A Special Proclamation

As a part of Disabilities Awareness Month, Fairfield County Disability and Special Needs Board partnered with local government officials to sign a proclamation naming March as Disabilities Awareness Month on March 5. Other related activities for March were postponed in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Pictured are, seated, Winnsboro mayor Roger Gaddy, Roxie Woodard, representing […]

Fairfield County awarded 6th Golden Palmetto

HILTON HEAD – The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) awarded Fairfield County the 2019 Golden Palmetto Award for making the lives of people with disabilities a priority in 2018. In particular, Fairfield County was recognized for employing people with disabilities, attending local events put on by the FCDDSN board, and providing […]

Employment: Director of Nursing, RN

Council wraps up budget requests

WINNSBORO – Council wrapped up its fourth budget workshop recommending several changes in agency allocations as well as a proposal to encourage the county’s elected officials to buy in to a merit based system of salary increase. After considering agency requests and County Administrator Jason Taylor’s budget recommendations over the last six weeks, Council is […]

Golfing for a Cause

BLYTHEWOOD – The Fairfield County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs held their ninth annual golf tournament Monday, April 16 at Cobblestone Park. Members of the first place team, above with DSN Director Laura Collins, are, from left, Chris Knight, Jody Bartell, Demetrius Cassellas, and Taylor Ingle (not pictured). Pictured below with Collins are second […]

Up, Up and Away

WINNSBORO – Recognizing March as Disability Awareness Month, the Fairfield County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs held a balloon launch at the Fairfield Day Center and treated staff and residents to lunch.

Bell named Support Professional of the Year

MYRTLE BEACH – The South Carolina Human Services Provider, Inc (SCHSP) held their annual conference March 12-14. SCHSP is a network of over 25,000 providers supporting individuals and families with disabilities and special needs. Teresa Bell, an employee of the Fairfield County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs, was named the 2018 South Carolina Direct […]