Sheriff seeks information about car break-ins along SC Hwy 200

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Several vehicle break-ins occurred in the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 11 at residences in the S.C. Hwy 200 area of Fairfield County. The break-ins occurred between Wilson Chevrolet and Old River Road (Secondary 41). Items taken include pocketbooks and other small items from inside the vehicle. There were no signs […]

Town offering grants to improve storefronts

WINNSBORO – For the third year in a row, the Town of Winnsboro is offering façade grants to businesses to improve store fronts in the town. Town Council approved $3,000.00 for six $500 Façade Grants to merchants located on Congress Street in downtown Winnsboro. “The idea behind the grants is to improve the street-facing fronts […]

Fairfield Electric offers free seedlings to community

BLYTHEWOOD – Fairfield Electric Cooperative has launched a program to help replace trees in its service area that are cut down during right-of-way construction and maintenance. The program is called TREEMendUs. “Our plans are to have an annual event where we provide free tree seedlings to our members and community,” Fairfield Electric CEO Bruce Bacon […]

Blythewood mobile blood drive set for Friday

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blood Connection will be holding another mobile blood drive at town hall on Friday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Blood Connection provides blood to hospitals in Columbia. To schedule your donation, please go to the link: There is a critical need for blood donations, so stop by […]

Fairfield to host county-wide job fair

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County will host its first annual county-wide job fair for several industries in the community, including MLILY, Isola, Element, the SC Highway Patrol, PruittHealth, Mekra Lang and the Fairfield County School District. The fair will be held at three separate locations in the county – Winnsboro Recreation Center, Mitford Recreation Center and […]

Census count is critical to Blythewood, Fairfield County’s state and federal funding

Deadline to complete census is Sept. 30 BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD COUNTY – It is important that Blythewood  and Fairfield County residents submit their information for the 2020 census before Sept. 30, as that information will impact the town and county’s state and local funding, according to Fairfield County Administrator Jason Taylor and Blythewood Mayor Bryan Franklin, who […]

Young-Wilson wins Dennis Hunter Youth Award

WINNSBORO – Eunique Young-Wilson is the first winner of the 2020 Dennis Hunter Youth Award.  Young-Wilson is a graduate of Fairfield Central High School and Midlands Technical College.  She joined the WIOA program in 2018 and obtained training at MTC as a medical office specialist and as a certified nurse aide.

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-10

WINNSBORO – During Monday night’s county council meeting, Council Chairman Neil Robinson presented a proclamation to Fairfield County Fire Services Director Jason Pope recognizing Oct. 4-10, as National Fire Prevention Week.

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