Bond denied for man who beat teen

JENKINSVILLE – A Jenkinsville man was charged with assault & battery 3rd degree, assault & battery 2nd degree, burglary, violation of court order of protection (two charges), domestic violence 3rd degree after allegedly using a set of brass knuckles to beat a 15-year old male in the face and assaulting the teen’s mother and grandfather […]

Boots & Badges set for Saturday

WINNSBORO – “It’s a competition that saves lives,” said Cpl. BeeBee Harris, with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department. Boots & Badges is a chance to vote for the one of three Fairfield County emergency responder departments – Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire & Rescue or Law Enforcement.  To vote, one needs to donate blood. The […]

Fly high at Wings & Wheels

WINNSBORO – Would you like to fly in a fixed wing airplane right over your own back yard?    If you live within 3 to 5 nautical miles of the Fairfield County Airport….you can do just that this coming Saturday, May 12 at the 14th Annual Wings & Wheels Air Festival, from 10 am to 3 […]

County OKs increased pay for EMS

WINNSBORO – After asking his fellow councilmen to defer a vote on salary increases for the County’s Emergency Services employees last month, Councilman Neil Robinson was quick to reverse course when the item came up on Monday night’s Council agenda. As Emergency Services Director Mike Tanner began a repeat of his appeal last month for […]

Tanner: County at risk as more EMS employees exit

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County was facing a critical personnel shortage in its emergency services department a year and a half ago, with paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMT’s) chasing better pay in neighboring counties. But a salary increase passed by Fairfield County Council in November, 2016 stopped the bleeding – that is, until Richland County […]