Shootout at Cuz’s Corner

(An earlier report in The Voice erroneously named Alexander Rhoring as a suspect who was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery with Intent to Kill. That information is not correct and The Voice regrets that error.) WINNSBORO – Winnsboro Public Safety officers were called to Cuz’s Corner service station on S. Congress Street on […]

Quilts donated for comfort

WINNSBORO – In the Time of Corona, comfort can be found in homemade quilts – thanks to Donna Royson. An avid quilter, Royson has donated quilts to the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office for some of the county’s most vulnerable citizens – children and the elderly. “I hope and pray that these small quilts bring comfort […]

Victim in burned Jeep identified

WINNSBORO – The victim in a vehicle fire that occurred last week off Hwy. 34 in Blair has been identified as Yakiem Romel Breeland of Columbia, SC. After receiving a tip about a vehicle on fire at about 11 p.m. Sunday, July 5, the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office discovered a white Jeep Grand Cherokee fully […]

Pauling wanted for attempted murder

WINNSBORO – A Winnsboro man is wanted for attempted murder after allegedly firing multiple gun shots at another man who was standing in his front yard with his daughter and a woman on Friday, June 3. After a dispute with his daughter, the daughter called her mother to come get her, according to the incident […]

Body found inside burned out car in Blair

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an arson/death investigation after a body, burned beyond recognition, was discovered about 11 p.m. on July 5 inside a burned out vehicle off Highway 34 in Blair. When Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at a hunt club property located between Possum Branch Road and Zion Hopewell […]

Sheriff seeks missing Winnsboro woman

**UPDATE: Ms. Gladney has been located. WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information as to the whereabouts of Rachel Kathleen Gladney, 36. Gladney is a black female with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing black tights and a purple shirt about 12:50 p.m. on June 27, near Columbia […]


WINNSBORO – To show their appreciation to the Winnsboro Police Department, above, and the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department for their vigilance during the Time of Corona, last week the Winnsboro Lions Club delivered 85 bags of home baked cookies to two law enforcement agencies. “We want them to know that we appreciate them for all […]

Oops! Pot alarm brings deputies

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Angelo A. Noce, 37, on Thursday, May 7 after responding to an alarm call at Noce’s residence, 230 Doty Road Extension in Winnsboro. Upon arrival, deputies found a window that had been broken during a possible attempted burglary. Following standard protocol for alarm responses, deputies checked the exterior […]

Salaries top budget discussions

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County leaders warned that it would be a lean budget, and council members illustrated that during a series of votes Monday night. In all, council members considered 18 amendments to the proposed $46,757,741 budget, which also received second reading. The budget requires three readings to take effect. Salary and personnel requests highlighted […]

Sheriff seeks help IDing suspect

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a burglary suspect. An unknown individual broke into a residence in the Monticello area of Fairfield County near SC 215 and Lake View Circle on Friday, April 17 between 10 and 11 a.m. An image of the suspect was captured on […]