Singing

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. ​One semester when I was teaching, I had an Iranian student, a Muslim, who told me that her […]

The Stories We Read

The Stories We Read

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. I have had friends who love science fiction, and I am still friends with them.  The conjunction is […]

Are We Abandoned?

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. ​With the sobering news of the fall of Afghanistan, the rise of a new COVID, the voices of […]

Desperation

Desperation

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. Numerous times, I have driven a car or ridden a motorcycle out west.  Often, I camped, but not […]

DHEC Analysis: Majority of COVID-19 Cases in July Among Those Who Are Not Fully Vaccinated

DHEC Analysis: Majority of COVID-19 Cases in July Among Those Who Are Not Fully Vaccinated

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Following an analysis that revealed more than 90 percent of COVID-19 cases and deaths in June and 86 percent of hospitalizations were among individuals who were not fully vaccinated, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has determined similar findings for the month of July. From July 1-31, DHEC reported 26,848 cases among […]

John Raymond Miller-Edgefield, SC

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

H. K.Yonce – Johnston, S.C.

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

Bill Jay Johnston, S.C.

Ramey Funeral Home 202 North Rudolph Street P.O. Box 458 Saluda, South Carolina 29138 (864) 445-2366 rameyfh@embarqmail.com Dateline: Johnston, SC Joseph Jay Joseph William “Bill” Jay, 93, died Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood. Born in Saluda County and a son of the late John Alvin Jay and Dolly Grace Ouzts Jay, he was […]

Named to the Heritage Trust Advisory Board

Named to the Heritage Trust Advisory Board

Rob Keck has recently been appointed by the Governor of S.C. Henry McMaster to serve on the Department’s Heritage Trust Advisory Board representing the 3rd Congressional District. The term began in December of 2019 and will expire December 31, 2025.  Keck was sent a letter of congratulations on the appointment, August 10, 2021, with words of pleasure […]

More on Illness

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. ​No one who reads Job can persist in the opinion that illness is a subtle sign of wrongdoing […]