SCDNR courtesy boat inspections set during Labor Day weekend

SCDNR courtesy boat inspections set during Labor Day weekend

CBI SCDNR game wardens will conduct courtesy boating inspections around the state during Labor Day weekend. (SCDNR photo)    Officers will perform quick but thorough safety inspection In an effort to keep people and waterways safe during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will conduct […]

Eddie Boatwright Trenton, SC

Eddie Boatwright Trenton, SC

Eddie Boatwright,74 husband of Audrey Scarborough Boatwright of Windy Ridge Rd., Trenton, entered into rest on Thursday, August 25, 2022. Eddie was born in Edgefield, SC as the son of the late Grace McGee Boatwright and Earl Boatwright. He was a retired textile worker, owner of Edgefield Shell Station and attended Graniteville Community Church of […]

Friends

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 dictionary defines friend this way: “one attached to another by affection or esteem.” Another meaning is “a favored companion.” Other definitions more specific turn […]

The “Raid” on Mar-A-Lago

The “Raid” on Mar-A-Lago

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 There have been several stories in the news this week that, in normal times, would be the top story […]

Good for All

Good for All

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.   Blaney Pridgen Almost two years ago, I lamented the number of derelict buildings in and around Edgefield.  I was referring to […]

Margaret Rhoden – Johnston, S.C.

Margaret Johnson Rhoden, 99, wife of the late Harry DerrickRhoden of Johnston, SC entered into rest on August 17, 2022. Margaret was born in Wrens, Ga as the daughter of the late Hattie McNair Johnson and Moses Matthew Johnson. She was a member of the graduating class of 1941 at Ridge Spring High School and was a […]

Gloria Ligons – Ridge Spring, S.C.

Ridge Spring, SC – Gloria Jean Bibbs Ligons entered into rest August 17, 2022 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.  Mrs. Ligons, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Coleman Ridge Baptist Church. She was employed with Dodgeland of Columbia. Survivors include her husband, Ivory Ligons of the home; Children/God-Children, Kesha (Welvin) Simpkins, Shayla Pixley, Kevin Bibbs, Lynwood Pixley, Jr., and Jay Cummings; two […]

Suzanne Clark O’Neal- Johnston, S.C.

Suzanne Clark O’Neal, 75, wife of 54 years to Malcolm O’Neal of Johnston entered into rest on August 19, 2022.  Suzanne was born in Johnston, SC as the daughter of Mildred McGee Clark and Bruce Clark. Suzanne was a retired Assistant Principal at STHS with over thirty years’ service. Suzanne obtained her bachelor’s degree from Clemson then went on to earn her master’s degree from USC. Having been a part of both Universities Malcom said […]

Barbara W. Turner- Edgefield

Barbara W. Turner, of Edgefield, South Carolina, passed away on August 18th at age 75. She was born in Poughkeepsie, New York on August 8th, 1947, to Dorothy and Larry Williams. She attended school at Arlington High School in Poughkeepsie. Barbara married the love of her life, William Allen Turner, on November 22nd, 1969. In April […]

Tommy Glover,- Sr. Trenton, S.C.

Trenton, SC – Mr. Tommy A. Glover, Sr. entered into rest August 16, 2022 at AU Medical Center. Mr. Glover, a native of Edgefield County, was member of New and Living Way Apostolic Church where he served as a Deacon. Survivors include two daughters, Beatrice Glover (Michael Childs) of North Augusta, SC and Patricia (Ricky) Glover-Palmer of Aiken, […]