Corona cases by ZIP: Fairfield, 17; Blythewood, 26

BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD COUNTY – On Friday, April 3, Governor Henry McMaster ordered the South Carolina Department of Environmental Control (DHEC) to resume the practice of releasing confirmed COVID-19 case numbers by ZIP code after DHEC had announced earlier last week that it would stop providing the ZIP code information.  The latest DHEC ZIP code update available […]

Fairfield Parks and Recreation cancels Spring sports season

WINNSBORO –Effective immediately, Fairfield County Parks and Recreation along with Fairfield County Administration has cancelled all spring sports, including baseball and softball.  Cancellations also include gymnastics and dance.   This information supplements and updates Fairfield County’s March 31 Press Release.    FCPR will offer either a full refund or a credit for all spring fees paid.  […]

It’s different, but it’s still church

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The corona pandemic has changed the world – how we shop, get our groceries, go to school and work. It has also changed how we participate in worship. One by one, however, the churches in Fairfield are proving that, with God and technology, all things church are possible during the pandemic, including […]

It’s different, but it’s still church

BLYTHEWOOD – One might have thought the LongCreek Church of Christ in Blythewood was defying the Governor’s social distancing guidelines last week when it was announced to the congregation in an email that the church would be holding its monthly congregational pot luck luncheon after church services on Sunday. But it wasn’t defiance. It was […]

Goins counters JWC suit

JENKINSVILLE – Jenkinsville Water Company’s (JWC) lawsuit against one of its fiercest critics “is atrocious” and “utterly intolerable in a civilized community,” according to a response and countersuit recently filed in Fairfield County Circuit Court. On March 4, the JWC filed a slander and defamation lawsuit against Fairfield County Councilwoman Bertha Goins, alleging her criticisms […]

Take-out in the Time of Corona

USC names Davis superintendent in residence

COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina’s College of Education recently announced that Baron Davis, superintendent of Richland Two School District, will serve as superintendent in residence for the college’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policies. As superintendent in residence, Davis will teach in the master’s program with principal certification, the education specialist’s program with […]

Lookout for coronavirus scams

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is warning consumers and businesses to be on the lookout for coronavirus scams. No two scams are the same but here are some examples of how fraudsters are trying to separate consumers from their money or personal information during the coronavirus outbreak: Fake checks from the government. You may […]

Manage your utility bill and conserve energy during turbulent times

The new coronavirus has created an unprecedented crisis that is impacting everyone’s lives in unimaginable ways. Dominion Energy recognizes that many of its customers are experiencing financial hardships and other stressful situations. More people are working and studying at home. Many customers have questions about paying their bill. Here are three ways that may reduce […]

Lamar Richards appointed to NCUR

CHAPEL HILL – Lamar Richards, a Fairfield County native, was recently appointed to the National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Pending his approval by the Council’s Executive Board, Richards will serve a three-year term as a council member-at-large. Richards was chosen to serve on the Board by the South Atlantic Commission on Research Appointments, which […]