Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Sat, 23 May 2015 10:49:44 EST 1800 Coyote workshop comes to town http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153466698/Coyote-workshop-comes-to-town BLACKSTOCK — Unfortunately, for Fairfield County's 8-year-olds and those who think similarly, a coyote workshop is not a didactic session focused on building bigger, better and possibly cybernetically enhanced coyotes. Sat, 23 May 2015 09:25:51 EST Council makes quick dispatch of agenda http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153608336/Council-makes-quick-dispatch-of-agenda WINNSBORO — Winnsboro Town Council gave first reading to two budget ordinances, adopted water impact fees, approved a capital expenditure request, approved free use of the Old Armory and passed an accidental loss resolution — all within... Sat, 23 May 2015 09:10:51 EST Memorial Day celebration set for Monday http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153631467/Memorial-Day-celebration-set-for-Monday WINNSBORO — Winnsboro is set to honor Memorial Day in a big way. Fri, 22 May 2015 12:20:51 EST Non-fatal plane crash in Fairfield County http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153632424/Non-fatal-plane-crash-in-Fairfield-County FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Sheriff Office Deputies responded to a plane crash Wednesday morning. Fri, 22 May 2015 12:10:52 EST Pet of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153583177/Pet-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — Hi folks, my name is Frosty and I am white with black spots because I am part Dalmatian. I am quite handsome and very friendly. I am looking for a loving home where I can romp and play and find companionship. I am neutered, current... Fri, 22 May 2015 12:10:51 EST Great movies in the great outdoors of Winnsboro http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153420359/Great-movies-in-the-great-outdoors-of-Winnsboro WINNSBORO — In the Town of Winnsboro, warm summer nights are family movie nights. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:00:52 EST Rotary welcomes Robinson http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153468054/Rotary-welcomes-Robinson WINNSBORO — Fairfield County Council was well-represented at Winnsboro Rotary Club's most recent meeting when it welcomed Fairfield County Council Chairwoman Carolyn Robinson as its speaker. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:35:51 EST Ridgeway OKs new tax, lease http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153521678/Ridgeway-OKs-new-tax-lease RIDGEWAY — Ridgeway Town Council made a taxing decision at its most recent meeting when it gave a prepared food tax its second and final reading effective Aug. 1. Thu, 21 May 2015 09:40:51 EST Hamlin holds off Harvick for Sprint All-Star Race victory http://heraldindependent.com/news/news-sports/153572158/Hamlin-holds-off-Harvick-for-Sprint-All-Star-Race-victory CONCORD, N.C. — With a deft move with three laps left in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Denny Hamlin delivered the first victory in the non-points showcase event to Joe Gibbs Racing and to... Wed, 20 May 2015 17:55:51 EST Community gathering http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153556238/Community-gathering WINNSBORO — The inaugural Save the Children event gathered the community for a parade, praise and fun. Wed, 20 May 2015 08:45:51 EST Extension specialist honored http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153494785/Extension-specialist-honored CLEMSON — Clemson University fruit specialist Guido Schnabel earned national recognition for helping fruit growers across the East Coast manage disease. Tue, 19 May 2015 13:50:52 EST Bus driver of the year named http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153441367/Bus-driver-of-the-year-named Shameeka Cornelius is the 2014-2015 Transportation Department Bus Driver of the Year. Tue, 19 May 2015 10:45:52 EST Hit musicals at Richard Winn http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153499599/Hit-musicals-at-Richard-Winn WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy's fourth and fifth grade students entertained a packed house on May 7 with a program of songs and skits from the hit musicals The Sound of Music and Oliver. Mon, 18 May 2015 13:35:51 EST Annie’s Project helps women farm http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153494763/Annies-Project-helps-women-farm HARTSVILLE — A Chicago native with no prior agricultural experience, Sandra Kay Eubanks is now owner of a growing agribusiness and a proactive member of the South Carolina farming community. Sat, 16 May 2015 14:35:53 EST Art student wins Runaway Runway “Rising Star” Award http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153363281/Art-student-wins-Runaway-Runway-Rising-Star-Award WINNSBORO — Marteyia Gadsen, a sixth grader at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science, recently won the “Rising Star” award at Sat, 16 May 2015 13:25:51 EST Museum’s meeting is May 17 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153335909/Museums-meeting-is-May-17 FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Fairfield County Historical Society and the Museum invite everyone to the annual spring membership meeting on May 17. The program opens at 3 p.m. with a short business meeting in the Pine Tree Players Theater across the... Sat, 16 May 2015 10:30:51 EST Idol contestant set to perform http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153438971/Idol-contestant-set-to-perform LANCASTER — Wilmington, N.C., native Emily Minor returns to the Southeast to perform at Red Rose Festival in Lancaster. Fri, 15 May 2015 09:10:51 EST Aviation event a success http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153414457/Aviation-event-a-success WINNSBORO — The 11th annual Wings and Wheels Air Festival was plane fun. Fri, 15 May 2015 08:50:52 EST Winnsboro students rock Disney tunes http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153500583/Winnsboro-students-rock-Disney-tunes WINNSBORO — Richard Winn students in grades one through three treated a standing-room-only audience to a program of Disney music April 24, in the Fine Arts room.Ellen Nicholson was the director. Fri, 15 May 2015 09:15:52 EST CDC developing in area http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153473904/CDC-developing-in-area FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce's luncheon gave members of Winnsboro Town Council, Fairfield County Council and Chamber members food for thought, as well as, food. Fri, 15 May 2015 09:05:54 EST