Blythewood Zaxby’s opens drive-thru July 13

BLYTHEWOOD – Zaxby’s is opening its new location on Blythewood Road on Monday, July 13, with drive-thru service only. A subsequent grand opening of the dining room will happen as soon as local and state regulations permit, according to co-owners Jim and Britt Poston. “We are excited to be opening our seventh Zaxby’s restaurant in […]

Heirloom Fine Art Gallery opens

WINNSBORO – Opening night of artist Barbara Yongue’s new Heirloom Fine Art Gallery in downtown Winnsboro drew 90 attendees Friday night. Approximately 30 attended the ribbon cutting earlier that day. “I was overwhelmed by the attendance,” Yongue said. “Everyone was so welcoming. Plus, I was thrilled that we sold 11 paintings. It was a wonderful, […]

Lake Monticello Family Practice Now Open

Yongue opens downtown art gallery

Grand Opening Set For July 3, 5 – 8 p.m. WINNSBORO – When local artist, Barbara Yongue, was a little girl, she dreamed of becoming an artist. Her parents would say, “Draw me,” when they had company over, proud of her natural ability. They took her to special art classes and she collected art postcards, […]

Windermere golf course tax sale set for July 6

BLYTHEWOOD – Last summer, there appeared to be new hope that the financially troubled Windermere golf course and country club, situated in the heart of LongCreek Plantation subdivision, would be purchased and flourish. This summer is a different story. Next week, the golf course, club house and 80 acres of undeveloped land will be up […]

Lady Lana Reopens July 2

Carolina Cleaners closing after 76 years

WINNSBORO – For most Winnsboro residents, it would be hard to remember a day when Carolina Cleaners didn’t exist. The Miller family has operated the dry cleaners, serving the residents of Winnsboro and Fairfield County, for over 70 years. On June 30, Carolina Cleaners will no longer be taking in items for cleaning and pressing. […]

PC approves apartment site plan

Engineer: Traffic Impact at Creech & Blythewood Rd. will not be Significant BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Planning Commission gave its approval Monday night to a site plan for the proposed 48-unit senior living apartment complex planned for Creech Road. “I don’t see any reason that I can’t vote to approve this project based on zoning […]

Ridgeway’s Over the Top Boutique closing

RIDGEWAY – After 11 years of business, Over the Top Boutique in Ridgeway will be closing its doors next month. Owner Tina Johnson, who opened the shop in May of 2009, announced the closing earlier this week. She said the store would continue to be open 10 – 3 every Saturday through June 27. “We’ll […]

QuikTrip, Starbucks coming to BW

Mayor: BW is continuing to attract businesses our residents ask for BLYTHEWOOD – While COVID-19 grinds the economy to a halt in Blythewood as it has across the country in recent weeks, the town is also experiencing a commercial building boom that belies the devastating circumstances of the current pandemic. With a Zaxby’s already approved […]