Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:23:26 EST 1800 Pet of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152639407/Pet-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — Hi folks, my name is Jupiter. I am a super sweet gray striped kitty, I've been neutered and I am current on all my shots. I love to snuggle and enjoy basking in the sun by the window of the cat cottage. I can add a lot of fun... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:45:51 EST Chamber offering scholarships http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152636802/Chamber-offering-scholarships FAIRFIELD COUNTY — When it comes to scholarships, Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce means business.The Chamber of Commerce will help two Fairfield County graduating seniors pay for their college expenses. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:20:54 EST Family connection http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152537375/Family-connection FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Large museums can be an excellent place to learn about the major historical events, but to gain a better understanding of small, personal histories with a local focus, Fairfield County Museum may be a better bet. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:20:52 EST Final town hall meeting http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152597876/Final-town-hall-meeting WINNSBORO — The last Fairfield County School District town hall meeting of the school year was light on attendees, but heavy on information. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:20:51 EST Doty joins Fairfield County extension office as 4-H agent http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152537922/Doty-joins-Fairfield-County-extension-office-as-4-H-agent WINNSBORO — Margaret Doty has joined the Fairfield County Clemson Extension team as the 4-H Youth Development Agent. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:55:51 EST County budgets and projects stay on schedule http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152576388/County-budgets-and-projects-stay-on-schedule FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Although it has officially been spring for more than a week, in Fairfield County it is also budget season. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:30:52 EST Stewart joins county council http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152527726/Stewart-joins-county-council FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Council welcomed a new member and approved several new purchases during its meeting on Monday. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:15:53 EST Virtual learning taking hold http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152592008/Virtual-learning-taking-hold FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Students across South Carolina have an alternative to a traditional classroom setting with a choice of a virtual charter school available, which by early accounts is performing better than could be expected. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:15:51 EST 5th annual “Slow Food at Indie Grits” is April 19 in Columbia http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152511277/5th-annual-Slow-Food-at-Indie-Grits-is-April-19-in-Columbia COLUMBIA – Even more progressive, eco-conscious chefs will bring their A-game to the fifth annual Slow Food at Indie Grits “Sustainable Chefs Showcase,” potluck and party on April 19 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 711 Whaley in... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:50:52 EST Fairfield County youth show off their talent http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152452497/Fairfield-County-youth-show-off-their-talent FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Believers and Achievers wanted to show Fairfield County it is full of talented youngsters, and decided to do just that with a talent show. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:00:51 EST A school on the move http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152473792/A-school-on-the-move RIDGEWAY — A shared vision and happenstance bring the Barclay School to Ridgeway. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:45:51 EST Filling their needs http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152591953/Filling-their-needs NEWBERRY — Since 2004 the Living Hope Foundation, established by the New Enoree Baptist Church, has been serving the community with the Daily Bread Food Pantry. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:25:52 EST He’s finally home http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152592043/Hes-finally-home PIEDMONT – An Upstate Korean War Army veteran, declared Missing in Action for nearly 64 years, was finally laid to rest. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:15:52 EST A spring day at Summer Day http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152406976/A-spring-day-at-Summer-Day WINNSBORO — It might be a season early, but Summer Day Gifts s making the most of its spring.The store located in Winnsboro held its third annual Spring Open House. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:45:52 EST Griffins struggling to score runs http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-hsbaseball-news-sports/152578722/Griffins-struggling-to-score-runs WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School's baseball team is pitching well, fielding well and making consistent contact, but the Griffins are struggling to win games. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:05:55 EST RWA Eagles fend off Wardlaw http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-hsbaseball-news/152575594/RWA-Eagles-fend-off-Wardlaw WINNSBORO — While the weather alternated between warm and cold, Richard Winn Academy's baseball team has stayed hot. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:45:52 EST Officials urge vigilance, precaution for avian flu virus http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152592320/Officials-urge-vigilance-precaution-for-avian-flu-virus CLEMSON — South Carolina officials are asking the public to keep an eye out for a strain of avian flu that has been identified in seven states and is potentially deadly to poultry. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:35:55 EST Students complete CNA course http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152515715/Students-complete-CNA-course WINNSBORO — Five students from Fairfield Career and Technology Center have successfully completed the Certified Nursing Assisting Certificate course. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:55:51 EST Fairfield Elementary teachers recognized for PASS efforts http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152515436/Fairfield-Elementary-teachers-recognized-for-PASS-efforts WINNSBORO — Six teachers from Fairfield Elementary School were recognized by the Fairfield County School District for having more than 70 percent of their students score met and exemplary on the 2014 South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:45:51 EST Grad students teach high-schoolers how to monitor water quality http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152393568/Grad-students-teach-high-schoolers-how-to-monitor-water-quality CENTRAL — The average person probably doesn't think of clean water as being filled with a bunch of bugs. But in reality some groups of bug larvae are sensitive to pollution, so if they're not found wiggling around in creeks, streams... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:10:51 EST