Winnsboro to host second public meeting on Fortune Springs Park restoration

WINNSBORO – The Town of Winnsboro is hosting a public meeting to provide project updates and gather input on plans for improvements at Fortune Springs Park. It is the second public meeting the Town has held for the project which aims to address flooding and water quality issues and restore park amenities. The meeting will […]

Restoration of Fortune Springs Park is underway

WINNSBORO – A first look at what a renovated Fortune Springs Park could look like in a couple of years was unveiled last week during a public meeting at the Old Armory. The purpose of the meeting was to present the preliminary design for the park and receive community input on the project. Representatives from […]

Fortune Springs Park meeting set for April 25

WINNSBORO – The Town of Winnsboro is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, April 25, to gather input from the community on how to plan for nature-based resilient storm water improvements at Fortune Springs Park. These improvements will address flooding and water quality issues and aim to restore the park amenities. The meeting is scheduled […]

District 7 Cookout

WINNSBORO – Two District 7 elected officials, County Councilman Clarence Gilbert and School Board member Darreyl Davis, Sr. took advantage of a warm fall day to host a fish fry for their constituents in the pavilion at Fortune Springs Park last Saturday. More than 150 people turned out for the event. “We just wanted to […]

Swimming through Summer

WINNSBORO – Twenty-nine participants completed Fairfield County Parks and Recreation Department’s first session of swim lessons. The final session, which still has some openings remaining, is July 22 – August 1. The Rec. Department also offers Water Aerobics for seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 – 10:45 a.m.  Visit the recreation center to register […]

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 […]

Winnsboro Town Council plans Fortune Springs pool repairs

WINNSBORO – Town Council voted Tuesday evening to move forward with discussions with the County about a collaborative effort to remodel/repair the Fortune Springs swimming pool so it will be ready for summer swimmers. Town Manager Don Wood announced that the Town had received a bid from Genco Pools & Spa to remodel/repair the pool […]

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