Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:36:28 EST 1800 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 Family makes Winnsboro home http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151966029/Family-makes-Winnsboro-home WINNSBORO — Even in a friendly tiny town, it's possible to be lonely. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:25:52 EST Harmless fly gaining fame among fans of sustainability http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151953997/Harmless-fly-gaining-fame-among-fans-of-sustainability CLEMSON — There's a lot of waste in the world — literally and figuratively — but thanks to a harmless little fly, some of this waste is being recycled and turned into a slew of beneficial products. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:40:51 EST Small-scale farmers finding that help is on the way http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151953665/Small-scale-farmers-finding-that-help-is-on-the-way FLORENCE — For small-scale farmers, hard work and long hours come with the territory — and that doesn't even include their “day jobs,” without which many could not support themselves and their... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:31:23 EST Gordon Odyssey Academy embraces cultural diversity http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152010514/Gordon-Odyssey-Academy-embraces-cultural-diversity WINNSBORO — Gordon Odyssey Academy has been using February, the designated month to celebrate Black History, as an opportunity to help students embrace cultural diversity and improve character development. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:25:56 EST SCE&G donates to Lake Monticello Family Practice http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151904707/SCEG-donates-to-Lake-Monticello-Family-Practice FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Jeff Archie, Chief Nuclear Office for SCE&G, recently presented a $20,000 check to Eau Claire Health Cooperative's Lake Monticello Family Practice. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:55:51 EST Clemson Bull Test draws record crowd, prices http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151953489/Clemson-Bull-Test-draws-record-crowd-prices CLEMSON — In the most closely watched test so far this semester, all the students passed with flying colors. Then they were sold. Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:25:51 EST USC, hospital talks in infancy http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151945197/USC-hospital-talks-in-infancy FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Potential help is emerging for Fairfield Memorial Hospital's emergency room. Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:40:51 EST