Winnsboro man arrested in shooting

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a shooting incident in the Birch Street area of Winnsboro at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening. Upon arrival, deputies located a victim with a wound to the neck. The victim was transported by EMS to the hospital. Witnesses identified Steve A. Wright, 54, as the suspect […]

Fairfield, RW laud policing pact

RIDGEWAY – Fairfield County and Ridgeway elected leaders are calling it a win-win arrangement. Following the defunding of the Ridgeway Police Department, the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office will now police the town of 319 residents. Speaking at Monday night’s County Council meeting, Sheriff Will Montgomery said off-duty deputies would spend about six hours per day […]

Sheriff investigates meth lab at Bi Lo

See story update: Man busted for ‘shake & bake’ meth lab WINNSBORO – On Tuesday afternoon, the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office investigated a suspected methamphetamine lab in the Bi Lo parking lot in the Winnsboro area. Deputies initially responded to Bi Lo for a complaint of trespassing. Upon arrival, deputies learned that the trespass suspect had […]

Summer Camp

WINNSBORO – Another Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department Kids Camp just wrapped after five days of learning, playing and participating in a talent show. Sheriff Will Montgomery, second from left, paused for a photo op with camp leaders and campers.