Fairfield Medical Associates named S.C. Rural Health Care Provider of the Year

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Medical Associates has been named the 2020 S.C. Rural Health Provider of the Year by the S.C. Office of Rural Health (SCORH). Bridget Winston, Director of Communications for SCORH was in Winnsboro last week along with other SCORH officials to present the award, a one-of-a-kind painting of the Town Clock, to Dr. […]

Fairfield readies for holiday events

WINNSBORO – While families may not be able to gather this holiday season, there are still lots of holiday events to be enjoyed in the county. Shop Small! Everyone knows to shop small on Saturday, Nov. 28, but this year, more than ever, it’s important to shop small every shopping day. Most local holiday events […]

Auditor praises Town’s finances

BLYTHEWOOD – The town’s auditor, Gary Bailey of Love Bailey, CPAs, had nothing but good news and high praise for the Town of Blythewood’s finances Monday evening during the presentation of the Town’s 2020 audit. Mayor Bryan Franklin passed all the glory along to Town Administrator Brian Cook and Office Manager Julie Emory. “They keep […]

Sea Pro Boats opens grandly in Fairfield County

WINNSBORO – The grand opening of Sea Pro, a saltwater boat manufacturer, last week was well attended by town and county officials, Sea Pro employees and others from the community. The event was organized by the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber’s president Gene Stephens welcomed the company and thanked County Council, Fairfield County […]

Gabby Waden kills it in Starkville

STARKVILLE, MISS – Some say the athletic jump from high school to college is challenging, but Blythewood High School alum Gabby Waden has made it look easy. Waden, who graduated from Blythewood in 2018, racked up over 1000 kills and 500 blocks in her four-year tenure as a Bengal. After dipping her toe in the […]

Blythewood seniors ink college plans

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School recognized five members of the Class of 2021 as they announced their plans to continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The five athletes were recognized in a ceremony at the school with family members. Callie Baucom, daughter of Brian and Stacy Baucom, announced her decision to continue her […]

Holiday Market

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood’s Farmers Market held a Holiday Market in Doko Park Saturday with colorful vendor tents dotting the park and a crowd of shoppers. The booths were stocked with vegetables, gifts, masks and more – much more. At right, May Vokaty shared samples of her Molly Creek Soap Company line of artisan soaps, lotions […]

To help a child

BLYTHEWOOD – When Fairfield County hosted its first annual ‘Keep Going’ Walk 4 Life event, Todd Frick and his wife, Jillian, of Blythewood participated. They walked the next year as well. When Todd noticed that participants in the walk could donate their hair to a worthy cause if the hair met certain criteria, he decided […]

Eagles fall short in title bout

LEXINGTON – Richard Winn Academy’s 8-man football season may not have ended the way the Eagles would have wanted it—with its first state championship in six years. After falling 56-14 to Holly Hill Academy Friday night at Northside Christian’s Palmetto State Armory Field, third-year head coach Paul Brigman said the fall 2020 team has much […]

Heartworm Clinic

BLYTHEWOOD – MAFIA’s semi-annual heartworm clinic was held at SPAW’s Doggy Day Care in Blythewood on Saturday. Dr. Terrance Hunter, back right, gave heartworm tests to almost 40 dogs, including sweet Angel a white American Bull Terrior who was accompanied by her owner Dorothy Amerault of Winnsboro. At left is Blythewood Animal Clinic office manager […]