Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:41:49 EST 1800 South Carolina Insurance News Service addresses weather, theft and insurance needs http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/150195995/South-Carolina-Insurance-News-Service-addresses-weather-theft-and-insurance-needs This week Newberry NOTES features the South Carolina Insurance News Service. Executive Director Russ Dubisky has selected news and views in a variety of up-to-date topics. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:13 EST Information about the Survivor Benefit Plan, veterans and spouses http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/150196487/Information-about-the-Survivor-Benefit-Plan-veterans-and-spouses Spouses previously enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) can get service from any ID card office. Initial applications must be made through the parent service. The former spouse application for an ID card requires the... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:11 EST Fairfield County names Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news_education/150060038/Fairfield-County-names-Student-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Steven Samuel, a senior at Fairfield Central High School. Steven is an outstanding student who is... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:09 EST Youth baseball sign-ups continue http://heraldindependent.com/news/baseball-news-sports/150148247/Youth-baseball-sign-ups-continue WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Recreation Department is holding registration for boys/girls basketball. Sign-up for children ages 4-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-15 will be held until Nov. 21. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:06 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150195447/ Oct. 25• 11 a.m.: Independent Church Convocation at Pleasant Spring Church, 1323 Winyah Drive, Columbia.Oct. 26 Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:04 EST Parents: Don’t forget your child’s vaccination http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150178266/Parents:-Dont-forget-your-childs-vaccination FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Students who are in the seventh grade in Fairfield County are required to have a Tdap vaccination. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:15 EST Sanders is right candidate for seat http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/150149925/Sanders-is-right-candidate-for-seat To the editor: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:13 EST Graham ready to help Newberry County grow http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150200630/Graham-ready-to-help-Newberry-County-grow NEWBERRY — Newberry County is so focused on attracting new businesses that it formed a committee tasked with developing ideas to help the process — a process Sen. Lindsey Graham said he supports and is willing to help. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:08 EST Richard Winn on the road Friday, looking for win #9 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150175030/Richard-Winn-on-the-road-Friday-looking-for-win-#9 WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy (8-0, 5-0) travels to Greenwood in search of its ninth win of the season against Greenwood Christian School (6-1, 5-0). Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:55:06 EST Griffins looking for lucky win number 7 http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150191200/Griffins-looking-for-lucky-win-number-7 WINNSBORO — For the second week in a row, the Fairfield Central Griffins (6-1, 3-0) will take the show on a road against a tough regional opponent, the Pelion Panthers (5-2,2-1). Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:50:03 EST Keselowski grabs Nationwide Series victory at Charlotte http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150162971/Keselowski-grabs-Nationwide-Series-victory-at-Charlotte CONCORD, N.C. — In the closing laps of Friday night's Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with an air of inevitability, Brad Keselowski tracked down teammate Ryan Blaney and made the pass for the win on Lap 187 of... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:15 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150195476/ Oct. 17-Oct. 18 Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:16 EST Brown: Sanders is the man for the job http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion-politics/150190502/Brown:-Sanders-is-the-man-for-the-job To the editor: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:14 EST Vote for Smith is vote for future http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion-politics/150190577/Vote-for-Smith-is-vote-for-future To the editor: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:11 EST DHEC board issues order to create Health Preparedness Network http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150188191/DHEC-board-issues-order-to-create-Health-Preparedness-Network COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Board of Health and Environmental Control today issued a Public Health Order (PHO) to create a statewide Health Preparedness Network (HPN) that will provide for essential email communications to a central database... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:09 EST Harvick advances, tempers flare after the Charlotte race http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150163617/Harvick-advances-tempers-flare-after-the-Charlotte-race CONCORD, N.C. — The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:07 EST Talladega is a must-win scenario for three notable drivers http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150163244/Talladega-is-a-must-win-scenario-for-three-notable-drivers CONCORD, N.C. — When the smoke cleared, the dust settled, and the fists stopped flying on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, three of the most high-profile drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series were back where they... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:03 EST Carolina football practice report http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150116316/Carolina-football-practice-report COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Gamecocks (3-3, 2-3 SEC) worked out Wednesday afternoon at the Bluff Road practice fields. The Gamecocks are enjoying their bye week this week before hosting Furman (2-4) on Saturday, October 18, at Williams-Brice... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:46:04 EST Viewing political corruption more broadly http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/150195754/Viewing-political-corruption-more-broadly Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans' views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:12 EST Montgomery wins runoff election according to unofficial election results http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150171827/Montgomery-wins-runoff-election-according-to-unofficial-election-results FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Although the results are not yet official, it seems his third time running for Fairfield County Sheriff will be the charm for Will Montgomery. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:34:01 EST