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County administrator disputes pornography allegations
Allegations of County Administrator Phil Hinely using his county computer to view and send pornographic emails have surfaced, some three years after the alleged activity.
Wed May 22, 2013
Deaerator arrives at Jenkinsville construction site
Traffic patterns were significantly altered last week as state-of-the-art nuclear equipment made the final leg of its journey to nuclear reactor construction sites in Jenkinsville.
Teacher arrested after assaulting student
A friend of Tammy Jo Parker testified Wednesday that he was intimate with the 44-year-old while she was married to Brett Parker.
Pornographic email investigation: WIS asks for records, gets $30K bill instead
Fairfield County administrator Phil Hinley denies sending and downloading any pornography from his county email account when WIS confronted him with the SLED file on April 8 at a county council meeting.
Angela Jones presents her vision for 4-H in Fairfield County.
Fairfield County Council heard an update at its May 13 meeting about housing ordinances when Dan Vismor explained that Article 2 needed removing from Housing Ordinance No.
Sun May 19, 2013
Women package and ship love, stitch by stitch
Some ladies in the Fairfield community are leading the way when it comes to reaching out to needy children.
Recipe of week from Fairfield County Cookbook
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church members Martha Robertson, Lola Robertson, Sarah Bush, Aileen Edmunds and Belva Bush got together at the Cotton Yard Market to talk about their FAMOUS recipes that they were entering into the Fairfield County Cookbook.
Sat May 18, 2013
County council, public at odds over taxes, budget
Winnsboro resident and Winnsboro native Oliver Johnson has his say about county tax rates and county council's policies during the public comment session of the county council meeting.
Thu May 16, 2013
Electronic device policy discussed at town hall meeting
At his final town hall meeting for 2013, School Superintendent J.R. Green called upon educators and administrators to revamp the way educators embrace technology in Fairfield County.
Wed May 15, 2013
Ridgeway Council discusses Arts on Ridge, new restaurant
Back row, Doug Porter, Belva Bush, and Donald Prioleau, and front row, left to right, Charlene Herring, Denise Jones, Jennie Price, and Russ Brown recognize Jones and Price with the Cottonyard Market as Ridgeway's Entrepreneurs of the Year.
Festival goers enjoy wings, wheels
Walter Thoma holds son, Parker, age 4, up to get a close look inside the cockpit of a COBRA helicopter, circa 1980.
Tue May 14, 2013
Thom Berry, public information officer with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, said Takisha Yolanda Roseboro, 36, of 81 Neason Lane in Winnsboro, was arrested May 10.
Mon May 13, 2013
Thousands of Tires Illegally Dumped in Ridgeway
We received a call from a tenant who lives just 40 feet from where the tires are piled up.
Letter Carriers' annual food drive is May 11
The National Association of Letter Carriers conducts its 21st annual food drive.
Whitmire kids get hooked on golf this summer
Hello everyone, local news on the way after we do the birthday wishes. Happy birthday to: Sam "Coach" Pruitt, Jamil Wallace, Shelley Wicker, Jackqueline B. Sims, David Andrews Sr., Becky Hinnrich, Paula Harrison, Lonnie Champion, Jacqueline Riser, Kourtney Collins, Julie Vancil, Alice Wicker, Chase Hood and Wallace Alexander.
Sat May 11, 2013
Checking for fever, school nurse Alshan Porter takes the temperature of fourth grader Sims Garrick.
Though school days have a similar routine of bells ringing and classes changing, of lunch and recess time, no two school days are alike for a school nurse.
State-owned utility has too much power, is building more capacity
In less than a decade, S.C. has gone from projections that the state soon would not have enough electric power to a surplus.
Fairfield Food Bank needs public's help
The Fairfield County Food Bank is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon and relies solely on volunteers and donations from churches, businesses, civic groups and individuals.
Two Ridgeway men, Almonzo Lamar Belton, 32, of 1979 Qualls Road., Ridgeway and Marcus Jermaine Mobley, 29, of Weldon Lane, Ridgeway, were arrested during a narcotics investigation early morning of May 9. During the narcotics operation, Fairfield County Sheriff's Office Deputies executed a drug search warrant at the residence of Almonzo Belton on ... (more)
Dear old Golden Rule days ...
A song written in 1907 by Will Cobb and Gus Edwards laments: "School days, school days, Dear old Golden Rule days, 'Reading and 'riting and 'rithmetic, Taught to the tune of the hick'ry stick." Ah, would that discipline of that sort were the rule today.