Hands On

BLYTHEWOOD – Crystal Johnson, Blythewood Library Branch Manager, reads to young bookworms during the Hands on Art class. The class is held on Tuesdays twice a month at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the library at 691-9806.

Salkahatchie Again

BLYTHEWOOD – The 2019 Salkahatchie at Trinity UMC wrapped another week of good works June 13 – 20. Jeremy Grainger, who coordinates and oversees the work, said this year’s Salkahatchie youth repaired three homes and made a difference in many lives.

To Market, To Market

WINNSBORO – Gwen Harden purchases freshly picked tomatoes while Joe and Joann Silvia wait in line at Danny and Candy Kingsmore’s Celtic Lane Farms market booth. The market is located in the new Market Building, 117 East Washington Street, and is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Rambo named Volunteer Firefighter of the Year

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Fire Director Jason Pope, left, and Greg Gerber, Deputy Director, present the 2019 Volunteer Firefighter of the Year award to Aaron Rambo last month.

E-I-E-I-O

The inaugural Richland County Ag + Art Tour was a hit, thanks in part to several Blythewood farmers who showed off what they do best. Above center, Josh Fabel, owner of Fabel Farms in Cedar Creek, offered organic vegetables, honey produced on the farm and fatwood. At right, Keith Hearn, owner of Daly Greens, displays […]

Friday Night Movies on the Green

WINNSBORO – If your family missed the Movie on the Green last Friday night, you missed a popular Spiderman movie, food trucks, a bounce house and great weather. Tyasia Kelly, right, and her grandmother Rosetta Watson enjoyed chili nachos and sno cones before dark when the movie began. Tiki lamps kept the mosquitoes away. The […]

Honoring MLK

WINNSBORO – Deemhyia English, right, and Sgt. Francine Goins prepare for the 3rd annual Martin Luther King Day Parade in downtown Winnsboro on Saturday. The parade was sponsored by Believers and Achievers. There were 15 entries in spite of a forecast of rain, which only amounted to a drizzle.

Yumm!

WINNSBORO – The Blythewood-Ridgeway-Winnsboro Cookie Elves were busy in their cookie workshop (Norma Branham’s kitchen) last week, preparing trays of homemade cookies for seniors and shut-ins in the three communities. In matching aprons, Elves Phyllis Gutierrez, Norma Branham, Beth Collins, Norma Branham, Leah Branham, Beth Collins, Jan Gregory and Denise Jones met the Sunday before […]

Winnsboro in Lights

WINNSBORO – Downtown Winnsboro was dressed for the holidays last Friday as the Winnsboro Merchants coordinated a luminary service for the community to honor and memorialize loved ones.          

Blythewood Christmas Parade

BLYTHEWOOD – The weather was sunshine and winter crisp, and the crowd was anxiously waiting. Once again, the Blythewood Christmas Parade did not disappoint. With about 75 entries, it lasted more than an hour. Because the parade had to be rescheduled due to weather, some entries were missing. But there were still plenty of firetrucks, […]