Falling

Falling

By Blaney Pridgen 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.  Sometimes you just don’t want to think about serious stuff.  Fall is one of those times for me. […]

Politics and COVID-19

Politics and COVID-19

By Robert Scott 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.  I was looking through the columns I’ve written for The Edgefield Advertiser over the past year and ran across one […]

Sound and Hearing

By Sigrid Hanson 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.              If silence is a topic of biblical concern, so is sound. First to last, the Bible is […]

Carl James Brown – Edgefield, SC

Carl James Brown – Edgefield, SC

W. Thurmond Burnett                                                                    David T. Burnett Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home PO Box 389 – 801 Columbia Rd. Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 Phone: 803-637-6536 Email: david@edgefieldmercantile.com Carl James Brown, 69, […]

Access Road to Mill Creek Subdivision Impassible

Access Road to Mill Creek Subdivision Impassible

Localized Flooding Due to Rains ​While Hurricane Sally may have made land fall in the Gulf region, her presence is still being felt in Edgefield County in the form of heavy rains and localized flooding.  The rains began in the county Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 16 and continued through mid-morning, Sept. 17, when the area experienced “a lull” before the […]

Update: ECSO Investigating Suspicious Death

​The Advertiser learned Thursday, Sept. 17, that the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death off Rachel Lane in the Ridge Spring section of Edgefield County.  Details are few, but the Advertiser can confirm that the SC Department of Law Enforcement has been called in to assist with the investigation.  The Edgefield County […]

Wardlaw Players of the Week

Ward law Academy Offensive Player of the Week for the Andrew Jackson Game is #44 Sam Mitchell. Sam carried the ball 16 times for 96 yards and one touchdown. He also contributed 14 tackles. The Patriot Defensive Player of the Week is #75 Peyton Lilly. Peyton made 14 tackles against Andrew Jackson

HOWLS “Yes Sergeant Major”

Command Sergeant Major Jackson (ret) Edgefield, South Carolina. Every once in a while, one is lucky enough to come upon an individual who is absolutely dependable.  The man pictured above is one of those most trusted types.  Command Sergeant Major (ret) Charles E. Jackson, a lifelong friend and confidante, is a stickler for regulation and details.  For example, […]

Lawrence Collins

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mr. Paul Lawrence Collins, Jr. of Edgefield entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 4, 2020 at Aiken Regional Medical Center. Mr. Collins was born in Edgefield, on August 20, 1934 to the late Mr. Lawrence “Shiloh” Collins and the late Mrs. Amanda Ross Collins. At an early age, Lawrence accepted Christ […]

COVID Testing Site Numbers

COVID Testing Site Numbers

​Since the beginning of August, Edgefield County has bad regular COVID-19 testing occurring throughout the county.  Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon provided a breakdown of the numbers from those testing sites for the Advertiser.   ​On Aug. 15, 2020, COVID testing was held at the Edgefield campus of Piedmont Technical College.  During that testing, 147 […]

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