Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:40:46 EST 1800 Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152969663/Celebrate-the-25th-anniversary-of-the-Hubble-Space-Telescope COLUMBIA — Join the South Carolina State Museum at Happy Hubble 25, a family-friendly event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 24. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:45:51 EST Winnsboro Rotarians help provide water to African community http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152969460/Winnsboro-Rotarians-help-provide-water-to-African-community WINNSBORO — Rotarian Scott Stevens of the Rotary Club of Greenville is the non-profit director of the Water of Life project, an evangelical organization that just happens to do water ministry. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:40:51 EST Lady Eagles take part in Special Olympics http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/152969232/Lady-Eagles-take-part-in-Special-Olympics COLUMBIA — The Richard Winn Academy varsity girls' basketball team participated in the 2015 Special Olympics State Basketball Tournament held in Columbia on April 11. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:30:51 EST Richard Winn Academy announces honor, merit rolls http://heraldindependent.com/news/news_education/152858207/Richard-Winn-Academy-announces-honor-merit-rolls WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy completed its third nine weeks for the 2014-2015 academic year and had many students make the Honor and Merit rolls for the nine weeks. The Honor Roll consists of students who made all A's or E's in... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:35:51 EST Arts logo chosen http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152912565/Arts-logo-chosen RIDGEWAY — Arts on the Ridge has found its artwork.Phyllis Nichols Gutierrez, chairwoman for the ninth annual Arts on the Ridge, announced the selection of the event's logo. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:30:51 EST Raising our awareness http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152961240/Raising-our-awareness FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Social service providers from Fairfield and Chester counties gathered at the Fairfield County Department of Social Services Office to discuss raising awareness of child abuse and neglect. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:25:52 EST Three Amigos need forever homes http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152969007/Three-Amigos-need-forever-homes WINNSBORO — Hi folks, we are the Three Amigos — Henry, Hank and Heather. Henry is brown and white and is the largest of the little, while Hank is black and white and medium sized. Heather is the smallest. We are sweet, loving pups just... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:10:51 EST Police continue to search for shooting suspect http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/152964631/Police-continue-to-search-for-shooting-suspect WINNSBORO — A man suspected of a March 31 shooting remains at large.Police issued a warrant for 31-year-old Robert Dewayne McDaniel of 61 Tanglewood Court in Great Falls, but have been unable to find him. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:50:52 EST Council passes road resolution http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152913764/Council-passes-road-resolution FAIRFIELD COUNTY — It's budget season and Fairfield County Council has not budged its position concerning the maintenance of state roads. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:55:54 EST SCE&G to test V.C. Summer emergency sirens http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152964563/SCEG-to-test-V.C.-Summer-emergency-sirens JENKINSVILLE — SCE&G will conduct a test of its V.C. Summer Nuclear Station siren warning system over the next four weeks during weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:50:55 EST Spring Job Fair well attended http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152854782/Spring-Job-Fair-well-attended FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Fairfield County Spring Job Fair presented Fairfield County residents with an opportunity to network with potential employers and was by all accounts a success. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:55:52 EST Chalked full of support http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152886555/Chalked-full-of-support WINNSBORO — You can chalk it up as a win. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:05:51 EST Changing the honoring system http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152830967/Changing-the-honoring-system WINNSBORO — Chameleon Inspirations Learning Center wants to change the way those employed in the field of education are honored. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:35:52 EST Chamber considers establishing third scholarship http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152838397/Chamber-considers-establishing-third-scholarship FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce is offering scholarships to students from Fairfield County's schools, one to Fairfield Central and one to Richard Winn. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:10:52 EST 18th annual Imagine the Difference event is April 25 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152859268/18th-annual-Imagine-the-Difference-event-is-April-25 FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Alcohol plays a major part in our society, and many people use it in different settings. It can be used as a recreational, social drug or it can be abused and cause harm to individuals, families and communities. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:10:51 EST Ridgeway Town Council talks taxes and budgets http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152856137/Ridgeway-Town-Council-talks-taxes-and-budgets RIDGEWAY — The Town of Ridgeway has money on its mind. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:05:52 EST Wings for Autism takes flight at Columbia Metropolitan Airport http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152899802/Wings-for-Autism-takes-flight-at-Columbia-Metropolitan-Airport COLUMBIA — Wings for Autism soars for people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities April 18 at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:40:52 EST Get your tastebuds ready, Newberry! http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/152899700/Get-your-tastebuds-ready-Newberry NEWBERRY — The city of Newberry's ninth annual Pork in the Park event will take place Saturday in Memorial Park. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:10:52 EST Basketball bracket winners named http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152859995/Basketball-bracket-winners-named Dr. Philip Wilkins, left, is shown with Travis Bonds of Winnsboro, Ken Britt of Blythewood and Dr. Reid Warren following a basketball bracket contest they sponsored. Britt and Bonds tied for second place and a coin flip was used to determine the... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:50:52 EST Fairfield County School District Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/152892315/Fairfield-County-School-District-Student-of-the-Week WINNSBORO — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is William Clack, a fourth grade student at Fairfield Elementary School. William is a model student. He has wonderful grades, always helps others, and follows... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:35:51 EST