Fairfield Museum Rings in Season with Open House

When the Christmas holiday season starts in Fairfield County, things start happening — the Town of Winnsboro lights a Christmas tree in Gazebo Park following the Christmas Parade, the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce begins promoting Shop Fairfield First and the Fairfield County Museum opens its doors for the Holiday Open House. During this annual event, […]

The Voice of the Animals: Hoof and Paws for a Good Cause

I spent Monday evening with some very dedicated people. We have lots of folks dedicated to helping their fellow folks in need, but the people I met with are dedicated to helping the four-footed members of the community. They are the members of the Hoof and Paw Benevolent Society, created several years ago to support […]

Come Out, Hang Out and Pig Out!

Round about this time every year, folks in Fairfield County, Blythewood and beyond get a strange gleam in their eyes. They tie on their napkins and head to the Town of Ridgeway where an important little to-do called Pig on the Ridge has been known to happen. This is the festival’s 15th consecutive year. Pig […]

Meet Us at The Farm

RIDGEWAY — A special event combining the casual style of jeans, the sound of bluegrass music and the taste of barbecue will help supply some vital needs in the Fairfield Memorial Hospital ER. The BBQ, Bluegrass and Bluejeans Benefit will be held at The Farm at Ridgeway (north of Blythewood), on Saturday, Oct. 12 from […]

Style on Four Wheels

There are lots of things to see and do at the annual Rock Around the Clock festival in Fairfield County, but for many, the reason to turn their wheels toward Winnsboro this weekend is the annual RATC classic car show. And the main reason for the popularity of the show is Sam Edenfield. Edenfield has […]

A Real Homecoming

A special event will be held during halftime at Blythewood High School’s football game on Friday night. The school and Richland District 2 will honor the former athletes of Blythewood’s historic Bethel High School. It seems hard to believe now, but in the early 1950s and 1960s, school integration had not yet taken place and […]

Your Pets Will Thank You

Everyone adores kittens and puppies, but adult strays are generally an unwanted, unloved lot. You see them all the time – darting from a fast-food dumpster, hungry, thirsty, scared, lonely and frequently in pain from injuries and disease. Since they aren’t someone’s pet, they become unwanted nuisances. But what can you do? They aren’t yours. […]

Murder, It’s What’s for Dinner

The Pine Tree Playhouse has a reputation for delivering interesting dinner theater entertainment, and this time is no different. With their current production, they deliver fantastic entertainment and a killer dinner. Literally. “Murder, Medium Rare” is an interactive mystery dinner theater. “When noted cookbook author and food critic Marjorie Richmond is murdered at a dinner […]

Runners, at Your Mark

Readers, your humble scribe is not a runner. You can take one look at me and deduce that. The only time I ever run on purpose is when someone is chasing me. But I understand there are those of you out there who enjoy running, who do it for . . . fun. Well, have […]

Gospel Event to Aid Lions

BLYTHEWOOD — Back in 1925, Helen Keller challenged the Lions Clubs to aid the blind and hearing impaired, and they’ve been doing that ever since. Sunday, Aug. 25, you have a chance to help the Blythewood Lions Club in that mission by attending the annual Night for Sight and Hearing, from 4-6 p.m. at Doko […]

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