Cope and Hope

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. Cope is a very good verb.  It is dealing effectively with something difficult.  Too often the thought of […]

Jobs

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 Linda Nidiffer I have had different jobs over the years.  I haven’t always been a teacher.  I worked for a lawyer. […]

Travels With Belle, Part 6

Travels With Belle, Part 6

My name is Belle, and you can see my picture. I’ve been travelling with my human companion Robert Scott on a month-long trip from Edgefield across the country and back again, he told me it’s my turn to write, so here goes. This was West Coast week, starting in Seattle and ending in LA. The dogs on […]

God is Love

By Sigrid Fowler 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 don’t often get caught up in crazes roiling the internet, but I’ll have to say the current intense focus on events […]

Macedonia Baptist Church and the Edgefield Academy to be Featured

Macedonia Baptist Church and the Edgefield Academy to be Featured

​Macedonia Baptist Church, the first church founded by African American slaves in the Town of Edgefield after the Civil War, and the Edgefield Academy, which was the seat of learning in the Town of Edgefield for African Americans from 1866 until 1954, will both be featured at the Fall Meeting of the Edgefield County Historical […]

Ida Williams Herlong- Johnston, SC

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Endurance

By Sigrid Fowler 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. ​Clicks, info at the finger tips, instant gratification!Endurance isn’t a much-touted character trait in our culture. But things to be endured are […]

Travels With Belle, Part 5

Travels With Belle, Part 5

Ralph Scott viewing the Quake Lake Landslide 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 My canine companion and best friend Belle and I are continuing our month-long […]

Changes

Changes

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 A change of seasons is upon us.  With grim realities all about, let us take a rest and […]

Jeanette Horton – Johnston, SC

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