Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:45:32 EST 1800 Teachers recognized for PASS efforts http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151504157/Teachers-recognized-for-PASS-efforts WINNSBORO — Several teachers from Fairfield Magnet School of Math and Science and Fairfield Middle School were recognized recently by the Fairfield County School District for having 90 percent or more of their students earn exemplary scores on... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:35:51 EST An ode to Yellowstone http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/151510172/An-ode-to-Yellowstone On Saturday, January 17, the Yellow Stone River, perhaps the most celebrated aquatic system in North America, was heavily contaminated by nearly 1200 barrels of oil. Al Jazeera America reports the leak's environmental damage stretches from the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:05:53 EST New director ready to drive county’s transit http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151340663/New-director-ready-to-drive-countys-transit FAIRFIELD COUNTY — There's been a transit transition: Roy Tucker Jr. was recently hired as director for Fairfield County Transit. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:35:51 EST Clemson University researcher makes lasers more powerful http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151375598/Clemson-University-researcher-makes-lasers-more-powerful CLEMSON — Just as the Navy was deploying a laser weapon to the Persian Gulf, a Clemson University researcher already was thinking about how to make it more powerful. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:20:51 EST Richard Winn names student of the week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151461580/Richard-Winn-names-student-of-the-week WINNSBORO — Congratulations to Rayne Williams, Richard Winn Academy's Student of the Week. Rayne is a hard working student and has been very successful in math this year. Rayne is interested in basketball and has been able to participate... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:15:51 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/151510533/ Jan. 29 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:55:51 EST Richard Winn students compete in math meet http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151506530/Richard-Winn-students-compete-in-math-meet WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy juniors and seniors participated in the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Math Meet on Jan. 20. Junior Chrissy Caudill had the highest score from the RWA team and earned a medal for her... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:10:51 EST Emporium Too now open http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151489067/Emporium-Too-now-open WINNSBORO — Winnsboro Emporium and Consignment officially expanded and on Saturday, Winnsboro Emporium and Consignment Too held its grand opening. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:05:51 EST Midlands Tech leader feted http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151444791/Midlands-Tech-leader-feted COLUMBIA — Fittingly for a ceremony celebrating a man who has impacted education tremendously, educators, businessmen, elected officials, friends, family and peers walked in to Harbison Theater at Midlands Technical College behind bagpiper Ed... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:30:51 EST Three minutes to midnight http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/151510189/Three-minutes-to-midnight The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has just announced its latest nuclear Doomsday Clock moving ahead the minute hand to three minutes till midnight. The clock represents the count down to zero in minutes to nuclear apocalypse — midnight. This... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:00:52 EST Pet of the Week is Barry http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151464632/Pet-of-the-Week-is-Barry WINNSBORO — Hi folks, my name is Barry and I am a 10-month-old lab-hound mix. I am neutered and current on all my shots. I am a loving guy with humans, but not so sure about other dogs right now. I would be happy just being an only dog so he can... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:30:51 EST Fairfield County Schools names student of the week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151497732/Fairfield-County-Schools-names-student-of-the-week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Sophie Unangst, a CD 4-year-old student at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science. Sophie is very eager to learn and she excels academically. She... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:50:51 EST Fairfield County School District Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151418988/Fairfield-County-School-District-Student-of-the-Week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Ameriyon Seibles, a third grade student at Kelly Miller Elementary School. Ameriyon was chosen due to her remarkable academic achievements and sweet... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:35:51 EST Fairfield Central suffers tough loss to region rival http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/151489162/Fairfield-Central-suffers-tough-loss-to-region-rival WINNSBORO — The Fairfield Central High School boys basketball team suffered a tough loss to a regional rival, and continues to be flummoxed by W.J. Keenan High School. The Griffins have won four of their last five... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:20:51 EST Richard Winn grabs a rebound win http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/151489137/Richard-Winn-grabs-a-rebound-win WINNSBORO — A seesaw season continues for Richard Winn Academy's boys basketball team. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:15:51 EST Lady Griffins look to bounce back after two losses http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/151497030/Lady-Griffins-look-to-bounce-back-after-two-losses WINNSBORO — The last two basketball games haven't gone the way the Lady Griffins of Fairfield Central High School had hoped they would. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:20:55 EST A+ Trooper for Post C http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151430173/A+-Trooper-for-Post-C FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The supervisors of Post C of the S.C. Highway Patrol Troop 4 have nominated Lance Corp. Rick “R.E.” Howard for Troop 4 Trooper of the Year and named him Post C Trooper of the Year. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:00:51 EST Fairfield County needs to be united, not divided http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/151417652/Fairfield-County-needs-to-be-united-not-divided How long will the good and decent people of Fairfield County allow the ugly faces of racism, greed, and power cripple our County? Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:15:51 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/151438450/ Jan. 24 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:55:52 EST Clemson breaks ground for Graduate Education Center http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151375973/Clemson-breaks-ground-for-Graduate-Education-Center NORTH CHARLESTON — Clemson University officials broke ground for a $21.5-million building that will help shape the future of the state's engineering landscape for generations to come. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:00:55 EST