COLUMBIA — The State Election Commission upheld the Fairfield County Election Commission's decision to call for a new election between incumbent Fairfield County Councilman Mikel Trapp and Walter Larry Stewart for County Council District...
WINNSBORO — Anyone with access to a television is aware there continues to be unpleasantness and violence in Ferguson, Mo., sparked by the uncertainty of the events that led to the death of Michael Brown.
FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Will Montgomery is officially sheriff of Fairfield County.
FAIRFIELD COUNTY — On Black Friday, stores across the country open their doors early and present their best deals. This year, for the first time, local businesses in Fairfield County joined the early morning madness.
“Swing your partner and promenade” were just a few of the directions called out by music teacher Ellen Nicholson during Richard Winn Academy's annual Square Dance.
RIDGEWAY — Many people without Thanksgiving dinners can be thankful for the efforts of Mount Pigsah Baptist Church.
Chase Douglas wears antlers and watches the Christmas parade.The princesses ride in their carriage, which won the award for best overall float.The Joyner family rode their horses down the parade route.
FAIRFIELD COUNTY — A group of Fairfield County residents are working to raise money for a monument to honor veterans of World War II, such as Brother Lyles, who serves as honorary chairman for the group.
WINNSBORO — A crowd of parents, grandparents and Richard Winn Academy family gathered to a see a musical performance.
The Winnsboro Department of Public Safety responded to the following incidents:Nov. 17
FAIRFIELD COUNTY — An individual item on an agenda rarely generates the level of interest item No. 12 — a vote to oppose or not oppose DHEC's licensing of Winnsboro Crushed Stone LLC — did at Monday's meeting of Fairfield...
WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County School District recently released its honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year.Fairfield Central High School — A Honor Roll
JENKINSVILLE – SCE&G will conduct tests of its V.C. Summer Nuclear Station siren warning system beginning Dec. 1 and ending Dec. 5.
The application for waterfowl hunts on Category I Waterfowl Management Areas is now available on the S.C. Department of Natural Resources website at www.dnr.sc.gov/hunting/huntapp.html#applications.
All residents and non-residents born after June 30, 1979, must successfully complete a hunter education course that is approved by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources before a hunting license can be obtained.
WINNSBORO — After an undercover operation, Joe Wayne Gladney was arrested on charges of attempting to solicit a prostitute.
NEWBERRY — Black Friday. Some might see it as any other day, while others might spend time searching for the best deals to get a jump on Christmas shopping, but do you know the history behind it?
FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Jalasha Harrison, a fourth grade student at Fairfield Elementary School.
WINNSBORO — Storytellers want to draw people together, which is something Tellabration accomplishes.
WINNSBORO — When the date for Winnsboro's Christmas Parade was set for Nov. 23, a Nov. 30 raindate was set in case of inclement weather.
FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Second-graders in Fairfield County carried out a long-standing tradition for The Herald Independent: sharing their ideas of how to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. As always, we appreciate the school district's help with...
WINNSBORO — Grandma Moses famously began creating art at the age of 78.
WINNSBORO — The J.B. Floyd Building will be closed until further notice for building maintenance.
WINNSBORO — The annual American Red Cross Clemson-Carolina Blood Drive was held Nov. 13 at First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro.
WINNSBORO — Scotty Timms is the Richard Winn Academy student of the week.