SLED, AG mum on Anderson report

WINNSBORO – SLED won’t say why it isn’t releasing a report from its publicly funded investigation of a former Fairfield County official, leading one media law expert to describe the agency’s explanation as “gobbledygook.” On March 12, The Voice requested all records “gathered and received” in the agency’s year-long investigation of Davis Anderson, the county’s […]

Anderson resigns; SLED investigating

WINNSBORO – Davis Anderson, former Fairfield County Deputy Administrator who resigned last week, is under investigation by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), the Division’s spokesperson, Thom Berry confirmed in an email to The Voice Tuesday morning. Berry said, however, that he could not disclose details of the investigation. “As our work is underway […]

Davis Anderson resigns as Deputy County Administrator

WINNSBORO – Under pressure from an internal investigation by the county, Davis Anderson resigned his position as Fairfield’s Deputy County Administrator effective this morning, Friday, May 10, County Administrator Jason Taylor said in an interview with The Voice about 10:30 a.m. Taylor sent an email to all council members and department heads announcing the resignation. […]

Fairfield’s Deputy County Administrator placed on administrative leave

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Deputy County Administrator Davis Anderson was placed on administrative leave from his duties with the county on Thursday, May 2, while the county looks into a complaint of cronyism against him, County Administrator Jason Taylor said. Taylor confirmed the day before that the County had opened an internal investigation that involves […]

Deputy county administrator investigated for cronyism

BREAKING: Fairfield’s Deputy County Administrator placed on administrative leave By Barbara Ball WINNSBORO – Earlier today, Deputy County Administrator Davis Anderson was placed on administrative leave from his duties with the county, County Administrator Jason Taylor told The Voice during an interview. “Until further notice, Mr. Anderson will be on paid leave while the investigation […]

Almost 1,000 child support checks delayed after data loss

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Family Court computer system crashed last week, wiping out all data for February, March and early April. The computer’s data had not been backed up since Jan. 31, 2018, according to the County’s Information Technology (IT) Director Marvin Allen. More than $400,000 of Fairfield County child support payments to hundreds […]