Fairfield Parks and Recreation cancels Spring sports season

WINNSBORO –Effective immediately, Fairfield County Parks and Recreation along with Fairfield County Administration has cancelled all spring sports, including baseball and softball.  Cancellations also include gymnastics and dance.   This information supplements and updates Fairfield County’s March 31 Press Release.    FCPR will offer either a full refund or a credit for all spring fees paid.  […]

It’s different, but it’s still church

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The corona pandemic has changed the world – how we shop, get our groceries, go to school and work. It has also changed how we participate in worship. One by one, however, the churches in Fairfield are proving that, with God and technology, all things church are possible during the pandemic, including […]

It’s different, but it’s still church

BLYTHEWOOD – One might have thought the LongCreek Church of Christ in Blythewood was defying the Governor’s social distancing guidelines last week when it was announced to the congregation in an email that the church would be holding its monthly congregational pot luck luncheon after church services on Sunday. But it wasn’t defiance. It was […]

Goins counters JWC suit

JENKINSVILLE – Jenkinsville Water Company’s (JWC) lawsuit against one of its fiercest critics “is atrocious” and “utterly intolerable in a civilized community,” according to a response and countersuit recently filed in Fairfield County Circuit Court. On March 4, the JWC filed a slander and defamation lawsuit against Fairfield County Councilwoman Bertha Goins, alleging her criticisms […]

Take-out in the Time of Corona

Lamar Richards appointed to NCUR

CHAPEL HILL – Lamar Richards, a Fairfield County native, was recently appointed to the National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Pending his approval by the Council’s Executive Board, Richards will serve a three-year term as a council member-at-large. Richards was chosen to serve on the Board by the South Atlantic Commission on Research Appointments, which […]

Pullen Crowned

Sara Pullen, 15, recently won the title of Miss South Carolina Reigning America. She will go on to compete for the national title of Miss Reigning America. Sara also currently holds the title of Miss Teen Fairfield County.

Providence Health accepting donations of medical and protective supplies and equipment

COLUMBIA – Providence Health today announced it is accepting donations of unused and handmade medical and protective supplies and equipment. This move is part of Providence Health’s ongoing efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for increased needs of personal protective equipment (PPE), which healthcare providers across the nation are experiencing.  The hospital can […]

Update on Fairfield COVID-19 cases

BLYTHEWOOD /FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A new case of coronavirus was reported today in Fairfield County bringing the total to 8. The new case was reported at 4 p.m. today on DHEC’s website.  There have been no deaths reported in the county.

A Special Proclamation

As a part of Disabilities Awareness Month, Fairfield County Disability and Special Needs Board partnered with local government officials to sign a proclamation naming March as Disabilities Awareness Month on March 5. Other related activities for March were postponed in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Pictured are, seated, Winnsboro mayor Roger Gaddy, Roxie Woodard, representing […]