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  1. Christmas parade movedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    ... be available to speak with children and for photos. Anyone still interested in registering can contact the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce at 803-635-4242, Connie Shackelford at 803-815-2947 or Kathy Timms at 803-718-0553.

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  2. Talking turkey with Fairfield County second-grade studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    Second-graders in Fairfield County carried out a long-standing tradition for The Herald Independent: sharing their ideas of how to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. As always, we appreciate the school district's help with this project and we are pleased to present their thoughts here.

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  3. Museum Mornings tap creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    The children of Fairfield County are getting a seven decade head start on the famous folk artist because of a partnership between the Fairfield County Library and the Columbia Museum of Art. "What we've done is partnered with the museum," said Chrishonda Gaither, librarian for Fairfield County Library.

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  4. J.B. Floyd Building closed for maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Herald Independent

    Asbestos abatement work will be performed on tiles floors within the building. Fairfield County administration feels with this type of work being performed and the amount of employees and resident movement within the building, it would be safer to close the building.

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  5. Clemson, Carolina blood donation duel heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Herald Independent

    ... made pound cakes, homemade fudge, and USC and Clemson memorabilia. Donations to support the programs of the Fairfield County Unit of the American Red Cross can be sent to P.O. Box 314, Winnsboro, SC 29180.

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  6. Montgomery is Fairfield County sheriff-electRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Herald Independent

    The third time is the charm for Will Montgomery. Pending an official canvass, Montgomery's third attempt at running for sheriff of Fairfield County succeeded.

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  7. WIS Investigates: 20 years, no arrest in Fairfield County grocery store murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Twenty years and one Fairfield County family has no answers to who and why their family member was gunned down on the job.

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  8. ATF, Fire Marshal's Office investigating after one injured in dynamite explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... his sentencing hearing. WIS' investigative team went back to the scene of the crime for a cold case out of Fairfield County - a case that's been open for 20 years. WIS' investigative team went back to the scene of the crime for a cold case out of ...

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  9. WIS Investigates: 20 years later, just 'dead-end leads' in Fairfield mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    WIS' investigative team went back to the scene of the crime for a cold case out of Fairfield County - a case that's been open for 20 years. In 1994, a grocery store owner, Maxie Floyd, was working at Floyd's Grocery in Ridgeway when two gunmen entered the store, killing Floyd.

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  10. Saving pets one firetruck at a timeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... to get to work, they said. 'The response has been overwhelming,' Sinclair said. 'We've donated 18 in Fairfield County and 30 in Richland County - all through the generosity of the public. We haven't used a cent of corporate money.' Each kit costs ...

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  11. Fairfield Corrections Officer ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Fairfield Corrections Officer Arrested A Fairfield County Detention Center corrections officer has been arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1qXmf54 Joe Wayne Gladney, 52, was arrested on November 11 in the parking lot of a CVS store on West Moultrie Street in Winnsboro. Fairfield deputies say they received complaints from several women who say Gladney solicited them.

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  12. Sheriff run-0ff election scheduled for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Herald Independent

    After winning the runoff election, Will Montgomery's name will be on the ballot for Fairfield County sheriff in a special election on Nov. 18. "I feel very good about it," Montgomery said. "The people of Fairfield County are ready for a change, and this has been a long-term goal for years" Montgomery said he felt optimistic about his chances of winning heading into the election, but was worried about voter turnout.

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  13. Montgomery wins special election for Fairfield Co. sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... and replied to that by saying, "He got hurt again?" Will Montgomery has won the special election for Fairfield County sheriff. Montgomery came away with 1,970 votes while there were 125 votes for a write-in candidate. The election comes nearly one ...

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  14. Sheriff run-0ff election scheduled for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Herald Independent

    After winning the runoff election, Will Montgomery's name will be on the ballot for Fairfield County sheriff in a special election on Nov. 18. "I feel very good about it," Montgomery said. "The people of Fairfield County are ready for a change, and this has been a long-term goal for years" Montgomery said he felt optimistic about his chances of winning heading into the election, but was worried about voter turnout.

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  15. Repairs, renovations and reverence at County Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Herald Independent

    Fairfield County Council approved a change order for Davis and Floyd's repairs to the Sheriff's Department basement. The repairs must be made for evidence to be held in the Sheriff's Department.

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  16. Tornado Watch until 6pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Rain will be tapering off this afternoon on our Skycam network. A Tornado Watch is in effect until 6pm with the threat of severe weather affecting Laurens, Union and Newbery, as well as York , Chester and Fairfield and Lancaster counties.

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  17. Geiger sixth-grader honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Herald Independent

    ... RIDGEWAY - Jaylan D. Minger, a sixth-grade student at Geiger Elementary School, was honored at the Fairfield County school board meeting on Sept. 16. He received an Award of Excellence of demonstrating exemplary performance in three or more content ...

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  18. South Carolina Baptist Convention names Thomas Truitt as new director of camps and conference centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... Oak Conference Center, a residential retreat center for students and adults, is located near Winnsboro in Fairfield County. Truitt has served as director of Gilmont Camp and Conference Center in Gilmer, Texas, since 1999. During his tenure, the ...

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

    Friday Nov 14 | Herald Independent

    The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Devon Saville, a student at Kelly Miller Elementary School. Devon is a model student and consistently remains on the Honor Roll.

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  20. Steelers claim Fairfield County title in 8-10 age bracketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Herald Independent

    After a month of tackle football, the Steelers 8-10 youth tackle football team has earned the Fairfield County Rec League championship. The Steelers defeated the Vikings 20-0 in the title game and finished with an overall record of 6-1 and a league record of 4-1.

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