Betty Jean Clark Johnston, S.C.

Betty Jean Clark Johnston, S.C.

Miss Betty Jean Clark went home to be with her Lord on March 13, 2022. She passed away peacefully at her home. Born in Johnston, SC, she attended Winthrop University. She graduated and was an English teacher at North Augusta High School for 35 years, until her retirement. During her teaching years she earned her […]

James Rutland Ridge Spring, SC

James Carlton Rutland 80, of Mt. Calvary Rd., husband of Shirley Sizemore Rutland entered into rest on March 12, 2022. James was born in Edgefield, SC as the son of Lewie Maxwell Rutland and Olive Kirkland Rutland. He retired from Graniteville Company and was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. He was a very patriotic man who loved his family and loved to laugh.  […]

Did You See This Coming?

Linda Nidiffer 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. It is early Sunday morning. I am facing a blank computer screen and watching the sunrise.  The sky is […]

Dancing with the Daffodils

Dancing with the Daffodils

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 The Russian invasion of Ukraine is horrible and criminaland fills the news, and as a military veteran I am tempted to […]

Bursting At The Seams

Bursting At The Seams

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. Given the state of current events, I am thinking a bit of light-hearted nostalgia might be in order.  We […]

One More Move

By Sigrid Fowler 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. ​I’ve just become aware of a painting called The Chess Players by German artist, Friedrich August Moritz Retzsch(1799-1857). He was known for etchings, paintings, and […]

Jerry Wayne Bass

Jerry Wayne Bass 78, of Currytown Rd., husband of Jackie Terry Bass entered into rest on March 9, 2022. Jerry was born in Dodge County, Ga as the son of the late Ozella Sawyer Swan and Bennie Bass. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He was employed at Procter & Gamble for ten years […]

2nd Annual Mutt Strut Coming to Edgefield

2nd Annual Mutt Strut Coming to Edgefield

This boxer is local and is looking for a Fur-ever home. ​The 2nd Annual Mutt Strut to benefit Paws & Hooves Rescue is coming to the town of Edgefield, March 12.  Festivities will begin with a parade at 10:00 a.m. led by Grand Marshal Suzy Spurgeon, Edgefield County Director of Emergency Management.  Participants in the Strut will march […]

News from Biddle Hall Museum

News from Biddle Hall Museum

Photographed By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008 Biddle Hall, located on the historic campus of Bettis Academy, in Trenton, SC, has been closed to the public for over a year due to COVID-19. Now it has re-opened to the public as of March 5, 2022 and will be open every Friday from 12:00 p.m. to […]

Time for Soil Sampling

Time for Soil Sampling

Winter is always a nice time to sit back and reflect on the growing seasons of the past and plan for the ones of the future. If you are planning on growing a garden in 2022, now is a great time to get out and do some soil sampling. Soil sampling and testing is a […]

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