Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:06:25 EST 1800 Health center opens in Fairfield http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50318672/Health-center-opens-in-Fairfield JENKINSVILLE — Western Fairfield County residents have another option for healthcare after a new Cooperative Health Center opened its doors last week. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:52:03 EST FCSD teachers ring in 2014-2015 with annual Convocation http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50317645/FCSD-teachers-ring-in-2014-2015-with-annual-Convocation WINNSBORO — Fairfield County School District schools welcomed students for the 2014 Fall semester Monday morning, but not before district staff and teachers held their own pep-rally Friday morning. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:51:02 EST Town waiting for tenant to sign downtown lease http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50324514/Town-waiting-for-tenant-to-sign-downtown-lease RIDGEWAY — Town Council unanimously approved the final reading of an ordinance Thursday night that authorizes Mayor Charlene Herring to sign a lease agreement with a prospective tenant of the building located at 140 South Palmer... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:45:02 EST ENOR Corporation coming to Winnsboro http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50291408/ENOR-Corporation-coming-to-Winnsboro WINNSBORO — Fairfield County economic development received a jolt from ENOR Corporation on Thursday afternoon when the company's CEO, Steven Udwin, announced ENOR would be moving its operation to Winnsboro. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:10:01 EST Nuclear reactors facing construction delay http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50284189/Nuclear-reactors-facing-construction-delay JENKINSVILLE — Construction at VC Summer Units 2 and 3 in Fairfield County is facing further delays, according to SCANA conference call on Monday. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:09:02 EST Three wounded at Club Dynasty shooting http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50288059/Three-wounded-at-Club-Dynasty-shooting BLACKSTOCK — The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate an incident at a nightclub in Blackstock last weekend that left three people with gunshot wounds. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:08:01 EST MSI on track for 2014 fall semester http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50240696/MSI-on-track-for-2014-fall-semester WINNSBORO — Fairfield County's new charter school, Midlands S.T.E.M. Institute, will open Aug. 25 for the 2014 fall semester. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:24:01 EST Board OK’s diploma petition process, concussion policy http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50240688/Board-OKs-diploma-petition-process-concussion-policy WINNSBORO — Fairfield County School Board of Trustees recently delivered a unanimous vote to approve the superintendent's recommendation to approve the guidelines for the Act 155 Diploma Petition Process. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:23:02 EST Town prepares for Big Grab, Spirit Fest http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50240446/Town-prepares-for-Big-Grab-Spirit-Fest WINNSBORO — Official dates for the Big Grab 43-mile Yard Sale (Sept. 5 and Sept. 6) and Rock Around the Clock (Oct. 3 and Oct. 4) were recently approved by Winnsboro Town Council. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:06:03 EST Fairfield County School District Bus Routes for Fall 2014 http://heraldindependent.com/news/community_news/50185775/Fairfield-County-School-District-Bus-Routes-for-Fall-2014 The Fairfield County School District Transportation Department recently released the 2014-2015 bus route descriptions for morning pick-up.Ridgeway/Winnsboro Fri, 8 Aug 2014 17:09:05 EST County gives final OK to JAG funds http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50211118/County-gives-final-OK-to-JAG-funds WINNSBORO — Fairfield County Council unanimously approved the consideration of approval for the 2014-2015 JAG grant funds application. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:49:02 EST Sagging pants now illegal in Winnsboro http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50211103/Sagging-pants-now-illegal-in-Winnsboro WINNSBORO — Town council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the final reading of an ordinance outlawing sagging pants within town limits. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:48:05 EST FCSD administrator chosen to serve on ELA board http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50208248/FCSD-administrator-chosen-to-serve-on-ELA-board COLUMBIA – Fairfield County School District administrator Neely Kelly was recently selected to serve on the English Language Arts standards revision team. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 12:02:04 EST 2014 National Night Out http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50207900/2014-National-Night-Out WINNSBORO — Community members celebrated National Night Out in what Winnsboro Public Safety officials deemed a “great success” at the Old Armory at Fortune Spring Park. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:37:04 EST 24 organizations attend Health Ministry Meeting http://heraldindependent.com/news/community_news/50206114/24-organizations-attend-Health-Ministry-Meeting WINNSBORO — The Theme “All Aboard for a Healthy Fairfield” seems to be making its way around the county. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:35:04 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter/50194271/ The following incidents were reported by the Winnsboro Public Safety Department:• A victim at Fairview Road reported on that an unknown person stole a straight shaft red grass trimmer valued at $125 on July 16. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:24:02 EST FCAC given tax exempt status http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50164869/FCAC-given-tax-exempt-status RIDGEWAY — The Internal Revenue Service recently recognized the Fairfield County Arts Council as a public charity and reinstated its 501(c)(3) status on July 21. Thu, 7 Aug 2014 13:03:02 EST Improvements on the way for county airport http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50166762/Improvements-on-the-way-for-county-airport WINNSBORO — Fairfield County Council recently approved a request for a runway safety area improvement at the Fairfield County Airport. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 14:37:02 EST FCSO investigators recover $70,000 in stolen property http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50164751/FCSO-investigators-recover-$70000-in-stolen-property LAKE WATEREE — The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office recently recovered over $70,000 worth of stolen property when they executed a search warrant of 37-year-old Eric Lee Matthews' residence at 2800 Longtown Road. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 12:58:04 EST County approves new spending policy http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50163065/County-approves-new-spending-policy WINNSBORO — Fairfield County Council recently gave unanimous approval to the Community Enhancement Funds Policy, previously known as the Discretionary Funds Policy. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:24:02 EST