States and Their State

States and Their State

By Blaney Pridgen 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. Betsy and I have just returned from a long car trip out west.  Along the […]

Help Arrives

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. ​The psalms of David can be read as a catalog of troubles, a list of hardships and many kinds of intense suffering. […]

Letter to the Editor

Beating a dead horse with taxpayer dollars 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. Why does Edgefield county keep beating a dead horse with taxpayer money? The citizens […]

Mothers and Prophets Who Prayed

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. ​The Bible describes some notable mothers who asked God or one of God’s servants for help. Sometimes the answers came after a long wait, sometimes they were immediate. It’s not always possible to study […]

A Day in June

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 Robert Scott A fellow columnist for The Edgefield Advertiser has stated she cannot stand to focus on the day’s news for over 15 […]

Paul Talks about Darkness and 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             Paul often chooses a darkness and light figure when he talks about the Christian life. On the […]

Unemployment and the Minimum Wage

Unemployment and the Minimum Wage

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 Robert Scott Why does our unemployment rate stubbornly remain at roughly twice what it was before the pandemic? Asking those who are unemployed would yield many […]

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 […]

Snake Survival

Snake Survival

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 Blaney Pridgen My mind is a compendium of worthless knowledge.  That is why I love surfing YouTube.  The other day […]

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