Herald Independent- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://heraldindependent.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:03:51 EST 1800 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 Regaining trust with veterans http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/152027239/Regaining-trust-with-veterans When Secretary Bob McDonald took office he immediately set off on a series of engagements to regain trust with Veterans. He has visited dozens VA hospitals across the country and mandated all VA facilities conduct quarterly town halls to promote... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:50:51 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 (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/announcements/152076599/ Feb. 28 Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:55:51 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 Richard Winn’s season ends with loss http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/152068336/Richard-Winns-season-ends-with-loss WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy boys basketball season came to an end Saturday with an 85-49 defeat at the hands of Curtis Baptist School. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:40:52 EST Time for a change http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/152019790/Time-for-a-change Tis the season, when all should be at peace and harmony! Yet, it appears this season has yet to come in Fairfield County. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:56 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 What we owe our grandparents http://heraldindependent.com/news/opinion_columns/151920840/What-we-owe-our-grandparents On numerous occasions I have shared the inspirational account of how my mother and father overcame the poverty and oppression of the mid 1900's in South Carolina to become the first college graduates in their respective families. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:53 EST District 3 deserves better http://heraldindependent.com/news/letters/152066520/District-3-deserves-better Mr. Trapp's opponents in the upcoming election need not enter the negative campaigning arena. Why, you ask, since pointing out an opponent's shortcomings is usually part of any political campaign? Truth is: Mr. Trapp has placed his own... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:56 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 The lobbyists at your dinner party http://heraldindependent.com/news/editorial/152076146/The-lobbyists-at-your-dinner-party Remember the old food pyramid?Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government's official dietary advice for Americans fit neatly into that triangle. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:52 EST