Ronald Marvin Burden- Modoc, 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 Ronald Marvin Burden, 68, husband of Mary Jacalyn Bailey Burden, Hwy 23 W. Modoc, SC entered into rest on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 2 PM […]

House Fire Victim Identified

            Seventy-seven year old Patricia Robinson has been identified as the victim of the Feb. 10 house fire on Sweetwater Court in the Merriwether area of Edgefield County.  Robinson was identified after an autopsy, Feb. 11.  According to the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office, that autopsy revealed that Robinson died of smoke inhalation.  Another victim, identified in an Edgefield County […]

Citizens Encouraged to Participate in 2020 Census

Citizens Encouraged to Participate in 2020 Census

            Citizens in Edgefield County are being encouraged to participate in the 2020 Census.  Counting for the census, which occurs every ten years and is mandated by the US Constitution, begins March 12.  Data received from the census helps determine such things as the need for new roads, hospitals, and schools.  It helps calculate the number of seats each […]

“Love Letters” – A Play for Valentine’s

“Love Letters” – A Play for Valentine’s

Wilson Mahoney is thrilled time be back on Edgefield’s stage portraying Melissa in “Love Letters”.  She can think of no better way to celebrate Valentines than bringing this beautiful piece to the stage alongside her son and his fiancé, who are also in the cast.   “Love Letters” is a play by A. R. Gurney […]

Legislative Update

Legislative Update

Last week was the 4thweek of the 2020 legislative session.  There are 14 legislative weeks remaining before the General Assembly adjourns on May 14, 2020. Here are the highlights from last week in the Senate –  K-12 education reform legislation– The Senate continued discussing S. 419 https://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess123_2019-2020/bills/419.htm, a comprehensive bill with many K-12 education reform ideas.  In the […]

Edgefield Student Receives Award for Academic Achievement at PTC Graduation

Edgefield Student Receives Award for Academic Achievement at PTC Graduation

At Piedmont Technical College’s recent fall commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college’s seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement. Aaliyah Bush, left, who graduated with a diploma in applied science with a major in pharmacy technology, was the honoree for Edgefield County. Congratulating Bush is PTC Area Commissioner Jane Herlong. 

Dystopia

Dystopia

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.  I ordered a quaint product from a New England company which sells stuff suggesting the era of the […]

School Vouchers

School Vouchers

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.  January was so filled with national news that this year’s state legislative issues were hidden from sight. […]

Edgefield Camellia Tea to Welcome Visitors on Feb. 13

Edgefield Camellia Tea to Welcome Visitors on Feb. 13

PHOTO– Hostesses, an array of tea treats, and camellias in every room await the visitors on Feb. 13. The Camellia Tea, sponsored by the Edgefield Camellia Club, will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Magnolia Dale, headquarters of the Edgefield County Historical Society, in downtown Edgefield from 2:30 until 5:00  o’clock p.m. This event, […]

Legislative Update: Week Of 1/28/20 – 1/30/20

Legislative Update: Week Of 1/28/20 – 1/30/20

Last week was the 3rd week of the 2020 legislative session. There are 15 legislative weeks remaining before the General Assembly adjourns on May 14, 2020. Here are the highlights from last week in the Senate:K-12 EDUCATION REFORM LEGISLATION – The Senate continued discussing S. 419, a comprehensive bill with many K-12 education reform ideas. The debate last week […]

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