Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Sat, 29 Nov 2014 03:13:06 EST 1800 It’s the most wonderful time of the year http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/150680588/Its-the-most-wonderful-time-of-the-year Thanksgiving has officially come and gone.This means it is officially my favorite time of the year, and not just because gorging on open-faced turkey sandwiches is acceptable for the next week. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:39:04 EST Prostitution sting nets arrest http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/150617519/Prostitution-sting-nets-arrest WINNSBORO — After an undercover operation, Joe Wayne Gladney was arrested on charges of attempting to solicit a prostitute. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:37:04 EST It’s Black Friday — but where did it all begin? http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150683346/Its-Black-Friday--but-where-did-it-all-begin NEWBERRY — Black Friday. Some might see it as any other day, while others might spend time searching for the best deals to get a jump on Christmas shopping, but do you know the history behind it? Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:03:05 EST Is it still news when the storyline isn’t new? http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/150684360/Is-it-still-news-when-the-storyline-isnt-new The latest news story coming out of Ferguson, Missouri surrounds the grand jury decision not to indict or charge a police officer in the shooting death of a black teenage male. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:55:02 EST Harrison is Student of the Week for FCSD http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150628410/Harrison-is-Student-of-the-Week-for-FCSD FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Jalasha Harrison, a fourth grade student at Fairfield Elementary School. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:12:03 EST The deception of Obamacare http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/150657584/The-deception-of-Obamacare For those of us opposed to the concept of nationalized health care, learning the shameful way that Obamacare was forced on us was like pouring salt in an open wound. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:27:03 EST Storytellers unite http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150644841/Storytellers-unite WINNSBORO — Storytellers want to draw people together, which is something Tellabration accomplishes. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:23:02 EST Christmas parade moved http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150631879/Christmas-parade-moved WINNSBORO — When the date for Winnsboro's Christmas Parade was set for Nov. 23, a Nov. 30 raindate was set in case of inclement weather. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:09:15 EST Talking turkey with Fairfield County second-grade students http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150562269/Talking-turkey-with-Fairfield-County-second-grade-students FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Second-graders in Fairfield County carried out a long-standing tradition for The Herald Independent: sharing their ideas of how to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. As always, we appreciate the school district's help with... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:09:13 EST Richard Winn brings Eight-Man championship home http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150644039/Richard-Winn-brings-Eight-Man-championship-home SUMTER — The South Carolina Independent School Association Eight-Man Championship game was business as usual for Richard Winn Academy. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:16:03 EST Museum Mornings tap creativity http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150595330/Museum-Mornings-tap-creativity WINNSBORO — Grandma Moses famously began creating art at the age of 78. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:46:02 EST Obama extends war in Afghanistan http://heraldindependent.com/news/editorial/150655406/Obama-extends-war-in-Afghanistan News agencies reported this morning that weeks ago President Obama signed an order, kept secret until now, to authorize continuation of the Afghan war for at least another year. The order authorizes U.S. airstrikes “to support Afghan military... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:09:04 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150615084/ Nov. 25 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:53:02 EST The poor suffer from hunger — Not the munchies http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/150615352/The-poor-suffer-from-hunger--Not-the-munchies Thanksgiving is an occasion when we gather with our families for festive meals. It's also a time when many of us donate to help the less fortunate celebrate with their families. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:47:02 EST 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 (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150614994/ Nov. 22 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:56:02 EST Wallace holds off pole sitter to win at Homestead http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150566792/Wallace-holds-off-pole-sitter-to-win-at-Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. — After breathtaking three-wide racing during the final 20-lap green-flag run, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. held off hard-charging Keystone Light Polesitter Kyle Larson to win Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:21:02 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