Her Christmas cookies are edible art

BLYTHEWOOD – Selena Dennis was thinking for a while about learning how to decorate sugar cookies as a creative outlet. The thing that finally prompted her to purchase the training class was a prison ministry her church started. They asked for baked goods – and she saw an opportunity to minister through cookies. As it […]

Blythewood Tree Lighting Nov. 27 at 5 p.m.

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Christmas season begins every year at town hall with the lighting of the town Christmas tree. This year will be no different. It will happen on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, at 5 p.m. Enjoy music, refreshments and visit with neighbors and old friends who have come home to Blythewood […]

Edward Smith invites 150 people for Thanksgiving dinner

WINNSBORO – Edward L Smith is a lifelong resident of Winnsboro who loves his family and his community.  If you asked him, he would tell you the two terms are synonymous.  To that end, for the last three years, Smith has handed out between 50 and 75 Thanksgiving turkeys to those who could not afford […]

Be an angel by adopting an angel

WINNSBORO – This is the 12th year that members of the Fairfield community have come together to participate in the Fairfield County Council on Aging’s Angel Tree event. To adopt a senior “Angel” – an older member of the community who may not be able to celebrate the holidays with loved ones – members of […]

Fraud Alert

The Fairfield County Tax Collector received several calls from citizens who received the text pictured in the image above. Be aware that this is a scam. Fairfield County will not contact you via text message related to paying a tax bill. Residents can search and pay taxes online at: https://www.fairfieldsc.com/departments/treasurer

BW Artists Guild creates holiday magic

World Series champs to lead parade

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Chamber has notified Blythewood Town officials that the Chamber Board will honor the Blythewood Dixie Youth Baseball World Series Champion team as the Grand Marshalls of the 2022 Blythewood Christmas parade. The team’s Coach, Marshall Dinkins told The Voice that the team is thrilled that they will lead the parade on […]

Zoning requested for 1500+ homes in 29016

BLYTHEWOOD – Two developers are requesting zoning for a total of more than 1500 town homes and apartments on Wilson Blvd., near I-77. Both developments will receive the first of three votes at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, during a public hearing at Richland County Council. The public is invited to speak at the meeting […]

Down on the farm with DSN Director Laura Collins

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Disabilities and Special Needs Board kicked off the first Lunch with Laura event last week, the first of a series of special lunches the Board’s Director Laura Collins has planned for her DSN clients. “DSN is committed to supporting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to engage in new activities […]

BW Historical Society Veterans Day Ceremony