Fran Langley- Edgefield

Fran Langley- Edgefield

EDGEFIELD – Frances “Fran” Brunson Langley, 75, of Edgefield, beloved wife of Willie Langley, passed away Friday, September 9, 2022, at Hospice House. Born in Summerton, SC, she was a daughter of the late Donald and Lily Weeks Brunson. Frances was a former manager of Fran’s Corner and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was […]

Woody Smith – Edgefield, S.C.

William W. “Woody” Smith, 65, of Edgefield, SC entered into rest on September 6, 2022.  Woody was born in Augusta, Ga as the son of Dorothy Doolittle Smith and Robert Lee Smith, Sr. Woody is survived by, sister Betty Jean (Rob) Wright, his nieces Julie S. (Bill) McCary, Anne Huseby, nephews Robert Lee Smith III, Scott (Joni) Young, great-nephews Dylan and […]

Two Edgefield County men have been arrested and charged with Murder, Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm During a Violent Crime

Two Edgefield County men have been arrested and charged with Murder, Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm During a Violent Crime

September 13, 2022 Statement from Sheriff Jody Rowland Two Edgefield County men have been arrested and charged with Murder, Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm During a Violent Crime.  On Sunday evening September 11, 2022, Deputies along with the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office responded to a wooded area along Deep Step Road in the southern tip of Edgefield […]

Patriots, Wingnuts, and Wokeness

Patriots, Wingnuts, and Wokeness

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 Vocabulary can be a puzzling thing, perhaps now more than ever. Our country was born of rebellion, with […]

Remember When?

 By John Kemp, Sr. 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 father rode to the hounds, oh, not astride a fancy prancing white stallion, but in a 48 […]

Life’s Too Short to Stand in Line for a Lottery Ticket

Life’s Too Short to Stand in Line for a Lottery Ticket

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 We spend too much time on too many things.  They wear us out, burn up our brain cells, […]

The Temple

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 ​The topic of God’s temple isn’t just an Old Testamentpreoccupation. The gospels are full of references to the temple in Jerusalem, and on […]

Vernon Edgar Miller- Edgefield, SC

Vernon Edgar Miller, 79 of Edgefield, SC entered into rest on August 31, 2022.   Vernon was born in Edgefield, SC as the son of Virginia and Edgar T. Miller. He was a member of the Republican Baptist Church and author of The History of the Republican Baptist Church. Vernon was a retired, very beloved, and most memorable teacher for the Aiken County School district.  A love of history enabled […]

Summer rains eliminate drought status for 10 SC counties

Summer rains eliminate drought status for 10 SC counties

The S.C. Drought Response committee downgraded the drought status for 10 counties during its meeting Sept. 1.Higher than normal rainfall prompted the S.C. Drought Response Committee to downgrade the drought status for 10 counties in the coastal plain of South Carolina during a meeting Sept. 1 via conference call.Fourteen counties remain in incipient drought: Abbeville, […]

Alan Lott- Johnston, SC

Alan Johnson Lott, 66, husband of Angela Lott of Johnston, SCentered into rest on August 25, 2022.  Alan was born in Batesburg, SC as the son of the late Rachel Johnson Lott and Jack D. Lott. He retired as a textile worker and was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Johnston, SC.  Alan is survived by his wife Angela, […]