Pig on the Ridge draws crowd

Evening in the Garden to benefit animals

COLUMBIA – The Hoof and Paw Benevolent Society’s 3rd annual fundraiser, An Evening in the Garden, will be held at Woodley’s Garden Center on Two Notch Road, Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The event benefits abused, homeless and abandoned dogs, cats, horses and goats across the state. Hoof and Paw provide monthly […]

Candidates talk growth, annexation, safety, more

BLYTHEWOOD – Annexation, traffic and striking a balance between growth and preserving Blythewood’s rural character highlighted a two-hour town hall forum featuring the town’s three mayoral candidates in the first hour and four of five council candidates in the second hour Thursday evening at Doko Manor.  Former Mayor Keith Bailey and incumbent council members Bryan […]

Bikers and Beer

BLYTHEWOOD – The bike tours for the Bikers and Beer Event began and ended at Doko Park on Saturday. Above: Patti Cookendorfer, left, and Robbie Martin serve fruit, granola and water to the bikers as they round through Ridgeway.

Sheriff hosts Ghosts & Goblins

WINNSBORO – Fifty or so young ghosts, goblins and witches converged on the Sheriff’s Department in Winnsboro Saturday for trick-or-treating, games, prizes and a costume contest. Judging the ghoulish group were three of the County’s finest – Sheriff’s Deputies Bill Dove, Oren Gadson and Jana Childers whose husband, Chris, is a deputy. After studying the […]

An Evening in the Garden benefiting Hoof & Paw

COLUMBIA – An evening in the garden can help a number of dogs, cats, horses and goats that need to be rescued. Hoof & Paw’s 3rd annual fundraiser, An Evening in the Garden, is hosted at Woodley’s Garden Center on Two Notch Road northeast Columbia. It’s Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. There […]

Enjoying Witch’s Brew

WINNSBORO – Holding her lantern high in the dark of night, Lisa Cathcart led one of three eerie tours of haunted houses during the annual Woman’s Club Ghost Walk Saturday evening. Back at the Woman’s Club, Town Councilwoman Janice Bartell poured eyeball punch for Carolyn Douglas, Elaine Helms and Rene Barefoot. The tour is in […]

Worship at the Well – Nov. 10

Fairfield County Election Open House: Nov. 5

Pig on the Ridge – Nov. 1 & 2