First Baptist Brings Nativity to Life

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro First Baptist Church held its annual live nativity Dec. 19 and 20 from 6 – 8:30 with shows running every twenty minutes. Church members and animals from Sam’s Petting Zoo in Georgia reenacted the Christmas story with narration.

WDPS & volunteers host 8th annual senior holiday luncheon

WINNSBORO – For the last eight years, members of the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety and several community volunteers have coordinated and sponsored a Senior Holiday Luncheon for members of the community 65 years and older at the Old Armory. During COVID, however, the get-together didn’t happen because of pandemic restrictions, but another kind of […]

RW cantata performed by choir members from 4 churches

RIDGEWAY – Thirty community choir members from The First Baptist Church of Ridgeway,   First Baptist Winnsboro, Aimwell Presbyterian (Ridgeway), and First United Methodist of Winnsboro presented the annual cantata – Emmanuel: Celebrating Heaven’s Child on Thursday, Dec. 9 and again on Sunday, Dec. 12. Following each nightly presentation, a reception was held for the community […]

Winnsboro Christmas Parade

Winnsboro kicks off Christmas on Sunday

WINNSBORO – The first Christmas parade of the season will be the Winnsboro parade this Sunday, Nov. 28. It will start at 5:15 p.m. with the theme, Winter Wonderland. Those who would like to participate can contact the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce at 803-635-4242 or email [email protected] for a registration form. To participate, entries […]

Area Christmas parades scheduled

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro Christmas parades return this year after they didn’t happen last year due to concerns over the pandemic. Winnsboro Parade The first of the three parades will be the Winnsboro parade on Sunday, Nov. 28. It will start at 5:15 p.m. with the theme, Winter Wonderland. Those who would like […]

Town hosts virtual tree lighting

WINNSBORO – Following the town council meeting Tuesday evening at the Armory, council members made their way to downtown Winnsboro for the lighting of the Town Christmas tree. In the biting night cold, they gathered around the tree with 10 or so other Fairfield County residents. As Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce President Gene Stephens […]

Fairfield readies for holiday events

WINNSBORO – While families may not be able to gather this holiday season, there are still lots of holiday events to be enjoyed in the county. Shop Small! Everyone knows to shop small on Saturday, Nov. 28, but this year, more than ever, it’s important to shop small every shopping day. Most local holiday events […]

Santa Came to Town

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County’s Christmas parade was capped in its traditional way – Santa atop a firetruck in his green ‘Christmas in Winnsboro’ sleigh.  The parade was highlighted with school floats, nativity scenes, dancers, the Fairfield Central marching band, local law enforcement, emergency personnel and local public officials. Following the parade, Winnsboro Town Councilman John […]

Triple Dog Dare you to see PTP’s ‘A Christmas Story’

WINNSBORO – If you don’t know what a triple dog dare is, you have much to learn from this iconic, nostalgic play by Philip Grecian, based on the movie of the same name. In it, we meet Ralphie Parker (Gus Woodman) a boy growing up in pre-WWII Indiana who wants an official Red Ryder Air […]