Fall Festival at Sandy Level Baptist Church

BLYTHEWOOD – From free hot dog dinners and hay rides to inflatables and trunk or treating, Sandy Level Baptist Church welcomed Halloween weekend with lots of smiling faces last Friday night. The event also served as a food drive for Christian Assistance Bridge.

Ghost Walk, Pumpkinfest set for Saturday

WINNSBORO – Expect something scary to happen during the Winnsboro Woman’s Club annual Ghost Walk on Saturday, Oct. 30. Guides in costume leading the way through downtown will carry lanterns as they lead groups of adults on tours at 7 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m. through nine haunted structures and many historic homes and […]

Area Christmas parades scheduled

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro Christmas parades return this year after they didn’t happen last year due to concerns over the pandemic. Winnsboro Parade The first of the three parades will be the Winnsboro parade on Sunday, Nov. 28. It will start at 5:15 p.m. with the theme, Winter Wonderland. Those who would like […]

Late Night Hoops set for Friday

BLYTHEWOOD – The Richland County Recreation Commission will host Late Night Hoops for Teens on Friday, Oct. 22 from 9 – 11 p.m. at Blythewood Park (126 Boney Road, Blythewood). The co-ed event, sponsored by Metro by T-Mobile, Hibbett Sports, and 100.1 the Beat, is for teens ages 13 to 18. The competition will test […]

Pig on the Ridge set for Nov. 5 & 6

RIDGEWAY – Longtime members of the Pig on the Ridge Steering Committee – Rufus Jones, Donald Prioleau, Henry Dixon and Gloria Keeffe (who replaced founding member Tom Conner last year), will be turning over the reins of the 22-year old Pig on the Ridge festival to younger blood – Mack Miles, Tony Jones, Deb Truesdale […]

Sheriff offers free food, fun and pet vaccinations

WINNSBORO – The Sheriff’s office is hosting an event at Drawdy Park this Saturday that will include more than fun, fellowship and food. It will also offer free rabies vaccines and a bag of cat or dog food for those pets who receive vaccines. “We’re inviting everyone to join us and bring your pets for […]

Big Grab set for Sept. 10-11

BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD – Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s time for the annual 50-mile Big Grab community yard sale – COVID-style. The sale is set for Friday, Sept. 10, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 11, from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. The shopping crawl is a figure 8 loop that extends up Hwy […]

Free rabies shots offered at Sheriff’s Sept. 25 event

WINNSBORO – The Sheriff’s office is throwing a party at Drawdy Park for the community. “We’re inviting everyone to join us for fun, fellowship and food on Saturday, Sept. 25,” Sheriff Will Montgomery announced last week. “We’ll have free hot dogs, rinks, games, presentations by the Fairfield County Rescue Squad, EMS, Fire Department, Highway Patrol […]

SC Women’s Open returns Aug 12-15 to Cobblestone

BLYTHEWOOD – The South Carolina Women’s Open starts today at the Cobblestone Park Golf Course. The four-day tournament kicks off with the Pro-am on Aug. 12. The morning will begin with an 11 a.m. LPGA clinic, followed by a boxed lunch and the pro-am tournament at 1 p.m. There will be on-course prizes, beverages, a […]

BW observes Purple Heart day

BLYTHEWOOD – Aug. 6 is a day the Town will honor and remember our veterans. The community is invited to join the mayor and town council members at 6 p.m., Aug. 6, at Blythewood Town Hall to remember and honor the men and women who were wounded on the battlefield or paid the ultimate sacrifice […]