Clear as an opaque brick

If it’s not the council’s shortcoming, then it must be the taxpayers, and if it’s not us maybe it’s the …

February 25th, 2016 |  

Lemonade from lemons

While we are shocked to learn our local Wal-Mart (WM) will close on January 28th maybe we can look beyond …

January 21st, 2016 |  

Officials should stay in touch

I overheard a local government official asking why he did not know that a particular organization’s holiday party was being …

January 7th, 2016 |  

Town trees need attention

For several years now we have seen Ridgeway as the “tail wagging the dog” with all of the wonderful activity …

December 4th, 2015 |  

The aftermath of Paris

The aftermath of Paris

I’m sitting in the aftermath of Paris, feeling emotions tear me apart. One of the emotions is joy. My daughter, …

November 25th, 2015 |  

It’s time to step up

How could there be a time in our history when courage is looked upon as politically wrong, and activism is …

November 20th, 2015 |  

Clean water for all

Let’s support our neighbors. The South Carolina Mining Council will hear an appeal of a mine permit that SC Department …

November 11th, 2015 updated: November 12th, 2015. |  

Mt. Zion has support of community

The historic town of Winnsboro charted in 1785 needs to do everything possible to preserve its historic places. Mt. Zion’s …

October 10th, 2015 |  

Mt. Zion needs to be saved

As a member of the Friends of Mt. Zion Institute (FOMZI) I read with interest an article in another publication …

October 2nd, 2015 |  

Mt. Zion shouldn’t be target of enforcement

The town is not interested in code enforcement other than cutting grass. I worked on this for 4 years while …

October 2nd, 2015 |  

Hemingway got unfair analysis

I’m responding to Ben Hohenstatt’s August 11 column titles Phrases That Need Some Clarification where he unkindly portrays Earnest Hemingway …

September 9th, 2015 |  

Homeless need our help in Fairfield

It is with great sadness that I sit to write this letter in the conference of my home, as it …

August 11th, 2015 |  

Deer need to be controlled

I wish to express with great alarm the fact that a huge number of wild deer are allowed to roam …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Shop locally and help save your town

As I work with small businesses across Fairfield County, a constant question has developed: how can we get local citizens …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Make an appointment to give blood

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross Organization on July 9, 2015, from …

July 7th, 2015 |  

Big Grab 43 Mile Yard Sale headed this way

The Big Grab 43 Mile Yard Sale through Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro is fast approaching. The event, always held on …

June 18th, 2015 |  

County council needs the public’s attention

County Council, if anything, is made up a diverse and unique group of people. We have our spenders and our …

June 16th, 2015 |  


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