Bell quizzed on disparity of funding for rec centers

WINNSBORO – Drawdy Park is a recreation hub in Fairfield County. More than 300 kids compete in baseball, softball and other sporting activities during the peak summer season. It’s a place where proud parents cheer on their sons and daughters as they triumphantly round the bases. It’s a place where memories are made. “Drawdy Park […]

Back on the Diamond

WINNSBORO – Those crisp new jerseys, cleats and gloves have officially been broken in as Fairfield County Recreation’s spring baseball and softball season began this week. Drawdy Park was packed on Monday’s opening night as the Rec featured t-ball games spread through the park’s three fields. The league’s older teams opened their seasons on Tuesday, […]

Rec Ball is Back

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Recreation Department officially opened their baseball and softball seasons this week. Pictured above, the Angels took on the White Sox in the machine pitch league. Below, t-ball players from the Pirates team go for a ground ball. Games were played at Drawdy Park in Winnsboro.

County budgets funds for more patrol cars, Drawdy upfit

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Council is eyeing a 10 percent cut to outside agency funding, hoping the move frees up money to buy more patrol cars. The council is also considering modifying the economic development director’s vehicle allowance, raising deputy coroner pay and cited to appropriate nearly $40,000 more to the Drawdy Park parking lot […]

Update: Shoot out near Drawdy Park

WINNSBORO: The Voice received clarification this morning that two people, not three as previously reported, were shot in last night’s shooting in the Drawdy Park area behind the Fairfield County Administration Building in Winnsboro. One victim was shot in the leg and another was possibly grazed by a bullet. A third victim, who was injured […]

Lightning struck twice in Drawdy Park

WINNSBORO – July 19, 1993.  Winnsboro resident, Dee Mattox recalled that day 25 years ago when lightning struck twice in the same place. “I remember it vividly,” Mattox recalled, “even the smell of burnt flesh.  My family and I were attending an All Star Little League game at Drawdy Park being played between Winnsboro and […]