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Praise for The Advertiser

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: Out Family enjoys the Advertiser very much. We always enjoy the articles, especially Tiffanni Ireland’s articles on government (state and local).  We are very…

Profiles in Politics: Attorney General Eric Holder, Part II

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – Last week I wrote about Attorney General Eric Holder’s involvement in American voting rights and in Operation Fast and Furious. Additionally, we took…

Profiles in Politics: Attorney General Eric Holder

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – Unfortunately, I was unable to land an interview with the Attorney General, surprise surprise.  There is still plenty of information available to me,…

STCTC Creates Employment & Education Opportunities for County’s Youth

 – By Arthur Northrop –  The average cost of in-state college tuition and room and board is $73,572 and the average student debt for a four year degree is$26,500. (Forbes)  …

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

April 7, 2014 Council works on $9 million budget At last week’s meeting, County Council took up first reading of the $9 million annual budget. We have worked to trim…

Political Apathy

I am one of those people that actually enjoys watching the news.  My favorite program is Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor hosted by Bill O’Reilly.  One of the segments on…

How Lasting is Your Good Name?

Opinion – By Dr. Edward Mims Mobley – “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Those were the words…

Ban Texting While Driving

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: South Carolina is in desperate need of a statewide ban on texting while driving. The state Senate is historically where these bills have stalled,…

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – Last week on Saint Patrick’s Day, I was running some errands in the mall.  When I got to the counter to check out…

Disposal of Debris From the Recent Ice Storm

A call to one of the Advertiser writers in the lower part of the county, to ask if some information could be printed for everyone, resulted in this short article…