Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:24:11 EST 1800 Fairfield Central takes down Keenan, 37-12. http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150300027/Fairfield-Central-takes-down-Keenan-37-12. WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School defeated W.J. Keenan High School, 37-12.The win advances the Griffins to 8-1 and guarantees them a first place finish in their region. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:31:04 EST All-video ClemsonTV online portal to launch Oct. 24 http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150286605/All-video-ClemsonTV-online-portal-to-launch-Oct.-24 CLEMSON – ClemsonTV, a new, all-video website devoted to Clemson University, will launch Friday, Oct. 24, with a live broadcast of the annual Tigerama pep rally at 7 p.m. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:55:03 EST Senior project is more than just reading, writing and arithmetic http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150242220/Senior-project-is-more-than-just-reading-writing-and-arithmetic GREAT FALLS — Great Falls High School has each senior student select a project to work on as part of their graduation requirements. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:31:04 EST Police Department gets new cruiser http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150262811/Police-Department-gets-new-cruiser WINNSBORO — The Town of Winnsboro held its Town Council and Monthly Finance meetings Tuesday, but the most exciting moment of the evening came in between the two meetings. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:45:01 EST Man charged in robbery http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150278288/Man-charged-in-robbery WINNSBORO — A local man is behind bars and charged with armed robbery and pointing a firearm. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:21:04 EST Regional reign in reach for RWA http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150268131/Regional-reign-in-reach-for-RWA WINNSBORO — A win is the key to locking a regional title down. With a win this week, Richard Winn Academy (9-0) will clinch its region. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:09:06 EST Griffins ready for a big game against Keenan High School http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150274833/Griffins-ready-for-a-big-game-against-Keenan-High-School WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School (7-1, 4-0) takes on W.J. Keenan High School (6-2, 4-1) at home this week. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:08:03 EST Pumpkin Fest to pump up downtown http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150248535/Pumpkin-Fest-to-pump-up-downtown WINNSBORO — Gather up the kin and your pumpkins for Pumpkin Fest Downtown. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:02:03 EST CU-ICAR executive director joins SAE Foundation board http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150201055/CU-ICAR-executive-director-joins-SAE-Foundation-board GREENVILLE – Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) Executive Director Fred Cartwright has been appointed to the SAE Foundation board of trustees. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:30:03 EST Celebrate Halloween at the South Carolina State Museum http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150196066/Celebrate-Halloween-at-the-South-Carolina-State-Museum COLUMBIA — Ghosts, goblins and monsters are haunting the galleries and theaters at the South Carolina State Museum this Halloween season. During the month of October, the museum is hosting a variety of Halloween-themed special events and laser... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:54:03 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:57 EST Winnsboro native tapped for Atlanta chamber position http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150161070/Winnsboro-native-tapped-for-Atlanta-chamber-position ATLANTA, Ga. – Winnsboro native Cathy A. Martin has been named vice president for economic development for the Metro Atlanta Chamber. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:53:05 EST Fairfield Central Griffins pummel Panthers, 42-7 http://heraldindependent.com/news/news-sports/150227007/Fairfield-Central-Griffins-pummel-Panthers-42-7 PELION — Fairfield Central High School (7-1, 4-0) traveled to Pelion (5-3, 2-2) last Friday night and came away with a big win. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:32:03 EST Preserve fall, winter habitat for quail, rabbits http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150234610/Preserve-fall-winter-habitat-for-quail-rabbits Late fall and winter bring “hard times” for small game species like bobwhite quail and rabbits, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:12:02 EST Shooting sports offered to interested SC schools http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150234473/Shooting-sports-offered-to-interested-SC-schools The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:09:04 EST County to help Jenkinsville with emergency grant http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150178716/County-to-help-Jenkinsville-with-emergency-grant WINNSBORO — The Fairfield County Council agreed to act as an intermediary for the Town of Jenkinsville's application for an emergency grant at last Monday's council meeting. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:27:04 EST Fairfield fields fair field of talent at the fair http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150206941/Fairfield-fields-fair-field-of-talent-at-the-fair FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Students from Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science and Fairfield Middle School went to the S.C. State Fair with artwork and came back well-decorated. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:49:02 EST Weldon headed to Washington for honors program http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150206223/Weldon-headed-to-Washington-for-honors-program WINNSBORO — Because DeQuan Weldon never receives D's or C's in the classroom, he will be traveling to D.C. in the near future. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:54:03 EST Winnsboro native honored for volleyball play http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150176251/Winnsboro-native-honored-for-volleyball-play ATLANTA — Claflin University junior right-side hitter Kiara Johnson has been tabbed as this week's Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Women's Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:06:04 EST Jones is student of the week for FCSD http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150225341/Jones-is-student-of-the-week-for-FCSD WINNSBORO — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Thometica Jones, an eighth-grade student at Fairfield Middle School (FMS). Thometica has earned A's and B's during the first nine weeks and exhibits... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:53:09 EST