Big Crowd, Big Fun

RIDGEWAY – With new sod on the ground at the Jeep Rogers YMCA, VillageChurch had to find a new venue for its popular Lake Scar-0-Lina fall festival, according to VC Pastor Erik Estep. The Farm at Ridgeway was a perfect location and large enough to accommodate one of the largest crowds of families the Town […]

Trick Or Treat from First Methodist

WINNSBORO – First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro hosted a trunk or treat on Oct. 30 following Pumpkinfest in downtown Winnsboro. Members dressed up and decorated their trunks to pass out candy.

Pumpkinfest 2021

Blair Fair at Store34

BLAIR – Fall shoppers took to Highway 34 in western Fairfield County for Store34’s Blair Fair. Vendors ranged from jewelry, woodwork and art to wreaths, pottery, produce and food. Store34 is located at 18438 Newberry Road in Blair.

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 […]