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  1. Council OKs purchase of truck and streetlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    ... Richard Winn area," said Town Manager Don Wood. "We also need to replace a pump." Bill Haslett, chairman of Fairfield County WWII Memorial Committee, presented an update on the status of funding for a proposed World War II monument for Fairfield ...

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  2. Do you know these people?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Herald Independent

    Do you know where this photo was taken? Do you know the identities of anyone in the photo? If you do, the Fairfield County Museum would like to hear from you. Do you know where this photo was taken? Do you know the identities of anyone in the photo? If you do, the Fairfield County Museum would like to hear from you.

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  3. 3 young siblings die when fire sweeps through Ohio trailerRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... grandchildren were killed Dec. 26 in a fire near Washington Court House. Then on Jan. 6, a trailer fire in Fairfield County killed a 10-month-old boy, his parents and his maternal grandparents.

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  4. Ridgeway comes togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Herald Independent

    ... featured performances from Geiger Elementary Chorus and speeches from Prioleau, Mayor Charlene Herring, Fairfield County Sheriff Will Montgomery, District 1 Councilman Dan Ruff and prayer led by the Rev. M.D. Connor of Aimwell Presbyterian Church. ...

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  5. SCANA pays $176M in property taxes across stateRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Charleston Business Journal

    ... property taxes that the company paid to any one county. Richland was second with $33.2 million. Neighboring Fairfield County, where SCE&G and its state-operated partner Santee Cooper operate a nuclear power station, received $26.2 million. "These ...

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  6. Letter: Strip party affiliation from ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Westport News

    As the 114th Congress begins session on Jan. 6, I think it is important to take a look back at the process behind the 2014 election. Westport has always been a town of committed voters -- this past November, 62 percent of registered voters in our town went to the polls in the mid-term elections, the highest in Fairfield County.

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  7. Council discusses rec centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Herald Independent

    Location of a future recreation center, an unused water development loan, efforts to stabilize the arch and leasing the property known as the Cotton Yard were all discussed "I make a motion that we send a letter outlining our intentions and question regarding the recreation center in District 1," said Councilman Heath Cookendorfer. Ridgeway Town Council decided it would like to meet with appropriate Fairfield County personnel to discuss the recreation center details and explore the possibility of locating the center near the old town hall.

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  8. Event Alert: Fairfield GOP Welcomes Tommy PopeRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | FITSNews

    Fresh off of his inclusion in an article assessing the early would-be contenders for governor of South Carolina next go-round, S.C. Rep. Tommy Pope is already taking his show on the road. The newly elected S.C. speaker pro tempore of the "Republican-controlled" House of Representatives will address the Fairfield County, S.C. Republican party next week, according to an invite from the group.

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  9. Two Orangeburg Co. schools dismissing early due to water main breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... now clear on Interstate 20 in Lexington County near U.S. 1 and S.C. 6 after a crash Monday morning. While Fairfield County investigators work leads to find three gunmen responsible for a home invasion last week, a vigil was held Sunday for the ...

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  10. Vigil held for home invasion victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    While Fairfield County investigators work leads to find three gunmen responsible for a home invasion last week. A vigil was held Sunday for the victim, 34-year-old Latonia Workman.

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  11. Fairfield County residents make time for Tai ChiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Herald Independent

    Guo Guangwei, lecturer of the University of International Business and Economics in China and is an instructor at Midlands STEM Institute in Fairfield County, leads an adult Tai Chi class. Guo Guangwei, lecturer of the University of International Business and Economics in China and is an instructor at Midlands STEM Institute in Fairfield County, leads an adult Tai Chi class.

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  12. Man dies in home invasion shooting in Fairfield CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | News 12 WRDW

    Fairfield County sheriff's deputies say they are looking for three men after a man was shot when he came upon a home invasion at his mother's home near Winnsboro. Deputies told local media that three men forced their way into a home five miles south of Winnsboro early Thursday morning and held a woman while they searched for money.

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  13. Masked Men Kill One in Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Free Times

    A man was killed in Fairfield County after he reportedly walked in on a home invasion in which his mother was apparently being robbed. According to WIS , Latonia Workman, 34, died as a result of a gunshot wound sustained in the incident.

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  14. One dead in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Herald Independent

    ... the death of 34-year-old Latonia Workman. "It seems two, possibly three, suspects kicked in the door," said Fairfield County Sheriff Will Montgomery. "Two victims were then held at gun point, and one was shot fatally." Montgomery said the motive ...

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  15. OP-ED | A Troubling Trend: Connecticut Is Losing PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    ... home with a yard and a pool is typically more achievable for workers in Oklahoma City than in Cape Cod or Fairfield County. Granted, the schools probably won't be as good in South Carolina or New Mexico, but it's pretty obvious at this point that ...

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  16. Man dies in home invasion, deputies searching for suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A 34-year-old man has died after being shot in the leg during a violent home invasion inside a Fairfield County home early Thursday morning. According to the Fairfield County Sheriff's Department, the incident happened at a home on Spinnaker Drive, which is approximately five miles south of Winnsboro.

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  17. Man Killed in Home Invasion; Suspects WantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Fairfield County, SC - Sheriff Montgomery: 12:30a//75 Spinnaker Drive//Home Invasion//34-year-old male Victim was shot in the leg. Fatal Man Killed in Home Invasion; Suspects Wanted Fairfield County, SC - Sheriff Montgomery: 12:30a//75 Spinnaker Drive//Home Invasion//34-year-old male Victim was shot in the leg.

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  18. Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: A year in The Whitty in reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Union Daily Times

    ... the informative community-oriented Poverty Workshop in Winnsboro. The event was sponsored by Newberry and Fairfield County Schools. October or should we say "Rock-tober" was a busy month in The Whitty. The Jaycees' Main Street Yard Sale, The Econ ...

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  19. Ridgeway Council to draft letter about rec center locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Herald Independent

    Ridgeway Town Hall hosts a Town Council meeting the second Thursday of every month. Council will meet this Thursday and one item of action will be drafting a formal letter to Fairfield County Council to reconsider the location of a District 1 recreation center.

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  20. Win-win for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Herald Independent

    ... presents that day." "This year has been much, much, much more successful," said Terry Vickers, president of Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. "It's caught on, and people are much more excited." "I'd like to give a big thank you to our citizens ...

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