Dystopia

Dystopia

By 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.  I ordered a quaint product from a New England company which sells stuff suggesting the era of the […]

School Vouchers

School Vouchers

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.  January was so filled with national news that this year’s state legislative issues were hidden from sight. […]

Generally Speaking

Generally Speaking

By 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.  In times past, I was in a position to encourage and select women to serve in capacities that […]

Nobility

Nobility

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.  Poet Alice Cary probably was not thinking about politics when she wrote “Nobility”; it was written almost twenty […]

LETTER TO EDITOR

To You Good Folks: Since both my parents were raised in Edgefield area, Rose Mathis of Colliers Community and Walter Edgar Morgan Jr. of Plum Branch, I’ve had many—and still have a few remaining—dear relatives who live in and around Edgefield. Dr. Hugh Morgan (retired!) and I are 1stcousins as example.  The Morgan list was long.   So too was […]

The Heirs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Heirs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.  This coming Monday, Edgefield County schools and government offices will close as we honor the memory of Dr. […]

Compunction

Compunction

By Blaney Pridgey 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.  Edward was the oldest boy in our sixth grade class, so we called him “Old Edward.” He wasn’t […]

Killing Terrorists and Iranians

Killing Terrorists and Iranians

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 love newspapers and read as many as I can reach – on paper or on the internet. […]

New Year’s Again!

New Year’s Again!

By 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.  Resolution: a firm decision to do or not to do something; a formal expression of opinion of intention […]

Happy New Year and the Federal Spending Bill

Happy New Year and the Federal Spending Bill

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.  The biggest news in Congress has been impeaching President Trump. The second biggest news – entirely overshadowed by […]

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