Fairfield Alums are True to Their School

WINNSBORO – As about 10 class groups gathered for the bi-annual Fairfield High School Alumni reunion on Saturday, each class tailgated under their group’s colorful tent. Alumni Association President Donald Prioleau emceed the event and DJ Pete Martin took care of the music. The weather was beautiful and everyone ate, visited and danced through the […]

Bengals Place At Top

On Saturday, Blythewood High School’s Drill and Rifle teams placed among the top Army JRTOC teams in the Region. The Rifle team finished the League Championship in first place overall, and the Drill team placed second in the Drill competition. The Drill team finished the meet over Ridge View, Westwood, Airport, Lower Richland, and Lugoff […]

BHS students recognized for outstanding performances

BLYTHEWOOD – Several Blythewood High Students are being recognized through the College Board National Recognition Program for African-Americans, Hispanics, and Small Town and Rural programs. They have earned this recognition because of their exceptional academic achievements and outstanding performance on the PSAT/NMSQT and/or AP Exam. National Recognition awardees have a unique opportunity to connect with […]

K-12 Dive names Richland 2 District of the Year

COLUMBIA – Richland School District Two is receiving national recognition for its efforts to create equity of opportunity and access for all students. K-12 Dive, a publication covering education news, has named Richland Two the 2021 District of the Year for its innovation and inclusive initiatives.   “Richland Two was the first school district in South […]

Jones set to graduate Clemson

RIDGEWAY – Amari Jones, daughter of Curtis and Aisja Jones, Thomas and Doris Jones’ granddaughter, and native of Ridgeway S.C., will graduate from Clemson University in December 2021. Jones, who attended Geiger Elementary School, Fairfield Middle School, and Fairfield Central High School, will be graduating in 3.5 years instead of the traditional four years with […]

Inductees Honored

During a ceremony last week, Blythewood High School inducted three alums into the school’s athletic hall of fame – Kelsey Thurston  (Lacrosse, Class of 2011) represented by her father who was also her coach, Kirk Thurston; Justin Bethel  (Football, Class of 2008), represented by his mother Brenda Bethel and Kelly Owens  (Softball, Class of 2010)

Mighty Griffins Compete

BLYTHEWOOD – Fairfield Central’s ROTC team competed in the Richland 2 Drill and Rifle Meet on  Oct. 23, held at Blythewood High School. Drill Sergeants from Fort Jackson’s 3rd Battalion Sixtieth Infantry Regiment served as evaluators for the meet as Fairfield’s team competed against nine Army JROTC schools.

Bengal Battalion

Blythewood’s Bengal Battalion hosted their annual Drill and Rifle meet on Oct. 23 as a part of the Greater Midlands Drill and Rifle League. Drill Sergeants from Fort Jackson’s 3rd Battalion Sixtieth Infantry Regiment served as evaluators for the meet as Blythewood’s team competed against nine Army JROTC schools.  The Bengal Battalion Drill Team and […]

B-HE sets dates for alums’ goodbyes

BLYTHEWOOD – As the time approaches to say a final farewell to the current Bethel-Hanberry Elementary school building, the district is inviting all former students and employees back to walk the halls and visit old classrooms one last time prior to the school’s demolition. While a new building is being constructed adjacent to the current […]

Whitaker featured by SCEA

WINNSBORO – Crystal Whitaker, a history teacher at Fairfield Central High School and member of the Fairfield County Education Association, was recently featured in the South Carolina Education Association’s publication, SCEA Voice. Whitaker, the publication stated, has made extra efforts throughout the school year to reach out to her students and ensure their wellbeing. “Weekly […]