Camera is watching criminals, not citizens

BLYTHEWOOD – After a police camera was installed by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department at the corner of McNulty and Blythewood Road, some residents called town hall and The Voice to ask who it’s taking pictures of. The answer is, according to Blythewood’s RCSD Region Six Commander, Lt. Chris Duke, ‘the criminals.’ “This is not […]

Planned power outage for Winnsboro Electric customers

WINNSBORO – Dominion Energy South Carolina will be making some electrical system upgrades to the transmission system that feeds the Town of Winnsboro’s electrical substation. This will require a 3-to-4-hour power outage, the primary outage date is Sat, April 17th with backup dates scheduled for May 15th and May 22nd. The outage is scheduled to […]

Man killed in crash on Langford Rd.

BLYTHEWOOD – Stanley D. Fisher, 68, of Elgin, SC, was traveling north on Langford Road in a 2001 Dodge pickup truck when he was involved in a collision about 6:40 a.m. According to the incident report, Joseph Gaither, 69, the driver of a 2005 Freightliner tractor-trailer, was traveling south and attempted to make a U-turn […]

18-year-old FCHS graduate killed in shooting

An early morning shooting has been reported at the Dogwood Apartments in Ridgeway RIDGEWAY – An early Wednesday morning shooting resulting in the death of one person is being investigated by the Fairfield County Sheriff’s office. Charlie Cason, III, age 18, a graduate of Fairfield Central High School was found deceased about 3 a.m., inside […]

Man arrested for stealing caskets

WINNSBORO – When the owner of Gibson Funeral Home discovered that two caskets and a floral arrangement were missing from the funeral home on Feb. 27, she notified the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety. The owner described one of the missing caskets as dark blue and the other as silver. During the investigation, it was […]

Water suit delays are costly to JWC

JENKINSVILLE – Delays in providing documents in a lawsuit the Jenkinsville Water Company filed against former Fairfield County Councilwoman Bertha Goins have proved costly. A circuit judge recently slapped the JWC with a $1,600 fine and ordered the water provider to produce a trove of documents defense attorneys originally requested in June 2020. “The Court […]

Blair man sought for attempted murder

BLAIR – Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office investigators are seeking help in locating Blair resident Larry Carter, 42. Carter is wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting that occurred March 16 in Blair.  Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies were called to an address on Twisted Lane near Clark’s Bridge Road at 6:21 p.m., Tuesday evening […]

Shooting reported on Twisted Lane near EZ Mart Covenience Store

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A shooting has been reported on Twisted Lane off Clarks Bridge Road near the EZ Mart convenience store. The shooting occurred about 6:45 p.m.  Several Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies responded.  It is reported that one person was taken to an area hospital.  This is a breaking story and more will be posted […]

Town of Winnsboro seeks solution to utility billing

WINNSBORO – After years of complaints about water billing from both Blythewood and Winnsboro customers, the town of Winnsboro is looking at options to upgrade its meter-reading and billing system. Why now? The cost of better technology has finally come down to a price that a small town can afford. “Basically, we’re looking at trying […]

Rezoning recommended for former Red Gate property

BLYTHEWOOD- After hearing from the property owner and town staff, the Blythewood Planning Commission unanimously approved a recommendation Monday for rezoning of the former Red Gate property near downtown Blythewood. Their recommendation for the 140-acre site, which sits along Blythewood Rd., between Muller and Syrup Mill roads, is to rezone approximately 60 acres of road […]