Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Sun, 1 Feb 2015 03:56:22 EST 1800 Brown Chapel dedicates new building http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151507381/Brown-Chapel-dedicates-new-building JENKINSVILLE — Brown Chapel Baptist Church held dedication services Jan. 10 for its new church. The Rev. T. O. Corbin of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Winnsboro delivered the dedicatory sermon. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:55:52 EST Lost medals, decorations and awards can be replaced http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/151524644/Lost-medals-decorations-and-awards-can-be-replaced The military recognizes that military medals are often a cherished part of family history and makes replacement medals, decorations, and awards available to veterans or their next of kin if the veteran is no longer living or able to make the request... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:50:51 EST Town & Country Garden Club celebrates 40 years http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151568159/Town--Country-Garden-Club-celebrates-40-years FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Members of the Town and Country Garden Club of Fairfield County met at the home of Annette Hornsby Bruorton on Jan. 27 to celebrate their 40th anniversary. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:20:51 EST Gridiron champs honored http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151543999/Gridiron-champs-honored FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Council said goodbye to old bylaws and hello to a state champion football team during Monday's meeting. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:55:51 EST Meth lab found on Hudson Street http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-home_top/151505319/Meth-lab-found-on-Hudson-Street WINNSBORO — A 49-year-old Winnsboro man was arrested on multiple drug charges after narcotics investigators with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office discovered a meth lab at his home on Hudson Street. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:05:51 EST Veterans Employment Center offers transition help http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/151493410/Veterans-Employment-Center-offers-transition-help The Veteran Employment Center (VEC) is an online portal that combines elements of standard job boards and professional connection media (e.g. LinkedIn) to provide a single solution for meeting the needs of both veteran job-seekers and employers... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:00:51 EST Wins piling up for Richard Winn http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/151565983/Wins-piling-up-for-Richard-Winn WINNSBORO — The Richard Winn Academy Eagles remained undefeated in style by defeating the Wardlaw Academy Lady Patriots, 63-9. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:35:51 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/151510552/ Feb. 6 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:55:51 EST Palladium Society chili cook-off is Feb. 21 http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151572018/Palladium-Society-chili-cook-off-is-Feb.-21 COLUMBIA — Bring your appetite to Music Farm Columbia on Feb. 21 for The Palladium Society Chili Cook-Off, presented by Music Farm Columbia from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:30:55 EST Teachers recognized for PASS efforts http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151504157/Teachers-recognized-for-PASS-efforts WINNSBORO — Several teachers from Fairfield Magnet School of Math and Science and Fairfield Middle School were recognized recently by the Fairfield County School District for having 90 percent or more of their students earn exemplary scores on... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:35:51 EST An ode to Yellowstone http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/151510172/An-ode-to-Yellowstone On Saturday, January 17, the Yellow Stone River, perhaps the most celebrated aquatic system in North America, was heavily contaminated by nearly 1200 barrels of oil. Al Jazeera America reports the leak's environmental damage stretches from the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:05:53 EST New director ready to drive county’s transit http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151340663/New-director-ready-to-drive-countys-transit FAIRFIELD COUNTY — There's been a transit transition: Roy Tucker Jr. was recently hired as director for Fairfield County Transit. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:35:51 EST Clemson University researcher makes lasers more powerful http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151375598/Clemson-University-researcher-makes-lasers-more-powerful CLEMSON — Just as the Navy was deploying a laser weapon to the Persian Gulf, a Clemson University researcher already was thinking about how to make it more powerful. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:20:51 EST Richard Winn names student of the week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151461580/Richard-Winn-names-student-of-the-week WINNSBORO — Congratulations to Rayne Williams, Richard Winn Academy's Student of the Week. Rayne is a hard working student and has been very successful in math this year. Rayne is interested in basketball and has been able to participate... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:15:51 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/151510533/ Jan. 29 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:55:51 EST Extremists of all stripes would love to see the Crusades revived http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/151569567/Extremists-of-all-stripes-would-love-to-see-the-Crusades-revived In the first Crusade, armed Christians set out to “liberate” Jerusalem from Muslim rule. In addition to slaughtering thousands of Muslims between 1096 and 1099, the crusaders also launched pogroms against Jews, pagans, and even other... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:30:57 EST Richard Winn students compete in math meet http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151506530/Richard-Winn-students-compete-in-math-meet WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy juniors and seniors participated in the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Math Meet on Jan. 20. Junior Chrissy Caudill had the highest score from the RWA team and earned a medal for her... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:10:51 EST Emporium Too now open http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151489067/Emporium-Too-now-open WINNSBORO — Winnsboro Emporium and Consignment officially expanded and on Saturday, Winnsboro Emporium and Consignment Too held its grand opening. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:05:51 EST Midlands Tech leader feted http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151444791/Midlands-Tech-leader-feted COLUMBIA — Fittingly for a ceremony celebrating a man who has impacted education tremendously, educators, businessmen, elected officials, friends, family and peers walked in to Harbison Theater at Midlands Technical College behind bagpiper Ed... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:30:51 EST Three minutes to midnight http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/151510189/Three-minutes-to-midnight The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has just announced its latest nuclear Doomsday Clock moving ahead the minute hand to three minutes till midnight. The clock represents the count down to zero in minutes to nuclear apocalypse — midnight. This... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:00:52 EST