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Tuesday Apr 15 | Herald Independent

Four Fairfield County schools win Palmetto Award

Fairfield County School District recently announced that four of its elementary schools received either a Palmetto Gold or Palmetto Silver award for general performance or are closing the achievement gap.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tuesday Apr 15 | Herald Independent

Manager delivers update on new career center

The new Career and Technology Center for Fairfield County School District is scheduled to begin phase one of construction on June 9 and be completed by Aug. 1, 2015 for the start of the Fall 2015 semester.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Winnsboro, SC

Tuesday Apr 15 | Herald Independent

New Ridgeway councilman takes oath of office

Following Fairfield County Election Commission's meeting on Friday, Heath Cookendorfer won one of two available seats with 43 write-in votes to Belva Bush's 41. Debbie Stidham, director of Fairfield County Voter Registration and Elections, said the election commission met and determined that 43 of the original 47 write-in votes had "voter's intent" ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ridgeway, SC, Blythewood, SC

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Herald Independent

School district's proposed budget increases by $1.2 million

Fairfield County School District finance director Kevin Robinson noted that the increased budget is a result of an increased property tax base and not a result of a raised millage rate.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Herald Independent

Preliminary results yield surprise in Ridgeway elections

Although results are still unofficial, it is believed Heath Cookendorfer received 47 write-in votes to unseat councilwoman Belva Bush, who received 41 votes.

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Related Topix: Ridgeway, SC, Blythewood, SC

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Element TV Brings Hundreds of Jobs to Struggling County

A new company that makes TVs is creating more than 400 jobs in a struggling Midlands county.

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Related Topix: Winnsboro, SC

People Sentinel

Former Williston mayor honored by S.C. Senator

Former Williston Mayor Tommy Rivers was recognized for 20 years of mayoral service by the S.C. Senate with a resolution on April 3: "Whereas, the members of the Senate of the State of South Carolina are pleased to express their appreciation to those in the Palmetto State, such as Thomas R. Rivers, who give of their time and talents to serve the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Williston, SC, South Carolina, Rion, SC, University of South Carolina, Barnwell County, SC

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Herald Independent

Town approves grant match for sewer improvements

The Department of Commerce has awarded the Town of Winnsboro a community development grant under the Community Infrastructure initiative to improve sewer lines within the Town of Winnsboro and Fairfield County.

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Related Topix: Winnsboro, SC, 9

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Herald Independent

Charter school breaks ground at new site

Midlands STEM Institute's executive director Marie Milam and board members as well as community members and local state legislative delegation attended Wednesday's ground breaking ceremony at 1403 Greenbrier Mossydale Road.

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Herald Independent

Fairfield County aids in manhunt for teens

Law enforcement agencies from around the area, including Fairfield County, were staged at the intersection of S.C. 34 and U.S. 176 for the majority of... Newberry County Lee Foster, at right, is shown in front of the Fairfield County Mobile Command Center.

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Related Topix: Newberry County, SC, Pomaria, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Herald Independent

Fairfield County's new charter school holds ground breaking ceremony

Midlands STEM Institute's executive director Marie Milam and board members as well as community members and local state legislative delegation attended Wednesday's ground breaking ceremony at 1403 Greenbrier Mossydale Road.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Herald Independent

HON building is option for courthouse

Interim Fairfield County Administrator Milton Pope recently informed council that the HON building is an available site for the Fairfield County Courthouse's relocation.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Tornado Memories Still Alive 30 Years Later

March 28, 1984 is a date many in the Midlands will never forget, especially residents of Newberry and Fairfield counties.

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Related Topix: Newberry County, SC, Winnsboro, SC

Herald Independent

Fairfield Magnet School is one of Palmetto's Finest

It was announced Wednesday that Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science is one of five schools in South Carolina to win the Palmetto's Finest Award.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Winthrop University

Thu Mar 27, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Residents Get Update On Midlands Nuclear Reactor Site

Thursday members of the Fairfield County community met with officials from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to get an update on the VC-Summer Site in the county.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Herald Independent

Fairfield Magnet School wins Palmetto's Finest award

Superintendent J.R. Green recognized FMSMS for being a finalist for the Palmetto's Finest award prior to the announcement of receiving the top honor.... WINNSBORO - It was announced today that Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science is a Palmetto's Finest Award recipient.

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Related Topix: Winnsboro, SC, Education Etc.

The State

Camden High, Fairfield Magnet School for Math & Science named Palmetto's Finest

Camden High School in Kershaw County and Fairfield Magnet School for Math & Science in Fairfield County were among five schools statewide named 2014 Palmetto's Finest Award winners Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Kershaw County, SC, Horry County, SC, Education Etc.

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Herald Independent

Town revisits code enforcement

Nearly a year after tabling the final reading of a property maintenance code for the town, council will vote on the ordinance in the April 1 meeting.

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Related Topix: Winnsboro, SC

Herald Independent

Television are hot off the line at Element

After last summer's announcement that the flat-screen television producer - Element Electronics - would be moving to the county, production has begun in the old Perry Ellis building at 392 U.S. 321 Bypass North in Winnsboro.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Winnsboro, SC, Ridgeway, SC

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