Kevin BoozerStaff WriterWINNSBORO — Children in Winnsboro heard the whistle of a locomotive and the “Ho, Ho, Ho” of Santa Claus as they rode on the S.C. Railroad Museum’s Santa Express on Nov. 30.The volunteer staff at the railroad museum said about 600 people rode the rails Saturday, a near capacity turnout that has them with high hopes for a busy holiday season there.
Kevin BoozerStaff WriterWINNSBORO — People needing insurance to comply with the Affordable Care Act were granted a one week extension. The new deadline is Dec. 23, the last day someone can buy insurance in federally operated marketplaces and be covered on Jan. 1, 2014.With that deadline in mind, the Fairfield Community Health Partners held a forum Tuesday night in the Fairfield Central High School Media Center to provide information about the Affordable ...
Kylie is looking for a forever home. Might it be yours? Kylie is a 2-year-old Rottweiler that is spayed and current on all shots. She loves to play in the yard with other dogs at the adoption center. Contact Janice at 803-815-0805 or stop by and see this beautiful girl. Her one wish is for a home for Christmas. She is housebroken, which is certainly a plus. The shelter is in desperate need of donations of dog food, canned cat food and sponsors for spays and neuters.
WINNSBORO — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Cialen Gadson, a fourth-grade student at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science. Cialen strives for success and sets academic goals for himself. He is very respectful and has a positive attitude. Cialen is very cooperative and gets along with everyone. He plays lead guitar, piano, and drums, sings with the youth choir, plays basketball, football and baseball. Cialen is the son of Mylon Gadson and ...
WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy proudly announces Madison Spang as “Student of the Week.” Madison is the perfect choice for this honor because of her caring spirit!. She is always willing to help someone in need and does it with a smile on her face. Madison represents her junior class well by participating in all activities the class sponsors. She is conscientious about her grades. Madison always works hard and studies diligently to keep her grades and grade point average a...
Kevin BoozerStaff WriterWINNSBORO — This season the Proud Parents Group at Fairfield Central High School got in the weekly habit of having cake to serve on Tuesdays at 6 p.m.The FCHS Griffins earned their cake and made it a routine on their way to an undefeated regular season and a rematch with Dillon High for the Division 2-AA state championship. The Griffins hope to taste sweet victory after Friday night’s rematch, but win or lose, Group Presiden...
Lucas VanceStaff WriterWINNSBORO — People say that one year can make quite a difference, but when it comes to the AA state championship, there is not much difference from last year’s game.The Griffins of Fairfield Central (13-0) will once again square off against the Wildcats of Dillon (11-2). Both losses for Dillon came after giving up 27 points. Once on Aug. 23 to Mallard Creek (N.C.) and then on Sept. 27 to Marlboro County. That was the last tim...
Lucas VanceStaff WriterWINNSBORO — Mayor Roger Gaddy recently proclaimed Dec. 6 as Arbor Day in Winnsboro.At 11 a.m. Friday, the Town of Winnsboro in conjunction with Fairfield County Soil and Conservation will plant a tree on the Mt. Zion green. Gaddy will represent the town and Charles Coleman will represent Fairfield County.Three seventh-graders including Grier Hensley from Richard Winn Academy, Lamar Richards from Fairfield Middle School a...
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