Celebrating Dr. Green

WINNSBORO – A long parade of well-wishers in a vehicle caravan sporting sparkly signs and colorful balloons snaked past the Fairfield County School District office on Friday afternoon to congratulation Superintendent J. R. Green for being named Superintendent of the Year for South Carolina. Green and his family stood in front of the district office […]

FCSD plan ok’d for Aug. 24 start

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County School District’s calendar and teaching plans have received approval from the S. C. Department of Education, clearing the way to move forward with school opening on Aug. 24. The district will follow a ‘modified virtual” option that was adopted at the July meeting by the Fairfield County Board of Trustees. […]

6th food distribution set for Aug. 13

WINNSBORO – The sixth Fairfield County distribution of free boxes of fresh produce is scheduled for distribution at five separate locations at the same time – Thursday, Aug. 13, at 5 p.m. Boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables will be limited to two boxes per car, one box per household. The five food distribution points […]

Sharing Food

Distribution volunteers Rep. Annie McDaniel and Fairfield County Recreation Department employee Larry Perry load boxes of fruits and vegetables into 200 vehicles at the Fairfield County Commerce Center during the County’s fifth food distribution event. Sponsored by Fairfield County Council and Fairfield Forward, the event distributed a total of 800 boxes at the Commerce Center, […]

4 food shares set for Thursday, July 17

WINNSBORO – The fifth Fairfield County mobile food pantry is scheduled for distribution in Fairfield County at four separate locations at the same time – Thursday, July 16 at 5 p.m. Food Share boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables will be distributed to the first 200 households at each location. Boxes are limited to two […]

FCSD sues bus company

WINNSBORO – It was supposed to be a lifetime opportunity for 47 Fairfield County BETA Club students. Instead, recurring mechanical issues and frequent stops turned the road trip to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma into a nightmare. Now the Fairfield County School District is suing, accusing the bus company of “contract breaches and misrepresentations,” and also claiming […]

Dr. J.R. Green named Super of Year

COLUMBIA – Fairfield County School District Superintendent, Dr. J.R. Green, has been named the 2021 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). “I have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Green as a school board member and as a parent,” said Fairfield County School Board Chair […]

Green named finalist for Super of Year

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County School District’s Superintendent Dr. J. R. Green has been named one of three finalists for the title of Superintendent of the Year for South Carolina, according to a post that appeared on the district’s website on Sunday. No other information has been made available by the district or the South Carolina […]

Gaps evident in meeting recording

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County School District leadership says it has ample reserves to help offset an expected $2.7 million shortfall in next year’s budget. However, it’s difficult, if not impossible, for members of the public to fully understand where things stand financially because of gaps in the recording of budget discussions. There were two distinct […]

Grab & Go breakfast and lunch

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – With school facilities closed during the coronavirus pandemic and spring break scheduled for this week, April 13 – 17, the Fairfield County School District staff and volunteers busied themselves for three to four hours on Friday preparing and sacking breakfast and lunch meals for every student for the five-day break. Then the […]