Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:15:55 EST 1800 Sixth annual golf outing a success http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/153025756/Sixth-annual-golf-outing-a-success COLUMBIA — The Fairfield County Disabilities and Special Needs Board held its sixth annual golf outing on Monday at Oak Hills Golf Club with a celebrity — former Fairfield Central High football player Tyler Thigpen — among those... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:15:52 EST A man and his art http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152787094/A-man-and-his-art JENKINSVILLE — Herman Thompson's artwork recently became a permanent fixture at the South Carolina State Museum although, for 67 years, Thompson has been a fixture in Fairfield County. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:55:51 EST Council gets updates on memorial http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153090554/Council-gets-updates-on-memorial WINNSBORO — Winnsboro Town Council will hold a second reading and public hearing next month on an ordinance adopting development impact fees for water and wastewater disposal facilities in the town of Winnsboro. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:55:51 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/153102064/ April 25• 2 p.m.: Shady Grove Independent Church honors families and friends with a cook out on the church grounds. The cookout lasts until 5 p.m. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:55:52 EST Ten things every veteran should know http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/153051371/Ten-things-every-veteran-should-know The Vantage Point blog at the Department of Veterans Affairs website has some very useful information that most veterans should be aware of. They report: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:25:52 EST Educators feted in inaugural awards ceremony http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153019877/Educators-feted-in-inaugural-awards-ceremony WINNSBORO — Chameleon Inspirations Learning Center honored teachers who bring class to the classroom and their A-game for A-plus students. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:45:53 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/153102288/ April 24-26 Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:55:52 EST Blythewood angler wins Lake Wateree event http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/153042820/Blythewood-angler-wins-Lake-Wateree-event CAMDEN – Bryan Holmes of Blythewood weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 12 ounces on April 18 to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Wateree. For his victory, Holmes earned... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:35:54 EST ‘Libertarians’ for ethnic cleansing http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/153101770/Libertarians-for-ethnic-cleansing Usually when right-libertarians defend gentrification, they do so by framing it as an entirely spontaneous free market phenomenon, and minimizing or ignoring the state's role in promoting it. That's bad enough. But we don't usually... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:05:51 EST A dangerous and unnecessary game http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion/153101777/A-dangerous-and-unnecessary-game Supporters of a national constitutional convention, as provided for in Article V of the US Constitution, have gained the support of 27 state legislatures for the idea. They need 34. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:40:52 EST Carolina Makers brings hand-made world to light http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153033885/Carolina-Makers-brings-hand-made-world-to-light Carolina Makers brings hand-made world to light Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:45:51 EST Fairfield County names student of the week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153030222/Fairfield-County-names-student-of-the-week WINNSBORO — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Anna Thompson, a 12th grade student at Gordon Odyssey Academy. Anna has achieved academic excellence in the 3rd Nine Weeks reporting period and consistently... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:25:51 EST A coursing challenge http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153095152/A-coursing-challenge WINNSBORO — BattleFrog, an obstacle course race that challenges participants with Navy SEAL-inspired obstacles, is coming to Carolina Adventure World on Saturday, April 25. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:15:52 EST Horseshoe tourney comes to town this weekend http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153101854/Horseshoe-tourney-comes-to-town-this-weekend NEWBERRY — Close will not cut it in horseshoes this weekend when professional throwers come to Marion Davis Park for the kick-off of the 2015 Horseshoe Pitchers Pro Tour in The SummerFun tournament. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:55:51 EST School goes art wild http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153011161/School-goes-art-wild WINNSBORO — Kelly Miller Elementary School hosted the inaugural Arts on the Green program. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:40:51 EST Two Griffins sign letters of intent http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/152990584/Two-Griffins-sign-letters-of-intent FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Two student athletes are taking their talents to the next level. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:50:52 EST Fairfield Farmers Market off to a good start http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153011097/Fairfield-Farmers-Market-off-to-a-good-start WINNSBORO — As the weather warms up, Fairfield Farmer's Market opens up.For just the second Saturday this year, vendors sold fresh, locally grown produce. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:30:52 EST Project gets a green thumbs up http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153019055/Project-gets-a-green-thumbs-up WINNSBORO — April showers bring May flowers, but the Anemone Garden Club in Fairfield County is hoping for a boom in June Blooms as a result of its recent work. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:15:51 EST MSI names student of the week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153018607/MSI-names-student-of-the-week WINNSBORO — Midlands S.T.E.M. Institute Student of the Week is Eli Moore. Eli Moore is a third grader in Mrs. Stilton's class. He is on the honor roll and has a great attitude. Eli is an excellent chess player and has won many awards. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:55:52 EST Kudos to the Fairfield County Liaison office http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/152982249/Kudos-to-the-Fairfield-County-Liaison-office Local items are important in our local news media. It is so interesting to read such in our newspaper, making the paper much more appealing. Thank you for your recent great article on our Fairfield County Liaison office and the impressive results... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:30:51 EST