Bengals fall to Irmo, Lakewood, defeat Sumter

IRMO – Blythewood’s Region 4-5A opener at Irmo was less than stellar Friday night. The Bengals played with the Yellow Jackets for most of the game, but the final six minutes was all Irmo in a 52-39 defeat. A Julian Phillips basket at the 7:20 mark of the fourth got Blythewood (12-8, 1-1) to within […]


COUNTY OF FAIRFIELD IN THE PROBATE COURT NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representatives (PR), appointed to administer these estates, AND to file their claims on Form #371 PC, with the Probate Court for FAIRFIELD COUNTY […]

Bengals, Redhawks battle in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Two defensive, physical basketball teams clashed twice along Wilson Boulevard over a four-day span. In both games, Blythewood came up a winner over its crosstown rival. While the Westwood girls took care of business against the Bengals in both games, the Redhawk boys fell 46-45 at Blythewood Friday, then came up short in […]

Car wash, law office seek COAs

BLYTHEWOOD – Two businesses have applied to the Board of Architectural Review (BAR) for Certificates of Appropriateness (COA) – Sparkle Car Wash and The Law Offices of Shannon Burnett. Sparkle Car Wash was scheduled to be heard by the BAR at a public hearing on the Dec. 16, but asked to be deferred until the […]

New bill would limit state senators’ power to nominate magistrates

Report highlights Fanning, Underwood connection WINNSBORO – In small counties like Fairfield, a single state senator routinely has unilateral authority to nominate magistrates. That would change, however, under a new bill recently prefiled by two Republican state senators. Senate Bill 903 would expand nomination responsibilities to a county’s legislative delegation, which include both state House […]

High-speed chase ends in crash

BLYTHEWOOD – A high speed chase that began on Two Notch Road near Sparkleberry Lane Thanksgiving morning ended in a crash in front of The Voice’s office on Main Street in downtown Blythewood. Joseph Jenkins, 64, was charged with driving under suspension, third offense; failure to stop for blue lights, second offense; expired tag; reckless […]

Super’s evaluation form gets mixed reviews

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Superintendent Dr. J.R. Green received another round of positive reviews on his annual evaluation, the district’s Board of Trustees’ chairman recently during the school board meeting last week. Completed evaluation forms from individual board members, which typically include comments about the superintendent’s performance, were not made available as of press time. […]

Veterans’ celebration draws crowd

BLYTHEWOOD – More than 50 people attended the Blythewood Historical Society’s 2019 Veteran’s Day community celebration at the Langford-Nord House Sunday. “Each year our program for veterans has grown,” Society member and one of the event’s organizers Frankie McLean said as she observed those gathering for the ceremony. Outside, on the crisp, sunny day, a […]

Veterans event set for Sunday

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society and Museum will host a Veterans Day celebration for the community at the Langford-Nord House on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, starting at 4 p.m. The will include guest speaker Jennifer Miller from Counseling Plus. Miller has served in the military and will share her story and services for Veterans. […]

Redhawks conquer Cavaliers

COLUMBIA – It was evident early that Westwood football would win big over Richland Northeast (RNE) in its regular season finale last Friday. And a big win it was as the Redhawks took a 52-6 win to clinch a third place finish in region action.  Westwood’s offense struck early and often, taking a 20-0 lead […]