Lucas VanceStaff WriterCOLUMBIA — For the second year in a row, Fairfield Central’s (13-1) football team fell to the Dillon Wildcats (12-2) Friday night at Benedict College’s Charlie Johnson Stadium in the Class AA state championship game.Fairfield lost 41-3 and were out gained by nearly 200 yards on offense. The Griffins were unable to capitalize on two turnovers inside Dillon’s 10-yard line. The three-point effort was Fairfield’s lowest output of the season, after averaging 40 points per game.After the game Fairfield Central head coach Demetrius Davis congratulated Dillon for their effort, but believed the Griffins did not play to their potential.
WINNSBORO — Due to inclement weather, the Town of Winnsboro’s Christmas Parade has been cancelled. A majority vote by Town Council decided to cancel the parade without rescheduling it. If you have any questions, call Connie Shackelford at 803-635-3333.
The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following incidents:— Deputies responded Nov. 25 to a suspicious fire off Heritage Road in Winnsboro. Mitford Fire Chief Mike Good told the responding officer that three fires had occurred at the location, including a brush fire Nov. 22. The next day a truck bed used as a utility shed burned as did woods behind the residence.— Deputies responded Nov. 26 to Lamplighter Apartments for a case of threat...
Lucas VanceStaff WriterWINNSBORO — The Fairfield Central girls’ (1-0) basketball team made their regular season debut on Saturday night with a convincing 61-12 victory over Great Falls (0-2).The Lady Griffin defense was phenomenal throughout the night allowing just two points in the first quarter, seven points in the second quarter, zero points in the third quarter and just three points in the fourth quarter. As a team they came away with 24 total ...
Kevin Boozer and Lucas VanceStaff WritersWINNSBORO — The defensive coordinator for the Fairfield Central High School Griffins is on administrative leave after being arrested over the weekend on a marijuana possession charge.David Toney, 36, was released from jail Saturday morning after posting a $620 personal recognizance bond following his arrest at 6:15 p.m. Friday.J.R. Green, superintendent of Fairfield County Schools, said Monday afternoon...
Kevin BoozerStaff WriterWINNSBORO — People needing insurance to comply with the Affordable Care Act were granted a one week extension. The new deadline is Dec. 23, the last day someone can buy insurance in federally operated marketplaces and be covered on Jan. 1, 2014.With that deadline in mind, the Fairfield Community Health Partners held a forum Tuesday night in the Fairfield Central High School Media Center to provide information about the Affordable ...
Kylie is looking for a forever home. Might it be yours? Kylie is a 2-year-old Rottweiler that is spayed and current on all shots. She loves to play in the yard with other dogs at the adoption center. Contact Janice at 803-815-0805 or stop by and see this beautiful girl. Her one wish is for a home for Christmas. She is housebroken, which is certainly a plus. The shelter is in desperate need of donations of dog food, canned cat food and sponsors for spays and neuters.
WINNSBORO — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Cialen Gadson, a fourth-grade student at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science. Cialen strives for success and sets academic goals for himself. He is very respectful and has a positive attitude. Cialen is very cooperative and gets along with everyone. He plays lead guitar, piano, and drums, sings with the youth choir, plays basketball, football and baseball. Cialen is the son of Mylon Gadson and ...
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