Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:53:43 EST 1800 Town approves expenditures for water upgrade, building service http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50406027/Town-approves-expenditures-for-water-upgrade-building-service WINNSBORO — Town Council has unanimously passed Resolution 081914A, which allows a housing developer Langford Crossing, located on Langford Road in Blythewood, to add four more water taps and move into the next phase of... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:36:03 EST Genealogy Society impacting county’s bottom line http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50404789/Genealogy-Society-impacting-countys-bottom-line WINNSBORO — Fairfield County's Genealogical Society is not only making a social impact, but an economic impact as well. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:54:01 EST Lacy is Ridgeway “Citizen of the Year” http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50403754/Lacy-is-Ridgeway-Citizen-of-the-Year RIDGEWAY — Nelson Lacy was recently recognized as Ridgeway's “Citizen of the Year” by town council. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:08:05 EST 2OT not enough for Griffin football http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-localsports1/50398612/2OT-not-enough-for-Griffin-football WEST COLUMBIA — The Fairfield Central Griffins (0-1) came up one point shy in their season opener against the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats (1-0) Friday night. After two overtime periods, the Griffins fell 29-28. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:49:02 EST Richard Winn explodes for huge win at home http://heraldindependent.com/news/localsports1-sports/50399302/Richard-Winn-explodes-for-huge-win-at-home WINNSBORO — The Eagles of Richard Winn Academy put on a scoring clinic Friday night when they cruised past Foutain Inn Christian 64-0. The Eagles opened up the 2014 season in front of their home crowd and entertained fans with a total of 286... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:44:03 EST Health center opens in Fairfield http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50318672/Health-center-opens-in-Fairfield JENKINSVILLE — Western Fairfield County residents have another option for healthcare after a new Cooperative Health Center opened its doors last week. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:52:03 EST FCSD teachers ring in 2014-2015 with annual Convocation http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50317645/FCSD-teachers-ring-in-2014-2015-with-annual-Convocation WINNSBORO — Fairfield County School District schools welcomed students for the 2014 Fall semester Monday morning, but not before district staff and teachers held their own pep-rally Friday morning. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:51:02 EST Town waiting for tenant to sign downtown lease http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50324514/Town-waiting-for-tenant-to-sign-downtown-lease RIDGEWAY — Town Council unanimously approved the final reading of an ordinance Thursday night that authorizes Mayor Charlene Herring to sign a lease agreement with a prospective tenant of the building located at 140 South Palmer... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:45:02 EST ENOR Corporation coming to Winnsboro http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50291408/ENOR-Corporation-coming-to-Winnsboro WINNSBORO — Fairfield County economic development received a jolt from ENOR Corporation on Thursday afternoon when the company's CEO, Steven Udwin, announced ENOR would be moving its operation to Winnsboro. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:10:01 EST Nuclear reactors facing construction delay http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50284189/Nuclear-reactors-facing-construction-delay JENKINSVILLE — Construction at VC Summer Units 2 and 3 in Fairfield County is facing further delays, according to SCANA conference call on Monday. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:09:02 EST Three wounded at Club Dynasty shooting http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50288059/Three-wounded-at-Club-Dynasty-shooting BLACKSTOCK — The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate an incident at a nightclub in Blackstock last weekend that left three people with gunshot wounds. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:08:01 EST MSI on track for 2014 fall semester http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50240696/MSI-on-track-for-2014-fall-semester WINNSBORO — Fairfield County's new charter school, Midlands S.T.E.M. Institute, will open Aug. 25 for the 2014 fall semester. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:24:01 EST Board OK’s diploma petition process, concussion policy http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50240688/Board-OKs-diploma-petition-process-concussion-policy WINNSBORO — Fairfield County School Board of Trustees recently delivered a unanimous vote to approve the superintendent's recommendation to approve the guidelines for the Act 155 Diploma Petition Process. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:23:02 EST Town prepares for Big Grab, Spirit Fest http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50240446/Town-prepares-for-Big-Grab-Spirit-Fest WINNSBORO — Official dates for the Big Grab 43-mile Yard Sale (Sept. 5 and Sept. 6) and Rock Around the Clock (Oct. 3 and Oct. 4) were recently approved by Winnsboro Town Council. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:06:03 EST School district schedules “Meet and Greet” sessions http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top/50239639/School-district-schedules-Meet-and-Greet-sessions FAIRFIELD COUNTY — Students are on the heels of their final week of summer vacation. Fairfield County School District schools will officially open doors for classes on Aug. 18. In preparation for the start of school, parents and students can... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:27:02 EST Pull up your pants — or the law will do it for you http://heraldindependent.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/50237376/Pull-up-your-pants--or-the-law-will-do-it-for-you There are times when society, families and organizations fail to govern themselves, which then opens the door for “Big Brother” to step in and do what is “right.” Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:20:02 EST Fairfield County School District Bus Routes for Fall 2014 http://heraldindependent.com/news/community_news/50185775/Fairfield-County-School-District-Bus-Routes-for-Fall-2014 The Fairfield County School District Transportation Department recently released the 2014-2015 bus route descriptions for morning pick-up.Ridgeway/Winnsboro Fri, 8 Aug 2014 17:09:05 EST County gives final OK to JAG funds http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50211118/County-gives-final-OK-to-JAG-funds WINNSBORO — Fairfield County Council unanimously approved the consideration of approval for the 2014-2015 JAG grant funds application. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:49:02 EST Sagging pants now illegal in Winnsboro http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50211103/Sagging-pants-now-illegal-in-Winnsboro WINNSBORO — Town council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the final reading of an ordinance outlawing sagging pants within town limits. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:48:05 EST FCSD administrator chosen to serve on ELA board http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50208248/FCSD-administrator-chosen-to-serve-on-ELA-board COLUMBIA – Fairfield County School District administrator Neely Kelly was recently selected to serve on the English Language Arts standards revision team. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 12:02:04 EST