Richland County transportation planning meeting coming to Blythewood

RICHLAND COUNTY– Richland County is holding a series of planning meetings as part of a transportation needs assessment. The drop-in style meetings are scheduled in each of the 11 Council districts during January and February. The meeting for District 7, Councilman Derrek Pugh’s district, will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, […]

Dr. Tony Hemingway named FCSD Superintendent

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to select Dr. Tony Hemingway as the next Superintendent of the Fairfield County School District. Dr. Hemingway, EdD has served as the Chief Human Resources and Strategic Planning Officer in Clover School District since 2017. Prior to this position, he served as the Principal […]

Town of Winnsboro awarded additional $1.8M grant for Fortune Springs Park

WINNSBORO—Winnsboro Town Manager Jason Taylor announced last week that the Town of Winnsboro has been awarded the South Carolina Office of Resilience (SCOR) grant of $1,859,744.90 for the Fortune Springs Stormwater Project and a $54.886.28 Parks and Recreation Development (PARD) grant for restoration work in Friendship Park at the corner of Garden and Moultrie Streets. […]

A new kind of health care provided in Fairfield Co.

This Could be a Roadmap for Other Programs to Emulate FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Paramedicine is an innovative community health care program aimed at reducing health care barriers as well as costs. The pilot program, formally known as “Improving Rural Health Care Through Community Paramedicine,” stations a specially trained community paramedic in a rural medical clinic, […]

New hybrid school sees exponential growth in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – A new hybrid school in Blythewood, now in its second full year of operation, has seen incredible growth – and is looking forward to continuing to expand its educational offerings in future years. “We saw a need,” says Karen Hanley, director of the 3:17 Hybrid School of Blythewood, which is named for a […]

Scout invites Blythewood community to Meet & Greet

BLYTHEWOOD – The Scout Motors team has scheduled a Meet and Greet at its new plant site on Thursday, Feb. 15, and is inviting Blythewood community residents to help celebrate the plant’s groundbreaking. The event lasts from 4:30 – 6 p.m., and will be held at 501 Blythewood Road, where the company’s Production Center will […]

MPA to bring sanctions against Black

Court Approves Settlement; Black Withdraws BLYTHEWOOD – In a surprise turn of events during a zoom Richland County Court hearing on Thursday, Jan. 25, an attorney for marketing firm MPA Strategies told the Court his client plans to file for sanctions this week against the Town’s former outside counsel David Black, an attorney with Maynard […]

Black still holding discovery, invoices, evidence

BLYTHEWOOD – The Town’s former outside Attorney David Black, with Maynard Nexsen law firm, has not yet turned over files and documents to the Town that pertain to the MPA/Town of Blythewood lawsuits.  Black has not yet relinquished certain outstanding invoices for final work, discovery documents, evidence and other documents within 30 days of his […]

Harrisons team up for U-Pick-‘Em win

RIDGEWAY – Jim and Tina Harrison of Ridgeway were the luck winners of The Voice’s $200 U-Pick-‘Em college football contest. It was their first time to enter, and winning was a team effort. “Tina reads The Voice from cover to cover every week, and she saw the contest and suggested we enter it. I said, […]

Fairfield County Council hires Killian as interim admin

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Council voted unanimously Wednesday evening to hire Clay Killian as its Interim Administrator, replacing Laura Johnson whose contract was not renewed last week. Killian is a principal with Parker Poe Consulting and, according to Parker Poe’s website, is retired after four decades serving in local government, including most recently as Aiken […]

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