Herald Independent- RSS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/ http://heraldindependent.com/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:35:35 EST 1800 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 2014 National Night Out http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50207900/2014-National-Night-Out WINNSBORO — Community members celebrated National Night Out in what Winnsboro Public Safety officials deemed a “great success” at the Old Armory at Fortune Spring Park. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:37:04 EST 24 organizations attend Health Ministry Meeting http://heraldindependent.com/news/community_news/50206114/24-organizations-attend-Health-Ministry-Meeting WINNSBORO — The Theme “All Aboard for a Healthy Fairfield” seems to be making its way around the county. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:35:04 EST (No heading) http://heraldindependent.com/news/blotter/50194271/ The following incidents were reported by the Winnsboro Public Safety Department:• A victim at Fairview Road reported on that an unknown person stole a straight shaft red grass trimmer valued at $125 on July 16. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:24:02 EST FCAC given tax exempt status http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50164869/FCAC-given-tax-exempt-status RIDGEWAY — The Internal Revenue Service recently recognized the Fairfield County Arts Council as a public charity and reinstated its 501(c)(3) status on July 21. Thu, 7 Aug 2014 13:03:02 EST Improvements on the way for county airport http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/50166762/Improvements-on-the-way-for-county-airport WINNSBORO — Fairfield County Council recently approved a request for a runway safety area improvement at the Fairfield County Airport. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 14:37:02 EST