Fairfield County Club to get new life

WINNSBORO – An event venue, hotel, commercial kitchen and restaurant are planned for the site of the former Fairfield Country Club in Winnsboro, which has been vacant for years. Webb Yongue, vice president of development for Capstone Property Group that closed on the 64-acre property last week, says the expected timeline is about six months […]

Public to get look at Doko Park Master Plan on May 8

BLYTHEWOOD – The public will get its first look at the Master Plan for Doko Meadows Park on Wednesday, May 8, at Doko Manor. The Manor is located at 100 Alvina Hagood Circle. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the Master Plan will be presented at 6 p.m. A half-hour question and answer session will […]

Ridgeway mayor, council sworn in

RIDGEWAY – The recently elected mayor and two councilwomen were sworn into office in the Town of Ridgeway earlier this month. Belva Bush Belton, left, was sworn in for her third term on council, council member Rick Johnson was administered the oath of office as mayor, and Brenda McClurkin was sworn in for her first […]

Fairfield Electric annual meeting set for May 13-17

BLYTHEWOOD – The 2024 annual meeting registration form for members of the Fairfield Electric Cooperative arrived in mailboxes this week, heralding the Cooperative’s 85th annual meeting to be held the week of May 13 – 17. As it has been held the last few years, registration and voting are designed so that members never have […]

Pop meets Country at Doko Meadows

BLYTHEWOOD – Pop musician KS and country music singer Peba Wilson will be performing at the Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater in Blythewood’s Doko Park June 16, from 1:30 – 9 p.m. The family-friendly event includes food, games and music, according to Lee Rosen of M2P Records, producer of the event. Tickets are $20 for enclosed VIP […]

Fortune Springs Park meeting set for April 25

WINNSBORO – The Town of Winnsboro is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, April 25, to gather input from the community on how to plan for nature-based resilient storm water improvements at Fortune Springs Park. These improvements will address flooding and water quality issues and aim to restore the park amenities. The meeting is scheduled […]

The Fairfield Farmers and Artisans Spring Market

WINNSBORO – Friend of the Fairfield Farmers and Artisans Market, Jimmy Ray Douglas, made a $5,000 donation recently to the market.  “This market and the women who run it are a great asset for the town and county,” Douglas said.  “Plus, the area farmers provide great homegrown food for the community. I love coming to […]

Court stays Town of Winnsboro’s solid waste payments

WINNSBORO – The Town of Winnsboro is entitled to an order staying the requirement for payment of a monthly $63 per ton waste disposal fee to the Fairfield County government, Judge Brian Gibbons, Chief Administrative Judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit ruled last week. The stay was ordered until a final order of the Court […]

Ridgeway man charged in shooting

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Keshawn Keanu Miller, 20, of Ridgeway, SC has been arrested for Attempted Murder, Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime, and Malicious Injury to Personal Property, according to the Fairfield County Sheriff’s office. These charges stem from a shooting incident that took place on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at the Pops […]

Senior Expo set for May 17 in Winnsboro

WINNSBORO – The Prime Tyme Riders and Two Men and a Grill are joining the Fairfield County Council on aging in sponsoring an event for seniors that includes lunch, entertainment and a health and wellness fair at the Old Armory in Fortune Springs Park, 300 park Road in Winnsboro. All Fairfield County seniors (age 60 […]

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