Winnsboro Man Ejected from Schol Board Meeting

A Winnsboro man was ejected from a May 29 School Board meeting after his end of an exchange with the interim superintendent, Dr. David Eubanks, grew heated. Andrea Harrison, Board Chairwoman, asked Thomas “Tony” Armstrong to calm down or she would have him removed after Armstrong became visibly agitated during a discussion with Eubanks. “You […]

School Board Tackles Possible Tax Increase

Although at least one member of the Fairfield County School Board has gone on record against the possibility, the Board is currently looking at a 2012-2013 budget that could include a tax increase of 3 mills. The proposed budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year is $33,068,140, a 0.5 percent increase over the 2011-2012 original operating […]

Fairfield County School Board Takes First Look at Budget

Members of the Fairfield County School Board got their first look at the proposed 2012-2013 budget May 22 and followed that up with a second budget work session Tuesday night. Dr. David Eubanks, interim superintendent, called the budget one of the most significant the District has had in many years, as the 2012-2013 budget attempts […]

Family of Sexual Assault Victim Sues School District

The family of a 14-year-old girl who was the victim of a sexual assault in a Fairfield Central High School classroom in March has filed a lawsuit against the Fairfield County School District. The lawsuit, filed April 16 in the Fairfield County Court of Common Pleas, claims gross negligence as well as common law negligence […]

Fairfield County School Board Holds Public Hearing on Budget

The Board of Trustees of Fairfield County School District will hold a Public Hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Fairfield County School District Office located at 1226 Hwy. 321 South, Winnsboro, regarding the 2012 – 2013 General Fund Budget. The proposed budget for the 2012 – 2013 fiscal year is […]