Chatman sworn in as Town Councilman

Demetrius Chatman is congratulated by Winnsboro Town Manager Don Wood after being sworn into office. At right is his mom, Susan Chatman. | Barbara Ball

WINNSBORO – Political newcomer Demetrius Chatman, 33, was sworn into the Winnsboro Town Council July 2 where he will take the seat for District 3.

While it’s his first time to hold an elected office, Chatman said he is prepared.

“I’ve been going to the meetings and talking to people in my district about things they would like to see brought forward,” Chatman said. “I think knowing what my constituents want is the key.”

A native of Winnsboro, Chatman holds a Bachelor’s degree man holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from South Carolina State University and an MBA from Webster University. He is also a graduate of Leadership Columbia.

“I love Winnsboro, and that’s why I got into the race, to make things happen,” Chatman said.

Chatman, a graduate of Fairfield Central High School, currently works at the University as a program manager for Title III, a federal grant program.