The Manor: Blythewood’s Crown Jewel

BLYTHEWOOD – The Manor at Doko Meadows, once referred to as Blythewood’s “Undiscovered Jewel,” is indeed a jewel, but it’s been discovered.   Completed in 2013, construction of the Manor had been opposed by many who felt it was an extravagant expense at that time. Nestled in the 22-acre Doko Meadows Park, it is today a […]

Sea Pro Boats expands to Fairfield County

WINNSBORO – Another new company is coming to Fairfield County, bringing with it a $3 million investment and as many as 135 new jobs. Sea Pro Boats, LLC is expanding its South Carolina operations to Fairfield County and will be located in the former Fazio Building at 396 State Highway 34 East in Winnsboro. A […]

BW business license renewals due now

BLYTHEWOOD – All town of Blythewood business licenses expired 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 […]

MLILY hosts grand opening of factory in Fairfield

Company Brings $50M Investment and 250 Jobs to Fairfield WINNSBORO – The grand opening last week of MLILY USA, Fairfield County’s new memory foam mattress factory, was an international event covered by Chinese television and newspapers as well as local and state media. MLILY is owned by Healthcare Co., Ltd., China’s largest mattres manufacturing company. […]

BAR OKs Hardee’s new look

BLYTHEWOOD – The Hardee’s restaurant in downtown Blythewood is going to soon be sporting a new look with cleaner lines, updated canopies, bolder color and a new star logo. The Board of Architectural Review (BAR) approved a certificate of appropriateness (COA) Monday evening to permit exterior alterations to the restaurant, which is located at 100 […]

Industrial Appreciation Dinner

In Stitches

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the newly opened To Be Stitched shop at 158-B S. Congress St. in downtown Winnsboro. Owner Jerrica Beam and Winnsboro Town Councilman John McMeekin, center, cut the ribbon. Beside Beam are her husband, Mitch and Winnsboro Town Councilwoman Janice Bartell-Prather. Behind McMeekin […]

Scott Benny Opens

BLYTHEWOOD – Cutting the Ribbon for the new Scott Benny restaurant in McNulty Plaza are Owners Scott and Mimi and Blythewood Mayor J. Michael Ross. Also pictured are, from left: Chamber Interim Director Phil Frye, Town Administrator Brian Cook, mayor-elect Bryan Franklin, the owners, Ross, Councilman Malcolm Gordge, councilman-elect Donald Brock, Economic Development consultant Ed […]

Umm, Good!

WINNSBORO – Cutting the ribbon for the grand opening of the town’s new Burger King are, front row, from left: Fairfield County Chamber president Gene Stephens, Winnsboro Town Clerk Lorraine Abell, Town Manager Don Wood, Town Councilwoman Janice Bartell Prather, Burger King representatives Benjamin Wasser and owner Bruce Daniels, Town Councilman John McMeekin, County Councilman […]

New Chef on the Block

WINNSBORO – Chef Meocia Coleman, center, assisted by Winnsboro Mayor Roger Gaddy and Fairfield County Council Chairman Neil Robinson, cut the ribbon last week for Coleman’s new restaurant, Quay’s, at 1418 Hwy 321 South in Winnsboro. The grand opening will be next March, Coleman said, when the bar area will open. The restaurant is open […]