Taylor and his team going after town’s potential

WINNSBORO – The Town of Winnsboro has made progress on several projects and initiatives this past year that will enable the town to provide more efficient utility services, reduce blight and develop more downtown businesses, says Town Manager Jason Taylor. “I think we have great potential if we do what it takes to realize that […]

Looking for last minute gifts? Local artisan Mike Kirkland creates home decor

Winnsboro’s Mike Kirkland has been creating projects out of wood since he was 15 years old. After watching his Uncle Joe tinker with wood projects, he decided to try his hand at the craft. “I fell in love with watching an old wooden pallet or piece of discarded barn wood become a new piece of […]

Looking for a last minute gift? Local artisan Barry Gilbert creates wooden showpieces

Winnsboro resident Barry Gilbert has been working with wood, a craft he taught himself through trial and error, for over 20 years. “I love every part of wood working. I can take a slab of a dried tree and turn it into an item that means something to someone, something both of us can be […]

Looking for a last minute gift? Local artisan Nancy Gerber creates home decor

Growing up, Winnsboro’s Nancy Gerber always enjoyed creating things, especially rather than doing her homework. From contemporary to rustic, she turns out a variety of homemade crafts “I love seeing smiles on people’s faces when they look at my crafts,” Gerber said. “It warms my heart.” Most of Gerber’s crafts are original designs, though she […]

Updated: Pedestrian Hit and Run Fatality

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Coroner’s Office, along with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, are investigating a pedestrian fatality, which occurred on Hwy. 34, in Fairfield County at approximately 7 a.m., Dec. 12. Coroner Chris Hill states that Lamont Andre Jackson, age 40, of 410 Palmer Street in Winnsboro died from injuries received when he […]

Weekend Earthquake in Winnsboro

WINNSBORO – A small earthquake was recorded in Winnsboro Mills Saturday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 2.4 magnitude quake was recorded at 1:15 a.m. The weekend quake was the second in South Carolina in a week and the second in the Midlands this year. A 2.4 magnitude quake was recorded near Pageland […]

Winnsboro loves a parade

WINNSBORO – Santa arrived in Fairfield County in fine style Sunday afternoon, landing his sleigh squarely on the back of the Town of Winnsboro’s vintage fire truck.

Veterans Day Parade & Festivities

Yard Work

Know an elderly person (65+) who needs yard work? We will come do at no cost (donations always appreciated) as a part of our Community Service from the residents at Good Samaritan House. Call Vanessa (803)397-8899.

Winnsboro Moves Forward on Sewer Project

WINNSBORO (Sept. 28, 2016) – After two years of haggling, the Town of Winnsboro finally appears ready to move forward on their McCulley Creek sewer line project. Following executive session at their Sept. 20 meeting, Council voted to authorize John Fantry, the Town’s utilities attorney, to begin the process of obtaining rights of way on properties […]

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