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 […]

Jack A.Hamilton- Edgefield, S.C.

Mr. Jack A Hamilton, Sr, 77, died January 24, 2021.  Jack was preceded in death by the love of his life, Judith L. Hamilton.  Graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 28,  at 11:00 a.m. at Sunset Gardens Memorial Cemetery in Johnston, SC.  Jack was a golf pro for many years at various clubs but most notably he […]

Bill Jackson- 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 William Benjamin “Bill” Jackson passed away […]

Tina Morrison

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 Tina Morrison went home […]

Bill Whaley- 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 Winton L. “Bill” Whaley, […]

Carroll Eugene Yonce-Johnston, 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 Carroll Eugene Yonce, 85, […]

ALL EDGEFIELD COUNTY SCHOOLS TRANSITION TO HYBRID INSTRUCTIONAL MODELS ON FEBRUARY 1

ALL EDGEFIELD COUNTY SCHOOLS TRANSITION TO HYBRID INSTRUCTIONAL MODELS ON FEBRUARY 1

Decision Comes After the Shift Last Week to Full Remote Learning Due to Staff Quarantines  January 26, 2021  (JOHNSTON, SC)- At a Special Called Meeting this evening, Edgefield County School District (ECSD) Board members approved the district’s recommendation to return to Hybrid Instructional Models for all schools beginning on Monday, February 1. Full Remote Learning […]

More Catalytic Converters and a Firearm Stolen

More Catalytic Converters and a Firearm Stolen

​The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was recently notified of 2 catalytic converters and a firearm being stolen in 3 separate incidents.  According to an ECSO report, on Jan. 8, the ECSO received notification from a tow service that the company had towed a vehicle from an area on Hwy 121 and Briarwood Road for the […]

Johnston’s Town Dogs Get Late Christmas Gift

Johnston’s Town Dogs Get Late Christmas Gift

Lola (in the house) and DD adjust to five-star accommodations, a steady food supply, and training their new humans.   ​ By Arthur Northrop The Author of this story asks that if the reader knows of a rescue story to share, please email him at Arthur@edgefieldadvertiser.com There are animal lovers… and then there are animal lovers! Arlene […]

Property Rights and “the Pursuit of Happines” Collide

Property Rights and “the Pursuit of Happines” Collide

Construction is underway for Tavern Hill, a subdivision marketed as a “rural preservation community.” The development is off Sweetwater Road on Stephens Road and will have 212 lots of various sizes with an average lot size of 11,725 square-feet. The development will have 40% green space, buffers, and pervious area providing an overall density of […]

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