Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

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 Thanksgiving 2022 brings another opportunity to reflect on the many blessings we share here in Edgefield County, rich andpoor, old and young, new residents and those with many familygenerations living […]

Thanksgiving

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. Linda Nidiffer “We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessing.” I wonder how many times I sang that hymn in the […]

Thanks for the Memories

Thanks for the Memories

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 wife and I recently attended the funeral of an old friend of mine, Jimmy Thomas.  In the […]

Persecution

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 Open Doors posts a “World Watch List,” citing the current persecution of Christians and Christianity. Its findings may […]

Do You Cherish Quiet Times?

Do You Cherish Quiet Times?

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 As of the deadline for The Edgefield Advertiser, the national politics had not settled out. Which political party will […]

Letter to the Editor

Missed Her Paper 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 have only lived in Trenton five years and I don’t know a lot of people here or the ones […]

Wars and Rumors of Wars

Wars and Rumors of Wars

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 Collateral damage:  a noun used euphemistically to refer to inadvertent casualties and destruction in civilian areas in the […]

Is Jesus Relevant?

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 word relevant has several meanings, one of which is “appropriate to the times.” A few synonyms of relevant cast more light […]

Is God My Friend?

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.   Sigrid Fowler I’ve been put off at times by what seemed to be chummy language about God or even the idea […]

Don’t Vote a Straight Party Ticket

Don’t Vote a Straight Party Ticket

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 know about you, but I am very weary of all the political ads on television this […]

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