The Gift of Life

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office held a Holiday Blood Drive on Dec. 20 through The Blood Connection at the old Walmart parking lot in Winnsboro. Donors received a $20 eGift card, a holiday shirt and a bonus $25 eGift card. Abby Hodge, left, of Winnsboro, gave blood for the first time during the […]

Fairfield sheriff’s office greets trick-or-treaters

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office held their annual trick or treat on Tuesday, drive-thru style. Officers and staff greeted attendees outside of the Sheriff’s office with smiles, high fives and buckets of candy.

The Voice offers $2,000 reward for information leading to hate mail conviction

WINNSBORO – The Voice of Fairfield County is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for sending hate mail to some Dawkins community residents in Fairfield County. The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is looking into the source of the hate mail which showed up […]

Movin’ Up

Fairfield County Sheriff Will Montgomery congratulates Deputy Amber Shults on her promotion to Lieutenant.

Sheriff seeks burglary suspect

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Travis Jerrod Johnson, 38, of the Winnsboro area. Johnson is wanted for burglary and failure to stop for blue light. Johnson is a suspect in an incident that occurred during the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 14 where a […]

Polar Plunge Nets $10,000

WINNSBORO – Last Thursday Sheriff Will Montgomery presented a check for $10,061 to the South Carolina Special Olympics. The Sheriff’s department raised the amount during their Polar Plunge fundraiser at Wateree State Park on Feb. 23.  “This is such a great cause,” Sheriff Montgomery said, “and we are proud to be a part of the […]

Sheriff’s Deputies freezin’ for a reason

LAKE WATEREE – About 65 people took the chilly plunge on Saturday at Lake Wateree during the Fairfield County Sheriff Department’s fifth annual Polar Plunge, organizer Bill Dove, an investigator with the department said. “We raised over $10,000 this year,” Dove said, “which is the largest amount we’ve raised since we’ve been sponsoring the plunge. […]

Two restaurants in Winnsboro robbed

WINNSBORO – At approximately 2 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, burglaries occurred at UpCountry and Tierra Azul restaurants. Both restaurants are located on 321 Bypass in Winnsboro, approximately one mile from each other. The three suspects are believed to have been involved in burglaries in Greenville as well as other jurisdictions. The Fairfield County Sheriff’s […]

Sheriff searches for information on Wilson Chevrolet theft

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is searching for information on suspects involved with stealing tires and rims from Wilson Chevrolet, 798 U.S. Hwy 321 Business North, Winnsboro. On Feb. 24, between the hours of 5:15 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., a black Ford 4-door pickup truck towing a dual-axle U-Haul enclosed trailer arrived at […]

Ridgeway Dollar General robbed again

RIDGEWAY – In yet another daring robbery at gunpoint of the Dollar General store in Ridgeway, a gunman got away with $1,400 after threatening to shoot the store’s manager during an early morning heist on Sunday, Jan. 28. The store manager reported that as he was in the process of stacking items for display outside […]