Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:45:07 EST 1800 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 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 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 Bus, car wreck results in one death http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152020067/Bus-car-wreck-results-in-one-death FAIRFIELD COUNTY — A wreck between a school bus and a vehicle on Monday resulted in the death of one person. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:55 EST Dealing with power outages http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152072541/Dealing-with-power-outages FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Here are some tips for how to plan ahead for possible power outages along with what you should and should not do if you do lose power, especially when it concerns food. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:58 EST Gala raises funds for education http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152066635/Gala-raises-funds-for-education WINNSBORO — Having fun at a party normally isn't a tenable strategy for paying for an education. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:15:52 EST Miss Fairfield Central High crowned http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152004844/Miss-Fairfield-Central-High-crowned WINNSBORO — Katelyn Denise Haney was crowned Miss Fairfield Central High School after she was chosen as the contestant who best embodies Fairfield Central's motto “Soaring to Greatness: Griffins Believe, Griffins Achieve and Griffins... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:10:52 EST USC to host Shakespeare’s First Folio http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152076015/USC-to-host-Shakespeares-First-Folio COLUMBIA — The University of South Carolina will host a traveling exhibit of William Shakespeare's First Folio — the first collected edition of Shakespeare's works published in 1623 that includes 36 of his plays including... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:10:51 EST Behavioral Services eyes accreditation http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152000969/Behavioral-Services-eyes-accreditation FAIRFIELD COUNTY — It will be almost two months until the results are official, but the results from Fairfield Health Behavioral Health Services' Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) review seem... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:40:51 EST Governor declares state of emergency http://heraldindependent.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/152056830/Governor-declares-state-of-emergency Gov. Nikki Haley has declared a State of Emergency to mobilize additional state resources should they been needed in response to the impending hazardous weather. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:35:57 EST Sherman’s march recalled http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151985178/Shermans-march-recalled FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Feb. 21, 2015, marked the 150th anniversary of Gen. William T. Sherman's march through Fairfield County. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:55:51 EST USC to use mouthguards with fact-gathering ability http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152006345/USC-to-use-mouthguards-with-fact-gathering-ability COLUMBIA – i1 Biometrics has signed an agreement with the University of South Carolina where members of the USC football team will wear the Vector MouthGuard this spring as the instrument of telemetry to measure the brain's linear and... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:25:51 EST