Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:17:23 EST 1800 Powerful couple http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152055894/Powerful-couple WINNSBORO — Janet and Cephus Mason have known each other for almost 65 years and share nearly 60 years married to one another. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:50:51 EST Inaugural SC Clay Conference is this weekend http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152075856/Inaugural-SC-Clay-Conference-is-this-weekend NEWBERRY — A one of a kind pottery sale is happening this weekend in Newberry as part of the first South Carolina Clay Conference. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:20:51 EST Elgin man arrested after multi-county chase http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/152071793/Elgin-man-arrested-after-multi-county-chase WINNSBORO – An Elgin man who led law enforcement on a chase that originated Wednesday in York County was stopped by Fairfield County deputies on I-77. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:15:51 EST Fairfield County names Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151998599/Fairfield-County-names-Student-of-the-Week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Trinity Skye, a third grade student at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science. Trinity is a well-rounded student and excels academically. She is a... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:55:51 EST Richard Winn’s season ends with loss http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/152068336/Richard-Winns-season-ends-with-loss WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy boys basketball season came to an end Saturday with an 85-49 defeat at the hands of Curtis Baptist School. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:40:52 EST Time for a change http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/152019790/Time-for-a-change Tis the season, when all should be at peace and harmony! Yet, it appears this season has yet to come in Fairfield County. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:56 EST Bus, car wreck results in one death http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152020067/Bus-car-wreck-results-in-one-death FAIRFIELD COUNTY — A wreck between a school bus and a vehicle on Monday resulted in the death of one person. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:55 EST What we owe our grandparents http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/151920840/What-we-owe-our-grandparents On numerous occasions I have shared the inspirational account of how my mother and father overcame the poverty and oppression of the mid 1900's in South Carolina to become the first college graduates in their respective families. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:53 EST District 3 deserves better http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/152066520/District-3-deserves-better Mr. Trapp's opponents in the upcoming election need not enter the negative campaigning arena. Why, you ask, since pointing out an opponent's shortcomings is usually part of any political campaign? Truth is: Mr. Trapp has placed his own... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:56 EST Dealing with power outages http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152072541/Dealing-with-power-outages FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Here are some tips for how to plan ahead for possible power outages along with what you should and should not do if you do lose power, especially when it concerns food. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:58 EST The lobbyists at your dinner party http://heraldindependent.com/news/editorial/152076146/The-lobbyists-at-your-dinner-party Remember the old food pyramid?Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government's official dietary advice for Americans fit neatly into that triangle. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:52 EST Gala raises funds for education http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152066635/Gala-raises-funds-for-education WINNSBORO — Having fun at a party normally isn't a tenable strategy for paying for an education. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:15:52 EST Miss Fairfield Central High crowned http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152004844/Miss-Fairfield-Central-High-crowned WINNSBORO — Katelyn Denise Haney was crowned Miss Fairfield Central High School after she was chosen as the contestant who best embodies Fairfield Central's motto “Soaring to Greatness: Griffins Believe, Griffins Achieve and Griffins... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:10:52 EST USC to host Shakespeare’s First Folio http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152076015/USC-to-host-Shakespeares-First-Folio COLUMBIA — The University of South Carolina will host a traveling exhibit of William Shakespeare's First Folio — the first collected edition of Shakespeare's works published in 1623 that includes 36 of his plays including... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:10:51 EST Reddick survives wild scramble to win http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/152007992/Reddick-survives-wild-scramble-to-win DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —As trucks fanned out four-wide behind him, Tyler Reddick took the first checkered flag of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career in Friday night's NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:45:55 EST Lady Eagles return to form with a big win http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/151985558/Lady-Eagles-return-to-form-with-a-big-win WINNSBORO — The first postseason game was business as usual for the Richard Winn Academy Lady Eagles as they roughshod over Cathedral Academy, 66-27. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:30:52 EST Behavioral Services eyes accreditation http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152000969/Behavioral-Services-eyes-accreditation FAIRFIELD COUNTY — It will be almost two months until the results are official, but the results from Fairfield Health Behavioral Health Services' Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) review seem... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:40:51 EST Governor declares state of emergency http://heraldindependent.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/152056830/Governor-declares-state-of-emergency Gov. Nikki Haley has declared a State of Emergency to mobilize additional state resources should they been needed in response to the impending hazardous weather. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:35:57 EST Sherman’s march recalled http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151985178/Shermans-march-recalled FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Feb. 21, 2015, marked the 150th anniversary of Gen. William T. Sherman's march through Fairfield County. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:55:51 EST Bairefoot, Johnson announce engagement http://heraldindependent.com/news/engagements/152006565/Bairefoot-Johnson-announce-engagement Douglas “Big Doug” Johnson and Amanda “Little Bit” Bairefoot announce their engagement on February 14, 2015. Amanda is the daughter of Dorinda Lynn Harvey and stepdaughter of Jessie Harvey. Amanda is the granddaughter of W.T. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:30:52 EST