Merry and Bright

WINNSBORO – The rain that fell during Winnsboro’s Christmas parade on Sunday didn’t dampen the spirits of those who participated or those who attended. Approximately 80 entries passed by the Town Clock as they were announced and cheered on by the crowd. Above, Element Electronics, whose float featured a TV playing ‘Home Alone’, was named […]

Holiday Market

WINNSBORO – Vendor booths and shoppers filled the Fairfield County Farmers and Artisans Market on Saturday for one of four special Holiday Markets. The Market will be open for two more Saturdays for Holiday Markets: Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon-ish.  Locally and SC grown season vegetables, fruits, breads and meats […]

Christmas in Winnsboro

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 […]

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