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 […]

Self Regional Healthcare’s Heart and Vascular Center earns three stars in Vascular Quality Initiative Registry Participation Award Program

Self Regional Healthcare’s Heart and Vascular Center earns three stars in Vascular Quality Initiative Registry Participation Award Program

The Society for Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Quality Initiative (SVS VQI) has awarded Self Regional’s Heart and Vascular Center three stars for its active participation in the Registry Participation Program. The mission of the SVS VQI is to improve patient safety and the quality of vascular care delivery by providing web-based collection, aggregation and analysis of […]

Home At Last

Home At Last

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. After a Danube River tourist cruise, a fall and breaking my hip, hip replacement surgery in (of all […]

The Debates, Part II

The Debates, Part II

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.  Wouldn’t it be very helpful if the presidential candidates stayed on task in personal honesty about what they […]

Aiken Electric Cooperative and CarolinaConnect expands services, launches mobile phone services

Aiken Electric Cooperative and CarolinaConnect expands services, launches mobile phone services

Aiken Electric Cooperative, in collaboration with CarolinaConnect, is proud to announce its continued efforts to provide quality services desired by its members, now including mobile phone services. This new service aims to bridge the digital divide in South Carolina, ensuring that every community, especially those in rural areas, has access to reliable internet and affordable […]

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