Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:46:48 EST 1800 Lady Eagles win third straight championship http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/152125608/Lady-Eagles-win-third-straight-championship WINNSBORO — The Richard Winn Academy Lady Eagles won their 28th game of the season on Feb. 28 and the 59-34 victory against Holly Hill Academy also happened to be the S.C. Independent School Association 1A Championship. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:05:51 EST Extension, DNR working on coyote control http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152123986/Extension-DNR-working-on-coyote-control CLEMSON — If you listen closely when you turn out the lights for the night, you're likely to hear a coyote howl. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:05:54 EST Fairfield County names Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152122102/Fairfield-County-names-Student-of-the-Week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is JaVan Scott, an eighth grade student at Fairfield Middle School. JaVan has been named to the Honor Roll for first and second nine weeks. He is a member... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:50:53 EST Richard Winn Academy names Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152121031/Richard-Winn-Academy-names-Student-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy has announced that Calee Thigpen, daughter of Charlen Thigpen of Winnsboro, as Student of the Week. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:15:52 EST ‘It was an awesome event’ http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152121304/It-was-an-awesome-event FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Although the event was dubbed 100 Men in Black and White, the number of people who attended the event, which sought to honor the male contribution to Fairfield County and spark new dialogue, far exceeded 100. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:50:51 EST Stewart defeats Trapp in special general election http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152164828/Stewart-defeats-Trapp-in-special-general-election According to unofficial results, Walter Larry Stewart wins the Fairfield County Council District 3 Special General Election.Unofficial numbers indicate Stewart defeated Mikel Trapp, the incumbent, by 49 votes, 429-380. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:05:51 EST Sardinia man in prison will face more charges http://heraldindependent.com/news/community-news/152150309/Sardinia-man-in-prison-will-face-more-charges A Sardinia man already in prison on a theft charge is facing new charges in Brown County including burglary. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:25:52 EST Voters head to polls to elect District 3 rep http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152129136/Voters-head-to-polls-to-elect-District-3-rep FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Fairfield County Council's District 3 representative will likely be decided today during a Special General Election that was called for by the Fairfield County Election Commission and upheld by the South Carolina State... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:00:51 EST County approves sidewalk funding http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152049923/County-approves-sidewalk-funding FAIRFIELD COUNTY — In a narrow vote, the Town of Jenkinsville secured funding for a sidewalk project. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:00:52 EST Clemson monitors weather impact on peaches http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152075739/Clemson-monitors-weather-impact-on-peaches CLEMSON — February's frigid temperatures could make spring and summer tiring seasons for South Carolina peach growers. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:45:51 EST Yes, you are beautiful http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152075799/Yes-you-are-beautiful LIBERTY — Childhood bullying is a reality that many youth have to deal with in their day-to-day life. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 20:00:54 EST Herman Young feted http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152020417/Herman-Young-feted FAIRFIELD COUNTY — A career in public service spanning more than five decades culminated Monday. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 10:25:52 EST Powerful couple http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152055894/Powerful-couple WINNSBORO — Janet and Cephus Mason have known each other for almost 65 years and share nearly 60 years married to one another. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:50:51 EST Inaugural SC Clay Conference is this weekend http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152075856/Inaugural-SC-Clay-Conference-is-this-weekend NEWBERRY — A one of a kind pottery sale is happening this weekend in Newberry as part of the first South Carolina Clay Conference. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:20:51 EST Elgin man arrested after multi-county chase http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/152071793/Elgin-man-arrested-after-multi-county-chase WINNSBORO – An Elgin man who led law enforcement on a chase that originated Wednesday in York County was stopped by Fairfield County deputies on I-77. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:15:51 EST Fairfield County names Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/151998599/Fairfield-County-names-Student-of-the-Week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Trinity Skye, a third grade student at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science. Trinity is a well-rounded student and excels academically. She is a... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:55:51 EST Bus, car wreck results in one death http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152020067/Bus-car-wreck-results-in-one-death FAIRFIELD COUNTY — A wreck between a school bus and a vehicle on Monday resulted in the death of one person. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:55 EST Dealing with power outages http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152072541/Dealing-with-power-outages FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Here are some tips for how to plan ahead for possible power outages along with what you should and should not do if you do lose power, especially when it concerns food. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:58 EST Gala raises funds for education http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152066635/Gala-raises-funds-for-education WINNSBORO — Having fun at a party normally isn't a tenable strategy for paying for an education. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:15:52 EST Miss Fairfield Central High crowned http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152004844/Miss-Fairfield-Central-High-crowned WINNSBORO — Katelyn Denise Haney was crowned Miss Fairfield Central High School after she was chosen as the contestant who best embodies Fairfield Central's motto “Soaring to Greatness: Griffins Believe, Griffins Achieve and Griffins... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:10:52 EST