More Help in Trouble

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 ​The Greek Scripture, as well as the Hebrew part of the Bible, encourages us to ask for help from our God […]

Vote in the Primary of Your Choice

Vote in the Primary of Your Choice

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. Robert Scott South Carolina is one of the states whose voting procedures include Open Primaries. We do not have voter registration […]

Clarity

Clarity

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. When it’s all said and done, a lot will have been said and nothing will be done.  This is […]

The Andersons to be Celebrated

The Andersons to be Celebrated

In recognition of Johnny and Linda Anderson’scontributions to Edgefield County, citizens are organizing an appreciation event on June 5 at 3 p.m. at the Edgefield County Airport on 24 Girl Scout Camp Road, Trenton, SC. The public is invited; light refreshments will be served. About Johnny Anderson By Robert Broadwell In 1994 Johnny Anderson and Mike […]

BPLA Celebrates First Finishing Class

BPLA Celebrates First Finishing Class

First Finishing Class of Bettis Preparatory Leadership Academy (in no particular order): Takia Glover, LaQuashiaGraham, Serenity Hilton, Madison Marrero, Jordan McKie, Joshua McKie, Jada Moore, K’Mya Moore, Davin Parks, Kendrick Pough, D’Onna Satterwhite, and Maria Sims.   ​Bettis Preparatory Leadership Academy celebrated its first finishing class Thursday evening, May 26, 2022, at the Nicholson Building, part of the historic Bettis Academy campus in Trenton, […]

Marker Commemorating Washington’s

Marker Commemorating Washington’s

Monument as seen in new site, in front of the Pine House. 1791 Visit to Pine House, Trenton Given new Place for Easier Access A marker commemorating the visit of President George Washington to Edgefield County in 1791 has been moved to a new spot directly in front of the Pine House where visitors can have easier […]

Rep. Bill Hixon Elected Chairman of House Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Environmental Affairs Committee

Rep. Bill Hixon Elected Chairman of House Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Environmental Affairs Committee

​Representative Bill Hixon was elected as Chairman of the SC House Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental Affairs Committee, May 12, 2022.  This committee is a standing committee, and as chairman, Hixon is allowed to work directly with the Speaker of the House on matters of concern.  Hixon had previously served as this committee’s Vice-Chairman before […]

Reba W. Wright- North Augusta, S.C.

Reba Wright Reba Witt Wright, 90 wife to Ronnie Wright of Dorr Dr. entered into rest on May 25, 2022.  Reba was born in Saluda, SC as the daughter of John Martin Witt and Eula Cockrell Witt. She was a retired comptroller and a member of Belvedere United Methodist Church.  Survivors include: her husband, one daughter Janice (Eddie) […]

Frankie L. Preston- Edgefield, S.C.

Frankie Preston EDGEFIELD – Frankie Lee Preston, 51 of Riley Rd. entered into rest on May 23, 2022. Frankie was born in Greenwood, SC as the son of the late Nathan Paul Preston Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Mobley Preston Riley. He worked as a foreman for Recoleta Ranch. Survivors include: four sisters, Norma (David) Sutphin, Sadie (David) Lawrence, […]

Annual Memorial Day Program

Annual Memorial Day Program

Edgefield County Fallen Heroes The Edgefield County Veterans’ Affairs office, in partnership with Edgefield VFW Post 6932, Johnston American Legion Posts 154 and 222, and Edgefield American Legion Post 30 will host our annual Memorial Day Program.   Everyone is invited to the Memorial Day Program at the Edgefield Veterans’ Memorial Park, which is located directly […]

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