Candidate Smith Speaks

Dear Editor, Over the last ten months, my campaign team and I have been spreading the message throughout District 1 that the voices of so many go unheard. Our main mission in seeking office is to restore the voice of ALL people throughout the district. We are gaining ground every day to take back our district. As many of you know, I […]

Thanks JAM for Fall Decor

I’m writing to personally thank the newly formed Johnston Association of Merchants, for the festive fall décor throughout downtown Johnston. With this season’s addition the welcome mats were rolled out not only for Johnston’s tourists but also our neighbors here in town and throughout the county. I’d like to thank the following Johnston Association of […]

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

October 15, 1012 Industrial Development Announcements: Edgefield County Growing! Edgefield County has had two industrial announcements this year by companies that have been in the county for many years, US Fibers and Bondex. Bondex, the most recent announcement, has been in Edgefield County since 1997. (US Fibers announced their expansion earlier this year.) Bondex plans […]

Letter of Thanks for Support of OEDGS Seminar

Dear Editor: I’d like to extend my sincere “thank you” to the citizens and businesses of Edgefield, for their help and support of the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society’s seminar on September 28th and 29th.. The dinner, music and re-enactment in the square, Friday evening, were the “icing on the cake” of the seminar!  Thank […]

Spirit Week at Strom Thurmond High School

Dear Editor, Parents, and Students: I want to address the concerns about charging students to attend pep rallies.  First and foremost we are proud of our football team and want to make sure we show them our total support at all times. Next week is Spirit Week for us and we were trying to balance […]

Shocked at Slap on the Wrist

Dear Editor: What a shock to learn that the magistrate had only given Callie Abel a slap on the wrist for  “running” a sickening, horrible puppy mill! She was forced to LEAVE Aiken County for having the same kind of operation so she just moved from one county to another.  After the raid & hours of […]

Applause for Shut Down of Puppy Mill

Dear Editor: I, like so many fellow animal lovers, was very happy to learn of the “shut down” of the puppy mill located here in Edgefield County. Our very capable Sheriff and his staff worked hand in hand with the United States Humane Society to make this happen and everyone deserves our congratulations and thanks. […]

Youth Empowerment Center Board Extends Thanks

Dear Edgefield Advertiser Newspaper, On behalf of the Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center Board of Directors, I want to extend a heart-felt thank you for your support with our 1st Annual Golf Tournament. We deemed it successful! Although 2012 continued to be very challenging due to the ongoing problems in the economy, but thanks to […]

At War with Edgefield County Council?

Back in April, I penned a letter to Mr. Dorn welcoming him officially to the election and campaign season, as he had just officially filed to run to seek another term.  I shared with him that I felt it would be an amazing experience to seek office and an honor to be part of the […]

Relay for Life Thanks Edgefield County

On behalf of the entire Relay for Life Committee, we would like to thank all of our Corporate Sponsors, Teams, Survivors, and volunteers of Edgefield County for a successful Relay year.  The Edgefield County Relay for Life year ended August 31st with a total of $67,109 in the fight against cancer.  $2,000 over goal!!!! Our […]