Robinson re-elected; Greene and Roseborough unseat Douglas and Goins

Penny Tax Voted Down WINNSBORO – Fairfield County voters changed the balance of power of the county government Tuesday night, turning out two of three county council incumbents. With a razor thin margin of 6 votes, challenger Shirley Greene, with 956 votes, defeated District 2 County Councilman Jimmy Ray Douglas with 950 votes in a […]

R2 board: Shadd out, Elkins, Agostini, McFadden in

COLUMBIA – Richland Two School Board Chairman James Shadd, lost not only his board chairmanship Tuesday night, but his seat on the board as well. Newcomer Lashonda McFadden bested Shadd with 2,831 votes to his 2,404. The two other incumbents, Monica Elkins with 3,454 votes and Lindsay Agostini with 3,148 votes retained their seats. Shadd […]

Robinson, Roseborough and Greene win county council races

Rene Green defeats 2-term school board incumbent Paula Hartman. WINNSBORO – Fairfield County voters changed the balance of power of the county government Tuesday night, turning out two of three county council incumbents. Voters also narrowly rejected the capital project sales tax referendum (Penny Tax) with a 4,758 to 4,438 vote. The tax had been […]

Senate, House, Sheriff and FCSD candidates have their say

The Voice has provided space for each of the local candidates to talk about their candidacy, and here is what they had to say. These comments are unedited. Erin Mosley, SC Senate Dist. 17 Candidate My name is Erin Mosley and I am the Republican candidate for SC Senate District 17.  I am a lifelong […]

Help, Help Me Rhonda

Blythewood resident Rhonda Meisner, a candidate for the Richland Two school board, speaks to voters during the ‘All In’ candidate tour when it stopped at Sweet Pea’s Ice Cream Shop in Blythewood on Saturday.

Letter: Keep Joe Wilson & the military

I have known Congressman Joe Wilson for more than twenty years. Joe is a proven leader for the Second Congressional District. He has a keen understanding and passion for military personnel and their families having served in the military and currently serving on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee. In a state that is home […]

Letter: A Brighter Future

Much has been said about the proposed penny sales tax. As Chairman of the Fairfield Water and Sewer Authority I feel obligated to weigh in on this important issue. For the past thirty years I have witnessed industry leaving Fairfield County. This has resulted in little population and or job growth, which in turn requires […]

Letter: Harrison is Not Moderate

The DNC is trying to package Jamie Harrison as a nice guy/moderate. While he seems like a nice guy, South Carolinians deserve to know the whole truth. Jaime Harrison is not a moderate. He is a member of the liberal Democratic Party that is working to destroy American values across the nation. You may not […]

Fairfield County Council candidates have their say

The Voice has provided space for each of the County Council candidates to talk about their candidacy, and here is what they had to say. These comments are unedited. Jimmy Ray Douglas, District 2 Incumbent Serving on Fairfield County Council for the last four years has been one of the most rewarding times of my […]

Robinson Fish Fry

WINNSBORO – With election day getting closer, candidates are hosting fish frys, barbecues and fundraisers. Last Saturday was no exception. Neil Robinson, hoping to be re-elected to his county council seat, and his wife Diana, invited constituents to a fish fry at Fortune Springs Park. Rev. Jesse Smith of St. Lukes was the chef and […]