Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:21:08 EST 1800 We need people who will stand on beliefs http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/150294966/We-need-people-who-will-stand-on-beliefs It is almost election time in Fairfield County. It has sincerely distressed me to witness the negative atmosphere that is being generated by special interest groups. We have some good people serving on our County Council that have been the target for... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:33:02 EST Elite Ladies initiative expands in district http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150280268/Elite-Ladies-initiative-expands-in-district FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Fairfield County School District has announced the expansion of the Elite Ladies mentoring initiative to Fairfield Central High School. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:38:00 EST Richard Winn Academy announces honor rolls http://heraldindependent.com/news/news_education/150292396/Richard-Winn-Academy-announces-honor-rolls WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy completed its first nine weeks for the 2014-2015 academic year and had many students make the Honor and Merit Rolls. The Honor Roll consists of students who made all A's or E's in their current... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:08:03 EST Kudos for exhibit of students’ writing ability http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/150292056/Kudos-for-exhibit-of-students-writing-ability “Fairfield County: Past, Present and Future” was the theme school students used to compose essays for the Fairfield County Arts Council's annual contest. At the Fairfield County Library the Friends of the Library and the Arts Council... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:46:04 EST Plans for WWII monument underway http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150313318/Plans-for-WWII-monument-underway WINNSBORO — A group of Winnsboro residents is working to raise funds for a World War II monument. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:20:06 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150319920/ Oct. 28• The Fairfield County Recreation Department hosts a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Oct. 30 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:48:05 EST If it were a job interview, who would you hire http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/150308462/If-it-were-a-job-interview-who-would-you-hire Take politics out of the 6th Circuit Solicitor's race, and it's nothing more than a job interview. You are the interviewers for that job, and the candidates are presenting their resumes. If this was a job interview, who would you... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:12 EST Get all the facts before you vote http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/150283557/Get-all-the-facts-before-you-vote We are writing this letter in support of David Ferguson who is currently the Chairman of our Fairfield County Council. Mr. Ferguson is a long-time, Christian friend of ours. He is a very active member of the Winnsboro Church of Nazarene, where he has... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:12 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150319626/ Got a reunion coming up? Let us know so we can help spread the word. The Herald Independent encourages the submission of reunion notices for schools, churches and families for publication each week. Items can be submitted in writing to The Herald... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:11 EST Animal Shelter a vital resource for community http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150292206/Animal-Shelter-a-vital-resource-for-community WINNSBORO — Early each morning, David Brown arrives eager to work. He is what some people may call “the dog catcher,” but he is truly much more than that. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:05 EST Air National Guard mobile experience like basic training http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150310572/Air-National-Guard-mobile-experience-like-basic-training WINNSBORO — Throngs of people showed up to test their mettle in the Spartan Race at Carolina Adventure World, and the Air National Guard was on hand to administer a test of its own. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:18:05 EST Students honored at Clemson http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150278691/Students-honored-at-Clemson WINNSBORO — Two students from Fairfield Middle School recently received top honors at Clemson University Declamation Contest. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:13 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/150319958/ Nov. 8 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:10 EST RWA’s Leo Club begins new year http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150293118/RWAs-Leo-Club-begins-new-year WINNSBORO — Friday is the end of the week, but it was the start of official terms for the officers of Richard Winn Academy Leo Club chapter. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:08 EST Should the commander of the SC National Guard be elected? http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/150304509/Should-the-commander-of-the-SC-National-Guard-be-elected Question: Should the Chief of Staff of the US Army be selected by the public in a popular election? Obviously the answer is a resounding NO. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:07 EST Students track social media’s role in gubernatorial race http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150286673/Students-track-social-medias-role-in-gubernatorial-race CLEMSON — Students working in Clemson University's Social Media Listening Center (SMLC) are exploring the impact of social media use among candidates in South Carolina's gubernatorial race. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:01:08 EST RWA crushes King Academy 51-24 to remain perfect http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150309322/RWA-crushes-King-Academy-51-24-to-remain-perfect WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy sits on the precipice of a perfect season after defeating W. Wyman King Academy, 51-24. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:05:03 EST Fairfield Central Griffins thump Keenan, 37-12 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150308761/Fairfield-Central-Griffins-thump-Keenan-37-12 WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School defeated W.J. Keenan High School, 37-12 on Friday night, advancing the Griffins to an 8-1 record and a guaranteed first-place finish in their region. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:24:06 EST Ferguson supports healthcare, development http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/150277318/Ferguson-supports-healthcare-development As Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Fairfield Memorial Hospital and a life-long resident of Fairfield County that understands the importance of maintaining a vital health care system, not only for its residents, but the economic development of our... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:55:02 EST Fairfield County Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news-news_education/150145737/Fairfield-County-Student-of-the-Week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for the week of Oct. 13 was Adrian McMillan, a third grade student at Geiger Elementary School. Adrian has all A's and perfect attendance for the year. Adrian is a model student, gets... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:15:03 EST