July 3 event brings record attendance

BLYTHEWOOD – The Town of Blythewood July 3 Fireworks event is usually the best attended event in the town, and this year was no exception. According to Steve Hasterok, Director of Doko Manor and Doko Park, this year’s event may have topped the last six. “We had the perfect weather, three onstage bands, 20 or […]

Blair Fair at Store 34

Fairfield Farmers market opens for season

Netherton recognized by Fairfield council

WINNSBORO – Council members recognized County Building Official Chris Netherton during Monday night’s meeting for achieving the Distinction of General Contractor and Construction Manager by South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, and Master Code Professional through the International Code Council.

Lions at Work

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Lions Club braved a cold Saturday morning breeze to accept food donations from drive-by donors. The food items were donated to Christian Assistance Bridge.

Help, Help Me Rhonda

Blythewood resident Rhonda Meisner, a candidate for the Richland Two school board, speaks to voters during the ‘All In’ candidate tour when it stopped at Sweet Pea’s Ice Cream Shop in Blythewood on Saturday.

Lake Scar-O-Lina was wet ‘n wild

BLYTHEWOOD – It was the fourth Village Church event the Lord rained on – but not out – this year. But the church’s popular Lake Scar-O-Lina fall event turned out to be all good. In keeping with COVID restrictions, costumed kids rode in the back seats of hundreds of vehicles parents steered through the maze […]

Giving in the Garden

Winnsboro members of the Hoof & Paw Benevolent Society, Aimee Griffith, Paula Spinale and Kathy Faulk visit with customers Sunday at Woodley’s Gardens on Two Notch Road. The event was the group’s annual fundraiser whose proceeds are used to make life better for animals locally and across South Carolina. Woodley’s also made a generous donation, […]

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.