NAACP to host 1st annual MLK celebration

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Branch of the NAACP will host its first annual Martin Luther King Day celebration on Monday, Jan. 16 from 3 – 4 p.m. The meeting will be virtual. This year’s program, inspired by Dr. King’s life and legacy, provides opportunities for learning, for reflection, and for hope, according to Jennifer […]

Blythewood woman chosen for NAACP national leadership training

AIKEN – Julia Evans, of Blythewood, has been accepted to participate in a nationwide leadership program for college students, sponsored by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Evans, a junior exercise science major at the University of South Carolina Aiken, will participate in the  NAACP Next Generation Program, a year-long leadership […]

Chief survives move to fire him

NAACP, School officials called to defend Culp RIDGEWAY – Christopher Culp still has his job. Ridgeway’s police chief was not present when town council members killed an effort to fire him immediately. Councilman Rufus Jones made a motion to immediately fire Culp, but the motion died when nobody seconded it. Culp’s brush with potential termination […]