Margaret Dunovant- West Columbia, S.C.

Margaret Timmerman Dunovant, 87, wife of the late Raymond “Buddy” Dunovant Jr. entered into rest on December 15, 2022.  Margaret was born in Edgefield, SC as the daughter of Florence Bennett and Jesse P. Timmerman. She worked as a medical office manager for Internal Medicine Associates after graduating from Lander College. Margaret was of the Methodist faith. Margaret […]

Edgefield County Water & Sewer Authority Winter Weather

Edgefield County Water & Sewer Authority Winter Weather

Edgefield County Water & Sewer Authority is currently operating under normal conditions.  The Authority appreciates our customer’s understanding and cooperation with the recent challenging weather. If you have issues regarding leaks,restoration of service, or any other matter please call (803) 637-3011.  

Paulette Champy Mims- Edgefield, SC

Paulette Champy Mims- Edgefield, SC

Mrs. Paulette Champy Mims,, of 611 Buncombe Street, Edgefield, SC, died on December 5, 2022.  She was born in 1942 and raised in Calhoun County, SC.  She graduated from Cameron High School in 1960 and from The University of South Carolina in 1960 where she majored in Elementary Education.  In college, she was on the Honor […]

Winners in the Gingerbread House Competition

Winners in the Gingerbread House Competition

Such a fun time we had at the Tompkins Library last Saturday afternoon! The Edgefield Civic League sponsored a Gingerbread House Competition and the entrants were most creative and so pretty! Winner Olivia O’Gorman had put much thought, time, tedious work, imagination and creativity into her entry – as had the other two winners, Lauren […]

Holiday Gifts

Holiday Gifts

Robert Scott One of my favorite plays is Fiddler on the Roof, the musical set in Imperial Russia over a hundred years ago. Based on tales originally written by Sholem Aleichem, its main characters – Tevya the Dairyman, his wife Golde, and his five marriageable daughters – are well known. One of the lesser-known characters, and one of my favorites, is Reb Nachum, the town […]

Remembering and Wondering

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. Linda Nidiffer I am having commitment problems.  I can’t seem to make a decision about what to write.  Invasive thoughts seem to […]

Immanuel

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 Isaiah was the first to mention the name Immanuel: “Therefore, the Lord himself shall give you a sign; a […]

Joan Russo- Edgefield, S.C

On December 5, 2022, Joan Johnikin Russo, 68, entered into rest surrounded by her family and loved ones in Augusta, Ga.  Joan is survived by her loving husband, Vincent Charles Russo Jr., her three children Jordan Phillips of North Augusta, SC, Savanna Williams (Antwan) of Beech Island, SC and Vincent Charles Russo III (Leah) of Marietta, Ga.  She is […]

Politics Worthy of Remark

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 The dictionary definition of “remarkable” is not just worthy of remark but more than that: unusual or extraordinary. […]

Early Present

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 I received an early Christmas present this week.  It came in over the phone.  It was just a simple conversation […]