L. Kathryn Todd Rose- Johnston, 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 L. Kathryn Todd Rose, 89, of Johnston, SC, wife of the late Jim M. Rose, Sr. entered into rest on Thursday, July 30, 2020. A Graveside Service will be held at […]

Wrong Headedness

Wrong Headedness

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.  Once upon a time long ago, I took a graduate course in Southern Literature at the University of […]

Truth and Permanence

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 know much about gravity. Apparently, the whole thing puzzled even Einstein. It’s mysterious–something to ponder, […]

Merriwether Residents’ Concerns

Merriwether Residents’ Concerns

Wreck last week at Mealing and Currytown Rd. For Subdivision Development Residents in the Merriwether area are opposing a proposed subdivison at Mealing and Currytown Roads. Development company Blue Sky Properties and Investments, LLC based in Aiken County, North Augusta, has submitted a conceptual site plan for 84 lot Annison Pointe Subdivision on a 50 acre […]

Meach A. Williams- McCormick, 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 Meach A. Williams, 85, of Whitetown Rd., McCormick, SC husband of Lucy Seigler Williams entered into rest on Thursday, July 23, 2020. A Private Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, […]

Joseph Karel Stertz, Sr.

Joseph Karel Stertz, Sr.

Air Force Retired Lt. Colonel  November 4, 1947- July 21, 2020             Joseph Karel Stertz, Sr. passed peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at the age of 72 after a long battle with dementia. Born in Macon, Georgia on November 4, 1947 to Reverend James G. Stertz and […]

Letter to the Editor: Running for Dist.2 County Council

Letter to the Editor: Running for Dist.2 County Council

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             My name is Tiffani Ireland, and I am running for the District 2 County Council seat. I am a native of Edgefield […]

Who Dropped By

Who Dropped By

The Advertiser enjoys recording those who choose to drop by the office for business or just a chat while exploring the Town of Edgefield.  The two pictured above were wanting to know some places to explore, on Saturday afternoon (July 18).  They are Peggy Metze (left) and Pamela Woods of Columbia.  The Coronavirus epidemic has upset their work […]

Public Health and Private Healthcare, Revisited

Public Health and Private Healthcare, Revisited

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.  Just three months ago, The Edgefield Advertiserincluded a column I had written with the title, Public Health and Private […]

Letter to Editor

Biggs Resigns: Endorses Ireland 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 It has been my pleasure to serve on County Council for these past 3.5 years.  It is […]