Darreyl Davis named Chair of First Steps Board

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield First Steps program has named Darreyl Davis as Chair of its Board of Directors. Prior to being named chair, Davis had served as vice chair of the board. Davis has served on the board since 2016. “During his time on the board, Davis has served on difference committees and has always […]

Fairfield First Steps awarded $152,632 grant

WINNBORO – Fairfield County First Steps has been awarded $152,632 in grants by S.C. First Steps as part of its initiative with the South Carolina Department of Education to support parents as the first and most important teacher of their young child. The funding will expand high-intensity, evidence-based parenting programs in Fairfield County to address […]

Step Into The Holidays

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County First Steps raised over $1,000 for the Imagination Library program at its annual holiday market fundraiser, Step into the Holidays, last week. Pictured above, Karla Pope, left, shows some of her jewelry to Michelle Taylor.

Fairfield First Steps scores in SC’s top four

WINNSBORO – There are only three school districts in the state whose five year olds are more ready for kindergarten than those in Fairfield County, according to the statewide First Steps Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) scores released in August. “It’s an indication for the county as a whole not just for our First Steps program […]

Kicking off Summer

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Library held its Summer Reading Kickoff on June 2, complete with books, face painting, bouncey houses and games. Pictured above, Frankie O’Neal, Janice Griffin, Fairfield County School Board Trustee Darryl Davis and Fairfield County First Steps Director Patti Wilkes show off some of the best picks for summer reading.  Pictured right, Jakiera […]