Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:38:50 EST 1800 He’s finally home http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152592043/Hes-finally-home PIEDMONT – An Upstate Korean War Army veteran, declared Missing in Action for nearly 64 years, was finally laid to rest. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:15:52 EST A spring day at Summer Day http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152406976/A-spring-day-at-Summer-Day WINNSBORO — It might be a season early, but Summer Day Gifts s making the most of its spring.The store located in Winnsboro held its third annual Spring Open House. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:45:52 EST Griffins struggling to score runs http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-hsbaseball-news-sports/152578722/Griffins-struggling-to-score-runs WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School's baseball team is pitching well, fielding well and making consistent contact, but the Griffins are struggling to win games. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:05:55 EST RWA Eagles fend off Wardlaw http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-hsbaseball-news/152575594/RWA-Eagles-fend-off-Wardlaw WINNSBORO — While the weather alternated between warm and cold, Richard Winn Academy's baseball team has stayed hot. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:45:52 EST Officials urge vigilance, precaution for avian flu virus http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152592320/Officials-urge-vigilance-precaution-for-avian-flu-virus CLEMSON — South Carolina officials are asking the public to keep an eye out for a strain of avian flu that has been identified in seven states and is potentially deadly to poultry. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:35:55 EST Students complete CNA course http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152515715/Students-complete-CNA-course WINNSBORO — Five students from Fairfield Career and Technology Center have successfully completed the Certified Nursing Assisting Certificate course. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:55:51 EST Fairfield Elementary teachers recognized for PASS efforts http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152515436/Fairfield-Elementary-teachers-recognized-for-PASS-efforts WINNSBORO — Six teachers from Fairfield Elementary School were recognized by the Fairfield County School District for having more than 70 percent of their students score met and exemplary on the 2014 South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:45:51 EST Grad students teach high-schoolers how to monitor water quality http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152393568/Grad-students-teach-high-schoolers-how-to-monitor-water-quality CENTRAL — The average person probably doesn't think of clean water as being filled with a bunch of bugs. But in reality some groups of bug larvae are sensitive to pollution, so if they're not found wiggling around in creeks, streams... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:10:51 EST Greens are a go in Ridgeway http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152456736/Greens-are-a-go-in-Ridgeway RIDGEWAY — The greenest day in Ridgeway might have come two days after St. Patrick's Day.Royal Greens, a business with combines farming, agri-tourism and production, opened last Thursday in Ridgeway. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:50:51 EST Pitt in Hall of Fame http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/152473767/Pitt-in-Hall-of-Fame COLUMBIA — Coaching isn't the pits for Joe Pitt. With 40 years of coaching and 569 wins under his belt, Pitt was inducted into the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:40:53 EST Midlands S.T.E.M. Institute Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152507684/Midlands-S.T.E.M.-Institute-Student-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — Damien Wilkes is Midlands S.T.E.M. Institute's Maverick of the Week. Damien is a first grade student in Mrs. McFarlan's class at Midlands S.T.E.M. Institute, is an awesome Maverick, and shows great leadership in the class... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:40:51 EST Annual Red Cross spaghetti dinner a success http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152472008/Annual-Red-Cross-spaghetti-dinner-a-success WINNSBORO — Volunteers aiding Red Cross served up noodles with red sauce at the annual Red Cross Spaghetti Lunch and Supper. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:20:52 EST Johnson is student of the week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152515355/Johnson-is-student-of-the-week WINNSBORO — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Taylor Johnson, a kindergarten student at Kelly Miller Elementary School. Taylor was chosen as the Academic Student of the Week because of her vibrant... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:45:50 EST Burning desire to help http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152387021/Burning-desire-to-help FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Fire Services is helping extinguish hunger as well as fires after donating more than 1,100 pounds of food to Fairfield Community Food Bank. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:50:51 EST Middle, high school students take part in job shadowing http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152515851/Middle-high-school-students-take-part-in-job-shadowing WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School and Fairfield Middle School students recently shadowed a working professional and gained valuable insights and life lessons on navigating their individual career path. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:35:51 EST Fairfield County School District announces Hall of Fame inductees http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152454621/Fairfield-County-School-District-announces-Hall-of-Fame-inductees FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County School District has announced the second inaugural class of its Hall of Fame. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:35:51 EST CSX names Mega Site “Select Site” http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152456600/CSX-names-Mega-Site-Select-Site NEWBERRY – CSX made it official Wednesday when it announced that the I-26 Mega Site in Newberry County has been designated a CSX Select Site. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 12:45:57 EST Community getting ‘technical’ http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152403284/Community-getting-technical FAIRFIELD COUNTY — As the school year is winding down, Midlands Technical College's Fairfield County Campus is looking up. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:25:51 EST Clemson legend to walk in Bataan Memorial Death March http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152393582/Clemson-legend-to-walk-in-Bataan-Memorial-Death-March CLEMSON — Retired U.S. Army Col. Beverly N. (Ben) Skardon, 97, survivor of the Bataan Death March and beloved alumnus and professor emeritus of Clemson University, will walk eight-and-a-half miles in the annual Bataan Memorial Death March on the... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:05:51 EST Boulware is RWA Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152327543/Boulware-is-RWA-Student-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy proudly announces Sydney Boulware as “Student of the Week.” Sydney, a seventh grader, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Boulware and the English/language arts student of Danielle... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:20:51 EST