Peay Ridge man’s body ID’d after two years

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Kirk Anthony Hall, 41, was last seen walking away from his home on Pedal Drive toward Peay Ridge Road in Great Falls at approximately 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. His mother, who he lived with in the Peay Ridge Community, reported Hall missing the next day. She told deputies it was […]


Hundreds of young egg hunter-gatherers converged on the VillageChurch’s field of Easter dreams Saturday to once again fill their baskets with plastic eggs. After a prayer by VillageChurch Pastor Erik Estep, the hunters dived into the field, then exchanged the plastic eggs for bags of candy and enjoyed free hot dogs and hamburgers with their […]

Spotted: The Easter Bunny

WINNSBORO – The Easter Bunny was out and about in Winnsboro on Saturday. Pictured left, the Easter Bunny visits with kids outside of To Be Stitched, where photographer Millie Lambert held a photo session for Saturday shoppers. At right, children at First United Methodist Church’s egg hunt receive stuffed bunnies from the Easter Bunny, sponsored […]

VillageChurch baptizes 25 during revival at Doko Meadows Park

BLYTHEWOOD – It was a Night of Hope for more than 2,000 worshippers gathered in Doko Park last week to participate in an old fashioned outdoor revival organized by Blythewood’s VillageChurch. Enjoying near summer-like weather, the enthusiastic crowd rose to their feet to sing along with the VillageChurch band that entertained with contemporary Christian music […]

Market in the Park

BLYTHEWOOD – It was a fine day in Doko Park Saturday for the Blythewood Farmer’s Market and the Westwood High School to host the Spring Artisan Market. The park was full of vendors, shoppers and their dogs.

Spring Flowers

BLYTHEWOOD – Rigsby Sanders, left, rings up another sale as Carol and Steve Thompson purchase hanging flower baskets at the Blythewood Presbyterian Church’s annual Spring Plant Sale at the church’s pavilion on Saturday.  The event was a team effort between First Fruits Market Garden, a ministry of BPC, and Bruce’s Greenhouse.

‘Maxine Canzater Day’ proclaimed

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood Mayor Bryan Franklin presented a proclamation to lifelong Blythewood town resident Maxine Canzater who turned 99 on March 24, a date Franklin proclaimed Maxine Canzater Day. Born in a little house in Blythewood in 1922, Canzater was the fourth of 12 children, and later, she became the mother of 12 children. One […]

BLYTHEWOOD – Ready for the monthly Round Top Baptist Church community giveaway of food, clothing and household furniture and appliances at the Round Top Community Center last Saturday morning are some of the volunteers who make it happen: Linda Settles, Sondra Tower, Larry Nichols, Johnny Waller, Constelina Cunningham (organizer of the great community giveaway) and […]

Fairfield Chamber welcomes new members

WINNSBORO – During the annual Fairfield County Chamber new members dinner at the Armory on March 11, Chamber Director Gene Stevens welcomed new members to include: Jay Harrington (Mattress By Appointment), Dylan Pullen (Redemption Church of God), Kathy Goldbach (Slightly North of Charleston), Deborah Rollison (Winnsboro Emporium) and Sarah Pierce (Sara N Geo’s Pizza.)The event […]

Fairfield Animal Shelter Yard & Bake Sale