American Legion Post 30 Donates $4,600 to Service Dog Group

American Legion Post 30 Donates $4,600 to Service Dog Group

Despite the wintery breeze, veterans’ service dogs and their owners or trainers gathered on Saturday afternoon, January 15, at Edgefield Veterans’ Memorial Park to celebrate the donation of $4,600 to a local non-profit organization dedicated to training service dogs for disabled veterans. Edgefield American Legion Post 30 delivered the proceeds from November’s Service Dog Dash 5K to local organization Veterans K9 Solutions to assist them in their quest to rescue shelter dogs […]

Update from USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS): USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Wild Bird in South Carolina

Update from USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS): USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Wild Bird in South Carolina

WASHINGTON, January 14, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed highly pathogenic Eurasian H5 avian influenza (HPAI) in a wild American wigeon in Colleton County, South Carolina.Eurasian H5 HPAI has NOT been detected in a wild bird in the United States since 2016.  There […]

Clyde Mims Edgefield, SC

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Margaret Holmes Saluda SC

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Diane Faust Edgefield, S C

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Ellie Mathis Edgefield, SC

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Special to the Advertiser

Special to the Advertiser

From The Edgefield Advertiser print edition, January 5, 2022. All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Love and Loss at Christmastime The bliss of Christmas is fading.  The […]

The Ancient of Days

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. By Sigrid Fowler ​The opposite of new is old, another thought that comes to mind as we sing “Auld Lang Syn” on January 1. Daniel has a vision of “one like […]

January 6th

January 6th

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Robert Scott January 6th was last week, and the media (especially cable TV) had what the New York Times described as “saturation […]

I am finally out of the closet

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Linda Nidiffer Are you shocked?  I know me too!  I am 74 years old and it was no easy feat after […]

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