Great Falls Reporter

  • Stewart wins election appeal


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    Larry Stewart of the Mitford Community lost his bid for the Fairfield County Council District 3 seat.

    There were only four votes separating Stewart and incumbent Mikel Trapp in the Nov. 4 election. Trapp received 489 votes and Stewart gained 485.

    After losing the election, Stewart filed a protest of the election with the Fairfield County Election Commission.

  • Montgomery seals the deal as sheriff


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    It was a long fought battle but Fairfield County Sheriff candidate Will Montgomery finally sealed the deal in the Nov. 18 special general election for sheriff.

    Montgomery had to win the Democratic primary and a runoff before his name was printed on the ballot. His name was the only name on the ballot.

    Last Tuesday, he successfully sealed the deal with 1,970 votes. There were 125 write-in votes.

  • Pre-K class shares holiday meal ideas


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    Turkey and dressing, corn, macaroni and cheese, creamed potatoes, green beans and more will adorn tables Thursday as families celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional meal.

    Children are known to enjoy the meal but have little idea of what it takes to prepare the meal.

  • Christmas Parade postponed until Sunday


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    The Great Falls Christmas Parade scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 23, was postponed until Sunday, Nov. 30.

    Heavy rain prompted parade organizers to delay the Christmas event.

    The parade line-up will begin at 2 p.m. and the parade will start at 3 p.m.

    For more information or to enter the parade, call Janet Minors Hinson at 482-3700 or 519-8411.

  • Rocky Creek Bridge project delayed


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    Replacement of the Rocky Creek Bridge on Great Falls Highway has been delayed for a couple of months.

    Kimberly Corley, S.C. Department of Transportation public information coordinator, said on Monday that construction was scheduled to begin Nov. 10 but due to permitting delays, construction will not begin prior to mid-January 2015.

  • Sign-up for Christmas in the Park by Nov. 25


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    The Great Falls Home Town Association Community Committee is making plans for the annual Christmas celebration and is seeking participants.

    “Christmas in the Park” will be held on Friday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. on the grounds of and in the park around the War Memorial Building.

  • Christmas Parade to usher in holiday season


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    Children of all ages will feel the excitement Sunday as the Town of Great Falls holds its annual Christmas Parade.

  • Council awards GFHTA money for Christmas event


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    The Great Falls Home Town Association will receive additional funding from the Town of Great Falls for its Christmas in the Park event.

    The event will be held Friday, Dec. 5, at the War Memorial Building and in the park beside the building.

  • Pucker up!
  • Clarification


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    The telephone number for Sassy Scissors was left out of the new business story that ran on Nov. 12. The number is 482-5617.