Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:59:25 EST 1800 VA health care eligibility: Net worth no longer a factor http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/152919804/VA-health-care-eligibility:-Net-worth-no-longer-a-factor The Department of Veterans Affairs is updating the way it determines eligibility for VA health care, a change that will result in more Veterans having access to the health care benefits they've earned and deserve. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:25:51 EST Lady Eagles take part in Special Olympics http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/152969232/Lady-Eagles-take-part-in-Special-Olympics COLUMBIA — The Richard Winn Academy varsity girls' basketball team participated in the 2015 Special Olympics State Basketball Tournament held in Columbia on April 11. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:30:51 EST Richard Winn Academy announces honor, merit rolls http://heraldindependent.com/news/news_education/152858207/Richard-Winn-Academy-announces-honor-merit-rolls WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy completed its third nine weeks for the 2014-2015 academic year and had many students make the Honor and Merit rolls for the nine weeks. The Honor Roll consists of students who made all A's or E's in... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:35:51 EST Arts logo chosen http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152912565/Arts-logo-chosen RIDGEWAY — Arts on the Ridge has found its artwork.Phyllis Nichols Gutierrez, chairwoman for the ninth annual Arts on the Ridge, announced the selection of the event's logo. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:30:51 EST Raising our awareness http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152961240/Raising-our-awareness FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Social service providers from Fairfield and Chester counties gathered at the Fairfield County Department of Social Services Office to discuss raising awareness of child abuse and neglect. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:25:52 EST For the media, traditional values still matter http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/152966444/For-the-media-traditional-values-still-matter I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They're not what you might think, however. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:15:53 EST Chinese, American mothers-in-law are different http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/152968438/Chinese-American-mothers-in-law-are-different Recently, a fictional conversation between a Chinese mother-in-law and a western mother-in-law has been widely discussed on China's internet. It is about whether a mother-in-law should live with her daughter-in-law or help raise a grandchild. It... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:50:53 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/152970241/ Blackstock High School Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:05:52 EST Three Amigos need forever homes http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152969007/Three-Amigos-need-forever-homes WINNSBORO — Hi folks, we are the Three Amigos — Henry, Hank and Heather. Henry is brown and white and is the largest of the little, while Hank is black and white and medium sized. Heather is the smallest. We are sweet, loving pups just... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:10:51 EST Police continue to search for shooting suspect http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/152964631/Police-continue-to-search-for-shooting-suspect WINNSBORO — A man suspected of a March 31 shooting remains at large.Police issued a warrant for 31-year-old Robert Dewayne McDaniel of 61 Tanglewood Court in Great Falls, but have been unable to find him. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:50:52 EST Council passes road resolution http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152913764/Council-passes-road-resolution FAIRFIELD COUNTY — It's budget season and Fairfield County Council has not budged its position concerning the maintenance of state roads. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:55:54 EST SCE&G to test V.C. Summer emergency sirens http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152964563/SCEG-to-test-V.C.-Summer-emergency-sirens JENKINSVILLE — SCE&G will conduct a test of its V.C. Summer Nuclear Station siren warning system over the next four weeks during weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:50:55 EST Death Valley rocks with spring game http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-ncaa-opinion-sports/152890262/Death-Valley-rocks-with-spring-game CLEMSON — Death Valley was rocking Saturday as Clemson celebrated its Spring Game in full swing. In front of an announced crowd of 37,000 fans, the Orange and White teams' offenses put on a show with White winning 35-24. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:45:52 EST Spring Job Fair well attended http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152854782/Spring-Job-Fair-well-attended FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Fairfield County Spring Job Fair presented Fairfield County residents with an opportunity to network with potential employers and was by all accounts a success. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:55:52 EST Chalked full of support http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152886555/Chalked-full-of-support WINNSBORO — You can chalk it up as a win. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:05:51 EST Changing the honoring system http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152830967/Changing-the-honoring-system WINNSBORO — Chameleon Inspirations Learning Center wants to change the way those employed in the field of education are honored. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:35:52 EST Chamber considers establishing third scholarship http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152838397/Chamber-considers-establishing-third-scholarship FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce is offering scholarships to students from Fairfield County's schools, one to Fairfield Central and one to Richard Winn. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:10:52 EST 18th annual Imagine the Difference event is April 25 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152859268/18th-annual-Imagine-the-Difference-event-is-April-25 FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Alcohol plays a major part in our society, and many people use it in different settings. It can be used as a recreational, social drug or it can be abused and cause harm to individuals, families and communities. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:10:51 EST Ridgeway Town Council talks taxes and budgets http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152856137/Ridgeway-Town-Council-talks-taxes-and-budgets RIDGEWAY — The Town of Ridgeway has money on its mind. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:05:52 EST Wings for Autism takes flight at Columbia Metropolitan Airport http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152899802/Wings-for-Autism-takes-flight-at-Columbia-Metropolitan-Airport COLUMBIA — Wings for Autism soars for people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities April 18 at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:40:52 EST