Winnsboro Christmas Parade

Christmas in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Good weather brings out large crowds and it did so Sunday evening for the annual Blythewood tree lighting ceremony. Emmalyn Gilbreth and Ava Swindler, music students at Blythewood’s Freeway Music school, provided music as guests gathered. As the ceremony began, Rev. Carsten Bryant of Trinity United Methodist Church gave the invocation. Then members […]

Winnsboro kicks off Christmas on Sunday

WINNSBORO – The first Christmas parade of the season will be the Winnsboro parade this Sunday, Nov. 28. It will start at 5:15 p.m. with the theme, Winter Wonderland. Those who would like to participate can contact the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce at 803-635-4242 or email [email protected] for a registration form. To participate, entries […]

BW Tree lighting set for Sunday

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Christmas season begins every year at town hall with the lighting of the town Christmas tree. This year will be no different. It will happen this Sunday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 28 at 5 p.m. Freeway Music students Ava Swindler and Emmalyn Gilbreth will perform prior to the opening of the ceremony. […]

BW Artists Guild shares holiday spirit with Fairfield Animal Shelter

BLYTHEWOOD – When the Blythewood Artists Guild opens the doors for its Holiday Market at the Manor on Dec. 2, the vendors will be offering more than an array of handmade Christmas décor, jewelry, candies, fashion accessories and holiday gifts. The Guild will also offer attendees the opportunity to donate much needed necessary supplies for […]

Blythewood Artists Guild Holiday Market

Holiday Market Opens Sat.

WINNSBORO – The first of four big Holiday Markets will open this Saturday, Nov. 20 at the Fairfield County market building in downtown Winnsboro. Hosted by the Fairfield County Farmers and Artisans Market, this market day and others on Nov. 27, Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 will feature vendors selling unique holiday gifts – leather […]

Pig on the Ridge

RIDGEWAY – The crowd was big – about 4,500 over the two days according to senior steering committee member Rufus Jones – and the barbecue was plentiful.  “The rain held off and the people kept coming in,” Jones said of Ridgeway’s 22nd Annual Pig on the Ridge Festival. Pictured above are the barbecue winners. Left, […]

Pig on the Ridge set for Nov. 5-6

RIDGEWAY – The first weekend in November means one thing in Ridgeway: the Pig is back. Friday night’s “No Pigs allowed” runs from 6 – 10:30 p.m. with activities for kids, craft sales, a street party with DJ Doug Pauley, and delicious and different non-pork cuisine for sale. Saturday kicks off with the BBQ judging […]

Veterans Day event postponed to Nov. 7

This event has been postponed to Sunday, Nov. 7. BLYTHEWOOD – The Town of Blythewood and Blythewood Historical Society and Museum will honor veterans during the town’s 6th annual Veterans’ Day Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Doko Meadows Park. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott will be the guest […]