St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

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 One of my Navy friends lives in Seattle, and we enjoy getting together either there or here to […]

Edgefield County Economic Development

Edgefield County Economic Development

By Will Williams 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 Economic development is an intentional effort of improving a community’s economic well-being and quality of life. It includes […]

Growing Dependency, Part 2

Growing Dependency, Part 2

By: Scott Cooper 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 last two weeks have been a series of editorials leading into our celebration of Independence Day 2019. […]

The Mueller Report

The Mueller Report

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 I don’t have much opportunity to read long books (other than math books) during the academic year; teaching, […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

 Celebrate Carolina Day Dear Editor: On Friday, June 28, 2019, South Carolinians will celebrate the 242nd Carolina Day, commemorating the Battle of Sullivan’s Island. On June 28, 1776, an assault by combined British naval and other military forces attempted to seize Charles Town, at the time, the fourth largest city in British North America, but […]

Growing Dependency, Part 1tt

Growing Dependency, Part 1tt

By: Scott Cooper 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. Last week I referred to my 2016 four-week series on Fatherhood, which culminated the Wednesday before Independence Day.  […]

D-Day Plus 75 Years

D-Day Plus 75 Years

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 TheAdvertiser. We Americans are the fortunate heirs of geography and of heroism. Between the two, we have been spared the […]

Seeking Abraham

Seeking Abraham

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 TheAdvertiser. Not many people know that Furman University had its birth here in Edgefield in 1825, relocating two times in […]

A Veteran’s Thoughts on Memorial Day

A Veteran’s Thoughts on Memorial Day

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 TheAdvertiser. Memorial Day was originally established to honor those who died on both sides in the Civil War, and it […]

On Taylor University

On Taylor University

By: Scott Cooper 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 TheAdvertiser. This past weekend my Alma Mater Taylor University was in the news, as Vice President Mike Pence was the […]

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