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  1. Two arrested in connection with Ridgeway shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    ... men were arrested in connection to a Dec. 14 shooting outside the C&B Bar and Grill in the Ridgeway area of Fairfield County. "We had certain witnesses on scene, and we were waiting on the victim to be able to talk a little bit more," Montgomery ...

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  2. Looking after our schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    Two years ago, Newton, Conn., was the site of the deadliest mass shooting at a high school or grade school in U.S. history. At the time, faculty from schools in Fairfield County were in the midst of collaborating with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office to revise their School Crisis Response Plan.

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  3. V.C. Summer siren test is Dec. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    SCE&G will conduct a test of its V.C. Summer Nuclear Station siren warning system at approximately 9 a.m. Dec. 19. During the test, SCE&G will sound all 106 sirens located within a 10-mile radius of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Fairfield County near Jenkinsville for three minutes. This testing is part of ongoing siren maintenance activities that began in December.

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  4. 3 honored council serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    Dwayne Perry, David Ferguson and David Brown hold plaques commemorating their years spent on Fairfield County Council - a total of 57 years between the three of them. Dwayne Perry, David Ferguson and David Brown hold plaques commemorating their years spent on Fairfield County Council - a total of 57 years between the three of them.

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  5. Lang-Mekra gives to food bankRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    ... donations possible to the Community Food Bank, which makes a significantly important impact in the local Fairfield County area," said Trudy Debian, office manager for Lang-Mekra North America. Wanda Painter, who has volunteered with Fairfield ...

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  6. Ridgeway given ultimatum about Norfolk Southern landRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Herald Independent

    ... will receive copies of correspondence. After some discussion Ridgeway Town Council decided to contact Fairfield County Council to see if a recreation center planned for Ridgeway can be built more centrally. All members of council agreed that ...

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  7. Load of holiday cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Herald Independent

    Every year, Zion Hill Prevention Save the Kids organizes Stuff the Bus, a charity event where donors fill a school bus with toys for children of Fairfield County families in need. Every year, Zion Hill Prevention Save the Kids organizes Stuff the Bus, a charity event where donors fill a school bus with toys for children of Fairfield County families in need.

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  8. SCE&G places new moduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Herald Independent

    ... & Iron and Westinghouse personnel and subcontractors are employed on the nuclear construction site in Fairfield County, where Unit 1 has operated for more than 30 years. State-owned utility Santee Cooper is a co-owner. The two 1,117-megawatt AP1000 ...

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  9. Campus and College NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Herald Independent

    Several Fairfield County residents were among more than 3,300 students who enrolled in Clemson University for the fall semester. They are: ATLANTA, Ga.

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  10. Columbia, SC Injury Lawyer at Matthews and Megna LLC Comments on...Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | PRWeb

    ... skilled riders have resulted in a drop in the number of fatalities. Sgt. Steve McDonald, who works for the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office, told GreenvilleOnline he believes that more motorcycle riders are taking skills tests as a result of a new ...

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  11. County sends DHEC letter about proposed quarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Herald Independent

    ... caused by particles in the air, hours of operation and S.C. 34 truck traffic. "We believe that citizens of Fairfield County are entitled to know the answers to these questions before a permit is issued," Pope read. "Therefore, the County ...

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  12. Fairfield County student of the week namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Herald Independent

    The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Raven Tucker, a 10th grade student at Fairfield Central High School. Tucker is an outstanding student who is enrolled Honors English, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics.

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  13. Museum open house a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Herald Independent

    At a time of year when many minds turn to opening presents, the Fairfield County Museum focuses on its open house. "It's wonderful," said Pelham Lyles, director of Fairfield County Museum.

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  14. SCE&G places key part in new nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    South Carolina Electric and Gas Company says a key module has been put in place at the new reactor complex being built in Fairfield County. The company said Tuesday the 180,000-pound module will form the support base for the containment building at the new Unit 2 plant.

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  15. Nuclear plant gets 90K-ton additionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... in the containment vessel. About 3,300 employees and subcontractors are working on the construction site in Fairfield County north of Lexington County. Unit 1 has been operated safely and reliably for more than 30 years, SCE&G said. The two units ...

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  16. Deputies investigate stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Electric and Gas Company says a key module has been put in place at the new reactor complex being built in Fairfield County. South Carolina Electric and Gas Company says a key module has been put in place at the new reactor complex being built in ...

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  17. Ridgeway welcomes seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Herald Independent

    ... "Miracle on 34th Street." Virginia Lacy and Phyllis Gutierrez cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the Fairfield County Arts Council Gallery. Back row are Karen Siegling,Ridgeway Merchant's Association; Charlene Herring, Ridgeway Mayor; Mike ...

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  18. Griffins form Alumni AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Herald Independent

    ... programs. Robinson said the group hopes to represent a link to home for any alumni who may have left Fairfield County. FCHSAA is comprised of between 15 and 20 active members, and committee members say they are eager to see the association grow. "We ...

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  19. Council OK's advertising funds for ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Herald Independent

    Other than approving the minutes and holding an executive session, a request by Terry Vickers, president of the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce, for advertising funds was the lone item on the council's agenda. "As part of the economic development proposal that the chamber presented to the Town of Winnsboro, advertising with the Columbia Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau was part of our plan," Vickers said.

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  20. Winnsboro parade a hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Herald Independent

    Throngs of people lined the sides of Congress Street for the Town of Winnsboro Christmas Parade, while the air was filled with the sound of Christmas carols. "We're excited we have such beautiful weather," said Terry Vickers, president of Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce, who emceed the parade.

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