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.


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, […]

Hoof & Paw raises over $100,000 for animals

RIDGEWAY – The Hoof and Paw Benevolent Society debuted its much anticipated coffee table book last week in a special reception that paid tribute to the sponsors and volunteers who made the book a reality. “They say it takes a village to raise a child. Well, this book was our baby and you were our […]

Christmas on the Ridge


It’s Christmas in Ridgeway

It’s Christmas in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – The lighting of the town Christmas tree is one of Blythewood’s most popular traditions. It happens on the Sunday after Thanksgiving when folks from the community gather on the grounds of Town Hall around 5 p.m. They sing along with caroling choirs from area churches, enjoy refreshments and laugh at the mayor’s jokes […]

Fairfield High School Floats On

Winnsboro loves a parade