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 […]

Redhawks move to qualifiers

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s athletic program added another Region Champion last Wednesday during the Region 3-4A Cross Country meet. Redhawk standout Emma Ashley, a seventh grader, finished first among the thirty runners with a time of 20:42.98 to claim top honors. The Westwood Girls finished third in team scoring with an average time of 24.40. Leayzia […]

Green Energy Emerges to Top

CHARLESTON – Two Winnsboro companies were honored at this year’s South Carolina Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Charleston last week. Green Energy Biofuel, whose headquarters are located in Winnsboro, was named Emerging Manufacturer of the Year. MLILY, a memory foam mattress manufacturer located in the former Mack Truck plant, was given the Expansion in SC […]

Redhawks 3-peat as Region Champs

BLYTHEWOOD – It’s a 3-peat for Westwood volleyball. The Redhawks claimed their third Region 3-AAAA title in a row with last week’s win over Lancaster High School. Westwood went on to finish their region season with a perfect 10-0 record after defeating Richland Northeast in a dominating fashion on Senior Night last Thursday. The Redhawks […]

Whitaker named FCSD’s top teacher

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County School District named its Teachers of the Year for the district’s eight schools as well as a District Teacher of the Year during the annual convocation. Crystal Whitaker, the Social Studies Department Chair at Fairfield Central High, was named the Fairfeld School District Teacher of the Year. Whitaker, who is in […]

Rosa (Rosanna) Williams Byrd

WINNSBORO – Rosa (Rosanna) Williams Byrd, a longtime resident of Winnsboro, South Carolina passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Rosa was born on January 14, 1922, in Inez, North Carolina as the daughter of the late Baldie and Georgianna Williams. She attended John R. Hawkins High School and later graduated from the McCrorery-Liston High […]

Shelter seeks person(s) responsible for dog’s torment

$250 Reward Offered for Conviction of Anyone Responsible WINNSBORO – Around noon on Sept. 11, a Fairfield County Animal Control officer picked up a young male Pit Bull stray with wounds so gruesome that after he was brought into the shelter and photographed, the staff felt the need to attach warnings ‘before opening’ on some […]

Bengals swing into season with W

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood kicked off the season with a 6-0 sweep of Dutch Fork High School on Sept. 3. After a long break in their schedule, the Bengals hosted formidable opponent Camden High School on Sept. 13 for their first home match of the season. After moving the start time back an hour, the match […]

County industrial property to go to RCPC

BLYTHEWOOD – Of the 1,300 acres that Richland County hopes to purchase and have rezoned for a Blythewood Industrial Park, almost 500 acres (two parcels) are in the county, not the Town of Blythewood, and the county will have jurisdiction over their re-zoning. The two parcels, located along Blythewood Road, west of Fairfield Electric Cooperative’s […]