Lucas VanceStaff WriterWINNSBORO — Mayor Roger Gaddy recently proclaimed Dec. 6 as Arbor Day in Winnsboro.At 11 a.m. Friday, the Town of Winnsboro in conjunction with Fairfield County Soil and Conservation will plant a tree on the Mt. Zion green. Gaddy will represent the town and Charles Coleman will represent Fairfield County.Three seventh-graders including Grier Hensley from Richard Winn Academy, Lamar Richards from Fairfield Middle School and home-school student Aaron Frish won the essay contest and will be presented with a $50 check for future educational advancement purposes.The now debunk Fairfield Garden Club will donate a granite bench to the Mt. Zion green as well.
Kevin BoozerStaff WriterRIDGEWAY — Ridgeway will celebrate the holidays in a new way as it hosts its first-ever Christmas on the Ridge on Friday night. From 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. the sounds, scents and tastes of Christmas will be on display in downtown Ridgeway.Event organizer Phyllis Gutierrez took the popular Arts on the Ridge event and adapted it to Christmas as a way to show off student artwork and nurture the surrounding artistic community....
Kevin BoozerStaff WriterWINNSBORO — How will $500,000 be spent on recreation projects per district in Fairfield County?County officials received one more piece of the answer to that question on Nov. 25 when they were told Fairfield County will seek an engineering firm or similar firm well versed in recreation projects and related matters to serve as a consultant to oversee projects in each district.Interim County Administrator Milton Pope said...
Kevin BoozerStaff WriterRIDGEWAY — A 71-year-old man died Nov. 30 following a one-vehicle wreck on Bellfield Road.Williams Loynes was driving a 1990 Chevrolet pick-up truck about 4.5 miles from the town of Ridgeway when the truck went off the right side of the road and struck a tree, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.He was flown to Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, where he died. The S.C. Highway Patrol said he was not wearing a seat be...
Beauty pageant winners lined this float, sponsored by the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce.Members of the Fairfield County Arts Council show off their talents as they take part in the Christmas parade.Citizen of the Year Phyllis Gutierrez was grand marshal of the parade this year.Classic cars, such as this one, filled out the parade line-up.Joan Gay, right, shows off the diamond her fiancee, Willard Robertson, left, gave her. The couple will mar...
WINNSBORO — The new agenda format at Fairfield County Council meetings has resulted in constituents and council members having dialogue about council travel policy and expenditures related to annual conferences at Hilton Head.At Monday night’s meeting, resident Beth Jenkins raised questions pertaining to council accommodations at Hilton Head for the S.C. Association of Counties annual conference.
WINNSBORO — Flu season has arrived in Fairfield County and, according to DHEC, there have been four positive rapid flu tests in Fairfield County since Sept. 29.During that timeframe there have been 1,147 positive rapid flu tests reported in South Carolina, with 39 people hospitalized and at least one fatality. Getting a flu shot is one important line of defense against the virus, as are habits like frequent hand washing, staying home from work if one has fever, and covering o...
The benefit concert for Deacon Clarence Lyles was very successful. It was held at Gethsemane Baptist Church on Oct. 14, 2013.
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