Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser. Christmas week in America is usually one full of song, with the most serious question trying to nail down where we are in the Twelve Days (is today “Three Turtle Doves”?). But not this year. […]

Holiday hours

Holiday hours

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Letter to the Editor

Edgefield Civic League Needs Your Help Surprising to many, the Edgefield Civic League (ECL) continues to be very active.  We are mainly working behind the scenes and there are some folks that don’t even suspect that we exist. The Edgefield Welcome Center, The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society, and the Cemetery Association make up the ECL.  All […]

Letter to the Editor

Thanks Edgefield County for the Honor Most sincere gratitude is extended to Edgefield County for giving me this opportunity to represent you as the 2018 Grand Marshal for the 45th Edgefield Christmas Parade. As a native of Edgefield County my entire life, this honor will be remembered throughout the community and especially the remainder of […]

Faith, Family Business and the Fortune 500

Faith, Family Business and the Fortune 500

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser. By Cal Turner Jr.   When I was 11 years old, I sat on my uncle’s front porch one lovely summer Sunday evening, absently gazing at our church across the street. In that moment, the […]

Economics 101

Economics 101

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser.   By Scott Cooper   If you have been following my writing, you know I like to write about things which unify.  Things which effect all of us equally, regardless of race, creed, nationality, or […]

Be Strong

Be Strong

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser. By Robert Scott I had the pleasure of meeting former President George Herbert Walker Bush twice while in the Navy, once when as President he and the First Lady were paying a state visit to […]

Letter to the Editor

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Edgefield Advertiser. Community Friends, Partners, and Neighbors;   CHOICES A- LIFETIME DEVELOPMENT, Inc. is a 501c3 organization that aims to support and enrich the lives of youth of the Augusta River Region formally known as the CSRA. It […]

A Franciscan Benediction by Robert Scott Thanksgiving, 2018, is over, and the season of Advent is upon us. In liturgical churches including the Episcopal Church, Advent is more than just looking forward to Christmas; it is an opportunity for reflection, for considering what life is all about, about what is the wheat in our daily […]

Politics, Evangelicals, and Gun Violence

Politics, Evangelicals, and Gun Violence

 By Robert Scott This week’s election news regarding the shift in control of the House of Representatives from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party was overshadowed by still more gun violence, first with a mass shooting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and second with a mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California. Following a campus shooting here […]