Thrift store interrupted

WINNSBORO – “I just love to shop garage sales and estate sales. Every time I go out, I buy stuff. I can’t help it,” said Mary Melton, one of the owners of a new Winnsboro thrift shop she calls Under One Roof. “I actually opened the shop in 2015, but things got interrupted when my […]

Catch Aladdin at Chamber’s drive-in movie

RIDGEWAY – If you enjoyed The Lion King at the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce’s drive-in movie last month, you won’t want to miss Aladdin at the Chamber’s next drive-in movie to be held at The Farm in Ridgeway. This special venue offers a bucolic setting in the quiet countryside. The movie will begin at 8:45 […]

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