Saturday and a half-marathon on Sunday.   The walkers were fed a hot supper and slept in pink tents Saturday night before setting out  the next morning for the final 13.1 miles. The Charlotte Avon […]

“Piper Tales” – Chapter 5 – Smokey

The Continuing Adventures of a Very Lucky Black and White Dog By Penny L. Hunt Chapter 5 – Smokey Last week:  A severe thunderstorm warning canceled the PTO meeting and sent most of the families hurrying for home leaving two small puppies alone inside a drainage pipe. As River and her dad left the PTO […]

Europeans on Road Trip Drop by The Advertiser

Europeans on Road Trip Drop by The Advertiser

Next Stop – Disney World!   By Tiffani Ireland –   Three young men from Germany invaded The Advertiser office on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 6.  Well, all right, maybe not invaded actually, but they did hold us captive with the exciting stories of adventures they have had while here in the States. Rob Keck, noted […]

“Piper Tales” – Chapter 1 – Puppies In A Pipe

“Piper Tales” – Chapter 1 – Puppies In A Pipe

September 5, 2012 Piper Tales The Continuing Adventures of a Very Lucky Black and White Dog By Penny L. Hunt Chapter 1 – Puppies In A Pipe No one saw the paint-worn, rusty pickup or the old man driving but sometime during the night, with its headlights out and motor idling low, it had crept […]

The Elephant Ear Story

The Elephant Ear Story

Deacon Tommy Williams and his wife Barbara Williams of 378 Long Cane Rd. in Edgefield County came by The Advertiser office to show a gigantic elephant ear that they grew.  They enjoy gardening and have other plants and flowers. However, they did not know the name of this large plant and were asking for information.  […]