Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Sat, 29 Nov 2014 01:42:09 EST 1800 Prostitution sting nets arrest http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/150617519/Prostitution-sting-nets-arrest WINNSBORO — After an undercover operation, Joe Wayne Gladney was arrested on charges of attempting to solicit a prostitute. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:37:04 EST It’s Black Friday — but where did it all begin? http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150683346/Its-Black-Friday--but-where-did-it-all-begin NEWBERRY — Black Friday. Some might see it as any other day, while others might spend time searching for the best deals to get a jump on Christmas shopping, but do you know the history behind it? Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:03:05 EST Harrison is Student of the Week for FCSD http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150628410/Harrison-is-Student-of-the-Week-for-FCSD FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Jalasha Harrison, a fourth grade student at Fairfield Elementary School. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:12:03 EST Storytellers unite http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150644841/Storytellers-unite WINNSBORO — Storytellers want to draw people together, which is something Tellabration accomplishes. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:23:02 EST Christmas parade moved http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150631879/Christmas-parade-moved WINNSBORO — When the date for Winnsboro's Christmas Parade was set for Nov. 23, a Nov. 30 raindate was set in case of inclement weather. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:09:15 EST Talking turkey with Fairfield County second-grade students http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150562269/Talking-turkey-with-Fairfield-County-second-grade-students FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Second-graders in Fairfield County carried out a long-standing tradition for The Herald Independent: sharing their ideas of how to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. As always, we appreciate the school district's help with... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:09:13 EST Museum Mornings tap creativity http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150595330/Museum-Mornings-tap-creativity WINNSBORO — Grandma Moses famously began creating art at the age of 78. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:46:02 EST J.B. Floyd Building closed for maintenance http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150563998/J.B.-Floyd-Building-closed-for-maintenance WINNSBORO — The J.B. Floyd Building will be closed until further notice for building maintenance. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:02:01 EST Clemson, Carolina blood donation duel held http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150560664/Clemson-Carolina-blood-donation-duel-held WINNSBORO — The annual American Red Cross Clemson-Carolina Blood Drive was held Nov. 13 at First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:29:02 EST Richard Winn Academy Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150594884/Richard-Winn-Academy-Student-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — Scotty Timms is the Richard Winn Academy student of the week. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:09:01 EST Criminal Justice at Piedmont Technical College http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150565101/Criminal-Justice-at-Piedmont-Technical-College NEWBERRY — Legal, law enforcement and corrections jobs are hot commodities in today's job market. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:50:01 EST Montgomery is Fairfield County sheriff-elect http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150613434/Montgomery-is-Fairfield-County-sheriff-elect FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The third time is the charm for Will Montgomery. Pending an official canvass, Montgomery's third attempt at running for sheriff of Fairfield County succeeded. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:43:03 EST Police get OK to buy new cars http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150613343/Police-get-OK-to-buy-new-cars WINNSBORO — The Winnsboro Police Department is searching for five new cars and an S.U.V. after Tuesday's Town of Winnsboro council meeting. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:21:02 EST Newberry Bulldogs bulldoze Fairfield Central Griffins, 16-3 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150635609/Newberry-Bulldogs-bulldoze-Fairfield-Central-Griffins-16-3 WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School's run came to an end Friday after a 16-3 loss at the hands of the Newberry High School Bulldogs. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:09:07 EST Grab a chair, sit a spell http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150533401/Grab-a-chair-sit-a-spell RIDGEWAY — Old service stations once served as catch-all places to fill up, get an oil change, wipe your windshield down and have your car inspected. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:01:01 EST Thawing and preparing the turkey for Thanksgiving http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150578925/Thawing-and-preparing-the-turkey-for-Thanksgiving FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Thawing and preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving? Here is what you need to know to make sure your holiday dinner is one to remember for all the right reasons. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:12:02 EST Richard Winn playing for a state championship http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150610385/Richard-Winn-playing-for-a-state-championship SUMTER — It doesn't take an Eagle eye for Richard Winn Academy to see a potential championship. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:35:06 EST Fairfield Central hosting Newberry in Round 3 of Upper State title tilt http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150597804/Fairfield-Central-hosting-Newberry-in-Round-3-of-Upper-State-title-tilt WINNSBORO — Newberry is an old opponent for Fairfield Central High School. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:20:01 EST Beta Club collects food http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150615427/Beta-Club-collects-food WINNSBORO — Richard Winn's Beta Club students recently sponsored a school-wide food drive, collecting more than 1,500 items in a two-week period. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:18:03 EST Tree lighting gets OK’d http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150561621/Tree-lighting-gets-OKd RIDGEWAY — If there's one thing children are more passionate about than civic government, it's delivering a presentation to a crowded room about World War II. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:19:04 EST