Daphne Cook-Trenton, SC

Daphne Cook-Trenton, SC

Daphne Stone Cook, 80 of Trenton, SC wife of the late Don Cook passed away on July 1, 2024. She is survived by her daughter Janet Marchant (Tommy) granddaughter Kristen Marchant, grandson Tyler Marchant, great-grandson Carter Marchant and one brother Pierce Stone (Pam) A graveside service will be held at 11:00am, Tuesday, July 9, 2024, […]

Hubert Yonce – Johnston , SC

Hubert McKelder Yonce, Jr, 89, of Johnston, S.C., husband of Shelby J. Rodgers Yonce, entered into rest on June 21, 2024. Mr. Yonce was born in Edgefield County, S.C. and was the son of the late Hubert M. Yonce, Sr. and Nora Bell Storey Yonce. He was a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church and was […]

C. Maurice Doolittle Obit- Edgefield, SC, 

C. Maurice Doolittle, 64 of Edgefield, SC, entered into rest on June 19, 2024.  Maurice was born in Augusta, Ga as the son of Lawrence E. (Jo Jo) and Carolyn Holmes Doolittle. He was a retired construction worker and a member of Red Oak Grove Baptist Church. Maurice is survived by his parents Jo Jo and Carolyn; 3 children- Lee Doolittle, Ashley Turner (Drew), Becky James (Will); 1 brother- Warren T. Doolittle (Glynnis) and 3 […]

Facts – Not Feelings – About Immigration

Facts – Not Feelings – About Immigration

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. One of the imperatives in the Bible, in the Torah, and in the Qur’an, is our being enjoined to “Welcome […]

Sheri Biggs Wins Republican Nomination in WC-03

Sheri Biggs Wins Republican Nomination in WC-03

ANDERSON, SC – Lieutenant Colonel Sheri Biggs has won the Republican nomination for South Carolina’s Third Congressional District.  With her victory in the runoff, Biggs becomes the first Republican woman to secure the Party’s nomination in the district; and, with a victory in November, Biggs would be only the second Republican woman to serve in […]

County Council Incumbents Returned to Office Run-off for Cong. Candidates Biggs and Burns

County Council Incumbents Returned to Office Run-off for Cong. Candidates Biggs and Burns

Three Republican Incumbent Edgefield County Council members won by a landslide: Dean Campbell District 3 received 284 to Brett McNeill’s 138 votes; Tiffani Ireland District 2 tallied 407 votes to Patrick Atkinson’s 211; Jerry Moody District 5 received 315 votes to Scott Cooper’s 100 votes. They face no opposition in the November election. State House of Representatives, District 82 incumbent Bill Clyburn defeated Brian Doyle in a landslide with Clyburn receiving […]

Martha Gantt-Edgefield, SC

Martha Widener Gantt, 75 of Edgefield, SC entered into rest on May 18, 2024, in North Augusta.  Martha was born in Aiken, SC as the daughter of the late Leonard and Hazel Seigler. Martha was a member of Lighthouse Fellowship of Edgefield and a retired textile worker of Graniteville, SC. Martha is survived by her children […]

ONE HUNDRED SIXTY NINE STROM THURMOND HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS RECEIVE THEIR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS DURING SIXTY-THIRD ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

ONE HUNDRED SIXTY NINE STROM THURMOND HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS RECEIVE THEIR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS DURING SIXTY-THIRD ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

Johnston, SC – The final walk of the Strom Thurmond High School (STHS) graduating Class of 2024 – 169 seniors strong – marked a huge milestone in their lives in transitioning on Friday, May 31, 2024, from high school students to alumni. Friday’s commencement ceremony, the sixty-third annual high school graduation for Strom Thurmond High School, was held at STHS Stadium under sunny skies before a large and enthusiastic crowd of […]

Beverly C. Dowdle

Beverly C. Dowdle

Funeral Services for Mrs. Beverly C. Dowdle, 90, who entered into rest June 5, 2024, will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Interment to follow in Pineview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday afternoon from 4 until 6.  Mrs. Dowdle was a native of Atlanta, GA, having made the North Augusta […]

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