By Blaney Pridgen

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.  Not long ago during this season of misery, I came upon this bit of writing:  Hope dies all the time. And […]

True and Truth—Definitions By Sigrid Fowler

True and Truth—DefinitionsBy 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.         If you check a concordance, you’ll see that the word true occurs about eighty times in the Bible, truth almost […]

Karen Miller Announces for County Council

Karen Miller Announces for County Council

Karen Miller is announcing for District 2 seat in the Edgefield County Council.  She is new to the political scene but not new to this county.  She married David Miller of the Harry Miller family on the Westside in 2001 and spent many years helping him with his cattle business.  And they have a son. Karen was born […]

Edgefield County Public Library Reopened for Service

Edgefield County Public Library Reopened for Service

The Edgefield County Public Library reopened for regular service on July 22, 2020 following a two-week closure related to the coronavirus.  During the closure, the library was deep cleaned and sanitized by  Duraclean, a North Augusta-based cleaning business.  The library’s current hours of operation are Mondays to Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to […]

Breaking News: ECSD School Board Trustees Reject Governor’s Education Demands

Breaking News: ECSD School Board Trustees Reject Governor’s Education Demands

Pictured left to right: Dr. Carroll Wates, Robin Ball – Chairperson, Dr. Willie Campbell, Josh Black, Director of Instruction and Curriculum, Dr. Kevin O’Gorman, Superintendent, DeidraYoung. Not pictured, Blair Massey – Vice Chair and Johnny Peterson. Not in attendance, Chad Blackston. By Arthur Northrop     During the two past months, the leadership of ECSD developed a […]

Nancy Leona Herlong -McAloney  Gaffney, SC

Nancy Leona Herlong McAloney  January 5, 1942- July 18, 2020  Gaffney, SC – – Nancy Leona Herlong McAloney, 78, of 204 Pinewood Dr., Gaffney, SC went to be with the Lord on July 18, 2020 at home with family.  Nancy Leona was reared with her two sisters in Johnston, SC by loving parents, Leo Hancock and Margaret […]

Tiffani Ireland Announces forCounty Council

Tiffani Ireland Announces forCounty Council

(This article first ran in The Edgefield Advertiser, July 15, 2020) Tiffani Ireland, on Friday of last week (July 10), four days before the final filing day (Tuesday, July 14), signed up to enter the race for the District 2 seat on County Council. Councilman Arthur Biggs of Dist. 2 relinquished his seat of almost four […]

Elizabeth Barber Steadman- Johnston, SC

Elizabeth Barber Steadman- 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 Elizabeth Barber Steadman, 89, wife of the late Dr. Richard A. “Dick” Steadman, Sr. went to be with the Lord Sunday, July 12, 2020. Graveside Services will be held at 11 […]

SCDNR Heritage Trust program contributes to ‘Science Advances’ journal article

SCDNR Heritage Trust program contributes to ‘Science Advances’ journal article

COLUMBIA,S.C. (July 13, 2020) — Could oyster shells left behind in rings and mounds along the Southern-Atlantic coast provide clues about the methods used by coastal-dwelling American Indian tribes to manage shellfish harvests? That’s one of the central questions examined in “Ecosystem stability and native American oyster harvesting along the Atlantic Coast of the United States,” […]

Hospital Demand for Convalescent Plasma Reaches Extraordinary LevelsOneBlood Urges People Recovered From COVID-19 to Donate Their PlasmaMedia Video Tool Box Available

Hospital Demand for Convalescent Plasma Reaches Extraordinary LevelsOneBlood Urges People Recovered From COVID-19 to Donate Their PlasmaMedia Video Tool Box Available

Hospital Demand for Convalescent Plasma Reaches Extraordinary LevelsOneBlood Urges People Recovered From COVID-19 to Donate Their PlasmaMedia Video Tool Box Available Here (July 13, 2020 – Orlando, Florida) As coronavirus cases surge the need for convalescent plasma is reaching extraordinary levels. “OneBlood is experiencing more than a 500% increase in hospital orders for COVID-19 convalescent plasma. We are urging people who […]