Congratulations, Shane Massey!

Congratulations, Shane Massey!

As Shane related to the readers of his newsletter this week, he didn’t expect this! Congratulations to Shane Massey, as our state’s new Senate Majority Leader! It is indeed an honor that his peers elected him to such a responsible position, an honor in the long Edgefield tradition of providing political leaders for our state. […]

Remembering Tax Day…1986

Remembering Tax Day…1986

By Monday next week, all Americans should have filed their Federal Income Tax Forms.  When all is said and done, 54.3 % of American’s will have paid into the Federal Tax system and 45.7 % of American’s will “break even” or receive tax credits back from Uncle Sam (2015 Stats from Tax Policy Center Data). […]

Kathy “Kat” Jo (Ervin) Adams, Edgefield, SC

Kathy “Kat” Jo (Ervin) Adams, 56, of Edgefield, SC, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 8, 2016. She was born on August 18, 1959 in Huntington, WV to her late parents Edwin and Anna May Ervin. Kathy was a loving, generous woman who lived for her family; including her numerous friends. She is survived by […]

Mrs. Norma Jean Oden Boatwright, Aiken, SC

Mrs. Norma Jean Oden Boatwright, 82, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016. She was a resident of Aiken and formerly of Ridge Spring. Mrs. Boatwright, born in Missouri, was the daughter of the late James C. Oden and Florence Casto Oden.  She was a graduate of the University of South Carolina at Aiken, and received […]

J. Keva Jackson, Edgefield, SC

J. Keva Jackson, 62, husband of Gail Murphree Jackson, died Thursday April 14, 2016. Funeral Services will be held Sunday April 17, 2016 at 3 PM at Edgefield First Baptist Church with burial in Eastview Cemetery with Masonic Rites. Mr. Jackson was a native of Edgefield County and was the son of the late J.C. […]

Former NAPS Officer Sentenced in Satterwhite Shooting

Former NAPS Officer Sentenced in Satterwhite Shooting

Former North Augusta Public Safety Officer, Justin Craven, was sentenced Monday, April 11, at the Edgefield County Court House to 1 year in prison which was suspended to 3 years probation for misconduct in office related to the Feb. 2104 shooting death of Ernest Satterwhite. ​Satterwhite was chased into Edgefield County on February 9, 2014, […]

Scott Bledsoe, Johnston, SC

Michael Scott Bledsoe, 47, died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Self Regional Medical Center. Born in Greenwood County and a son of Monte Thomas Bledsoe and the late Maxine Perry Bledsoe, he was the husband of Kimberly Allison Tilley Bledsoe. Mr. Bledsoe was a dispatcher for Log Creek Timber Company in Edgefield and was a […]

Lisa P. Lott, Ward, SC

Lisa Parker Lott, 56, of Duncan Rd. wife of Gary H. Lott, died Saturday April 8, 2016. Graveside Services will be held Tuesday April 12, 2016 at 2 PM at Sunset Gardens Memorial Cemetery in Edgefield, SC. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 PM before the service at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home. […]

Carolyn W. Holson, Edgefield, SC

Carolyn Walker Holson, 80, wife of the late John W. Holson, died Tuesday April 5, 2016. Funeral Services will be held Saturday April 9, 2016 at 11 AM at Edgefield First Baptist Church with burial in Sunset Gardens Memorial Cemetery in Edgefield following the church service. Mrs. Holson was born in Abbeville, SC and was […]

Things Preventing America from Becoming Great Again

In the course of my writing for The Edgefield Advertiser, I have shared that I believe many of the issues facing us today are “non-respecter of person issues.”  I stated I would at times be returning back to this theme. This week, while working on the farm my index finger got caught in a piece […]