Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:42:54 EST 1800 President for a day: The bizarre story of David Atchison http://heraldindependent.com/news/editorial/152132694/President-for-a-day:-The-bizarre-story-of-David-Atchison Today we know Inauguration Day as Jan. 20, but it didn't used to be. In fact, up until 1933, United States presidents were sworn into office on March 4 — the date the Constitution was declared into effect by the 1st U.S. Congress in 1789. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:25:52 EST Richard Winn Academy names Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152121031/Richard-Winn-Academy-names-Student-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy has announced that Calee Thigpen, daughter of Charlen Thigpen of Winnsboro, as Student of the Week. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:15:52 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/152137404/ March 5• I Heart Art is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Over The Top in Ridgeway, 115 S. Palmer St.March 6 Thu, 5 Mar 2015 04:55:51 EST Another tragic display of SC’s domestic violence problem http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/152119927/Another-tragic-display-of-SCs-domestic-violence-problem On February 5, around 1:15 p.m., students at the University of South Carolina received a text message warning “SHOTS FIRED” — two words that would send chills and panic through the large campus that is home to nearly 32,000... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:45:51 EST ‘It was an awesome event’ http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152121304/It-was-an-awesome-event FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Although the event was dubbed 100 Men in Black and White, the number of people who attended the event, which sought to honor the male contribution to Fairfield County and spark new dialogue, far exceeded 100. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:50:51 EST Stewart defeats Trapp in special general election http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152164828/Stewart-defeats-Trapp-in-special-general-election According to unofficial results, Walter Larry Stewart wins the Fairfield County Council District 3 Special General Election.Unofficial numbers indicate Stewart defeated Mikel Trapp, the incumbent, by 49 votes, 429-380. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:05:51 EST Sardinia man in prison will face more charges http://heraldindependent.com/news/community-news/152150309/Sardinia-man-in-prison-will-face-more-charges A Sardinia man already in prison on a theft charge is facing new charges in Brown County including burglary. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:25:52 EST Voters head to polls to elect District 3 rep http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152129136/Voters-head-to-polls-to-elect-District-3-rep FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Council's District 3 representative will likely be decided today during a Special General Election that was called for by the Fairfield County Election Commission and upheld by the South Carolina State... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:00:51 EST County approves sidewalk funding http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152049923/County-approves-sidewalk-funding FAIRFIELD COUNTY — In a narrow vote, the Town of Jenkinsville secured funding for a sidewalk project. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:00:52 EST Clemson monitors weather impact on peaches http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152075739/Clemson-monitors-weather-impact-on-peaches CLEMSON — February's frigid temperatures could make spring and summer tiring seasons for South Carolina peach growers. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:45:51 EST Yes, you are beautiful http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152075799/Yes-you-are-beautiful LIBERTY — Childhood bullying is a reality that many youth have to deal with in their day-to-day life. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 20:00:54 EST Regaining trust with veterans http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/152027239/Regaining-trust-with-veterans When Secretary Bob McDonald took office he immediately set off on a series of engagements to regain trust with Veterans. He has visited dozens VA hospitals across the country and mandated all VA facilities conduct quarterly town halls to promote... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:50:51 EST Herman Young feted http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152020417/Herman-Young-feted FAIRFIELD COUNTY — A career in public service spanning more than five decades culminated Monday. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 10:25:52 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/152076599/ Feb. 28 Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:55:51 EST Powerful couple http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152055894/Powerful-couple WINNSBORO — Janet and Cephus Mason have known each other for almost 65 years and share nearly 60 years married to one another. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:50:51 EST Inaugural SC Clay Conference is this weekend http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152075856/Inaugural-SC-Clay-Conference-is-this-weekend NEWBERRY — A one of a kind pottery sale is happening this weekend in Newberry as part of the first South Carolina Clay Conference. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:20:51 EST Elgin man arrested after multi-county chase http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/152071793/Elgin-man-arrested-after-multi-county-chase WINNSBORO – An Elgin man who led law enforcement on a chase that originated Wednesday in York County was stopped by Fairfield County deputies on I-77. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:15:51 EST Fairfield County names Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151998599/Fairfield-County-names-Student-of-the-Week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Trinity Skye, a third grade student at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science. Trinity is a well-rounded student and excels academically. She is a... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:55:51 EST Richard Winn’s season ends with loss http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/152068336/Richard-Winns-season-ends-with-loss WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy boys basketball season came to an end Saturday with an 85-49 defeat at the hands of Curtis Baptist School. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:40:52 EST Time for a change http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/152019790/Time-for-a-change Tis the season, when all should be at peace and harmony! Yet, it appears this season has yet to come in Fairfield County. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:56 EST