Letter to Editor — Marguerite Cassels

Letter to Editor — Marguerite Cassels

Mt. of Olives Cemetery To the many of you who contributed to the Friends of Mt. of Olives Cemetery. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude. When John Owen Clark and I undertook this task in November of 2012, our goals were the clean up and restoration of the cemetery.  The Town of Johnston […]

Letter to the Editor — Doug Timmerman

Letter to the Editor — Doug Timmerman

Letter to the Editor, Have you taken a stroll through Willowbrook Cemetery or East View Cemetery lately?  It is not just the birds singing or the actual coolness in the air, but there is a peacefulness and emotional aspect of being among Edgefield’s ancestors that is overwhelming.  As so famously stated by W. W. Ball, […]

Culinary Critics – A Year of Reviews

Culinary Critics – A Year of Reviews

This month the Culinary Critics are not reviewing an area restaurant, but rather, we are looking back at a year’s worth of reviews.  We have thus far visited 11 different eateries; we took the month of December off (hard to fit one more meal in between all the Christmas celebrations).  So this month, we will […]

A New Writer with a Trenton Emphasis

A New Writer with a Trenton Emphasis

Reader, don’t be startled by the photo of Mark Twain, AKA George McDaniel. Twain is not the new writer for the print edition, alluded to in the header– George is.  He has played Mark Twain in one-man shows for years, about 400 performances to be exact.  The Advertiser asked for the Twain impersonation photo of […]

Culinary Critics – Swine Dining of the Carolinas

Culinary Critics – Swine Dining of the Carolinas

Swine Dining of the Carolinas 2006 E. Martintown Road Clarks Hill, SC 29821 Thursday – Saturday: 11a.m. – 9 p.m.                                                  Sunday – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 803-613-6262 Take out and Catering available   “Swine Dining of the Carolinas” is located in the heart of the Merriwether section of Edgefield County next to the well […]

Culinary Critics – The Old Edgefield Grill

Culinary Critics – The Old Edgefield Grill

    The Advertiser’s Culinary Critics: A Series Running also in the Advertiser Print Edition The Old Edgefield Grill 202 Penn Street Edgefield, SC 29824 803-637-3222   LUNCH – Tuesday – Saturday 11-2 DINNER – Wednesday – Saturday – Start serving entrees at 6:00 and stop serving at 9:30 HAPPY HOUR – Wednesday – Saturday […]

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 […]

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