Plans for Zion Hill coming together

WINNSBORO – About 50 residents from the Zion Hill and Fortune Springs communities gathered at the former Fairfield High School building on Jan. 30 to learn how a new $487,568 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) will be used to implement projects in their communities. It was the third community meeting about the revitalization process. At […]

Zion Hill community meeting set for Jan. 30

WINNSBORO – The Zion Hill and Fortune Springs communities are invited to a community meeting at 7 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 30 to learn more about a $487,568 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Fairfield County has been awarded to implement projects designated in the Zion Hill/Fortune Springs Park Neighborhood Revitalization. The plan was completed in […]

County receives grant to revitalize Zion Hill

WINNSBORO – The county and town finally have a foothold to begin revitalization of the Zion Hill and Fortune Springs Park neighborhoods. Last week the county was awarded a $487,568 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to begin the first phase of a long term revitalization operation for the area. The grant was awarded through the […]

Zion Hill area to get upfit

WINNSBORO – A new day may be dawning for the residents of Zion Hill and Fortune Springs Park neighborhoods. Planners hired by the county to look into the possibility of revitalizing the two neighborhoods are applying this week for a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to begin the first phase of a full scale, […]

Second Zion Hill meeting set for Sept. 10

WINNSBORO – After a well-attended community meeting last month, facilitated by the Central Midlands Council of Goverments (CMCOG) to assess the needs of the Zion Hill and Fortune Springs Park neighborhoods, CMCOG is ready to present residents a draft plan for meeting those needs. The community meeting will be held at the Fairfield High Alumni […]

Revitalization of Zion Hill on the table

WINNSBORO – “If we don’t get something done here tonight,” Robert Davis told a crowd of Zion Hill and Fortune Springs Park area residents, “it’s our own fault. Officials from the town, county and the Central Midlands Council of Government (CMCOG) are here to help us.” Davis was speaking to residents who had been asked […]