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Cow Drop Fundraiser
Story by: Meredith PopeStudent Journalist

Cow Drop Fundraiser

The Richard Winn Academy Sporting Clay Team recently hosted a Cow Drop Fundraiser. The cow drop was held at Meadow Lou Farms in Winnsboro. So, what exactly is a cow drop? A cow drop is when a big fenced square is constructed in the middle of a field and paint is used to make....

Elder Derrick S. Hollins Sr.
Story by: Krishayla BoydStudent Journalist

"The Journey Begins"

Elder Derrick S. Hollins Sr. is a teacher, a leader, a counselor, style coach, mentor, and most importantly a man of God. He is married to Elder Cecelia D. Hollins, and they have four children and six grandchildren. Pastor Hollins was called to preach in 1996 and became an Elder in 2001 under the leadership of Bishop Joseph McBride of Praise and Deliverance Temple International Ministries. In 2017, Elder Hollins was appointed as the assistant pastor at.....

Chloe Young

First Place in Arts

Congratulations to Chloe Young, who won 1st Place in the 1st-3rd grade level of the Columbia International Festival’s Global Education Day Art Contest. Chloe will receive an award of $250.00 for her beautiful painting at the International Gala onMarch 28th. Chloe is a 3rd grade artist from....

Janiece Jackson
Story by: Tracie Swilley FCHS Principal

Jackson finalist for Gates Scholarship

On Friday, March 15, 2019, while all other students in Fairfield County had the opportunity to sleep-in, Janiece Jackson was preparing for one of the most important interviews of her life. Janiece made it to the interview round as a finalist for the Gates Scholarship. Six hundred students from across the country make it to this interview round. Only three....

Johnny Lee Barber
Story by: Krishayla BoydStudent Journalist

Senior Spotlight 3/22

Johnny Lee Barber was born on July 3, 1957, in Winnsboro SC. He is the proud father of Lakiesha Jordan, Christopher Goins, Tequita, Johnathan, and Towanne Simpson. He also has six wonderful grandchildren including Krishayla Boyd, who is a writer for.....

4-H of Fairfield County
Story by: Gerell LawhorneStudent Journalist

4-H Legislative Day

On Tuesday, March 12, 4-H members, agents, leaders, and officers gathered at the South Carolina State House for the 6th annual Legislative Day. The purpose of 4-H Legislative Day is for students to meet and interact with legislators and to share their 4-H experience. This day is also set aside to create awareness for career opportunities in South Carolina’s government. This day continues to grow exponentially each year with over 300 in attendance this year. 4-H is an organization of young people, ages....

Erin Garcia, Miss Geiger 2019
Story by: Myra BramlettGES Principal

Geiger’s Annual Pageant

Geiger’s Annual Pageant was held March 14, 2019 and was hosted by the dynamic duo of Ms. Gervonder Brown and Mr. Kennedy Robertson. The pageant’s theme this year was Geiger Masquerade Mardi Gras Style. The contestants participated in a second line style parade to start the competition. Throughout the night, the girls (Child Development 3 - 5th grade) unveiled their inner beauty by sharing their dreams and aspirations. They competed in several competitions such as Individuality/Personality Wear, Formal Wear, and a Question and Answer section. The contestants appeared on-stage in an outfit of their own choosing that illustrated their personality. The outfits also represented the contestant’s individuality, and expressed their style and preferences. Individuality.....