Sharon Logue Whittle

Sharon Logue Whittle, 75 of Gilbert, SC entered into rest on January 12, 2023, in Lexington County. Sharon was born in Greenwood, SC as the daughter of Etta Lawson Logue and John Wallace Logue. She was a member of Little Stevens Creek Baptist Church and was a retired cosmetologist. Sharon is survived by her four […]

Emily Hammond

Emily Elizabeth Timmerman Hammond, 68 of Johnston, SC wife of C. “Michael” Hammond entered into rest on January 19, 2023.  Emily was born in Greenwood, SC as the daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth Watkins Timmerman and Raymond T. Timmerman. She retired from Gleamns in Saluda, worked for Saluda School District as a substitute teacher and was a member of Saluda First […]

DISPUTE AT THE MET

DISPUTE AT THE MET

A Summary by Leonard Todd January 1, 2023 “Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina,” the very welcome new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, contains a disturbing error. I and the nine other men and women whose names appear at the end of this summary are drawing attention to it here in order to keep it from becoming an accepted part of the historicalrecord. ​Each of us listed […]

A Feisty and Faithful Family Hero

A Feisty and Faithful Family Hero

By Dr. Marian Bland If you have never visited The Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon in Charleston, it is a “must see”! The docents at this small but wonderful piece of history provide an excellent overview of the building’s uses over the years and share intriguing stories not found in history books. I especially appreciate […]

Pregnant Pause

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.  Linda Nidiffer I don’t know how to be discreet about this.  I think I am pregnant again.  Like all the women […]

All Things New

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.  Sigrid Fowler Near the end of the Bible, Jesus Christ, now seated on the throne, makes an amazing declaration. From this […]

Thoughts on the New Year

Thoughts on the New Year

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 Robert Scott Everybody knows Christmas poems, and “’Twas The Night Before Christmas” is recited year after year. Less well known are New […]

Short and Hopefully Sweet

Short and Hopefully Sweet

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 Blaney Pridgen I recently enjoyed the Oscar nominated movie, “JoJo Rabbit”.  It’s a story about a boy and a very […]

Retiring Trenton Chief of Police Tanks and Mayor Padgett

Retiring Trenton Chief of Police Tanks and Mayor Padgett

Chief Tanks Retirement Celebrated ​A celebration to mark the retirement of Chief Albert “Deke” Tanks was held Saturday, December 31, 2022, at the Dream Center in Trenton, SC.  Filled with people coming to pay their respects to the retiring chief, the Dream Center was festively dressed with balloons, banners, and tables with different pictures of Tanks […]

Jim McCord- Trenton, S.C.

Jim McCord- Trenton, S.C.

James W. “Jim” McCord, Sr., 80, of Watson Rd., Trenton, SC,husband of Bertha Holmes McCord entered into rest on Saturday, January 7, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at Sweetwater Baptist Church Chapel, with burial to follow in Ebenezer Cemetery in Trenton, SC. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday, January […]

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