Reformed Hearts

Reformed Hearts

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 never much cared for the theological theory of original sin, that somehow we are born deeply ingrained […]

Monuments and Marches – Local Edition

Monuments and Marches – Local Edition

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.  Those of us in Edgefield County can see what’s happening in Richmond, in Columbia, in Atlanta, and elsewhere. […]

Four

By Sigrid Fowler, MDiv. 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.              Black lives don’t just matter . . . often, they inspire. The four I’m thinking about […]

LETTER TO EDITOR

“Republican Nomination for Sheriff” 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 people of Edgefield County have a choice to make in the upcoming primary. The nomination of […]

Can Our State Legislature Function?

Can Our State Legislature Function?

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.  A crisis has a way of focusing the mind. Or at least, it should. All our minds seem […]

Easter—a Custom, a Practice, a Season, and a Greeting

By Sigrid Fowler, M.Div. 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 year, we miss the Easter of family and community traditions, customs set aside in a […]

Precautions

Precautions

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.  Of course, THE VIRUS is making everyone aware of our mortality. Well, perhaps not everyone. Some of us […]

Thank You For Your Service

Thank You For Your Service

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.  To a military veteran whose active service spanned Vietnam to Desert Storm, the words “Thank you for your […]

Letter to the Editor

This opinion is based on having followed events, words and actions.  It is exhausting to peel back the layers to find truth.  Citizens elect those they believe will best represent their interests.  EC is on a course most citizens never expected and specifically stated they did not want to see.  Words matter, more than we ever thought possible.  June 4, […]

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