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.  […]

Mrs. Mamie J. Rearden, Age 114

Mrs. Mamie J. Rearden, Age 114

Oldest African-American in US. Mamie Rearden reaches 114 on September 7 and her family held a gathering for her recently in Johnston.  The following article, by a family member and one of The Advertiser correspondents Ethel Butler, tells of the occasion. “An Awesome Woman of God” by Ethel Butler I had the special privilege of […]

Felder Dorn Treats Us to Another Book

Felder Dorn Treats Us to Another Book

Death of a Policeman; Birth of a Baby Get ready. For those who enjoyed Guns of Meeting Street by Felder Dorn, there is another book that he has written, to be published this next month. It has to do with a woman who was up for execution, like Sue Logue, but the sentence was commuted […]