Homeward Bound: the Incredible Journey… to Blythewood?

BLYTHEWOOD – There are many well documented stories of animals, especially cats and dogs, finding their way home from locations up to 1,500 miles away, though most in the 100 – 400 mile range. One of those stories may have played out in Blythewood recently over 45 days and a distance of about 95 miles. […]

Methodist Men Give Back

WINNSBORO – The First United Methodist Men Club of Winnsboro donated $200 to the Fairfield County Food Bank for the Christmas holidays.  Presenting the check to Wendy Luce of the food bank is Eric Johnson, right, and Pastor Steve Elkin of First United Methodist Church.  The group also made $200 donations to Epworth and the […]

Steelman named Builder of the Year –

Members of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA) named Kevin Steelman of Blythewood the 2020 Residential Builder Member of the Year. Steelman, a resident of Blythewood, currently serves as the president and CEO, partner/owner of LandTech Incorporated of SC and has been employed with LandTech since March 2000. He serves as chairman […]

Dominion Energy to conduct quarterly testing of emergency sirens for V. C. Summer

JENKINSVILLE – Dominion Energy will conduct a quarterly testing of its V.C. Summer Nuclear Facility’s Early Warning Siren System (EWSS) at approximately 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 5, 2021. During the test, all 109 EWSS sirens that are within a 10-mile radius of V. C. Summer will sound for less than one minute. As part of […]

Fairfield High alumni give back

WINNSBORO – For years the members of the Fairfield High School Alumni Association have given back to their community in many ways. One of those ways has been collecting non-perishable canned foods at each of their association’s monthly meetings and donating those food items to the Fairfield Community Food Bank. When the pandemic hit in […]

Kids Meet Santa Claim Prizes

Winners of 2020 The Voice’s ‘Kids Meet Santa’ photo contest received their prize gift certificates from Robbie Martin on Monday. Pictured from left, Casey Self and Carter Mock, 3rd place; Jason and Samantha Seidel with children Brayden, Parker and Drew, 1st place; Martin; Cooper and Carson McCormack, 2nd place, with grandmother Lou Ann Coleman. The […]

Enter The Voice’s U Pick ‘Em Contest

BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Need a little extra cash to pay off some of those Christmas bills that are adding up right now? You might want to consider entering The Voice’s annual College Bowl U Pick ‘Em contest that can be found on page 8 of our Dec. 22 issue or here. Broom Heating & Air […]

Christmas Eve in the Fields

BLYTHEWOOD – For the past ten years, Blythewood Presbyterian Church has gathered outside on Christmas Eve for worship, encouragement and fellowship – Christmas Eve in the Fields. This year, Christmas Eve in the Fields will again be outdoors, but with a few COVID-19 modifications: there is plenty of space at 441 Rimer Pond Road to […]

Veterans sought to organize VFW in Blair

BLAIR – When Blair native Freddie Watkins finished his 8-1/2 years of service in the Army in 1980, he carried his military experiences from Korea, Germany and Japan with him, always happy to run in to other military veterans who shared those same experiences, albeit in another country or another war. Today, Watkins, 65, and […]

Experience a nostalgic ‘snowy’ day of Christmas shopping in Ridgeway

RIDGEWAY – Would you like to see a snowy Christmas?  Satisfy your nostalgic impulses for a snowy day of holiday shopping and dining with a first stop at Ridgeway’s Welcome Center – aka, the World’s Smallest Police Station – in downtown Ridgeway. Inside you will find a charming old fashioned Christmas tree featuring photo ornaments […]