Local small businesses face COVID-19

BLYTHEWOOD – The social restrictions that come with the Covid-19 pandemic have presented a real challenge for our local small businesses in Blythewood and Fairfield County. But they’ve also presented new opportunities that are likely to impact how these businesses operate even after it’s over. “We’re trying to be innovative and creative, and each and […]

First Friday in Fairfield

First Friday participants included, in photo at above: the three winners of the First Taste dish competition at the Blue Door – Kay Hensley, left, third place; Martha Ladd, first place, and Shameika Sims, second place. Below left, Freshed Picked band entertains customers at Oldies and Goodies. At right, Barbara Pemberton sells a pink-flowered teapot […]

Oldies & Goodies

WINNSBORO – Robert Pemberton, co-owner of Oldies & Goodies, celebrates the store’s first anniversary with customers Ivor Stephenson, left, and Hannah Phillips last week.

First Friday Festivities

Oldies & Goodies open for business

WINNSBORO – A large crowd gathered last week for the grand opening of Robert and Bobbie Pemberton’s Oldies & Goodies consignment store at 158 S. Congress in downtown Winnsboro. The ribbon line, from left, Tamara Day, holding Carter, 2, Bobbie’s sisters Mamie Turner, Stephanie Levy and Nancy Grogan, Bobbie’s father Robert Moak, the Pembertons, Mayor […]