Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:28:34 EST 1800 Ridgeway given ultimatum about Norfolk Southern land http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150888427/Ridgeway-given-ultimatum-about-Norfolk-Southern-land RIDGEWAY — In the Town of Ridgeway, the New Year could see a new lease, new committee, new recreation center and a renewed focus on communication. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:16:04 EST Lion celebrate, collect goods for local food bank http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150877751/Lion-celebrate-collect-goods-for-local-food-bank WINNSBORO — The Winnsboro Club of Lions International held its annual Christmas dinner on Dec. 11 at the pond house of Lion Bill and Linda Haslett. Members brought covered dishes for the dinner and non-perishable food items for donation to the... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:29:02 EST Fairfield Central boys, girls teams come away with wins http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150878540/Fairfield-Central-boys-girls-teams-come-away-with-wins WINNSBORO — Break out the brooms: Fairfield Central High School boys and girls basketball teams combined Saturday to sweep Great Falls High School. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:17:02 EST Load of holiday cheer http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150878785/Load-of-holiday-cheer WINNSBORO — Loading a sleigh with presents works perfectly fine for Santa Claus, but members of Zion Hill Prevention Save the Kids prefer to use a bus. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:25:02 EST SC Cubs prospect remains grounded in family, baseball http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150853253/SC-Cubs-prospect-remains-grounded-in-family-baseball PROSPERITY — While he won't come out and say it, 2014 has been a long year for Prosperity's favorite son, C.J. Edwards. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:58:04 EST Callahan named associate director of Clemson Extension http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150804901/Callahan-named-associate-director-of-Clemson-Extension CLEMSON — Clemson University has promoted Brian Callahan to associate director of Extension, which provides technology transfer to residents of all 46 counties in the state. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:31:00 EST SCE&G places new module http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150854047/SCEG-places-new-module JENKINSVILLE — South Carolina Electric & Gas Company and its partners placed the CA05 structural module on the V.C. Summer Unit 2 nuclear island on Dec. 6, marking one of several milestones achieved this year in the construction of nuclear... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:27:01 EST Spend money to make money with Shop Fairfield First http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150839833/Spend-money-to-make-money-with-Shop-Fairfield-First FAIRFIELD COUNTY — This time of year, cliches about giving being the greatest gift run rampant.However, for two people who did their holiday shopping in Fairfield County, these adages are true. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:01:00 EST Fairfield Elementary BETA Club holds paper drive http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150833607/Fairfield-Elementary-BETA-Club-holds-paper-drive WINNSBORO — Good Samaritan House won't be spending paper money on paper products anytime soon. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:03:05 EST Campus and College News http://heraldindependent.com/news/news_education/150855036/Campus-and-College-News Clemson UniversityCLEMSON – Several Fairfield County residents were among more than 3,300 students who enrolled in Clemson University for the fall semester. They are:Blair Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:02:02 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150855456/ Dec. 21 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:53:02 EST Cursive writing: should it stay or should it go? http://heraldindependent.com/news/editorial/150850837/Cursive-writing:-should-it-stay-or-should-it-go Forty-five states have accepted the adaptation of Common Core Standards for educating their children in the United States. While the system itself has raised debates on concerns of its effectiveness and implementation, there is one aspect of these... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:08:02 EST MSI Mavericks take multiple trophies at first chess tournament http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150815721/MSI-Mavericks-take-multiple-trophies-at-first-chess-tournament PELION — Midlands S.T.E.M Institute walked away with five trophies at the first tournament entered by the Mavericks. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:34:03 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150855488/ Dec. 12-Dec. 14 Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:56:02 EST County sends DHEC letter about proposed quarry http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150817716/County-sends-DHEC-letter-about-proposed-quarry FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Transportation was the topic of discussion at the recent Fairfield County Commission meeting. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 11:16:03 EST Luck is not a security policy http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/150853555/Luck-is-not-a-security-policy This week we hope to see the beginning of the end. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:36:02 EST Sober or Slammer kicks off for holiday season http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150858446/Sober-or-Slammer-kicks-off-for-holiday-season FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety has launched the 2014-2015 Christmas/New Year Sober or Slammer! enforcement blitz to combat impaired driving and reduce highway fatalities and injuries. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:08:03 EST RWA varsity teams split games with Whitmire http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150773115/RWA-varsity-teams-split-games-with-Whitmire WINNSBORO — The Richard Winn varsity basketball teams split with Whitmire High School during last Monday's home basketball contests.The varsity girls wasted no time in dominating the visiting Lady Wolverines, 63-7. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:01:01 EST Fairfield Central’s Padgett, Hopkins are beach bound http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150853074/Fairfield-Centrals-Padgett-Hopkins-are-beach-bound WINNSBORO — Even with an 11-2 football season in their mirror, victories continue to pile up for the Fairfield Central High School Griffins. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:44:03 EST Richard Winn names student of the week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150720566/Richard-Winn-names-student-of-the-week WINNSBORO — J.T. Wilkes, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Wilkes of Ridgeway, is Richard Winn Academy's Student of the Week. J.T., a first grader, strives to do his best each and every day at school. He loves all subject areas and gets very... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:47:04 EST