Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

Tales From Beaverdam – New Column for the Advertiser Print Edition

By Julian Landrum Mims III, Ph.D. The readers of our area have something to look forward to – a series of articles that Julian Mims, who grew up on Buncombe Street and attended the schools in Edgefield, offered to this newspaper.  They are full of humor, provoking nostalgia and evoking memories.  The stories reach back […]

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Congratulations to: Leo James Antuna, Christopher Paul Armstrong, Malcolm Jamal Axen, Dalton Ellis Bagshaw, Derek Arthur Barnhart, Joshua Davis Barton, Titus Cordell Bean, Quianna Renee Berry, Aleshia Moquita Blacks, Aliya Porscha Blacks, Jermiah Christopher Blocker, Samuel Jackson Blythe, Brittney Elizabeth Boatwright, Marquis Anthony Brooks, Caitlyn Brice Brown, Keati DeVarje Buchanan, Aaliyah Shavon Buckhanon, Shuron Al-Keim […]

Wardlaw Announces New Head of School

Wardlaw Announces New Head of School

A press release below from Wardlaw Academy dated April 22. We are pleased to announce the hiring of Joe Hulsey as our new Head of School, with his start date being July 1st.  Mr. Hulsey was raised in Columbia and comes to us with over twenty years of experience in schools in the Savannah and […]

“Palmetto Hospitality”

“Palmetto Hospitality”

The Woman’s Club of Johnston is happy to present their annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon April 23, at 10:30 a.m. at the Johnston Methodist Church.  The theme of this year’s Fashion Show is “Palmetto Hospitality.”  Members of the Women’s Club of Johnston will model classic outfits provided by the popular Mae’s of Batesburg.  Luncheon […]

The Hunt for the Golden Egg – Seniors at Play

The Hunt for the Golden Egg – Seniors at Play

The Advertiser in last week’s paper made the comment that Easter Egg Hunts are exciting for children.  After visiting the Senior Center on Thursday morning, it is very clear to the Advertiser that egg hunts are for adults also.  These seniors were very serious in their hunt for Easter eggs.  Showing great civility, Activities Director […]

State President to Speak at NAACP Banquet

State President to Speak at NAACP Banquet

Dr. Lonnie Randolph, Jr., will speak Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at the Collins Building on Bettis Campus. The occasion is the NAACP Banquet. Lonnie Randolph, Jr. is a native of Columbia, South Carolina where he attended local public schools and graduated from Dreher High School.  Dr. Randolph is an alumnus of Benedict College […]

The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics

The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics

  In this week’s edition, The Advertiser presents a new feature; a type of restaurant review.   Called The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics, this feature, which is currently slated to be a monthly addition to the paper, will be presented by two members of The Advertiser family.  This married couple will visit area eateries and report back […]

Notice of Public Meeting

Notice of Public Meeting Commissioner for DOT’s Third District to be Elected March 10, 2016 March 4, 2016, COLUMBIA, S.C. — Legislators residing in South Carolina’s Third Congressional District will meet on March 10th to elect their member to the Department of Transportation Commission. The Third Congressional District of South Carolina is the same as […]