Ridgeway gallery is Slightly North of Charleston

RIDGEWAY – Slightly North of Charleston is not a direction. It’s the name of a tiny but glamorous new art gallery in downtown Ridgeway. Formerly of Charleston, England, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania, artist Kathy Lynn Goldbach has called South Carolina ‘home’ since 1986 and now lives on Lake Wateree. She opened the eclectic art gallery […]

Blythewood business licenses expire Dec. 31

BLYTHEWOOD – All town of Blythewood business licenses expire on December 31, according to Blythewood Town Clerk Melissa Cowan. The deadline for applying for a renewal of those licenses, without incurring penalties, is April 15. Business owners who renew their licenses during the month of January will receive a ten percent discount. Those renewing in […]

Cutting the Ribbon!

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood Mayor Bryan Franklin, center left, and Scott Derrick cut the ribbon for the grand opening last week of Derrick’s newest business venture, the Blythewood General Store. The store, located at 10500 Wilson Boulevard where it intersects with Farrow Road, features a mix of candy, dog leashes, jewelry, wood carvings, soaps, holiday decorations, […]

Shop Small this weekend in BW, RW & Winnsboro

WINNSBORO/RIDGEWAY – If you missed Fairfield County’s Shop Small Holiday Market last month, don’t worry, it’s happening again this Saturday, Dec. 12. And it promises to be bigger and better than the last one, with food trucks, vendors and shops in downtown Winnsboro and Ridgeway stocked with merchandise. Shops will be open late and restaurants […]

Shopping Small is big business in Fairfield

WINNSBORO/RIDGEWAY – The Fairfield County Shop Small effort turned out to be big on Saturday. Many of the shops in Winnsboro and Ridgeway were brimming with customers. Traffic was heavy through downtown to the extent that it was difficult to find a parking place. Jerrica Beam, owner of To Be Stitched, reported clocking about 500 […]

A Latte Luv

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting last week for a new coffee shop in town – A Latte Luv, located at 155 N. Congress Street in downtown Winnsboro. Cutting the ribbon are owners Kenny and Mary Anne Tolbert (center left) and Chamber board chair Charlene Herring. Next to Herring are […]

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. […]

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 […]

To Be Stitched Cuts the Ribbon

WINNSBORO – To Be Stitched held its grand re-opening on Nov. 20 at its new location, 128 S. Congress St., Winnsboro. Jerrica Beam, center with husband Mitch, and Winnsboro Town Councilman John McMeekin cut the ribbon. Sweet Southern Java of Chester set up its mobile coffee shop for the opening’s attendees. The event was catered […]

More Glitz in Ridgeway

RIDGEWAY – Slightly North of Charleston, a new fine art gallery in Ridgeway, held its grand opening last week with a ribbon cutting by the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. The gallery is located in the former police station on Palmer Street. Shop owner Kathy Goldbach, center, and Ridgeway Mayor Heath Cookendorfer cut the ribbon. […]