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

The Politics of Shopping

WINNSBORO – National politicians are popping into Winnsboro almost every week these days. Last week, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s sister borrowed the bus for a forum at RND restaurant. Afterwards, she stopped in next door at Shades of Blue where she purchased a pair of earrings. Tom Steyer is up next, sources say.

Shades of Blue

WINNSBORO – Robbie Martin opened her third shop recently, this one in downtown Winnsboro, with a ribbon cutting, assisted by Mayor Roger Gaddy, friends and family. Called Shades of Blue, the boutique is located at 143 S. Congress Street and will be open W – F from 11 – 5, Sat from 10-6 and Sun […]

Bella and Blue