McMeekin wins big in Winnsboro mayor’s race

WINNSBORO – On a warm, sunny election day in Winnsboro, Town Councilman John McMeekin, with 469 votes, decisively won the mayoral election over Nocola Hemphill who received 265 votes. McMeekin took 63.90 percent of the vote. Hemphill took 36.10 percent. McMeekin carried four of the town’s five precincts. In the town council race, District 2 […]

Winnsboro mayoral candidates speak out on issues

Nocola Hemphill, 44 What started out as an Idea, has blossomed into something real. Throughout our journey to make Winnsboro a place of prosperity and tradition, I had the opportunity to speak directly to you, the people. With no surprise we concluded that the issues that you are so passionate about are also the issues […]

Town of Winnsboro resists tougher animal control laws

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro leaders think Fairfield County is barking up the wrong tree by asking the town to emulate the county’s animal control ordinance. On Monday night, Winnsboro Town Council members resisted the request, saying the county’s law is overly superfluous and restrictive. “I think the ordinance is relatively lengthy and cumbersome and may impose […]