Blythewood black history event set for Feb. 29

BLYTHEWOOD – Planning for this year’s Blythewood Black History Event is underway and promises to be a departure from the past annual events, according to organizer Millie Whittaker. “The theme this year, ‘The Journey: How did we get here?’ will focus on the historical journey of African-Americans through the impact of the African-American Church as […]

Macedonia Baptist Church’s NFL

First Friday: Historic Downtown Winnsboro

Chamber to host rib cook-off in the park

BLYTHEWOOD – On Monday night, Doko Meadows Event Manager Steve Hasterok presented a proposal to town council for a Spring Rib Cook-off. The event would be sponsored by the Blythewood Chamber of Commerce as a fundraiser to be held March 14, 2020 in Doko Meadows Park. The Chamber will be requesting $14,900 from the Town’s […]

Christmas at Winnsboro First Baptist

Blythewood Tree lighting kicks off Christmas

BLYTHEWOOD – The lighting of the town Christmas tree is one of Blythewood’s most popular traditions, and this year it was one of the biggest. It happens on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Folks from the community gather on the grounds of Town Hall around 5 p.m. They visit, sing along with caroling choirs from area […]

The sun shined on Ridgeway parade

Parades, tree lightings, markets, plays, shopping and more ahead

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – While shopping Fairfield stores is already in full swing, the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce is upping the game with its annual Shop Fairfield First program that starts Friday, Dec. 6.. Participating merchants in downtown Ridgeway and Winnsboro will receive signup slips to be filled out by the customer when making a […]

Shop Small on Saturday

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – While Black Friday kicks off the Christmas holidays in many towns, the magic day in Fairfield County is the next day – Shop Small Saturday. “After a big day of shopping the big stores on Black Friday, come back home to Winnsboro and Ridgeway for some really great shopping on Saturday in […]

Town tree lighting set for Sunday

Town tree lighting set for Sunday BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Christmas Tree Lighting is set for Sunday, Dec. 1, from 5 – 6 p.m. in the front yard of Town Hall. The Christmas season officially begins in Blythewood with the annual lighting of the town’s Christmas tree. Music will be provided by Vance & Jeannie […]