Bessie’s ‘Bites’ truck opens June 5

BLYTHEWOOD – If you’re gotten into the habit of picking up a sweet snack at Bessie’s Sweet Delights at the Blythewood Farmer’s Market on Wednesday afternoons, you’ll be glad to know that owner VonGretchen Donawald and her husband Tyrus have expanded their menu, hours and location to include Soul Food Sunday dinners from their new […]

Spring Fling at Store34

Store34 was packed last Saturday as shoppers browsed the line of vendors at the store’s second annual Spring Fling. Pictured below, Fresh Picked Band, from left, Jeff Mattox, Heyward Mattox, Lynn Douglass and Natalie Pope.

Coop drive-thru election May 16-20

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Electric Coop’s drive-thru Annual Meeting & Trustee Election will be May 16 – 20. To register, bring the Official 2022 Annual Meeting registration form and a photo ID to a registration site. Five seats are open: Districts 1, 2, 3, 9 and one At-Large District. Members in those districts will vote for […]

Your meal will be cooked from scratch at Millie’s in Ridgeway

RIDGEWAY – Ring the cow bell outside the service window to either order food or pick up an order from Millie’s country food restaurant in Ridgeway. And what she hands through the outdoor pass-through window to the customer will not be made from frozen beef patties, or chicken cooked in the morning and set under […]

MLILY gives 31 mattresses to FCSD, EMS

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County mattress manufacturer, MLILY, has donated mattresses to Fairfield County’s Sheriff’s Department, EMS, and Emergency Management. Representatives from MLILY presented the mattresses to the public safety units in the MLILY showroom located at 1 Mlily Way in Winnsboro on Monday. “Fairfield County is thrilled to announce that MLILY has made this generous […]

Fairfield Electric board trims its benefits package

BLYTHEWOOD – In preparation for the upcoming Fairfield Electric Coop’s annual meeting, the Board of Trustees met March 28 to discussing discontinuing the health/life/dental benefit package for new Trustees beginning with the May 20 election. The vote to do so was unanimous. The package, valued at about $19,000, has always been free to Trustees, except […]

Music venue opens April 1 in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A new music venue, Arrowhead Pavilion, is opening April 1 at Carolina Adventure World (CAW). After purchasing CAW a few months ago, the new CAW management group retained Pavilion Presents and Southern Entertainment to bring live music and entertainment to CAW. Southern Entertainment and Pavilion Presents produce Carolina Country Music Fest at […]

Seven nominated to run for Fairfield Electric Coop Board

BLYTHEWOOD – A new day is dawning at Fairfield Electric Cooperative with regard to how it conducts the nomination and election of its board of directors. What has historically been a secretive nominating process for board candidates, was open to the press on Monday, perhaps for the first time ever. While there were several weeks […]

Haslett sees new day in Winnsboro

WINNSBORO – Lifelong Winnsboro resident Bill Haslett called on the town’s citizens last Friday to support and work with the new town council and administration to put a shine on Winnsboro. “Mayor John McMeekin and Town Administrator Jason Taylor and the town council are turning this town around, and I’m so proud of what they’re […]

Come Home2 Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood’s newest hotel, a Hilton Home2 Suites, opened on March 2. The four-story hotel features 88 suites, each with fully equipped kitchens and sitting areas. Amenities include a fitness center with laundry area, meeting space that seats 40, complimentary hot breakfast, business center, pool, fire pit patio and grill area.