RW library closing June 1

WINNSBORO – After voting in January against purchasing the building that houses the Ridgeway library, Fairfield County Council voted last month to present a revised lease to the owner of the building. That lease was more favorable to the county. The Voice learned on Monday that the owner has rejected the proposed lease, and according […]

Employment: Fairfield County Library

Council OKs, then denies library funds

WINNSBORO – They actually did vote for the $521,000 before they voted against it. At its Oct. 14 meeting, the Fairfield County Council inadvertently voted to award $521,000 in matching funds for the Fairfield County library in Ridgeway. Later in the meeting, the council voted to reconsider the library vote, meaning the county now is […]

Story Walk moves kids around town

RIDGEWAY/WINNSBORO – Summer fun is making the rounds in Ridgeway and Winnsboro as Story Walk brings kids and their families on to downtown sidewalks to read the “big book”, Good Food, written by DeMar Reggier, Much like a progressive dinner where participants eat from house to house until they finish the meal with dessert at […]

Library EGGcitement

WINNSBORO The Easter Bunny was busy in Winnsboro last week, also making a visit to the little ones at Fairfield County Library’s Easter Egg Hunt last Thursday.  Visiting with the Easter Bunny are Miguel Young Jr., Dewayne Knotts, Leahman Knotts and Javeon Johnson. Below, Bubba Catoe shows off one of the eggs he collected at […]

Readers Turn Out

WINNSBORO – About 250 children and 50 adults attended the Winnsboro Library’s annual read-in held at the Fairfield County Recreation Center on March 29. The program lasted from 9 – 12 a.m. and was followed by lunch.

Friends of Library honor Dr. Clyde McCants

WINNSBORO – “It has been a beautiful friendship for me and a life of service to the Fairfield County Library,” Sarah McMaster, former director of the Fairfield County Library, said as she and Library Director Eric Robinson presented a Life Membership Award and other mementos to Winnsboro resident Dr. Clyde T. McCants during the Friends […]

County leases facility for RW library

RIDGEWAY – During a special meeting last week, county council voted unanimously to execute a two-year lease on the old Ridgeway post office property at Palmer and Jones streets for a temporary library site in the town. The deal includes an option to renew for another two years and possibly purchase the property. Rent would […]

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 […]

Reading In

WINNSBORO – Over 300 Fairfield County students attended the 22nd Annual Read-In at the recreation center. Top readers in the district were recognized, the students had lunch and were entertained by a storyteller.