Uncle Harry’s Big Day

BLYHEWOOD – Harry Griffin, who turned 79 on Monday, started celebrating early with a surprise drive-by birthday party on Sunday, organized by family members in his front yard. More than 50 vehicles and five generations of Griffins, including two sons, three grandchildren and several great grandchildren and friends drove through his yard, shouting and singing […]

Dabbs commissions in Airforce

BLYTHEWOOD – On Aug. 17, Blythewood resident R. Hunter Dabbs commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Airforce. Dabbs, who graduated from Blythewood High School (BHS) in 2016, completed his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of South Carolina in 2020. Dabbs was the 2015 recipient of the Blythewood Rotary Club, Chef William Turner […]

10 file for 3 open R2 board seats

COLUMBIA – The three open school board seats in Richland Two will be contested during the Nov. 3 general election. As of Monday, the last day to file for a seat on the Richland Two board, 10 candidates have filed for the three seats. Those candidates are: Incumbents Lindsay Agostini, Monica Elkins and James Shadd. […]

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 […]