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 […]

Happy Retirement

During a retirement party at Town Hall for Doko Manor Director Steve Hasterok, his Manor staff looks on as Hasterok hands the keys to the Manor to Kristi Coggins, who will be taking over his duties.

One of their own

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County fire and emergency personnel escorted the body of Don Silvia from Prisma Hospital in Columbia, where he died this morning after a short illness, to Pope Funeral Home in Winnsboro. Silvia was a long-time volunteer firefighter and rescue squad member in Fairfield County. At the bridge over Exit 32, firefighters from […]

Hood Road Fire

RIDGEWAY – At about 7:45 pm on Thursday, Fairfield County fire units were dispatched to a reported structure fire on Hood Road in Ridgeway, according to the Fairfield County Fire Service. The first arriving unit found heavy fire throughout the building, and confirmed that no one was home. It took crews about an hour to […]

After Hours with Fairfield Chamber

Fairfield Chamber Director Gene Stephens, right, and admin. assistant Tracy Benson, left, host first Business After Hours at AllTemp Comfort Services, featuring Hoof and Paw President, Kathy Faulk, speaker.

Wings & Wheels

There was something for everyone at the Fairfield County Airport’s Wings and Wheels Festival last Saturday. The event was highlighted with good food, face painting, airplanes and cars and emergency service vehicles on site, and helicopter and fixed wing rides.

Fairfield County twins become area’s youngest pilots

GREENBRIER – The Fairfield County twins who celebrated their 16th birthday last year with their first solo flight as student pilots just hit a bigger milestone on their 17th: both teens earned their license to fly. “I definitely prefer flying over driving,” says Logan Steed, who received his pilot’s license on April 25, as did […]

Paul Dove named SC Lion of the Year

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro’s Paul Dove was named the state’s top Lion on Saturday. A Lion for 31 years, Dove, 78, is currently a past president of the Winnsboro Lions Club and has served in every Lions Club office over the years except one – that of International Director. “He says he’s not going there,” said […]

Fairfield Farmers’ Market to open May 21

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Farmers and Artisans Market will open Saturday, May 21 with more vendors, more choices, food trucks, children’s amusements and more fun that ever. “We’ll have lots and lots of vegetables and farm goods,” said the market’s co-manager Michelle Taylor. “Plus we’ll have some new vendors – a cute clothing boutique, jewelry, […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Still need to purchase a nice gift for a special mother? Mary Kay baskets in various price ranges will be available this weekend under the bright pink Mary Kay tent in front of Doko Station.