Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:08:05 EST 1800 J.B. Floyd Building closed for maintenance http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150563998/J.B.-Floyd-Building-closed-for-maintenance WINNSBORO — The J.B. Floyd Building will be closed until further notice for building maintenance. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:02:01 EST Clemson, Carolina blood donation duel held http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150560664/Clemson-Carolina-blood-donation-duel-held WINNSBORO — The annual American Red Cross Clemson-Carolina Blood Drive was held Nov. 13 at First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:29:02 EST Richard Winn Academy Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150594884/Richard-Winn-Academy-Student-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — Scotty Timms is the Richard Winn Academy student of the week. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:09:01 EST Criminal Justice at Piedmont Technical College http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150565101/Criminal-Justice-at-Piedmont-Technical-College NEWBERRY — Legal, law enforcement and corrections jobs are hot commodities in today's job market. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:50:01 EST Montgomery is Fairfield County sheriff-elect http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150613434/Montgomery-is-Fairfield-County-sheriff-elect FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The third time is the charm for Will Montgomery. Pending an official canvass, Montgomery's third attempt at running for sheriff of Fairfield County succeeded. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:43:03 EST Police get OK to buy new cars http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150613343/Police-get-OK-to-buy-new-cars WINNSBORO — The Winnsboro Police Department is searching for five new cars and an S.U.V. after Tuesday's Town of Winnsboro council meeting. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:21:02 EST Newberry Bulldogs bulldoze Fairfield Central Griffins, 16-3. http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150635609/Newberry-Bulldogs-bulldoze-Fairfield-Central-Griffins-16-3. WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School's run comes to an end after a 16-3, loss at the hands of the Newberry High School Bulldogs. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:36:01 EST Grab a chair, sit a spell http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150533401/Grab-a-chair-sit-a-spell RIDGEWAY — Old service stations once served as catch-all places to fill up, get an oil change, wipe your windshield down and have your car inspected. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:01:01 EST Thawing and preparing the turkey for Thanksgiving http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150578925/Thawing-and-preparing-the-turkey-for-Thanksgiving FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Thawing and preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving? Here is what you need to know to make sure your holiday dinner is one to remember for all the right reasons. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:12:02 EST Richard Winn playing for a state championship http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150610385/Richard-Winn-playing-for-a-state-championship SUMTER — It doesn't take an Eagle eye for Richard Winn Academy to see a potential championship. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:35:06 EST Fairfield Central hosting Newberry in Round 3 of Upper State title tilt http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150597804/Fairfield-Central-hosting-Newberry-in-Round-3-of-Upper-State-title-tilt WINNSBORO — Newberry is an old opponent for Fairfield Central High School. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:20:01 EST Beta Club collects food http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150615427/Beta-Club-collects-food WINNSBORO — Richard Winn's Beta Club students recently sponsored a school-wide food drive, collecting more than 1,500 items in a two-week period. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:18:03 EST Tree lighting gets OK’d http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150561621/Tree-lighting-gets-OKd RIDGEWAY — If there's one thing children are more passionate about than civic government, it's delivering a presentation to a crowded room about World War II. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:19:04 EST State utilities warn utility customers of possible scams http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150562583/State-utilities-warn-utility-customers-of-possible-scams WINNSBORO — SCE&G along with other South Carolina utilities will join S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson and the S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs for a press conference during International Fraud Awareness Week to warn consumers about a... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:58:04 EST Third time’s the charm for Montgomery http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150590862/Third-times-the-charm-for-Montgomery Will Montgomery is the Fairfield County Sheriff-Elect according to unofficial election results.Montgomery received 94.1 percent of the vote, and the remaining 5.9 percent of the vote going to write-in candidates. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:16:01 EST Sheriff run-0ff election scheduled for Tuesday http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150195110/Sheriff-run-0ff-election-scheduled-for-Tuesday WINNSBORO — After a primary election and a runoff, Nov. 18 is the special general election for Fairfield County sheriff. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:53:02 EST Fairfield Central dispatches Strom Thurmond, 34-7 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150559574/Fairfield-Central-dispatches-Strom-Thurmond-34-7 WINNSBORO — Another week and another group of Rebels resulted in another Fairfield Central High School playoff victory. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:41:01 EST Richard Winn students learn about college choices http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150563256/Richard-Winn-students-learn-about-college-choices WINNSBORO — Meagan Trammell's English III Honors class recently sponsored a College Fair at Richard Winn Academy. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:09:03 EST Repairs, renovations and reverence at County Council meeting http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150500768/Repairs-renovations-and-reverence-at-County-Council-meeting FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Council's meeting was reminiscent of Mike Tyson in the '80s, but with little of the animosity. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:02:00 EST Newberry County under tornado watch http://heraldindependent.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/150561443/Newberry-County-under-tornado-watch NEWBERRY COUNTY — The National Weather Service has placed Newberry County under a tornado watch until six p.m., a watch means conditions are favorable for a tornado to form. At present there is no activity in this area but the conditions are as... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:16:01 EST