A New Series in the Print Edition

A New Series in the Print Edition

The print edition of The Edgefield Advertiser is starting a new series which should be of interest to all ages, including students of the Revolutionary Period, especially.  The author has written an introduction which follows, here, explaining the substance of the articles, called “Time Traveler.” Find an introduction to the author, Gwen Spivey, also, on […]

Veterans: Remembering Vietnam

The following article is provided in honor of the US Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Tommy Burton began his Vietnam account by telling this interviewer that he had been in many firefights and could tell some horrific things but would not, because they are just too graphic to tell, much less […]

Remembering Vietnam, Grady Lee Clark

Remembering Vietnam, Grady Lee  Clark

The following article is provided in honor of the USA Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Grady Lee Clark. He was born in the Good Hope community of Saluda County, a son of Curtis and Mae Bell Clark. He lived there until he was 12 years old, when the family moved to […]

Introducing Herron and This Old Motorhome

Introducing Herron and This Old Motorhome

Story Published Serially in the Print Edition Billy Herron is the “new” author The Advertiser is introducing, his stories start this week.  He really isn’t new in that readers, both enjoyed a series of Steven’s Creek fishing expeditions along with biological studies of the mud cats in that creek last spring – all from his […]

What Are All the Yellow Ribbons For?

What Are All the Yellow Ribbons For?

 – By Jack Reece –  A couple of weeks ago my editor sent me a memo indicating that she had received numerous requests to explain the yellow ribbons in town and asked that I research and publish an explanation.  The short version is that a number of soldiers from the 122nd Engineer Battalion, headquartered in Edgefield, […]

It’s the Economy, Stupid!

OPINION: By G. Miller Thompson – If you have ten dollars in your pocket, you cannot purchase an item that costs twenty dollars.  Seems simple right?  This principle is called living within one’s means, or not spending more than you have.  The idea is not complex, yet has perplexed the minds of many in Washington.  […]

“Piper Tales” – Chapter 1 – Puppies In A Pipe

“Piper Tales” – Chapter 1 – Puppies In A Pipe

September 5, 2012 Piper Tales The Continuing Adventures of a Very Lucky Black and White Dog By Penny L. Hunt Chapter 1 – Puppies In A Pipe No one saw the paint-worn, rusty pickup or the old man driving but sometime during the night, with its headlights out and motor idling low, it had crept […]