Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:17:31 EST 1800 Peters holds on for Truck Series victory in wild race at Talladega http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150234459/Peters-holds-on-for-Truck-Series-victory-in-wild-race-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — Holding off all challengers in a race that went four-wide on the final two laps, Timothy Peters won the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:19:02 EST Preserve fall, winter habitat for quail, rabbits http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150234610/Preserve-fall-winter-habitat-for-quail-rabbits Late fall and winter bring “hard times” for small game species like bobwhite quail and rabbits, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:12:02 EST Shooting sports offered to interested SC schools http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150234473/Shooting-sports-offered-to-interested-SC-schools The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:09:04 EST Clarification on money disbursement http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/150194877/Clarification-on-money-disbursement I am writing this letter to straighten out an item written in the Herald, Oct. 14, 2014. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:46:01 EST County to help Jenkinsville with emergency grant http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150178716/County-to-help-Jenkinsville-with-emergency-grant WINNSBORO — The Fairfield County Council agreed to act as an intermediary for the Town of Jenkinsville's application for an emergency grant at last Monday's council meeting. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:27:04 EST Youth flag football underway at Drawdy Park http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150207432/Youth-flag-football-underway-at-Drawdy-Park WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Recreation Department will hold youth flag football games at Drawdy Park during October and November. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:23:02 EST Fairfield fields fair field of talent at the fair http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150206941/Fairfield-fields-fair-field-of-talent-at-the-fair FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Students from Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science and Fairfield Middle School went to the S.C. State Fair with artwork and came back well-decorated. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:49:02 EST Weldon headed to Washington for honors program http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150206223/Weldon-headed-to-Washington-for-honors-program WINNSBORO — Because DeQuan Weldon never receives D's or C's in the classroom, he will be traveling to D.C. in the near future. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:54:03 EST Winnsboro native honored for volleyball play http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150176251/Winnsboro-native-honored-for-volleyball-play ATLANTA — Claflin University junior right-side hitter Kiara Johnson has been tabbed as this week's Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Women's Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:06:04 EST Keselowski keeps Sprint Cup title hopes alive with dramatic win at Talladega http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150234545/Keselowski-keeps-Sprint-Cup-title-hopes-alive-with-dramatic-win-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — In a must-win situation at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski did exactly that, preserving his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes with a victory in Sunday's GEICO 500. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:40:02 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150235006/ Oct. 25• 11 a.m.: Pleasant Spring Church, 1323 Winyah Drive in Columbia, holds an Independent Church Convocation.Oct. 26 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:53:02 EST Bovinoche a hit in Ridgeway http://heraldindependent.com/news/photo_gallery/150224481/Bovinoche-a-hit-in-Ridgeway A whole cow roasting on a custom-made 10-foot spit at Bovinoche.Katie Welborn enjoys a bite of dove breast.Gray Larochelle tosses a beanbag.Jeff Bannister serves up assorted sausages. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:56:03 EST RWA rolls over Greenwood Christian, 51-34 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150227116/RWA-rolls-over-Greenwood-Christian-51-34 GREENWOOD — Call them soaring winners because Richard Winn Academy (9-0) played one of its closest games of this season against Greenwood Christian School (6-2), and still flew away with a 17-point win. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:53:17 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150234933/ Got a reunion coming up? Let us know so we can help spread the word. The Herald Independent encourages the submission of reunion notices for schools, churches and families for publication each week. Items can be submitted in writing to The Herald... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:53:15 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150234921/ Oct. 21 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:53:12 EST Jones is student of the week for FCSD http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150225341/Jones-is-student-of-the-week-for-FCSD WINNSBORO — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Thometica Jones, an eighth-grade student at Fairfield Middle School (FMS). Thometica has earned A's and B's during the first nine weeks and exhibits... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:53:09 EST Bovinoche crowd dines on some fine food http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150225456/Bovinoche-crowd-dines-on-some-fine-food RIDGEWAY — The fifth Bovinoche was the first to be held at Magnolia Farm Lodge, and hundreds showed up Saturday to enjoy the Argentine-influenced feast. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:53:05 EST ‘Pink Out’ at RWA honors teacher http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150178012/Pink-Out-at-RWA-honors-teacher WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy hosted a “Pink Out Day” on Oct. 10, and everyone attending the game was encouraged to wear pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:50:03 EST South Carolina Insurance News Service addresses weather, theft and insurance needs http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/150195995/South-Carolina-Insurance-News-Service-addresses-weather-theft-and-insurance-needs This week Newberry NOTES features the South Carolina Insurance News Service. Executive Director Russ Dubisky has selected news and views in a variety of up-to-date topics. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:13 EST Information about the Survivor Benefit Plan, veterans and spouses http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/150196487/Information-about-the-Survivor-Benefit-Plan-veterans-and-spouses Spouses previously enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) can get service from any ID card office. Initial applications must be made through the parent service. The former spouse application for an ID card requires the... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:11 EST