Fairfield Electric names student representatives

Annual Trips Canceled Due to Coronavirus FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Fairfield Electric Cooperative selected seven local high school students to represent the cooperative and be part of two memorable summer experiences. Gavin Douglas of Richard Winn Academy, Jason Huse of Blythewood High School, Angela Fang of Lugoff-Elgin High School and Abigail Hutson-Smith of Fairfield Central High […]

Deese named to Presidents List

TUSCALOOSA, AL – Hannah Deese of Blythewood was named to The University of Alabama Presidents List for spring 2020. Students with an academic record of 4.0 were named to the President’s List.

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 […]

Summons & Notices #2019-CP-20-00316

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FAIRFIELD IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 2019-CP-20-00316 Non-Jury Action to Quiet Title Ulanda U. Stewart, Plaintiff, vs.                          Thelma L. Moore, Tommie Peay, Justice Peay, Rosalind Boyd, Yancy Boyd, Lester Boyd, William M. Stewart, Jr., Bonnell Stewart, Jr., Charles W. Stewart, Dorothy L. Daniels, […]

Local students graduate Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, SC – Coastal Carolina University saw nearly 1,300 students graduate in Spring 2020 during a virtual ceremony. Among them from Blythewood are: Zachary Colflesh, middle level education Brandon Pondexter, graphic design Carson Quattlebaum, marine science Jadan Wilson, political science From Fairfield County: Sarah Cashion, Ridgeway, recreation and sport management Krista Griffin, Jenkinsville, management Michaela […]

Lander University announces Spring 2020 Dean’s List

GREENWOOD – Lander University has announced the names undergraduates who have been named to the Dean’s List.  To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average between 3.5 and 3.9. Students from Fairfield County named to the Dean’s List: Gracie Atkerson Kennedy Elliott Reed Elliott Sydney Glisson

SC House District 41 candidates have their say

SC Rep. Annie E. McDaniel I know District 41 and will fight for it because Fairfield is home. I am a lifelong resident of Fairfield County and educated by our public schools. I am a proud alumna of the University of South Carolina where I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with […]

Don’t miss the Palmetto Crescent and Star

Looking for magnificent live entertainment these days while still practicing social distancing? It’s as close as your back yard this week. High in the southern horizon after sunset shines a brilliant representation of the Palmetto crescent moon and star. At least that’s how it appeared to South Carolinians on Sunday night when the crescent moon […]

Winnsboro drug bust nets drugs, guns, cash

WINNSBORO – John “J J” Henry Robinson, III, 24, of Birch Street in Winnsboro was arrested Wednesday, April 22, by the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office. The arrest netted drugs, guns and cash. Robinson was charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, and Possession of a Stolen Firearm. […]

Blythewood drive-in movie set for Saturday

BLYTHEWOOD – The community is invited to get out of the house for a while and take the kids to a drive-in movie Saturday night at the town’s rodeo grounds located at 311 Blythewood Road across from the Food Lion shopping center. The movie, “Despicable Me,” will begin about 8:30 p.m. or as soon as […]