Shining Bright in a Shadow – Bennie Mitchell III

Shining Bright in a Shadow – Bennie Mitchell III

Bennie Mitchell III speaks of the movie he made of his father, It is Well, available on Amazon Prime and other distribution channels. A Father-Son Story Resulting in a Documentary By Arthur Northrop ​This article tells a story of the love, respect, and admiration of a son for his father. The story features Bennie Mitchell III who has strong Edgefield ties. […]

School Board District 6 Election

School Board District 6 Election

A special election for School Board District 6 will be held Tuesday, May 18, 2021. The two candidates running for this seat are Kaitlynn Lehman and Erik Drylie. Both candidates have children in Merriwether Elementary School. The Advertiser interviewed these candidates in the May 5, 2021 edition, front page. The following precincts and polling places will be open during […]

Michael R. Kitchens-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 Michael R. Kitchens, 66, […]

“From Your Garden”

“From Your Garden”

Plant Swap & Sale Extra plants in your garden? Your greenhouse?  Too many of something? Browse or reserve a spot for $5 to sell or swap your garden plants, outdoor décor/furniture or handmade garden crafts. This event is scheduled for May 22 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Space is limited, so call or text today to […]

“Our Best Crowd Ever”- Johnston Festival Director Reports

“Our Best Crowd Ever”- Johnston Festival Director Reports

The Johnston 37th Annual Peach Blossom Festival drew “our best crowd ever,” said Debra Aston, the Johnston Festival Director, whose time spent with the festival has been decades, so she should know! It was held May 1, 2021, in downtown Johnston. The crowds enjoyed the offerings from crafters, business booths and vendors, all who reported to Aston they did well – […]

Dark to Light

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             In the Bible, darkness and light are used both literally and figuratively, marking high points of Scripture. […]

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

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. Is there a crisis at the U.S. southern border, the border with Mexico? Thousands of refugees, whether fleeing […]

Sara Cartledge – 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 Sara Johnson Cartledge, 89, […]

Planned Develops and Their Role in Edgefield County

Planned Develops and Their Role in Edgefield County

Left to right: Hart (Doc) Clark, Kevin Singletary, and Roger LeDuc explain the role of PDs in Edgefield County’s future.  By Arthur Northrop There are two types of large residential developments in Edgefield County. This article explains what PDs (Planned Developments) are and how they differ from a standard large residential subdivision. Kevin Singletary, Hart (Doc) Clark and Roger LeDuc were […]