Tax leins ignored by R2 trustees

COLUMBIA – A Richland Two school board trustee facing more than $49,000 in liens over unpaid income taxes will lead the body that determines numerous fiscal matters, including the district’s $301.1 million annual budget. On June 30, the board voted 6-1 to appoint James Shadd as chairman. Shadd takes over for James Manning, who’s served […]

Tucker awarded SCASA Lifetime Achievement

BLYTHEWOOD – Jeaneen Tucker, Principal of Round Top Elementary in Richland School District Two, has been selected by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) as one of four 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award winners. Tucker began her career in public education in 1981 as a special education teacher in Dekalb County, Georgia. She later […]

Muller Awards

BLYTHEWOOD – The Muller family presents two annual awards to honor Muller Road Middle School students who exemplify the characteristics that are modeled and held in the highest regard by the legacy of their parents, George and Catherine Muller.  Students receiving these awards are “best suited by exemplary character, academic achievement, physical fitness, appreciation for […]

Brown earns BS from USC Aiken

AIKEN – Heyward Brown of Winnsboro earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina Aiken. The University of South Carolina Aiken held a Pacer Graduation Parade and Celebration in honor of Brown and fellow members of the Class of 2020. Students decorated their cars, and families and friends lined the […]

Local residents named to CCU President’s and Dean’s Lists

CONWAY – The following students were named to the President’s List for Spring 2020 semester. From Blythewood: Catherine Austin, Biology Jair Kelly, Exercise and Sport Science Joseph Lopes, History Kourtney Scott, Sociology Jada Wilson, Psychology Anthony Yarborough, Graphic Design From Fairfield County: Sarah Cashion, a recreation and sport management major from Ridgeway. The following students […]

Tucker newly appointed Clemson Second Lieutenant

CLEMSON – Oliver Bernard Tucker of Winnsboro is a newly appointed Second Lieutenant. On May 20th, Clemson University’s Army and Air Force ROTC units held a joint online ceremony to commission fifty Second Lieutenants. Twenty-five students received commissions into the U.S. Army, and twenty-five students received commissions into the U.S. Air Force. Tucker also participated […]

Fairfield residents graduate Clemson University

CLEMSON – Clemson University awarded more than 4,007 degrees in May 2020. Fairfield County residents receiving degrees: Wesley C. Britt, Ridgeway, BS in Financial Management William M. Renwick, Winnsboro, BS in Mechanical Engineering Noah S. Ward, Winnsboro, BS in Psychology

Clemson announces President’s & Dean’s Lists

CLEMSON – Clemson University has announced the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the spring 2020 semester. To be named to the President’s List, a student must achieve a 4.0 grade-point average. From Blythewood: Rylie Elisabeth Beasley, Special Education Jonathan Bryce Carter, Electrical Engineering Eric Dante Coleman, Secondary Education Haley Elizabeth Daniel, Parks, Recreation and Tourism […]

Fairfield students awarded academic honors at CofC

CHARLESTON – College of Charleston congratulates more than 2,600 students who were named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for Spring 2020. The following local students earned honors: President’s List: Margaret Cathcart, Supply Chain Management Vernon Kennedy, Biology Dean’s List: Vernetia Anderson, Political Science

Cathcart graduates from The College of Charleston

CHARLESTON – Margaret Cathcart was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management from The College of Charleston in May 2020. Cathcart will have the option to be recognized by the College during a ceremony tentatively planned for October 11, 2020.