Dr. William Dunovant

Dr. William Dunovant

God has called William (Bill) Anderson Dunovant, Sr., M.D., his gardener, to tend to the flowers in Heaven.  Bill completed the earthly portion of his walk with the Lord on February 17, 2024.   Born in North Augusta, S.C. on July 2, 1939, he was the son of the late Raymond Buist Dunovant and Marie Slaughter Dunovant. He graduated […]

Monroe Fulmer

JOHNSTON – Monroe Fulmer, 89 of Johnston,  husband of H. Louise McGee Fulmer entered into rest on February 5, 2024.  Monroe was born June 24, 1934, in Aiken, SC as the son of the late Theodore and Myra Fulmer. Monroe was a retired mechanic and welder from Woodhead Division of Graniteville Mills and a member […]

Gerald Glanton

Edgefield, S.C. EDGEFIELD – Gerald Glanton, 78, husband of the late Shirley Glanton of Edgefield,  entered into rest on January 24, 2024.  Gerald was born in Edgefield,  as the son of the late Ruby and Walter Farland Glanton. He was a US Army Veteran. Gerald retired from Northside Contractors and was a faithful member of St. […]

Monroe Fulmer- Johnston, S.C.Monroe Fulmer-

Monroe Fulmer, 89 of Johnston, SC husband of H. LouiseMcGee Fulmer entered into rest on February 5, 2024.  Monroe was born June 24, 1934, in Aiken, SC as the son of the late Theodore and Myra Fulmer. Monroe was a retired mechanic and welder from Woodhead Division of Graniteville Mills and a member of Philippi Baptist Church. Monroe proudly served his country […]

Mr. Thurmond Burnett

Mr. Thurmond Burnett

W. Thurmond Burnett, 85, husband of Cindy K. Burnett passed away February 2, 2024 at his home after a courageous fight against cancer.  He finished the race, kept the faith and stood before his Lord and Savior with restored health, body and mind. Thurmond, the son of the late James (Jim) E. and Carrie Langley Burnett grew up on the Westside of Edgefield County where his […]

The Camellia Tea

The Camellia Tea

Edgefield Camellia Club presents The Camellia Tea, Thursday ,February 15, from 3-5 p.m. The Tea features beautiful blooms on display. Sandwiches, sweets, punch and teas will be offered. Camellia experts will be on hand to discuss blooms and cultivation. Free admission. Donations accepted. Invite a friend to visit Edgefield, have lunch , shop and then […]

Entrepreneurs of the 1950s

Entrepreneurs of the 1950s

The Turners, a Couple in Successful Retail Wiley H, Turner, Jr., and Gladys Lyon Turner By Becky Turner, wife of the late Dr. Wiley H. Turner III; author of Cooks Corner in the Edgefield Advertiser and active community volunteer. Wiley H. Turner, Jr., and Gladys Lyon Turner, both citizens of Edgefield, began their ownership of […]

Edgefield Entrepreneurs of the 1950’s

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Edward Mims Mobley, Sr By Johnny Feltham grandson by marriage of the late  Mims Mobley, with  some additions by Dr. Mims Mobley, his son Edward Mims Mobley Sr. retired at age 72, in 1979. Perhaps many of the readers will remember him and miss his many talents seen in his small town movie theater activities […]

Local Entrepreneurs of the 1950s

<strong>Local Entrepreneurs of the 1950s</strong>

1)Arthur Leland Slade   2) Mims Mobley, Sr. 3) H. Wiley Turner Jr. and Gladys Lyon Turner The Advertiser is publishing a series (3 articles) on some of the local entrepreneurs who emerged in the 1950s as South Carolina, the South and the Nation as a whole was recovering from World War II of the decade […]

Vera D. Miller

North Augusta, SC Vera Dorn Miller, 92 of N. Augusta, SC wife for sixty-five years of the late Travis Miller entered into rest on January 31, 2024. Vera was born in Edgefield, SC as the daughter of the late Lena and John Briggs Dorn. Vera was a retired school secretary serving in North Augusta schools […]

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