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Have No Fear, Government is Here!

OPINION: By G. Miller Thompson – Cue the music from you favorite superhero movie.  It’s a bird; it’s a plane; its….the government?  There is a superhero story you will not…

What Ever Happened to the Sam Browne Belt?

OPINION: – By E. Mims Mobley, M.D. – Photographers have furnished us with images that record history pictorially since Mathew Brady‘s work during our American Civil War. They have also…

Profiles in Politics: Richard Cash

– By G. Miller Thompson – The 2014 GOP Primary race for one of South Carolina’s two US Senate seats is shaping up to be quite an interesting one.  The…

America’s Abortion Epidemic

OPINION:  – By G. Miller Thompson – The Penal Code of the State of California (Section 597) states that “every person who overdrives, overloads, drives when overloaded, overworks, tortures, torments,…

Edgefield Mayor Addresses Recent Concerns

Letter to the Editor September 20, 2013 Dear Edgefield, Recently, a couple of Town issues (TIF and Bow Hunting) have drawn comments in different media outlets from concerned citizens, unfortunately…

Rezoning Concerns

– Letter to the Editor – Dear Editor, Even though the Enova project regarding Trenton has been published in Greenville and Columbia papers, we can’t discuss the project, according to…

The Syrian Debacle

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Bashar al-Assad is an evil man.  There is no disputing that fact.  The Syrian dictatorship has an infamous history of cruelty and disregard…

Concern Over Deer Cull in Edgefield

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, I read in last week’s Advertiser where the Edgefield Town Council approved the return of the Little Briar Creek Archery Club to harvest deer…

We Will Not Forget

OPINION – By G. Miller Thompson – “These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.”  President George W. Bush spoke these inspirational words from Washington…

Dorn Continues to Lack Leadership for District 1

OPINION – By William Smith – A little over two decades ago, W.T. (Bill) Timmerman served the Northside of Edgefield County on county council.  As he represented his district, he…