Paul Dove named SC Lion of the Year

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro’s Paul Dove was named the state’s top Lion on Saturday. A Lion for 31 years, Dove, 78, is currently a past president of the Winnsboro Lions Club and has served in every Lions Club office over the years except one – that of International Director. “He says he’s not going there,” said […]


WINNSBORO – To show their appreciation to the Winnsboro Police Department, above, and the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department for their vigilance during the Time of Corona, last week the Winnsboro Lions Club delivered 85 bags of home baked cookies to two law enforcement agencies. “We want them to know that we appreciate them for all […]

Lions Club hold pancake supper

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County turned out Monday night for the Winnsboro Lions Club’s annual Rann Foster Pancake Supper. Lions flipped pancakes and served hungry customers with a smile as the community came together to raise funds for the Lions’ community service causes. Proceeds from the pancake supper help provide eye exams and glasses to many […]

Support Lions’ pancake supper Feb. 3

WINNSBORO – The Winnsboro Lions club has a long record of devoted community service to Fairfield County citizens, and that dedication will be on display in full force on Monday, Feb. 3 when club members begin flipping pancakes during their annual Ran Foster Pancake Supper. It will be held at the Fairfield Elementary School on […]

Winnsboro Lions Club elects new officers

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro Lions welcomed new officers for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.  Lion Bobbie Dove was installed as President, Lion Gene Holmes as First Vice President, Lion Michelle Taylor as Second Vice President, and Lion Richard Hodges as Secretary.  Lion Cathy Johnson was reinstalled as Treasurer, and Lion Teresa Reed is the club’s new Chaplain.  […]

Lions host annual Ran Foster Pancake Supper

  WINNSBORO – The Winnsboro Lions Club held their annual Ran Foster Pancake Supper Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Fairfield Elementary School. Named for Winnsboro Lion Ran Foster, who chaired the committee for almost 50 years, the Lions Club fundraiser supports community service projects throughout the year.

Lions Clubs sight event set for Sunday

BLYTHEWOOD – Four Lions Clubs will host their annual Night for Sight and Hearing on Sunday, Aug 19. at Doko Manor in Blythewood.  The event includes an afternoon of Gospel music by three acts: God’s Tool Box, Free By Grace and Doug Hudson. Clubs from Blythewood, Winnsboro, Columbia Northeast and Greater Irmo are hosting the […]

Winnsboro Lions Give Back

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro Lions President Bill Haslett, center, presented $200 check to Fairfield Salkehatchie volunteers Bobby Rutland, left, and Hank Leeke last week during the group’s service to Fairfield County.

Winnsboro Lions welcome exchange students

WINNSBORO – A trip across the pond for six Lions Club exchange students has landed them in Winnsboro for two weeks of their month-long journey, beginning with scattered arrivals over the weekend of July 7. Visiting Winnsboro are Maria Clara Annes, Brazil; Ida Marie Lorensten, Denmark; Ella Roosa Mantysalo, Finland; and Berenika Poplerova, Czech Republic; […]

Local Lions receive awards

COLUMBIA – At the S. C. Lions State Convention in Columbia, Blythewood and Winnsboro Lions were honored with International and State Awards. Blythewood Lions Sam & Susan Titus and Lion Kimberlee Keener received Presidential Certificates of Appreciation, the 4th highest award given by Lions Club International. The awards were presented by Past International President Sid […]