Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:53:48 EST 1800 Fairfield Central takes down Keenan, 37-12. http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150300027/Fairfield-Central-takes-down-Keenan-37-12. WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School defeated W.J. Keenan High School, 37-12.The win advances the Griffins to 8-1 and guarantees them a first place finish in their region. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:31:04 EST All-video ClemsonTV online portal to launch Oct. 24 http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150286605/All-video-ClemsonTV-online-portal-to-launch-Oct.-24 CLEMSON – ClemsonTV, a new, all-video website devoted to Clemson University, will launch Friday, Oct. 24, with a live broadcast of the annual Tigerama pep rally at 7 p.m. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:55:03 EST Voter: Billy Smith wants to serve whole county http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/150250140/Voter:-Billy-Smith-wants-to-serve-whole-county I have already cast my ballot, absentee, in the Fairfield County Council race for District 7. I'm pleased to say that I voted for Billy Smith and am in full support of his candidacy. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:35:02 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150284072/ Oct. 25• 11 a.m.: Pleasant Spring Church, 1323 Winyah Drive in Columbia, holds an Independent Church Convocation.Oct. 26 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:31:06 EST Senior project is more than just reading, writing and arithmetic http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150242220/Senior-project-is-more-than-just-reading-writing-and-arithmetic GREAT FALLS — Great Falls High School has each senior student select a project to work on as part of their graduation requirements. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:31:04 EST Promising Chase turns sour for Kyle Busch http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150234510/Promising-Chase-turns-sour-for-Kyle-Busch If Talladega had an innocent victim, it was Kyle Busch. Caught up in a wreck not of his making on Lap 103, Busch finished 40th and failed to advance to the next round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by seven points — after entering... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:29:43 EST Gordon slips into Eliminator Round http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150234562/Gordon-slips-into-Eliminator-Round Over the last few laps of the GEICO 500, Jeff Gordon's campaign for a possible fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hung by a thread as drivers at Talladega swapped positions. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:29:42 EST Earnhardt Jr.’s Sprint Cup title aspirations end at Talladega http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150234534/Earnhardt-Jr.s-Sprint-Cup-title-aspirations-end-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. – As Dale Earnhardt Jr. went spinning madly on the backstretch, careening from the wall to the infield grass, these words painted on the wall appeared clearly on television via his in-car camera: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:29:01 EST The wonderful, wonderful world of sports http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/150280388/The-wonderful-wonderful-world-of-sports Hello, I'm Ben Hohenstatt, and I'm a sports addict. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:01:05 EST Police Department gets new cruiser http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150262811/Police-Department-gets-new-cruiser WINNSBORO — The Town of Winnsboro held its Town Council and Monthly Finance meetings Tuesday, but the most exciting moment of the evening came in between the two meetings. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:45:01 EST Man charged in robbery http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150278288/Man-charged-in-robbery WINNSBORO — A local man is behind bars and charged with armed robbery and pointing a firearm. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:21:04 EST Regional reign in reach for RWA http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150268131/Regional-reign-in-reach-for-RWA WINNSBORO — A win is the key to locking a regional title down. With a win this week, Richard Winn Academy (9-0) will clinch its region. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:09:06 EST Griffins ready for a big game against Keenan High School http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150274833/Griffins-ready-for-a-big-game-against-Keenan-High-School WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School (7-1, 4-0) takes on W.J. Keenan High School (6-2, 4-1) at home this week. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:08:03 EST Pumpkin Fest to pump up downtown http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150248535/Pumpkin-Fest-to-pump-up-downtown WINNSBORO — Gather up the kin and your pumpkins for Pumpkin Fest Downtown. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:02:03 EST CU-ICAR executive director joins SAE Foundation board http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150201055/CU-ICAR-executive-director-joins-SAE-Foundation-board GREENVILLE – Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) Executive Director Fred Cartwright has been appointed to the SAE Foundation board of trustees. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:30:03 EST Celebrate Halloween at the South Carolina State Museum http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150196066/Celebrate-Halloween-at-the-South-Carolina-State-Museum COLUMBIA — Ghosts, goblins and monsters are haunting the galleries and theaters at the South Carolina State Museum this Halloween season. During the month of October, the museum is hosting a variety of Halloween-themed special events and laser... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:54:03 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:57 EST Winnsboro native tapped for Atlanta chamber position http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150161070/Winnsboro-native-tapped-for-Atlanta-chamber-position ATLANTA, Ga. – Winnsboro native Cathy A. Martin has been named vice president for economic development for the Metro Atlanta Chamber. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:53:05 EST Fairfield Central Griffins pummel Panthers, 42-7 http://heraldindependent.com/news/news-sports/150227007/Fairfield-Central-Griffins-pummel-Panthers-42-7 PELION — Fairfield Central High School (7-1, 4-0) traveled to Pelion (5-3, 2-2) last Friday night and came away with a big win. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:32:03 EST Peters holds on for Truck Series victory in wild race at Talladega http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150234459/Peters-holds-on-for-Truck-Series-victory-in-wild-race-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — Holding off all challengers in a race that went four-wide on the final two laps, Timothy Peters won the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:19:02 EST