Letter: Vote Integrity for Senate

Republicans in Fairfield, Chester, and York Counties, I ask you to vote for MaryGail Douglas in the democratic primary on June 9th! Why would the Fairfield County Republican Party Executive Committeeman ask you to vote in the democratic primary? We simply have to vote out Liberal Democrat State Senator Mike Fanning.   Fanning demonstrated questionable behavior […]

Kennedy files for District 41

WINNSBORO – Fred Kennedy, 65, of Winnsboro has filed to run for the House of Representatives, District 41, the seat currently held by MaryGail Douglas. A member of the United Citizens Party, Kennedy said his platform for the office is aimed at building up the Fairfield community, to improve housing and help people get jobs. […]

Letter: Thank You for Your Support

It has been a privilege and, most of all, an honor to serve and represent the citizens of District 41 in our S. C. House of Representatives. These past 6 years have provided many opportunities where I have found help for many throughout the district. Constituent service(s) is where I found the most satisfaction in […]

McDaniel wins House Dist. 41 primary

WIINNSBORO – The South Carolina House District 41 seat turned over in Tuesday’s election with School Board Trustee Annie McDaniel taking the win over incumbent MaryGail Douglas in Fairfield, Chester and Richland Counties. With 2,483 votes (56.66%) to Douglas’s 1,899 votes (43.34%), McDaniel handily took western Fairfield County, both precincts (Kelly Mill and Lake Carolina) […]

Letter: MaryGail Douglas was one of 7 who voted against SCANA

A mailer was received in mailboxes yesterday throughout District 41 stating that I, “was one of only 7 legislators who voted to continue paying corrupt SCANA executives out of our utility bills.” As you already know, I count it an honor and privilege to serve the citizens of District 41. I look forward to continuing […]

Two file for Rep. Douglas’ House seat

WINNSBORO – Rep. MaryGail Douglas faces competition for her seat in the S. C. House of Representatives, District 41, in the June 12 Democratic Primary. Douglas, who represents Fairfield and Chester Counties and parts of Richland County, is seeking a fourth term. Annie McDaniel, a member of the Fairfield County Board of Trustees, is also […]

McMaster offers incentive program

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Commerce Center on Peach Road was the site of Governor Henry McMaster’s announcement last Friday of a federal program that proposes to give extra incentives to companies who invest in new jobs and business in impoverished areas throughout the state. These areas are designated as Opportunity Zones. Accompanying McMaster were […]

A Step Towards Justice

COLUMBIA – Fairfield County residents and Hoof and Paw Benevolent Society board members Paula Spinale, left, and Kathy Faulk and Blythewood resident and board member Deborah Richelle, right, joined Rep. MaryGail Douglas at the Humane Society Lobby Day at the State House in Columbia last week where they witnessed the Senate’s vote to pass the animal […]

FMH finances still sliding; Douglas proposes new use for building

WINNSBORO – For the first time since the demise of the hospital was anticipated, the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees is entertaining a proposal with the potential to bring a new purpose and mission to the facility. State Rep. MaryGail Douglas, District 41, which includes Chester, Fairfield and parts of Richland County, presented her […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank You

In my letter to the editor published in the Dec. 14, 2017 issue of The Voice, I failed to recognize two vital contributors to the process of bringing a new state of the art Emergency Center to Fairfield County. Let’s correct that serious oversight now. MaryGail Douglas and Creighton Coleman, our local state representatives at […]