Michael R. Kitchens-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 Michael R. Kitchens, 66, […]

“From Your Garden”

“From Your Garden”

Plant Swap & Sale Extra plants in your garden? Your greenhouse?  Too many of something? Browse or reserve a spot for $5 to sell or swap your garden plants, outdoor décor/furniture or handmade garden crafts. This event is scheduled for May 22 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Space is limited, so call or text today to […]

“Our Best Crowd Ever”- Johnston Festival Director Reports

“Our Best Crowd Ever”- Johnston Festival Director Reports

The Johnston 37th Annual Peach Blossom Festival drew “our best crowd ever,” said Debra Aston, the Johnston Festival Director, whose time spent with the festival has been decades, so she should know! It was held May 1, 2021, in downtown Johnston. The crowds enjoyed the offerings from crafters, business booths and vendors, all who reported to Aston they did well – […]

Dark to Light

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             In the Bible, darkness and light are used both literally and figuratively, marking high points of Scripture. […]

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

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. Is there a crisis at the U.S. southern border, the border with Mexico? Thousands of refugees, whether fleeing […]

Sara Cartledge – 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 Sara Johnson Cartledge, 89, […]

Planned Develops and Their Role in Edgefield County

Planned Develops and Their Role in Edgefield County

Left to right: Hart (Doc) Clark, Kevin Singletary, and Roger LeDuc explain the role of PDs in Edgefield County’s future.  By Arthur Northrop There are two types of large residential developments in Edgefield County. This article explains what PDs (Planned Developments) are and how they differ from a standard large residential subdivision. Kevin Singletary, Hart (Doc) Clark and Roger LeDuc were […]

Edgefield County School District Experiences a Drop in Student Enrollment

Edgefield County School District Experiences a Drop in Student Enrollment

COVID appears to have accelerated the loss of students in the district From the Office of Edgefield County School District, Chris Haire, PIO APRIL 21, 2021-Now that students in the Edgefield County School District have returned to class five days a week, we thought it would be a good opportunity to discuss the status of […]

Stewart Bibbs – Johnston, S.C.

Johnston, SC – Mr. Stewart Bibbs, 69, of 131 Egghouse Road, Johnston entered into rest Saturday, April 23, 2021 at Edgefield County Healthcare. Stewart was educated in Edgefield County schools before joining the Army in 1970, where he was a Paratrooper stationed at Fort Bragg. For 38 years. Stewart was gainfully employed at Owens Corning Fiberglass where he eventually retired in 2014. Survivors include […]

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