Majority 4 suggest scaling back on courthouse renovation

WINNSBORO – It’s not every day when the solicitor and public defender make the same argument. But when it comes to the condition of the existing Fairfield County Courthouse, Randy Newman and William Frick were on the same side at a recent County Council meeting, fully endorsing the proposed renovation project. Addressing council members, both […]

Courthouse repairs, upgrades begin

WINNSBORO – Renovations to the Fairfield County Courthouse that are funded with bond money remaining from the 2013, $24 million Fairfield Facilities Corporation bond, may soon be underway. Bryant Brown, an architect with GMK Associates in Columbia, presented information to council Monday night about how those renovations and repairs are going to proceed. “You have […]

Matthews invested as Family Court Judge

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro attorney Debra Matthews was elected Family Court Judge for seat 2 in the Sixth Judicial Circuit on Feb. 7, to fill the unexpired term of the Honorable W. Thomas Sprott, Jr. Matthews’ investiture was held on Monday, March 5 in the Courtroom of the Fairfield County Courthouse. Judge Paul E. Short, Jr. […]