Pickleball a winning sport worldwide, as well as in FC

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Court time in Fairfield County has taken a new dimension in recent years since the Fairfield County Recreation Commission opened its gates for Pickleball. Pickleball? Perhaps it’s one of the more popular sports activities you’ve not heard of. Fairfield County Councilman Doug Pauley was once one of those people who had never […]

Fairfield Parks and Recreation cancels Spring sports season

WINNSBORO –Effective immediately, Fairfield County Parks and Recreation along with Fairfield County Administration has cancelled all spring sports, including baseball and softball.  Cancellations also include gymnastics and dance.   This information supplements and updates Fairfield County’s March 31 Press Release.    FCPR will offer either a full refund or a credit for all spring fees paid.  […]

Rec Center, Market funding sent forward to council

WINNSBORO – The County Administration and Finance Committee recommended to council the allocation of $130,000 Monday evening for two capital building projects intended to contribute to the overall health of Fairfield County residents – a fitness center and the Farmer’s Market building. The the recommended funds come from the existing $500,000 capital building projects budget. […]

Fortune Springs pool to open June 11

WINNSBORO – Fortune Springs Park pool, now under the management of the Fairfield County Recreation Department, will open June 11. Fairfield County lifelong resident Carolyn Walters, a former physical education teacher, will be the pool manager. The pool will be open to the public Tuesdays – Fridays from 3 – 5 p.m.; on Saturdays from […]

Saving Lives

WINNSBORO – Approximately 10 health care vendors were available on Saturday at the Free Fairfield County Health Fair, sponsored by U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman at the Fairfield County Parks and Recreation Center from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Representing Providence Health’s new ER facility in Winnsboro were, from left: registered nurses Arlene Vance and Robin […]

Rec Center opens fitness room

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Parks and Recreation Department has opened a new fitness room at the Winnsboro Recreation Center. “We’re always looking to bring new opportunities to our community to exercise and stay fit,” County Administrator Jason Taylor said. “I encourage everyone to take advantage of the Fitness Room.” Located in the basketball gym, […]

FC All-Stars bring home State titles

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Recreation All-Star teams hit North Augusta and Chapin this weekend for the South Carolina Recreation Baseball Initiative All-Star tournaments and brought two championship trophies back home. The 10U squad was eliminated early by a tough Chapin American team, but the 8U and 12U squads hoisted the gold at the end […]

FCCA partners with FC Recreation for Senior Expo

WINNSBORO –  The Fairfield County Council on Aging (FCCA) partnered with the Fairfield County Recreation Department to hold what it plans to be an annual Senior Expo at the Recreation Center Friday, May 11. Vendors from Fairfield County and surrounding counties were available for attendees. Above, Nutrition Coordinator for FCCA Allison Spires makes plates for […]

Going Up

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Recreation Director Russell Price and Deputy Fire Director Greg Gerber were lifted to the top of the Town Clock by a ladder truck to meet Greenbrier Fire Chief Sammie Castles, who gave a $300 donation from the Fairfield County fire chiefs to the Recreation Department. Price, pictured right with Castles, will […]

FC Rec offers free youth camp at Drawdy Park

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Parks & Recreation will offer a free baseball and softball camp to kids ages 4-12. The camp, led by former high school coaches and Fairfield County residents Jonathan Burroughs and Roe Coleman, will be held March 12 and 13 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Drawdy Park, 702 Eighth Street, Winnsboro. […]