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 […]

Scout’s new Cola Connection Center

COLUMBIA – Scout Motors has opened its new Columbia Connection Center on the ground floor of the company’s temporary offices in the First Base Building of the Bull Street District. According to a press release, this new space showcases – through exhibits and displays – the history of the original Scout® vehicles, as well as […]

Stoney’s is open

BLAIR – Dine in or take out? That’s a decision customer’s at western Fairfield County’s newest restaurant will be able to make at Stoney’s Country Feed and Seed. The restaurant, located at 17707 Newberry Road, is open Monday thru Saturday from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 – 6 p.m. Stoney’s will […]

Fairfield Electric line workers participate in Lineman’s Rodeo

MONCKS CORNER – Several Fairfield Electric line workers participated in the fourth annual South Carolina Lineman’s Rodeo that took place March 15-16 at Berkeley Electric Cooperative in Moncks Corner.  Fisher Horton, Collin Garguilo, Quenton Baker, Xan Johnson, Dustin Duggins, Alex Catledge (from the Blythewood office) and Josh Reap and Tyler Fleming (from the Winnsboro office) […]

Pumphouse Road RV Park cuts the ribbon

WINNSBORO – Pumphouse Road RV Park held its grand opening on March 14 at 635 Pumphouse Road in Winnsboro. Originally opening its doors in April 2023 with 18 RV sites, the park is now expanding with an additional 30 sites. Each site comes fully equipped with 20, 30, and 50 amp electrical hookups, along with […]

Scout Motors breaks ground

BLYTHEWOOD – Scout Motors broke ground on its production center in Blythewood on Thursday, hosting two ceremonies – a morning session primarily for media and local, county and state officials who were eminently involved in bringing Scout to South Carolina, and an afternoon session for only Blythewood residents that provided an update on the project […]

Fairfield Chamber hosts small business forum

RIDGEWAY – The Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Small Business Forum on Feb. 1, at Laura’s Tea Room in Ridgeway. A number of small business owners and merchants, mostly representing Ridgeway businesses, enjoyed hot tea and scones provided by the tea room as they listened to guest speakers Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette (a […]

Old Scout, New Scout on Blythewood Rd

BLYTHEWOOD – Just across the road from where Scout Motors plans to build its new auto plant is a spot where Scout’s long-ago namesake once made an impact. A car produced by an older subsidiary of the auto company that owns Scout – a mid-1960s International  Scout 800, as best as owner William Holler can […]

It was a Happy Valentine’s Day

WINNSBORO – The house was full and overflowing Friday night at Fiesta Mexican restaurant in Winnsboro. The occasion was a Valentine’s Day dinner dance, complete with a DJ and long-stemmed red roses for the ladies. Fiesta, which opened for business on Oct. 31, offers a large menu of Mexican dishes along with beer and margaritas. […]

A new kind of health care provided in Fairfield Co.

This Could be a Roadmap for Other Programs to Emulate FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Paramedicine is an innovative community health care program aimed at reducing health care barriers as well as costs. The pilot program, formally known as “Improving Rural Health Care Through Community Paramedicine,” stations a specially trained community paramedic in a rural medical clinic, […]

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