The driver of an ATV died after a crash on Plantation Pointe Road

LAKE WATEREE – The unidentified driver of a 2001 Polaris ATV was killed early Sunday morning during a crash on Plantation Point Road near N. Dutchman Creek Road. The crash occurred at 2:38 a.m.  According to Master Trouper Brandon Bolt, the driver of the ATV was traveling west on Plantation Pointe Road when it crossed […]

Former FCHS standout returns as coach

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central recently announced that alum Larry Perry will be the next head baseball coach for the Griffins. “Coach Perry comes to us with a wealth of baseball knowledge,” Fairfield Central’s announcement said. Perry, a 2007 graduate, was a baseball standout for the Griffins and played travel ball with the SC Braves, a […]

Doko Meadows Park rules revised to allow children of all ages

BLYTHEWOOD – As the original rules for the use of the park and Manor were adopted in 2017, the use of these facilities has grown, making security a critical issue, Town Administrator Carroll Williamson told council at Monday night’s council meeting. To that end, the rules are being updated and adopted, Williams said, to ensure […]

Council OKs funding for outside agencies

BLYTHEWOOD – During the FY2021-22 budget work session and discussions during Blythewood Town Council meetings, council identified specific outside agencies to receive funding. However, Town Administrator Carroll Williamson noted in a memo that council members approved the budget without a specific amount allocated to each agency. The total amount allocated for all the agencies was […]

Big Grab set for Sept. 10-11 headline

BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD – Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s time to mark your calendar 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 […]

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

BLYTHEWOOD – The South Carolina Women’s Open is set to return to Cobblestone Park Golf Course in Blythewood in just two short weeks, Aug. 12 – 15. The four-day tournament kicks off with the Pro-am on Aug. 12. Open to men and women, the teams will be comprised of four amateurs and one professional. The […]

Driver killed in crash on Old River Rd.

WINNSBORO – The driver in a single vehicle accident on Old River Road near I-77 was killed. The driver of a 2003 Mercury Grand Marquee was traveling westbound on Old River Road when it drove off the left side of the roadway, down into a deep gully and struck several trees. The river was not […]

Blythewood teen dies in crash

BLYTHEWOOD – Sierra Rosario, 17, and an eleventh grader at Westwood High School, was killed in an early morning crash on Interstate 26 on Sunday. The teen was driving a 2018 Hyundai sedan east on I-26 when a 2011 Jeep SUV, traveling in the opposite direction, collided with the Hyundai in the eastbound lane. Christian […]

Missing Winnsboro man found dead

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill announced that Jeffrey Harrison, 62, of Winnsboro, was found deceased on July 22 off of Old River Rd. in Fairfield County. Harrison, who had been reported missing to Winnsboro Public Safety on July 14, 2021, was found inside of a wrecked vehicle that had gone off of […]

County hires $200/hour consultant to assist admin

WINNSBORO – The County’s Human Resources Director Brad Caulder was hired last month by the majority 4 as the county’s interim administrator to replace former Fairfield County Administrator Jason Taylor. Last week Caulder hired a $200 per hour consult to assist him in his administrative duties. Ed Driggers, a consultant with Parker Poe, will be […]