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. […]

New Artist in Town

Kathy Goldbach, right, gives former Ridgeway mayor Charlene Herring a touch up during Ridgeway’s Walk into Fall event last weekend. Goldbach recently opened a new art shop/gallery in downtown Ridgeway.

Food Lion to acquire Bi-Lo in Winnsboro

ALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion announced on Tuesday that it plans to purchase the Bi-Lo grocery store in Winnsboro as well as 61 other Bi-Lo/Harveys Supermarket stores from Southeastern Grocers. The stores are expected to open as Food Lion stores early next year according to Food Lion President Meg Ham. “We are thrilled to move […]

Sea Pro sells nationally, hires local

WINNSBORO – The county’s new Sea Pro boat manufacturing facility in Winnsboro recently built its first boat, said Preston Wrenn, vice president of the company. “We are now working on boat number two as we speak,” Wrenn said. “We currently have about 14 people in house working, and we’re looking to grow that to approximately […]

Fairfield County lands Oldcastle APG

$25M+ Investment Will Create Almost 100 Jobs COLUMBIA – Oldcastle APG, a global leading provider of outdoor living and building materials, announced on Thursday plans to establish operations in Fairfield County. The company’s more than $25 million investment will create approximately 100 new jobs. Located at 355 Commerce Boulevard in Ridgeway, S.C., Oldcastle APG’s new […]

Gov. McMaster in Blythewood to issue manufacturing week proclamation

BLYTHEWOOD – Representing Blythewood Mayor Bryan Franklin, Town Councilmen Donald Brock and Sloan Jarvis Griffin were on hand to welcome Governor Henry McMaster to town Friday to issue a proclamation In recognition of National Manufacturing Day and the importance of the manufacturing industry in South Carolina. The governor issued the proclamation during a ceremony at […]

County, town fund e-commerce websites

Sites To Benefit Fairfield Businesses WINNSBORO – The County and Town governments are looking to fund e-commerce sites for the county’s businesses as a way to help them survive the restrictions ordered during the Time of Corona. In a presentation Monday night during the County Council meeting, County Administrator Jason Taylor said the two governments […]