Death of Mrs. Floyd Awakens Memories

Death of Mrs. Floyd Awakens Memories

The death of Mrs. Vivian Floyd struck a very sad note in this newspaper office. The Advertiser enjoyed interviewing Mrs. Floyd on several occasions.  She was close to 90 years old the first time when she contributed to a two-part story on Macedonia, the community in which she lived.  Her memories came easily to her […]

Public Policy Debate Should Lead to Worldview Education of Citizenry

Public Policy Debate Should Lead to Worldview Education of Citizenry

A large part of being a devout Christian is understanding the worldviews which work to undermine your faith, some which are extremely effective at using the very faith you are called to defend, in order to defeat it. Another large part of being a devout Christian is understanding history, and being able to identify those […]

Lamb Named Mid-State SC Young Farmer Agribusinessman of Year

Lamb Named Mid-State SC Young Farmer Agribusinessman of Year

Edgar Lamb of Edgefield, SC, has been named the Mid-State SC Agribusinessman of the Year by the SC Young Farmer and Agribusiness Association. He received an engraved plaque and a cash award from ArborOne Farm Credit who sponsors the recognition program in conjunction with the agricultural association. Johnson Atkinson of ArborOne Farm Credit presented the […]

Obama Commutes Sentence of Johnston Man

Obama Commutes Sentence of Johnston Man

As one of his last official acts in office, President Barak Obama commuted the prison term of Randolph Latroy Key of Johnston. The commutation was announced Tuesday, Jan. 17, as part of then President Obama’s record setting 64 pardons and 211 sentence commutations. Key was originally sentenced in March of 2010 to 240 months and […]

Local Couple Met “Dopey Challenge”

Local Couple Met “Dopey Challenge”

What Disney running event challenges participants to run 48.6 miles over a 4 day period through the 4 parks of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida? It’s the aptly named Dopey Challenge, and 2 of Edgefield County’s own accepted the challenge this year. Both runners had done 5K’s and 10K’s in the past, and one […]

Numbers, Figures & Statistics mark these Runners

Numbers, Figures & Statistics mark these Runners

What could have attracted this couple, Angela and James Wise, to such a challenging, dopey run? Angela and James Wise met in their high school math classroom, at STHS.  It was Algebra3/Trig that they were studying while studying each other.  Of course they eventually married, but math seemed to be at the root of their […]

Crime Beat – Jan. 26th, 2017 – Contraband, Firearm, Obstruction

Crime Beat – Jan. 26th, 2017 – Contraband, Firearm, Obstruction

Contraband Found at Detention Center The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office located contraband in an inmate’s cell at the Edgefield County Detention Center, Sunday, Jan. 22.  According to an incident report on the matter, a search of the inmate’s cell was conducted based on information the ECSO had obtained that led them to believe the inmate […]

VFW Post 6932 Awards Commander

VFW Post 6932 Awards Commander

Post members presented Commander Dwight Talbert the Distinguished Leadership Award for his leadership from 2013-2016.  In attendance was SC Department Jr. Vice Commander and Auxiliary Jr. Vice President. Pictured Left to Right: JoAnne Sullivan (Aux. Jr. Vice Pres.), Hammond (6932 Aux. Pres.), Talbert (Post Commander), Senior Vice Commander Culbreath and John L. Sullivan Jr. (Dept. […]

A Prelude to Valentine’s Day – in Music

A Prelude to Valentine’s Day – in Music

Music at the Discovery Center has become a dependable entertainment in the last few months as performances there have included singers and with musical accompaniment.  Next month, February 4, at 7 p.m., Jeff Barnes will be there to classic oldies and Valentine ballads.  This happens to be his second visit for he was there earlier […]

Gleamns HR Energy & Rental Assistance now available

Gleamns HR Energy & Rental Assistance now available

GLEAMNS HUMAN RESOURCES COMMISSION, INC COMMUNITY SERVICE BLOCK GRANT (CSBG) PROGRAM ENERGY AND RENTAL ASSISTANCE ARE NOW AVAILABLE The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and General Emergency Assistance Program (GEAP) are federally-funded programs designed to assist eligible low-income households meet home heating, cooling, and housing needs.  Home energy is defined as residential heating and […]

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