Pumpkin Fest – Oct. 26

Winnsboro rocks this weekend

WINNSBORO – The Town’s annual Rock Around the Clock Festival kicks off at 8 p.m., Friday night with its traditional Street Dance featuring the McEwyn Band from Nashville. “With good weather forecast and the Griffins playing on Thursday night instead of Friday, we should have a big crowd. It’s going to be a great night […]

A Blarney Good Time

WINNSBORO – Kids collected pots of gold (candy), made crafts and played games while their parents shopped during the downtown merchants St. Patrick’s Day festivities from 1 – 5 Sunday. Many shoppers arrived in Irish costume and had some Irish fun. “We had a great day!” Robert Pemberton of Oldies & Goodies said. “Can’t wait […]

Chamber celebrates Christmas at drop-in

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce ushered in the holidays with its annual Christmas drop-in on Dec. 13. The event, held at the newly named Carolina Center for Events and Conferences, was sponsored for the 12th consecutive year by TruVista. The new Chamber director, Gene Stephens, was on hand to meet and greet […]

Ribbon Cutting

WINNSBORO – The Donut Guy owners, Shaun and Crystal Paulk, held a grand ropening Monday morning for their donut shop, located at 149 S. Congress Street. The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce celebrated the occasion with a ribbon cutting. The shop opened in January, 2017, but the Paulks say they have just now settled into regular […]

Council gives Chamber notice

WINNSBORO – When the new leader of the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce failed to satisfy Council’s concerns last week, during a budget workshop, regarding the Chamber’s plans for the upcoming budget year, Council threatened to reduce the funding it provides for the Chamber from $87,500 to $25,000 unless the Chamber provided a financial roadmap […]

Chamber Summer Events

Fact checking the Ridgeway Candidate Forum

RIDGEWAY – Of the six candidates in the upcoming Ridgeway election, three of them, Angela Harrison, Roger Herring and Rick Johnson, participated in a candidate forum held last Thursday evening at the Century House and sponsored by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. The other three candidates, Heath Cookendorfer, Rufus Jones and Dan Martin, held a […]

Winnsboro loves a parade

WINNSBORO – Santa arrived in Fairfield County in fine style Sunday afternoon, landing his sleigh squarely on the back of the Town of Winnsboro’s vintage fire truck.

School supply funds donated

WINNSBORO – Dr. J. R. Green accepts $975 from Milt Marley (center) from the Lake Wateree Homeowners Association and Fairfield County United Way Account Manager Mike Quinn. The funds for school supplies were donated through a cooperative effort by United Way of the Midands and Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.