Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:04:49 EST 1800 Richard Winn students compete in math meet http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151506530/Richard-Winn-students-compete-in-math-meet WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy juniors and seniors participated in the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Math Meet on Jan. 20. Junior Chrissy Caudill had the highest score from the RWA team and earned a medal for her... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:10:51 EST Emporium Too now open http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151489067/Emporium-Too-now-open WINNSBORO — Winnsboro Emporium and Consignment officially expanded and on Saturday, Winnsboro Emporium and Consignment Too held its grand opening. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:05:51 EST Midlands Tech leader feted http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151444791/Midlands-Tech-leader-feted COLUMBIA — Fittingly for a ceremony celebrating a man who has impacted education tremendously, educators, businessmen, elected officials, friends, family and peers walked in to Harbison Theater at Midlands Technical College behind bagpiper Ed... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:30:51 EST Three minutes to midnight http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/151510189/Three-minutes-to-midnight The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has just announced its latest nuclear Doomsday Clock moving ahead the minute hand to three minutes till midnight. The clock represents the count down to zero in minutes to nuclear apocalypse — midnight. This... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:00:52 EST Pet of the Week is Barry http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151464632/Pet-of-the-Week-is-Barry WINNSBORO — Hi folks, my name is Barry and I am a 10-month-old lab-hound mix. I am neutered and current on all my shots. I am a loving guy with humans, but not so sure about other dogs right now. I would be happy just being an only dog so he can... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:30:51 EST Fairfield County Schools names student of the week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151497732/Fairfield-County-Schools-names-student-of-the-week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Sophie Unangst, a CD 4-year-old student at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science. Sophie is very eager to learn and she excels academically. She... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:50:51 EST Fairfield County School District Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151418988/Fairfield-County-School-District-Student-of-the-Week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Ameriyon Seibles, a third grade student at Kelly Miller Elementary School. Ameriyon was chosen due to her remarkable academic achievements and sweet... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:35:51 EST Fairfield Central suffers tough loss to region rival http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/151489162/Fairfield-Central-suffers-tough-loss-to-region-rival WINNSBORO — The Fairfield Central High School boys basketball team suffered a tough loss to a regional rival, and continues to be flummoxed by W.J. Keenan High School. The Griffins have won four of their last five... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:20:51 EST Richard Winn grabs a rebound win http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/151489137/Richard-Winn-grabs-a-rebound-win WINNSBORO — A seesaw season continues for Richard Winn Academy's boys basketball team. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:15:51 EST Lady Griffins look to bounce back after two losses http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/151497030/Lady-Griffins-look-to-bounce-back-after-two-losses WINNSBORO — The last two basketball games haven't gone the way the Lady Griffins of Fairfield Central High School had hoped they would. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:20:55 EST A+ Trooper for Post C http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151430173/A+-Trooper-for-Post-C FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The supervisors of Post C of the S.C. Highway Patrol Troop 4 have nominated Lance Corp. Rick “R.E.” Howard for Troop 4 Trooper of the Year and named him Post C Trooper of the Year. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:00:51 EST Fairfield County needs to be united, not divided http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/151417652/Fairfield-County-needs-to-be-united-not-divided How long will the good and decent people of Fairfield County allow the ugly faces of racism, greed, and power cripple our County? Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:15:51 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/151438450/ Jan. 24 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:55:52 EST Clemson breaks ground for Graduate Education Center http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151375973/Clemson-breaks-ground-for-Graduate-Education-Center NORTH CHARLESTON — Clemson University officials broke ground for a $21.5-million building that will help shape the future of the state's engineering landscape for generations to come. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:00:55 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/151438468/ Jan. 29 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:00:54 EST Hansel and Gretel at the recruiter http://heraldindependent.com/news/editorial/151438199/Hansel-and-Gretel-at-the-recruiter Military recruiters must feel like Hansel and Gretel's “wicked witch,” fattening up the children to eat them. With sexual violence, endless wars of occupation, fatalities, brain trauma, permanent disabilities and an epidemic of... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:00:53 EST Groups support Martin’s push for CDV law changes http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151438124/Groups-support-Martins-push-for-CDV-law-changes PICKENS COUNTY — Sen. Larry Martin, chairman of the S.C. Senate Judiciary Committee, has been involved in changing state legislation concerning criminal domestic violence though the submission of Senate Bill 3 and at least two major groups are... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:30:52 EST Council OKs purchase of truck and streetlights http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151418175/Council-OKs-purchase-of-truck-and-streetlights WINNSBORO — Winnsboro Town Council provides a lift the community and brightens the Town of Winnsboro in the most literal sense. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:45:51 EST Democrats release 2015 legislative agenda http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/151438140/Democrats-release-2015-legislative-agenda COLUMBIA — South Carolina House Democrats announced their legislative agenda for the 2015-16 session at a press conference at the state house on Tuesday. Led by Minority Leader Representative Todd Rutherford, Democrats first stressed the need to... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:00:57 EST Political posturing will lead to a mighty thirst http://heraldindependent.com/news/editorial/151438115/Political-posturing-will-lead-to-a-mighty-thirst The State of the Union address is in the books for 2015 and the question begging for an answer is, was anyone really surprised by the rhetoric thrust front and center on media outlets worldwide? Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:00:52 EST