RIP Captain Durham –

WINNSBORO – The Winnsboro Department of Public Safety erected a memorial in front of the department last week to honor one of their own, Captain John D. Durham, 42, who fell ill and died Wednesday, July 15, while on duty. The memorial, featuring Durham’s patrol car, will be on display until after a graveside service […]

Winnsboro woman charged with animal cruelty

WINNSBORO – A Winnsboro woman has been charged with Cruelty Towards Animals after one of her dogs was found dead in the street from unknown causes. Eileen Crim was arrested on Monday, July 8, after one of her dogs was reported laying on its back, dead, in the roadway in the Liberty Street area of […]

Winnsboro restaurant suspension upheld

WINNSBORO – A Winnsboro restaurant that was shut down last month over concerns it was doubling as a nightclub will remain closed until further notice. Meantime, a representative of Winnsboro Bar & Grill thinks the town’s decision to suspend her business license was overkill, saying her establishment is simply a restaurant that also serves drinks. […]

WDPS captures bank robber

WINNSBORO – Five months after Winnsboro’s First Citizen’s Bank was robbed, the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety has arrested a Connecticut man for the robbery. It was the result of diligent police work and cooperation with other law enforcement agencies around the country that led to the capture and arrest of Stuart Hart, 35, for […]

Police shut down planned nightclub

  WINNSBORO — It could be last call for a Winnsboro restaurant that apparently had plans to operate as a nightclub, according to police records. Town police have temporarily shut down Winnsboro Bar and Grill, in the 100 block of North Congress Street, which previously operated as a barbecue restaurant. More recently, though, the business […]

Update: Shoot out near Drawdy Park

WINNSBORO: The Voice received clarification this morning that two people, not three as previously reported, were shot in last night’s shooting in the Drawdy Park area behind the Fairfield County Administration Building in Winnsboro. One victim was shot in the leg and another was possibly grazed by a bullet. A third victim, who was injured […]

Winnsboro Dept. of Public Safety seeks robbery suspect

WINNSBORO – The Winnsboro Department of Public Safety is seeking information on the identity of a man suspected of an armed robbery of First Citizens Bank in Winnsboro on Oct. 12. A black male wearing a Batman hat and a Bob Marley t-shirt handed a bank teller a note demanding money shortly before 6 p.m., […]

Randal Sisk arrested for animal cruelty

WINNSBORO – A Winnsboro man has been arrested after a Winnsboro Department of Public Safety (WDPS) officer reported two dogs in a back yard on Hillcrest chained to a tree and tangled in the chain so that one of the dogs could not reach shade. The report also stated that the dogs did not have […]

High noon shooting on College St.

WINNSBORO – After a resident on Garden Street reported hearing gunshots being fired on College Street, an officer with the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety arrived on the scene. An investigation resulted in the arrest of a 19-year-old male charged with assault and battery with intent to kill, a 17-year-old male charged with unlawful possession […]

Help save lives at the Boots and Badges Blood Drive

“It’s a competition that saves lives,” said Cpl. BeeBee Harris, with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department. Boots & Badges is a chance to vote for the one of three Fairfield County emergency responder departments – Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire & Rescue or Law Enforcement.  To vote, one needs to donate blood. The event will […]