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Today's News

  • Mars Hill finds "the jewel of its class" in Fourney

    Mikial Fourney was at Lewisville’s football signing ceremony on Wednesday. That wasn’t surprising since he’s always there where football is concerned.

  • Sanders signs with Lackawanna

    When it comes to his position on the field or his ultimate school destination, Quentin Sanders doesn’t really care where he plays.

    “I just want to go out there and make plays,” he said.

    For at least his first few years, Sanders will be playing at Lackawanna Community College in Pennsylvania.

  • Belk's excused absence

    Josh Belk wasn’t present for Lewisville’s signing day ceremony, but he had a pretty good excuse.

    “He had a 5 a.m. workout then had to go to class,” said Lions Coach Will Mitchell.

    Belk, one of the top-rated and most-coveted defensive tackle prospects in the country actually graduated high school in December and is already enrolled at Clemson University. Mitchell had hoped he’d be able to make it back for the signing event with his now-former teammates but said that didn’t work out logistically, unfortunately.

  • Marshall, Pioneers clinch conference title

    Deja Marshall is playing a big part in the success of a team that streaking towards the playoffs…as usual.

  • Sharing the stage

    They share a county, they share a region, they share a very healthy rivalry and now they share a championship.

  • Talford, Hollis, Fourney named All-State

    One plays for Chester, one for Lewisville and one for Great Falls but there is one team of which all three is a member…the All-State team.

    Chester’s T.J. Hollis, Lewisville’s Mikial Fourney and Great Falls’ Kelton Talford were all named to the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association All-State teams on Tuesday.

  • Officers to brave the cold waters Saturday

    Officers from The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office will show their bravery and endurance as they plunge into the cold water at Lake Wateree State Park on Saturday during the annual S.C. Special Olympics Polar Plunge.

    Spectators are welcome at the event.

    Registration will begin at 10 a.m., followed by a costume contest and awards at 11 a.m.

    Anyone willing to brave the chilly waters in the 2018 Fairfield County Polar Plunge are invited to join others as they enter the water at 11:30 a.m. You can plunge with a team or on your own.

  • Dixie Youth baseball, softball are registering

    Great Falls Dixie Youth Baseball/Softball is holding registration this week.

    You can register at the David Lex Minors Park today and Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. or on Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon.

    You can also register today through Friday at Great Falls Town Hall from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The office is closed for lunch from noon until 1 p.m.

  • Five fire stations battle Seaboard Street fire

    BY DANA GREENLEAF

    Great Falls Fire Department PIO

    Over 30 firefighters from five stations battled a structure fire at 26 Seaboard St. on Monday, Feb. 5. 

    Great Falls Fire Department was dispatched by the 911 system at approximately 6:56 p.m. last Monday to a reported structure fire at 26 Seaboard St.

  • Milhorn: the flu is the worst I’ve seen in 25 years

    You have a fever or feel feverish and experience chills. You may have a cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and tiredness. Vomiting and diarrhea are often present in children.

    These are symptoms associated with influenza (the flu virus).