Fairfield County Newswire

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  1. Newly released Palmetto Trail master plan aims to fill gapsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Rock Hill Herald

    ... as Columbia International University and LinRick Golf Course. Eventually, that section will continue into Fairfield County and connect with the current pedestrian bridge over the Broad River at the start of the Peak-to-Prosperity section. Based on ...

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  2. Four Fairfield County schools win Palmetto AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Herald Independent

    Fairfield County School District recently announced that four of its elementary schools received either a Palmetto Gold or Palmetto Silver award for general performance or are closing the achievement gap.

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  3. Manager delivers update on new career centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Herald Independent

    The new Career and Technology Center for Fairfield County School District is scheduled to begin phase one of construction on June 9 and be completed by Aug. 1, 2015 for the start of the Fall 2015 semester.

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  4. New Ridgeway councilman takes oath of officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Herald Independent

    Following Fairfield County Election Commission's meeting on Friday, Heath Cookendorfer won one of two available seats with 43 write-in votes to Belva Bush's 41. Debbie Stidham, director of Fairfield County Voter Registration and Elections, said the election commission met and determined that 43 of the original 47 write-in votes had "voter's intent" ... (more)

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  5. School district's proposed budget increases by $1.2 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Herald Independent

    Fairfield County School District finance director Kevin Robinson noted that the increased budget is a result of an increased property tax base and not a result of a raised millage rate.

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  6. Preliminary results yield surprise in Ridgeway electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Herald Independent

    ... I need to be right where I am and continue to lead Ridgeway and make things happen here," Herring said. The Fairfield County Election Commission will meet for a hearing at 10 a.m. Friday to determine the validity of Cookendorfer's write-ins. Debbie ...

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  7. Element TV Brings Hundreds of Jobs to Struggling CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... a struggling Midlands county. "We are making 32 inch TV's and 40 inch TVs," said Jim Etter with Element TV. Fairfield County, SC (WLTX) - A new company that makes TVs is creating more than 400 jobs in a struggling Midlands county. The work these ...

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  8. Former Williston mayor honored by S.C. SenatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | People Sentinel

    ... R. Rivers, who give of their time and talents to serve the people of South Carolina; and Whereas, born in Fairfield County on March 12, 1941, he is the son of Mildred Boulware Rivers and David Rion Rivers. Thomas Rivers graduated from the College of ...

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  9. Town approves grant match for sewer improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Herald Independent

    The Department of Commerce has awarded the Town of Winnsboro a community development grant under the Community Infrastructure initiative to improve sewer lines within the Town of Winnsboro and Fairfield County.

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  10. Charter school breaks ground at new siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Herald Independent

    ... this school the best ever." MSI board chairman Kevin Thomas said the process to open a charter school in Fairfield County started two years ago. "When I began this journey to provide a tuition free public charter school, I never imagined how hard it ...

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  11. Fairfield County aids in manhunt for teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Herald Independent

    Law enforcement agencies from around the area, including Fairfield County, were staged at the intersection of S.C. 34 and U.S. 176 for the majority of... Newberry County Lee Foster, at right, is shown in front of the Fairfield County Mobile Command Center.

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  12. Fairfield County's new charter school holds ground breaking ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Herald Independent

    ... Architecture is the architect. MSI board chairman Kevin Thomas said the process to open a charter school in Fairfield County started two years ago. "When I began this journey to provide a tuition free public charter school, I never imagined how hard ...

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  13. Council corrects over 100 zoning errorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Herald Independent

    Fairfield County Council recently took the first steps to correct zoning errors with a public hearing and the first reading of Ordinance 627.

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  14. HON building is option for courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Herald Independent

    Interim Fairfield County Administrator Milton Pope recently informed council that the HON building is an available site for the Fairfield County Courthouse's relocation.

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  15. Roosters subject to nuisance ordinance on Evans StreetRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Herald Independent

    ... with a public hearing. In other business, Councilman Stan Klaus made a motion to contribute $2,000 to the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce for facilitating the Ag and Art Tour. Klaus noted that both Fairfield County and Ridgeway were ...

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  16. Tornado Memories Still Alive 30 Years LaterRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    March 28, 1984 is a date many in the Midlands will never forget, especially residents of Newberry and Fairfield counties.

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  17. Fairfield Magnet School is one of Palmetto's FinestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Herald Independent

    ... in South Carolina to win the Palmetto's Finest Award. The school's gym was packed with students, teachers, Fairfield County School District administrators, elected officials and parents for the announcement, which came via a video web cast. ...

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  18. Residents Get Update On Midlands Nuclear Reactor SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Thursday members of the Fairfield County community met with officials from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to get an update on the VC-Summer Site in the county.

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  19. Camden High, Fairfield Magnet School for Math & Science named Palmetto's FinestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The State

    Camden High School in Kershaw County and Fairfield Magnet School for Math & Science in Fairfield County were among five schools statewide named 2014 Palmetto's Finest Award winners Wednesday.

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  20. Fairfield Magnet School wins Palmetto's Finest awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Herald Independent

    ... (FMSMS) is a Palmetto's Finest Award recipient. The school's gym was packed with students, teachers, Fairfield County School District administrators, elected officials and parents for the announcement, which came via a video web cast. "This is a ...

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