New super says he’s prepared and eager to take the reins at FCSD

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County School District’s new superintendent, Dr. Tony Hemingway, says he believes in and is passionate about outcomes for students. His record of success in producing high-performing outcomes for students during his 25-year career in the Clover school district is a testament to that belief. After 10 years of teaching at the elementary […]

Bidding Dr. Green farewell

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – During the days before Superintendent Dr. J. R. Green retired from the Fairfield County School District, he visited each school where he was honored in different ways. He arrived at Fairfield’s Kelly Miller Elementary School to a drum-show by the KMES drumline. Then, inside, Dr. Green was greeted by the 3-5 year […]

Fairfield School District hosts Cool Reads

RIDGEWAY – Fairfield County School District held a Cool Reads Literacy Fest on Monday at The Farm at Ridgeway. The event celebrated readers from elementary schools across the district.

Fairfield community meets new FCSD superintendent

WINNSBORO – The new Fairfield County School District Superintendent Dr. Tony Hemingway met members of the community Monday during a Meet and Greet at the District auditorium. After introducing himself and making comments, Dr. Hemingway took questions and talked about some of his plans for the district going forward. He said he is continuing to […]

Green named SCAEOP Admin of the Year

GREENVILLE – Fairfield County Superintendent Dr. JR Green may be leaving his post, but not empty handed. Green was recently named 2024 Administrator of the Year, an award given by the SC Association of Educational Office Professionals (SCAEOP). Fairfield County School District’s Gervonder Brown, Executive Assistant to Dr. Green and board clerk, was installed as […]

Dr. Tony Hemingway named FCSD Superintendent

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to select Dr. Tony Hemingway as the next Superintendent of the Fairfield County School District. Dr. Hemingway, EdD has served as the Chief Human Resources and Strategic Planning Officer in Clover School District since 2017. Prior to this position, he served as the Principal […]

Teacher Village nears construction

WINNSBORO – Five years after Fairfield County school officials announced the goal of building a new, rent-controlled housing development for teachers, site infrastructure is nearing completion, and construction of the first homes will start in a few weeks, says Sue Rex, Chair of the Fairfield County School District Education Foundation. “We just feel like we’re […]

Fairfield’s school report cards improve

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County schools saw marked improvement on the recently released 2023 Report Cards, with five of seven schools rated “Good” or higher. Two schools – Geiger Elementary and Fairfield Magnet – received “Excellent” ratings, the highest in the five-tier rating system. An “Excellent” rating means “school performance substantially exceeds the criteria to ensure […]

Fist Bump Fridays in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Fairfield County School District’s youngest students have been in for a treat at Friday morning dropoffs this year as Fairfield Central High School’s varsity football players, cheerleaders and their coaches have rotated through the district to greet them.

FCSD magnet school’s scores shine

WINNSBORO – The recently released SC Ready scores measure readiness in English-Language Arts and Math for students in grades 3-8. Top Performer Fairfield Magnet Math & Science again this year was the district’s top performer, where 74.3% of third graders met or exceeded expectations in ELA. Nearly 70% of fifth graders at the magnet school […]

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