State cuts funding for Fatherhood Coalition

WINNSBORO – Barring a Christmas miracle, the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition is in danger of shutting down. The Coalition, which serves Fairfield County and is part of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, is slated to cease operations Dec. 31. State funding cuts are to blame. Santanna Hayes with the coalition’s Fairfield County office […]

Free job training for construction work

Training Targets Disadvantaged Women, Minorities in Fairfield WINNSBORO – “We’re looking to provide free training for 10 Fairfield County individuals over 18 who are interested in careers in highway construction,” Larry Salley with the Benedict Allen Community Development Corporation said in his address to Council Monday evening. “But for the last eight weeks we’ve been […]

FC offers unemployed a ride to work

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County officials are joining forces with the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition’s Winnsboro office to provide transportation to a Kraft Foods job fair on Sept. 22 in Newberry, according to Fairfield County Deputy Administrator Davis Anderson. “If enough applicants get jobs at the plant on the same shift and need transportation between Winnsboro and […]