Richland County moving towards paving dirt roads

COLUMBIA – For years, folks in rural Richland County who chose to live on dirt roads have continued to enjoy that lifestyle so long as 25 percent of the people who live on the road object to the road being paved, according to Chapter 21 of the County’s Dirt Road Paving Ordinance 043-14. Last month, […]

Davenport leaving Fairfield for Richland

COLUMBIA – It was announced in The Voice last week that Fairfield Economic Director Ty Davenport had left Fairfield County. He has since been named Deputy Director of Economic Development for Richland County. Davenport was hired by Fairfield County in June, 2016, when the unemployment rate in the county was 14 percent and had been […]

Residents’ input sought for Blythewood Road widening

BLYTHEWOOD – Plans for widening Blythewood Road will be presented during a public meeting on Thursday, March 22, from 5-7 p.m. in the Muller Road Middle School gymnasium. The community has been invited to join Richland County representatives for the public meeting to review plans for the road widening project.  Citizens will have an opportunity […]

Big Grab Gets Bigger

Bargain Hunting Begins Friday BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD (Sept. 8, 2016) – With a name like “The Big Grab,” one would have to imagine the event has considerable scope. After all, the word “Big” is right there in the name of the event. But this weekend’s curbside crawl of yard sales might have been better dubbed “The Bigger Grab.” […]

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