Fairfield council majority caves to request to give $4k to first responders

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County first responders are getting bigger bonuses from the American Rescue Plan after all. On Monday night, Fairfield County Council voted 7-0 to increase full time first responder bonuses from $1,200 to $4,000. But the unanimous vote doesn’t reflect the deep divisions among council members leading up to Monday night’s final reading. […]

Town prepares to receive millions

BLYTHEWOOD – Anticipating millions of dollars in new funds to be coming to the Town in the near future, council voted unanimously Monday night for Town Manager Carroll Williamson to prepare the Town’s budget funds for the additional revenue. “Significant revenue funds are anticipated in this budget year that we didn’t know much about as […]

Blythewood in line to receive $1.55M from ARP

BLYTHEWOOD – Town officials haven’t yet received official word, but the Town of Blythewood is estimated to be in line for $1.55 million from the recently signed American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The Town of Winnsboro is estimated to receive $1.19 million; Ridgeway, $0.11 million and Jenkinsville, $0.02 million. While broad guidelines are available […]

Fairfield County could receive up to $4.2M from American Rescue Plan

WINNSBORO – County and Town officials haven’t yet received official word, but, in total, they are in line for millions of dollars from the recently signed American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The county would likely qualify for up to $4.2 million in federal assistance through the $1.9 trillion program; the Town of Winnsboro is […]