Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Wed, 27 May 2015 04:32:30 EST 1800 Tourists enjoy homes, gardens http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153558006/Tourists-enjoy-homes-gardens FAIRFIELD COUNTY — In an effort to raise funds for the restoration of Mt. Zion Institute, Friends of Mt. Zion Institute opened the doors of 10 local, historic homes to the public for a Home and Garden Tour. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:35:58 EST Winnsboro man pleads guilty to 2014 bank robbery http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-news/153698995/Winnsboro-man-pleads-guilty-to-2014-bank-robbery WINNSBORO – A 53-year-old Winnsboro man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the May 2014 robbery of the First Citizens Bank in Ridgeway. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:50:53 EST Seniors have fun day of activities http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153523063/Seniors-have-fun-day-of-activities WINNSBORO — Winnsboro's seniors grabbed their boots, cowboy hats, spurs, holsters and bingo cards when the Fairfield County Council on Aging and Winnsboro Department of Public Safety partnered to present a Western-themed day of games,... Sun, 24 May 2015 13:00:51 EST Fairfield Memorial Hospital CEO to retire http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153640333/Fairfield-Memorial-Hospital-CEO-to-retire WINNSBORO — Fairfield Memorial Hospital CEO Mike Williams has notified Fairfield Memorial Hospital he intends to retire. Sat, 23 May 2015 15:05:53 EST 3 FCHS students sign http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/153636986/3-FCHS-students-sign WINNSBORO — Three Fairfield Central High School students announced their intentions to play collegiate football. Sat, 23 May 2015 12:55:52 EST Museum holds annual meeting http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153583244/Museum-holds-annual-meeting FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Historical Society and Fairfield County Museum usually celebrate the county's history, but recently they spent an afternoon celebrating the efforts of their members and volunteers during its annual... Sat, 23 May 2015 11:35:52 EST Coyote workshop comes to town http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153466698/Coyote-workshop-comes-to-town BLACKSTOCK — Unfortunately, for Fairfield County's 8-year-olds and those who think similarly, a coyote workshop is not a didactic session focused on building bigger, better and possibly cybernetically enhanced coyotes. Sat, 23 May 2015 09:25:51 EST Council makes quick dispatch of agenda http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153608336/Council-makes-quick-dispatch-of-agenda WINNSBORO — Winnsboro Town Council gave first reading to two budget ordinances, adopted water impact fees, approved a capital expenditure request, approved free use of the Old Armory and passed an accidental loss resolution — all within... Sat, 23 May 2015 09:10:51 EST Memorial Day celebration set for Monday http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153631467/Memorial-Day-celebration-set-for-Monday WINNSBORO — Winnsboro is set to honor Memorial Day in a big way. Fri, 22 May 2015 12:20:51 EST Non-fatal plane crash in Fairfield County http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153632424/Non-fatal-plane-crash-in-Fairfield-County FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Sheriff Office Deputies responded to a plane crash Wednesday morning. Fri, 22 May 2015 12:10:52 EST Pet of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153583177/Pet-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — Hi folks, my name is Frosty and I am white with black spots because I am part Dalmatian. I am quite handsome and very friendly. I am looking for a loving home where I can romp and play and find companionship. I am neutered, current... Fri, 22 May 2015 12:10:51 EST Great movies in the great outdoors of Winnsboro http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153420359/Great-movies-in-the-great-outdoors-of-Winnsboro WINNSBORO — In the Town of Winnsboro, warm summer nights are family movie nights. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:00:52 EST Rotary welcomes Robinson http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153468054/Rotary-welcomes-Robinson WINNSBORO — Fairfield County Council was well-represented at Winnsboro Rotary Club's most recent meeting when it welcomed Fairfield County Council Chairwoman Carolyn Robinson as its speaker. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:35:51 EST Ridgeway OKs new tax, lease http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153521678/Ridgeway-OKs-new-tax-lease RIDGEWAY — Ridgeway Town Council made a taxing decision at its most recent meeting when it gave a prepared food tax its second and final reading effective Aug. 1. Thu, 21 May 2015 09:40:51 EST Hamlin holds off Harvick for Sprint All-Star Race victory http://heraldindependent.com/news/news-sports/153572158/Hamlin-holds-off-Harvick-for-Sprint-All-Star-Race-victory CONCORD, N.C. — With a deft move with three laps left in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Denny Hamlin delivered the first victory in the non-points showcase event to Joe Gibbs Racing and to... Wed, 20 May 2015 17:55:51 EST Community gathering http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153556238/Community-gathering WINNSBORO — The inaugural Save the Children event gathered the community for a parade, praise and fun. Wed, 20 May 2015 08:45:51 EST Extension specialist honored http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/153494785/Extension-specialist-honored CLEMSON — Clemson University fruit specialist Guido Schnabel earned national recognition for helping fruit growers across the East Coast manage disease. Tue, 19 May 2015 13:50:52 EST Bus driver of the year named http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153441367/Bus-driver-of-the-year-named Shameeka Cornelius is the 2014-2015 Transportation Department Bus Driver of the Year. Tue, 19 May 2015 10:45:52 EST Students learn about the weather http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153496351/Students-learn-about-the-weather WINNSBORO — First grade student Travis and kindergartener Johnathan call him Dad, but the rest of us know him as one of Channel 19's meteorologists. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:36:05 EST Hit musicals at Richard Winn http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/153499599/Hit-musicals-at-Richard-Winn WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy's fourth and fifth grade students entertained a packed house on May 7 with a program of songs and skits from the hit musicals The Sound of Music and Oliver. Mon, 18 May 2015 13:35:51 EST