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by the Editor

I Have a Very Special Gift
web posted September 30, 2016

It's The Little Things In Life
web posted February 24, 2016

Glory to God - The Healing Continues
web posted June 24, 2015

Praise God! "This is Good, This is Very Good!"
web posted March 30, 2015
Deputy Putting Career On the Line to Leak Simple Memo to News 12?
web posted August 8, 2014

Obama's Bubble: I said it, Therefore it is True - Regardless of the Facts
web posted July 21, 2014

Norman Dorn - Don't Go Away Angry, Just Go Away
web posted June 12, 2014

Edgefield Daily Makes Rare Candidate Endorsements
web posted June 9, 2014

Monopoly money and the Federal Reserve
web posted May 16, 2014

Liberal Lindsey Graham Seeks Uninformed Voters for Re-election
web posted April 21, 2014

The Tax Man Cometh: Keep Working "Tax Freedom Day" Not Till April 21
web posted April 15, 2014

Political Races Handicapped; Can Winners and Losers Be Predicted?
web posted April 8, 2014

Editor Thanks Readers, Others for Support During Recovery
web posted March 19, 2014

Why a True Christian Could Never be a Democrat
web posted January 27, 2014

How I Could Spend $7.2 million in Sales Tax Revenues
web posted January 15, 2014

Why The Left is Bonkers Over Phil Robinson's Remarks
web posted December 23, 2013

The 1% Tax Doomed to Fail if Forced on Voters
web posted December 19, 2013

County Councilman Norman Dorn's Dumb and Dumber Requests
web posted December 2, 2013

Why Obama's Lies Isn't Over, and Will Get Bigger
web posted November 18, 2013

Al Sharpton to Claim Strom Thurmond Kinship?
web posted October 18, 2013

Start All of ObamaCare Now
web posted October 7, 2013

Edgefield Daily Opinions Make the Talk Show Rounds Across the State
web posted September 26, 2013

The Obama Amateur Show
web posted September 2, 2013

1% Sales Tax: Pass It to Find Out What's in It?
web posted August 19, 2013

Back to School Tax Exempt Items Examined
web posted August 1, 2013

Zimmerman Acquitted, Media Guilty
web posted July 15, 2013

Should Some State Government Workers Helping the Unemployed be Unemployed?
web posted July 8, 2013

Here We Go Again: Council Chairman Seeks to Put 4-year Terms on Ballot
web posted July 1, 2013

Is Richmond County Going Light on Riverwalk Thugs?
web posted May 13, 2013

The Norman Dorn Show Returns to County Council May 6
web posted May 1, 2013

Anti-God Media Attacks New Pope within Moments of Announcement
web posted March 15, 2013

Obama: Liar in Chief
web posted February 25, 2013

"Like a Good Neighbor" FCI is not There
web posted February 20, 2013

Taking the Bait: Hunting Deer over Bait Moves towards House Vote
web posted February 1, 2013

Obama: Republican's need to listen to the American citizens
web posted January 28, 2013

Gun Control? Or Citizen Control?
web posted January 14, 2013

Government Creates the Formula for Mass Shootings
web posted December 15, 2012

Norman Dorn - Stop Embarrassing Edgefield County
web posted December 6, 2012

The Search for a Perfect Christmas Tree
web posted December 3, 2012

Happy 29th Anniversary to My Lovely Bride
web posted October 27, 2012

Midland Valley "Varmint" Hordes Errant Golf Balls
web posted September 25, 2012

Drivers Beware: New Speed Limits on Sweetwater Road
web posted September 21, 2012

Dem Platform: God and Jerusalem Out: Gay Marriage and Tax Funded Abortion In
web posted September 6, 2012

Obama's America 2016: A Must See Documentary
web posted September 3, 2012

Hickson Gets Off Light in Molestation of Young Girl
web posted July 25, 2012

Back to School Tax Exempt Items Examined
web posted July 24, 2012

Handicapping the 2012 Local Elections
web posted July 23, 2012

Northside Park Detractors Have Basis for Complaints
web posted July 16, 2012

Eric Holder "Stupidly" Fights Against SC Voter ID Law
web posted July 4, 2012

County Council Seat 4 Up for Grabs in November?
web posted June 25, 2012

Born in Kenya? Obama's Own 1991 Bio Says Just That
web posted May 18, 2012

Obama Gets His Godless Halo
web posted May 14, 2012

Challengers Added Back to Ballot Should be Disqualified at Once
web posted May 7, 2012

Is Norman Dorn Ignorant or a Liar?
web posted May 3, 2012

Primary Candidates Strangely Quiet
web posted April 30, 2012

Edgefield County's Parents of the Year
web posted April 14, 2012

The Norman Dorn Show: Next Episode in Production Now
web posted March 12, 2012

Dorn Announces Re-election Bid for County Council
web posted March 1, 2012

Edgefield County School Board Could Blow Expansion and Successful Head Coach in 1-2 Punch
web posted February 18, 2012

Unemployment Rate Going Down While 1.2 Million More People Out of Labor Force Last Month
web posted February 6, 2012

Why Newt? Because He Can Defeat Both Opponents - Obama and the Media
web posted January 26, 2012

Obama Wants More Debt: Again
web posted December 28, 2011

Let's Try Obamanomics: Everyone is Equal
web posted December 12, 2011

Surviving Our Family Christmas Tree Weekend
web posted December 5, 2011

Did BOE Member Cooks Abuse Elected Authority?
web posted November 28, 2011

Hey Obama: You're Still Lying!
web posted September 22, 2011

It's the Spending Stupid!
web posted August 8, 2011

Back to School Tax Exempt Items Examined
web posted August 4, 2011

STH Pressure Cooker About to Blow Up
web posted July 28, 2011

Parking Wars: Alleged Criminals vs Edgefield Business Owners
web posted July 11, 2011

Clearing the Smoke and Mirrors of Merriwether Fire Training Center
web posted July 1, 2011

Burger King Offering "Angry Value Meals"?
web posted June 29, 2011

What I Did on My Summer Vacation: "Here Bear"
web posted June 25, 2011

Florida Passes Drug Testing for Welfare Payments
web posted June 6, 2011

Should Driving Tests Include "Off Road Recovery"?
web posted May 10, 2011

Obama Long Form Birth Certificate Already Questioned
web posted April 28, 2011

I'm a Multi-Millionaire, How Lucky am I!
web posted April 25, 2011

Fatality Trial Forced to go Unreported
web posted April 13, 2011

County Should Face Off With State on Unfunded Mandates
web posted April 11, 2011

Living Within Our Means
web posted April 8, 2011

Money For Nothing?
web posted April 1, 2011

County Administrator Brown Seems Clueless on Job Description
web posted March 14, 2011

Administrator's Childish Antics are Getting Old
web posted March 3, 2011

South Carolina Moves Closer to the Second Amendment With Proposed Law
web posted February 28, 2011

Budget Cuts Continue This year: Needs Meet Wants Head-On
web posted February 21, 2011

Our Lawless President: Obama Thumbs His Nose at Constitution
web posted February 9, 2011

Hey Big Spender: Obama, Dems Set Record Debt Level Spending
web posted January 4, 2011

North Augusta’s Trojan Horse: The Invasion of Merriwether
web posted November 29, 2010

County poised to wipe out one third of county reserves in one year
web posted November 16, 2010

Jackson should step aside, stop embarrassing Edgefield County
web posted November 9, 2010

Are Schools Killing Our Constitutional Republic on Purpose?
web posted October 27, 2010

Local Elections Become Volatile
web posted October 25, 2010

Ignored safety problems places county at risk
web posted September 17, 2010

“Jail Report” publisher’s rift with Sheriff Dobey hits the public airwaves
web posted September 2, 2010

Derrick shames the Edgefield Advertiser for second week in a row
web posted August 26, 2010

Edgefield Advertiser’s Suzanne Derrick Should Resign: False Statements Exposed
web posted August 20, 2010

Something is afoot
web posted July 22, 2010

Drama designed to cover lack of answers?
web posted July 15, 2010

Forest Gump: “Stupid is as stupid does”
web posted July 8, 2010

Problems mount in Calliham building project
web posted June 25, 2010

Editor reviews County Council Primary Elections
web posted June 7, 2010

The county’s new dump
web posted May 7, 2010

Editor responds to critics
web posted April 22, 2010

Fudging the numbers and misplacing the blame
web posted April 12, 2010

Stepping into the light is painful when darkness is your friend
web posted April 9, 2010

The liars leading the ignorant and blind
web posted April 5, 2010

Claims of “Racial Slurs” towards Democrats ring hollow as videos show otherwise
web posted March 26, 2010

Democrats plunge US into Socialism in 219-212 healthcare takeover vote with  Democrats joining Republicans opposing bill
web posted March 22, 2010

EdgefieldDaily.com prepares for 6th Anniversary
web posted February 22, 2010

Is it time for a Tea Party in Edgefield County?
web posted February 8, 2010

Budget process could see more cuts and uncertainty
web posted February 4, 2010

It’s time for Edgefield County to leap, not crawl, into the new decade: Part 2
web posted January 25, 2010

It is time for Edgefield County to leap, not crawl, into the new decade: Part 1
web posted January 13, 2010

Welcome to the Obama Twilight Zone
web posted December 28, 2009

T'was two weeks before Christmas
web posted December 14, 2009

The Calliham Scam
web posted December 4, 2009

Calliham’s: Buying the lie rather than facing reality
web posted November 30, 2009

Chairman Monroe Kneece:  “You lie”
web posted November 13, 2009

Good Samaritan helps stranded trucker
web posted October 27, 2009

Audit Bettis Park and un-named non-profit
web posted October 22, 2009

Finger pointing of missing concession stand sales money comes full circle
web posted October 19, 2009

North Augusta’s sneak attack on Merriwether aided by County Council
web posted October 12, 2009

Obama's Health-scare Plan
web posted September 29, 2009

Kneece refuses to release estimates to public, members of county council
web posted September 26, 2009

Wilson to Obama: “You Lie!” – Rude, but right
web posted September 14, 2009

Special delivery, but who is paying the bill?
web posted August 31, 2009

Them Good Old Boys
web posted August 27, 2009

Editor responds to attack ad
web posted August 21, 2009

Send Pettigrew packing now
web posted August 13, 2009

Calliham purchase questions outnumber excuses
web posted August 7, 2009

Calliham’s rises from the grave: County Council to vote again on purchase
web posted August 3, 2009

Bettis Park concession stand sales provide more questions that answers
web posted July 15, 2009

Obama better leader for faithful Catholic than the Pope
web posted July 13, 2009

Show me the money
web posted July 9, 2009

Should Gov. Sanford resign?
web posted June 29, 2009

Vacation is over, way too soon
web posted June 22, 2009

Obama given new status by national media: he is “sort of God”
web posted June 8, 2009

The US is broke: Obama and Democrats answer is to keep spending
web posted May 25, 2009

Force in place to derail vote on recent budget to fund employee benefits
web posted May 22, 2009

Dictators marvel at Obama's destruction of America
web posted May 11, 2009

Moving the trees to see the forest: County Councilwoman berates Editor for "mean" article
web posted May 7, 2009

Dead issue given new life
web posted April 20, 2009

Homeland Security labels non-Democrats as possible threat to “national security”
web posted April 15, 2009

Councilman Dorn crosses the line for the last time
web posted April 10, 2009

Put your money where your mouth is
web posted April 6, 2009

Your taxes at work: County to raise taxes to fund Tompkins Library?
web posted April 1, 2009

Actions of County Council Chairman called into question
web posted March 27, 2009

The "Ten Planks"
web posted March 23, 2009

County Council's priorities out of whack
web posted March 18, 2009

Obama: 2009’s “Wizard of Oz”
web posted March 9, 2009

Mt. Vintage topic off limits for discussion? Not hardly
web posted March 5, 2009

Enough is enough; racing bikers have to be stopped
web posted February 23, 2009

Domestic economic terrorism – America’s greatest threat
web posted February 16, 2009

The Emperor has no clothes
web posted February 5, 2009

Senate Bill seeks to outlaw certain speech in South Carolina
web posted January 28, 2009

Obama: The wrong prescription for America's ills
web posted January 20, 2009

Editor thanks Bettis Rainsford for compassion during time of loss
web posted January 16, 2009

Editor defends Wandering Minds - readers will remain anonymous
web posted January 12, 2009

Kill the dollar to kill America
web posted January 5, 2009

Edgefield County overcharging taxpayers is standard operating procedure
web posted January 1, 2009

Goodbye and good riddance to Judge Lee
web posted December 12, 2008

Justice is blind, but should it be deaf and "dumb" too?
web posted December 9, 2008

Does anybody in Edgefield County government have a brain they can spare?
web posted December 4, 2008

My Christmas tradition - "Yes dear"
web posted December 1, 2008

Obama's next chant, "No we can't"
web posted November 24, 2008

Supporting Obama, "Yes we can!"
web posted November 10, 2008

Vote tally in District 1 County Council race raises questions
web posted November 7, 2008

Obama, another false prophet?
web posted November 3, 2008

“Tax the rich, Give to the poor”
web posted October 13, 2008

Democrats can lie but not hide as architects of mortgage collapse
web posted September 22, 2008

Bias in the media: Obama, their new god
web posted September 16, 2008

Time of reckoning for inaccurate county records draws near
web posted August 27, 2008

Four year terms should be shunned, not endorsed
web posted August 7, 2008

Back to school tax exempt items examined
web posted July 31, 2008

US has largest untapped oil supply in the world - 300 years worth - Dems block access
web posted July 24, 2008

Repaving Woodlawn Road – death in the making
web posted July 21, 2008

Richard Wilson, already a great American
web posted July 14, 2008

Positive changes in the making
web posted July 7, 2008

County Council seeks referendum on four year terms
web posted July 1, 2008

Only 5 of 9 on Supreme Court support Constitutional Right
web posted June 27, 2008

Hear no evil, see no evil
web posted June 17, 2008

Calf. Rep. Waters: “this liberal will be about socializing” oil companies
web posted May 26, 2008

Voodoo economics alive and well in Edgefield County
web posted May 22, 2008

Edgefield County’s shining stars lead us nowhere
web posted May 12, 2008

"Hi, I'm your veteran county councilman and I need your vote"
web posted April 28, 2008

The Great Duck Dinner
web posted April 21, 2008

Trenton mourns the passing of one of its favorite sons
web posted April 14, 2008

Letters to the Editor can help, or hurt, your candidate
web posted April 7, 2008

The "nuts and bolts" of the County Council election process
web posted March 28, 2008

Councilman Tommy Burton should let "sleeping dogs lie"
web posted February 28, 2008

America is entrenched in idol worship
web posted February 25, 2008

The Great Flood in 2008
web posted February 22, 2008

Is teenage sex a sex crime?  Readers voice concerns
web posted February 13, 2008

Would somebody please tell County Councilman Norman Dorn to shut up?
web posted February 6, 2008

Socialism applauded by voters spells the end of our Republic
web posted February 4, 2008

48,589,993 dead: 35th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade
web posted January 22 2008

From lemons to lemonade
web posted January 18, 2008

More shenanigans from the Edgefield County Council?
web posted January 10, 2008

2008 primaries: Voting to be slaves or citizens
web posted January 2, 2008

Thank those who work during Christmas
web posted December 25, 2007

EdgefieldDaily.com sets all time records in 2007
web posted December 19, 2007

The "Grizwald" family Christmas Tree
web posted December 3, 2007

It’s Christmas Stupid!
web posted November 29, 2007

Cheering non-progress: New direction of school district examined
web posted November 15, 2007

A new found respect for officers exhibited during training exercise
web posted November 14, 2007

Passing the Bill of Rights today
web posted October 9, 2007

Political "littering" needs to be addressed
web posted October 4, 2007

U.S. - the most well armed nation in the world
web posted August 29, 2007

Welcome back to fundraising... I mean school
web posted August 20, 2007

A story I wish I never had to cover
web posted August 17, 2007

TSA, harassing soldiers not terrorists
web posted August 3, 2007

Article calls STH football players, and students, "ignorant" about Strom Thurmond, history
web posted July 23, 2007

Pope: Catholics have the only tickets to Christ
web posted July 12, 2007

The sinking ship, USS Edgefield County School District
web posted July 2, 2007

North Augusta's finest at their best
web posted June 20, 2007

The Secure Borders and Immigration Act of 2007
web posted June 11, 2007

The left exposes their hatred of Christians with the death of Rev. Falwell
web posted May 17, 2007

My Tax Appeals Board hearing
web posted May 10, 2007

A "tour" of duty, no help needed
web posted May 7, 2007

Fox Creek speaks out; opens mouth to change feet
web posted April 19, 2007

Imus, Jessie, and Al; its not race, it's freedom of speech
web posted April 16, 2007

Fox Creek High School; ignorance on display
web posted April 11, 2007

Excuse me, your hypocrisy is showing
web posted March 19, 2007

Changing your way to savings
web posted March 12, 2007

Are you smarter than a fifth grader?
web posted March 2, 2007

I believe in coincidence
web posted February 19, 2007

Just who is Mayor Campbell listening to?
web posted February 15, 2007

More states rebuke National ID, feds to ask: "your papers please" for local travel
web posted February 5, 2007

How to end partisan politics
web posted January 26, 2007

Assess this...
web posted January 20, 2007

Minimum wage increase will not raise wages, but will devalue the dollar
web posted January 5, 2007

Thank those who serve while we celebrate
web posted December 27, 2006

Why Christmas is hated
web posted December 4, 2006

Edgefield County misses out on chance to advance
web posted October 30, 2006

Building higher taxes and lowered revenues
web posted October 16, 2006

Helpful cooking hints offered to the "frozen chosen"
web posted October 9, 2006

Assessments puts spotlight on Assessor, property values
web posted October 4, 2006

Remembering 9/11; keeping the focus
web posted September 11, 2006

My candidates for the next election? "None of the above"
web posted August 31, 2006

Race Wars?
web posted August 24, 2006

I must have lost my mind
web posted August 22, 2006

I am happy, but I am sad
web posted August 19, 2006

Welcome to Edgefield County
web posted August 17, 2006

Above and beyond the call of duty
web posted August 2, 2006

Some animals are not meant to be pets 
web posted July 17, 2006

Will the real liar please stand up
web posted July 13,2006

Let limited freedom ring
web posted July 3, 2006

How to support your candidate in letters to the editor
web posted June 1, 2006

You don't need any help
web posted May 22, 2006

Policy becomes an issue
web posted May 13, 2006

Placing a cart with no wheels in front of the horse
web posted May 10, 2006

A day without "immigrants" in Edgefield County
web posted May 2, 2006

Fox Creek refuses to release information after report of theft of hundreds of dollars
web posted April 20, 2006

I am not making you look bad, you do not need my help
web posted April 11, 2006

Government at work, job completed
web posted April 3, 2006

Enough is enough, deport the illegal aliens now!
web posted March 27, 2006

What the jury did not know, but should have
web posted March 23, 2006

Another, Here's you card winner
web posted March 21, 2006

Government at work?
web posted March 20, 2006

It is time for the education to begin for some in our Public School system
web posted March 16, 2006

Here's your card!
web posted March 3, 2006

A tragic week
web posted February 23, 2006

I hate spam, but I love revenge
web posted February 17, 2006

Christians need not apply
web posted February 6, 2006

Edgefield Etiquette
web posted February 3, 2006

The right to a safe education
web posted January 26, 2006

"Express Bake" potatoes
web posted December 30, 2005

Christmas shopping 101
web posted December 19, 2005

Gallup: 94% say God is real. Then why no Merry Christmas?
web posted December 15, 2005

Good for the goose, good for the gander
web posted December 6, 2005

It is not the zoning, it is the process!
web posted November 17, 2005

The fix is in
web posted November 11, 2005

Evolution is for people who have never had children
web posted October 27, 2005

Proactive citizenship 
web posted October 3, 2005

I miss telemarketers
web posted August 29, 2005

Welcome to heaven
web posted August 26, 2005

Town residents felt left out
web posted August 18, 2005

Edgefield County roads can be amusing
web posted August 16, 2005

Monopoly money and the Federal Reserve
web posted August 16, 2005

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