New Market

RIDGEWAY – The Fairfield Farmers & Artisans Market co-manager Valerie Clowney, right, welcomes customer Jon G. Ward to the market’s satellite location in Ridgeway. Eleven vendors were located in the Cotton Yard with fresh-picked corn-on-the-cob, other garden vegetables, honey, micro-greens, tie-dyed wearables, eggs, local meats and more. The market is open from 4 – 7 […]

Pig on the Ridge: Nov. 1 & 2

Arts on the Ridge coming Saturday

RIDGEWAY – Ridgeway will be colorfully yarn-bombed and read for visitors on Saturday, May 4, when the 13th annual Arts on the Ridge festival kicks off with a farmer’s market opening at 9 a.m. and festival activities from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This year’s focus is on Opening Doors to Literary and Artisan Expression […]

County leases facility for RW library

RIDGEWAY – During a special meeting last week, county council voted unanimously to execute a two-year lease on the old Ridgeway post office property at Palmer and Jones streets for a temporary library site in the town. The deal includes an option to renew for another two years and possibly purchase the property. Rent would […]

Looking for last minute gifts? Local Artisan Pamela Staples creates dollhouse foods

  Ridgeway resident Pamela Staples does a variety of arts and crafts, including soap and lotion making, oil painting and sewing. But her most unique products are her tiniest. While visiting a craft show a few years ago, Staples was enamored with some miniature dollhouse accessories and decided to see if she could make similar […]

It’s Christmas in Ridgeway


RW Council dips into savings

RIDGEWAY – One of Mayor Charlene Herring’s agenda items at last week’s Ridgeway Town Council meeting brought attention to Council’s new habit of earmarking or spending money (more than $113,000 since June) from a capital improvements fund that does not exist. Another such expenditure popped up last week. “When we made our capital improvements list […]


The Town of Ridgeway is accepting sealed bids for the repair and replacement of screens, doors and ceiling material at the Ridgeway Teacherage Building located at 225 E. Church Street. Bids are due and will be opened publicly at 9:00 AM on November 3, 2017 at Town Hall, 170 S. Dogwood Ave.   For more information, […]

Ridgeway Woman Killed in Rock Hill Car Crash

ROCK HILL – A Ridgeway woman was killed last week after the car in which she was a passenger was involved in a three-vehicle crash in Rock Hill. York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said Virginia Bartell, 72, died at Carolina’s Medical Center at approximately 11:49 p.m. on Sept. 7 as a result of injuries sustained in […]

Confusion Reigns Over Rezoning

Council Tables Request, Seeks Legal Advice RIDGEWAY (Sept. 15, 2016) – Confusion over Ridgeway’s zoning ordinance continued to plague Town Council last week as a motion on second reading to amend that ordinance to rezone .82 acres at the fork of highways 21 and 34 failed to carry. Instead, Council opted to table the amendment and […]

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