Martha Gibson- Johnston, S.C.

Martha Gibson- Johnston, S.C.

W. Thurmond Burnett                                                                                                        David T. Burnett Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home […]

New Year 2022

New Year 2022

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. Robert Scott The Old Year turned out not to be a good one for many in Edgefield County and throughout the world. It […]

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By 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. ​Though eternal realities and time-honored truths are a theme in the Hebrew Bible, there are also notable passages that declare, […]

Hats and Hearts

Hats and Hearts

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 My mother was a people watcher.  She loved watching passersby or people standing in line in some public […]

Night and New Years

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 Maybe you were like me when we were little children.  I was afraid of what might be under […]

Facing the New Year

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 Linda Nidiffer Some of you may still be celebrating Christmas, but I am already pondering the New Year.  First of all, I […]

What the Samaritans Said, What Others Said

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 Sigrid Fowler ​The incident in Sychar, beginning with the conversation between Jesus and the woman at the well and ending […]

Sandra Ellis- Edgefield, SC

Sandra Whatley Ellis, who loved to be called “Mama” by her kids, and “Meme” by her grandkids, departed on December 28th. Graveside services will be held at 1 PM Friday, December 31, 2021, at Eastview Cemetery, Edgefield, SC.  Sandra was born in Johnston, South Carolina on March 3, 1942,to Wilbur O. and Kathleen Whatley, and lived […]

Andy Rhoads- Edgefield, SC

W. Thurmond Burnett                                                      Phone: (803)637-6536 David T. Burnett                                               […]

‘Twas the Night Before

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 Linda Nidiffer ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house all the creatures were stirring including the mouse!  Good […]