VillageChurch movie, music set for Friday at Doko Park

BLYTHEWOOD – In Biblical terms, it was a night to behold, complete with a multitude. The VillageChurch outdid itself two years ago when it hosted a musical event in Doko Park for the entire community. There were 10 food trucks, 3 game tents, 2 bounce houses, a big slide, 2 balloon tents, a popcorn machine, […]

Fairfield First Steps scores in SC’s top four

WINNSBORO – There are only three school districts in the state whose five year olds are more ready for kindergarten than those in Fairfield County, according to the statewide First Steps Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) scores released in August. “It’s an indication for the county as a whole not just for our First Steps program […]

Fairfield County awarded 6th Golden Palmetto

HILTON HEAD – The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) awarded Fairfield County the 2019 Golden Palmetto Award for making the lives of people with disabilities a priority in 2018. In particular, Fairfield County was recognized for employing people with disabilities, attending local events put on by the FCDDSN board, and providing […]

Big Grab, Big Success

Birth Announcement: Hudson Gray Schaffer

Proud grandparents Jeff and Terry Schaffer of Jenkinsville announce the birth of their seventh grandchild, Hudson Gray Schaffer on Sept. 6. Hudson’s parents are Adam and Tara Schaffer of Lake Monticello. Holding the newborn is his big brother Isaac.

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The Big Grab is on!

BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Shops, restaurants, service stations, hotels and other merchants in Blythewood, Winnsboro and Ridgeway are stocked and ready for the invasion that will happen this weekend, Sept. 6 and 7, when the eighth annual 50-mile Big Grab yard sale descends on the three towns and everything in between. Already businesses and residents along […]

State Champs reunite after 50 years

WINNSBORO – Celebrating the big 5-0 anniversary of their 1969 AA football state championship title, a group of former Winnsboro Wildcats gathered this past weekend at the Fairfield County Career and Technology Center and McLendon Stadium to reunion with former teammates, coaches, and cheerleaders, rekindle old friendships, and relive their beloved glory days. A half […]

New Owners – New Club: Introducing the Blythewood Country Club

BLYTHEWOOD – The new Blythewood Country Club open house on Friday welcomed an outdoor patio full of guests to the new look of the former Windermere Club. Fred Layman, the club’s manager, introduced Jorge Martinez, the president and Principle Partner, COO David Biscan and other principles of the new venture. Guests enjoyed live music and […]

New Blythewood Country Club Open House set for Aug. 23

New Owner Aims To Bring Former Windermere Club Back To Glory Days BLYTHEWOOD – The Windermere Club is being purchased by a Snellville GA company, L&J Acquisitions, and is now called Blythewood Country Club. Under the new ownership, the Club will be managed by Fred Layman who said the name change is the tip of […]