Caldwell Tree Farm celebrates five years

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – In the five years since the start of the Caldwell Tree Farm in Winnsboro, helping people to get the perfect Christmas tree has become an annual tradition for Jenny and Mac Caldwell, who run the farm. “It’s been a lot of fun. There have definitely been families that have come every year, […]

Wells Fargo building to be developed

WINNSBORO – A new restaurant and apartment rentals are planned for downtown Winnsboro as early as summer 2024. And they’ll be located in the old Wells Fargo bank building at 101 N. Congress St. Capstone Property Group, a real estate limited liability company headquartered in Gainesville, Georgia, emerged recently as the top bidder to purchase […]

Carol Allen leaves legacy in Ridgeway

RIDGEWAY – When Carol Allen, 73, died last Wednesday, Nov. 1, from metastatic melanoma, her death left a huge hole in Ridgeway’s heart and a legacy that few entrepreneurs ever match. She is the unassuming woman who opened a tea room that catapulted Ridgeway into the tourist mecca it is today. Before Allen opened Laura’s […]

Chamber cuts ribbon on Primerica office

WINNSBORO – Ridgeway native Latishia Brown Robertson has announced the opening of her new Primerica office in downtown Winnsboro, with a ribbon cutting on Monday, Nov. 6. “We are excited to welcome Primerica Financial Services to Historic Downtown Winnsboro. It’s always a great day when we welcome another small business to Winnsboro,” Fairfield County Chamber […]

Olé! Winnsboro Fiesta is open

WINNSBORO – “In the last couple of months, I think one of the questions that I’ve been asked the most often is, ‘When is the New Mexican restaurant, Winnsboro Fiesta, going to open?’” Winnsboro Town Manager Jason Taylor posted on Facebook earlier this week. The answer came on Tuesday when the restaurant, located at 141 […]

Winnsboro massage therapist receives award

WINNSBORO – Just a few months after Winnsboro massage therapist Melissa Russell marked the 10-year anniversary of her downtown Winnsboro business – Help Yourself Massage Studio – she learned that she had been selected for a statewide Meritorious Award by the South Carolina chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association. The award honors her engagement […]

MUSC Health bringing primary care to Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is bringing a primary care physician’s practice to Blythewood, perhaps as soon as the end of October. The clinic will be located next to the Food Lion store in a former urgent care facility in the University Village shopping center on Blythewood Road. “Dr. Dion Foster […]

7 office and retail spaces in the works in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – New office and retail spaces are in the works for downtown Blythewood. On Sept. 18, the Town’s Board of Architectural Review (BAR) approved a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) for an L-shaped multi-office building plus a stand-alone building on two connecting lots at 400 Main Street. The approval is conditioned on tying up several […]

State proposes more mitigation for Scout

Officials Answer Community Scout Questions BLYTHEWOOD – During an information meeting held by Team SC (SC Department of Commerce, Richland County Economic Development and other state agencies with oversight over the Scout project), SC Commerce Secretary Harry Lightsey announced that the Department, in conjunction with Richland County Economic Development, has filed a revised mitigation package […]

Cheer & tumbling gym coming to Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – A new cheer and dance facility is coming to Blythewood in August 2024. It’s the relocation and expansion of a gym in Elgin that currently houses The Tumble Tree recreational programs and Twisters All-Star Cheerleading. “We love living in Blythewood. We love the small-town feel. Our kids grew up here playing recreational sports […]

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