Integrity

Integrity

One of my favorite politicians of a generation ago was Alan Simpson, the Republican Senator from Wyoming. Like all public figures, sometimes he said things and voted in a way that I wish were different, and at other times he seemed to me to be spot on. One statement of his that bears repeating in […]

Fatherhood, Part One

Fatherhood, Part One

I have the privilege of sitting on a porch my great-grandfather sat on as our republic prepared for WWI. The same porch my grandfather sat on as he lived through the depression and our republic prepared for WWII.  The same porch my father sat on as he worked through the issues of the Cold War. […]

Antioch Sponsors Soul Surfer movie night

Antioch Sponsors Soul Surfer movie night

Antioch Sponsors Soul Surfer, “A Perfect Night on the Square” The ECDA was extremely pleased with the turn out for our June Movie-on-the-Square.  “We had over 150 individuals gathered around the square, participating in all the festivities and then watching Soul Surfer.  Folks were sitting in chairs and spread out on blankets.  It was a postcard […]

Edgefield Sheriff’s Office Receives Multiple Snake Calls

Edgefield Sheriff’s Office Receives Multiple Snake Calls

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to three separate calls involving snakes over the weekend.  In two of those instances, snakes were reported being seen on or around the victims’ homes.  In one of those two calls, to a home on Youngblood Road in Trenton, Friday, June 10, the homeowner reported seeing a 6 foot […]

46th Annual Ridge Peach Festival, June18

46th Annual Ridge Peach Festival, June18

Music and Dance Coming from the Ridge Lots of local talent, coming from the Ridge prjmarily, will be spreading their song and dance throughout the day at the 46th Annual Ridge Peach Festival in Trenton, S.C. starting at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.  As noted in additional stories inn the Advertiser print edition, Brooker Strom and […]

British Author and Historian Comes to Edgefield

British Author and Historian Comes to Edgefield

O’Shaughnessy, Liberty Week Visitor and Lecturer Dr. Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, noted British author and historian, will present a lecture in Edgefield on Wednesday evening, June 29, at 6 p.m., at The Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center.  He is a Professor of History at The University of Virginia and Director of the International Center for Jefferson […]

Vincent J. DeRemigio, Jr. – Johnston, SC

JOHNSTON – Vincent Joseph DeRemigio, Jr., 79, husband of Angela Groomes DeRemigio, died Monday June 13, 2016.The family will receive friends Thursday June 16, from 5 to 7 PM at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home. Mr. DeRemigio, Jr. was born in Philadelphia, PA and was the son of the late Vincent J. and Helen Pistille DeRemigio, […]

Doris Quarles Bryan, Greenwood, SC

Doris Quarles Bryan, Greenwood, SC

Doris Quarles Bryan, 88, resident of Wesley Commons, widow of Leonard Brooke Bryan, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Self Regional Medical Center. Born in Plum Branch, SC, September 26, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Bryant and Louise Quarles.  Mrs. Bryan graduated from  Edgefield High School and was a member of […]

Frances C. West – Edgefield, SC

Frances Calliham West, 74, wife of Hammond West, died Saturday June 11, 2016 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Monday June 13, 2016 at 2 PM at Antioch Baptist Church with burial in church cemetery. Mrs. West was born in Edgefield County, SC and was the daughter of the late W.R. and Helen […]