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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…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

September 5, 2013 It’s time to update you on several issues I think you’ll find interesting. Tax Increment Finance District: Why did County Council support it on First Reading? At…

Comments on Festival Dictum, “No Plants & Flowers”

Dear Editor: I am quite appalled at the comment in the news article [in The Edgefield Advertiser print edition by festival committee, pg. 6, 8/28] about the Heritage Festival where…

Public Invited to Edgefield County Alliance to Meeting

Dear Editor: The Edgefield County Alliance Board is inviting all those who have participated in the past or who are interested, to attend a meeting – Monday, September 16th 8:00 a.m.…

Teenage Boredom: An Extreme Remedy

Opinion – By  Dr. E. Mims Mobley – Five years ago, moved by an article and editorial in my local paper about a pregnancy pact among teenage girls in Gloucester,…

Concern Over Planned Wood Pellet Plant

Dear Editor: The continuing saga of the Enova Energy Group in the September issue of the Greenville newspaper published on Sept. 19, 2012: the Enova group announced that they were…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

August 15, 2013 I wanted to provide you with some information on two items of interest. Chairman’s Community Project Announced This year’s Chairman’s Community Fundraising Project is designed to bring…