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Clemson University, Winthrop University, and Tillman Hall

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – Our County, Edgefield, really is the heart of South Carolina, with Ten Governors and roots reaching back to colonial days. Many of our ten…

Want to Offer B&B to NWTF Visitors? Beth Thornton Tells Us How

Dear Editor: The NWTF has stirred up interest, speculation, rumor, concern, and excitement with its new initiatives, the Palmetto Shooting Center and the Hunting Heritage Outdoor Education Center. I’ve been…

State Funding for Public Universities – Academics and Football

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – There were two interesting developments this week in our annual Legislative Session. They were reported on two different days, and certainly were not meant…

The Loudest Hole in Golf

– By Kenneth Kaltz – The golf world has been mocked for decades for being too slow, too boring, and mostly, too quiet. Young people turn their noses up to…

Roads, Bridges, and the Price of Gasoline

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – This column a few months ago addressed how our highway infrastructure is presently funded: almost entirely by the highway fuel tax. Our state highway…

The End.

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Sixteen months ago, just weeks before my nineteenth birthday, I emailed the editor of the Edgefield Advertiser and asked if she would be…

“Meriwether or Merriwether”

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: This is a belated response to your article “Meriwether or Merriwether” about the town of Meriwether, which I appreciated.  My name is Rebecca Meriwether;…

Freedom of Speech and Political Correctness

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – There have been several articles in the papers recently, about Political Correctness (PC) and Freedom of Speech. Those are two related but distinct concepts;…

Diversity: Is it Only Skin Deep?

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – On Monday we celebrated the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. I am a fan of Dr. King. His public life and work…

Let’s Keep Our Town Beautiful!

Guest Editorial – By Bettis Rainsford – A decade ago the Town of Edgefield undertook its Main Street streetscape project in which the unsightly power lines on Main Street were…

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