Heirloom Fine Art Gallery opens

WINNSBORO – Opening night of artist Barbara Yongue’s new Heirloom Fine Art Gallery in downtown Winnsboro drew 90 attendees Friday night. Approximately 30 attended the ribbon cutting earlier that day. “I was overwhelmed by the attendance,” Yongue said. “Everyone was so welcoming. Plus, I was thrilled that we sold 11 paintings. It was a wonderful, […]

Drive-In Movie

WINNSBORO – More than 70 vehicles packed with families filled the parking lot of the former Wal-Mart Friday night to watch The Lion King on the big screen. Organized by the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce and made possible by the Town of Winnsboro, it was the most successful movie night the Chamber has sponsored, […]

Free showing of Lion King set for June 26

WINNSBORO – The Winnsboro Summer Movie Series kicks off on Friday, June 26, with the showing of The Lion King in the former Walmart parking lot on the Bypass. The drive-in movie event is sponsored by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and funded by the Town of Winnsboro (with thanks to Pharmalite). The movie night […]

Fairfield Chamber Honors New Members

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce introduced and honored its new members with a drop in last month at the Woman’s Club in Winnsboro. New members are, from left: Aimee Griffith, Annie McDaniel, Brock and Brice Williams, Paul Dove.  Also pictured are Board members Vicki Maass and Chris Griffith, Michelle Taylor, Mark Hilsenarth, […]

New Store in Town

WINNSBORO – A new gift/consignment shop, Forget-Me-Not, opened grandly with a ribbon cutting on Friday, March 13 sponsored by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. Cutting the ribbon, center, are co-owners Erin Bagwell and Deborah Rollison, assisted by Mayor Roger Gaddy. Others, from left, are Gene Stephens, Chamber President, Bob Prather, Chamber Vice Chair, and members Carolyn […]

First Friday in Fairfield

First Friday participants included, in photo at above: the three winners of the First Taste dish competition at the Blue Door – Kay Hensley, left, third place; Martha Ladd, first place, and Shameika Sims, second place. Below left, Freshed Picked band entertains customers at Oldies and Goodies. At right, Barbara Pemberton sells a pink-flowered teapot […]

Auto Zone ribbon cutting

WINNSBORO – When Evan Dunbar (fourth from right) opened his new NAPA Auto Parts store in the Bi-Lo Shopping Center last week, there was lots of food and several customized vehicles were on display, including a late model dirt car that Dunbar’s store sponsors. Front row from left is Fairfield Chamber of Commerce President Gene […]

Fairfield County Chamber Party

Shop Small on Saturday

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – While Black Friday kicks off the Christmas holidays in many towns, the magic day in Fairfield County is the next day – Shop Small Saturday. “After a big day of shopping the big stores on Black Friday, come back home to Winnsboro and Ridgeway for some really great shopping on Saturday in […]

In Stitches

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the newly opened To Be Stitched shop at 158-B S. Congress St. in downtown Winnsboro. Owner Jerrica Beam and Winnsboro Town Councilman John McMeekin, center, cut the ribbon. Beside Beam are her husband, Mitch and Winnsboro Town Councilwoman Janice Bartell-Prather. Behind McMeekin […]