County Council Meeting Canceled

County Council Meeting Canceled

​The Advertiser learned that the Edgefield County Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 5, has been canceled.  Administrator Tommy Paradise explained that due to required quarantining of multiple staff members due to COVID-19, it was deemed prudent to cancel the scheduled meeting.  A firm rescheduling date of the meeting was not yet available.  The Advertiser […]

Kenneth Chambers – Ward, 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 Kenneth Edward Chambers, Sr. […]

Daniel Riley – Edgefield, 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 Daniel Riley, 72, of […]

Local Park Vandalized

Local Park Vandalized

Another Church Victim of Thieves ​The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a local park and a house of worship Dec. 29 as both were victims of crimes.  The park, Bettis Park on Nicholson Road in Trenton, was damaged by suspects on ATVs the night of Dec. 28.  According to the ECSO report, a County employee arrived […]

Pete Scott – Edgefield, S.C.

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 Richard H. “Pete” Scott, […]

Eva Lyon Holmes

Eva Lyon Holmes, born on April 23, 1923, in Edgefield County and daughter of the late Mary and Matthew Daniel Lyon, went to be with her heavenly father on December 20, 2020.  She was the beloved wife of the late Lewis Frontis Holmes for over 50 years. She was a graduate of Winthrop being awarded a degree in […]

2020’s Biggest Stories

2020’s Biggest Stories

By: Robert Scott 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. So much happened in 2020 that it is difficult to pick out the biggest stories, those that will have the most influence acrossour […]

What Was Said About Jesus

By: 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.             We know the most famous prophecies about a Messiah, prophecies we hear at Christmas. What people […]

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

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. To vaccinate or not to vaccinate…that is the question of today.  In our polarized culture, we may hear […]

Charlie I. Turner- Edgefield, S.C.

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 Charlie Irvin Turner, 95, […]