Fanning, McDaniel win big

WINNSBORO – In the Democratic Primary on Tuesday, State Sen. Mike Fanning (Dist. 17) and House Rep. Annie McDaniel (Dist. 41) both took home big wins to represent their party in November for second terms. Fanning kept his seat with 7,823 votes (67.93%) to former House Dist. 41 representative MaryGail Douglas’s 3,694 votes (32.07%). District […]

Democratic Primary Election Results: Fairfield County

Local democratic primary election results for Fairfield County challenged races: State Sen. Mike Fanning and House Rep. Annie McDaniel took home big wins. State Sen. Mike Fanning (Dist. 17) kept his seat with 7,823 votes (67.93%) to MaryGail Douglas’s 3,694 votes (32.07%). House Rep. Annie McDaniel (Dist 41), with 4,811 votes (71.01%) resisted newcomer Charlene […]

Fairfield polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m.

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County polls will be open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Tuesday. State Senator Mike Fanning, House Rep. Annie McDaniel and Fairfield County Sheriff Will Montgomery all face challengers in the June 9 democratic primary. Fairfield Clerk of Court Judy Bonds and Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill are both running unopposed […]

State Senate candidates have their say

MaryGail Douglas challenges incumbent Mike Fanning for SC Senate District 17 seat. Incumbent Mike Fanning Fanning did not respond to The Voice’s request for a campaign statement. Challenger MaryGail Douglas I am honored to have the opportunity to offer myself as a Democratic Candidate for South Carolina Senate District 17 (all of Chester and Fairfield […]

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 […]

Letter: It’s Fanning’s Fault

What in the world caused the big delay in the education bill which became so all-consuming it also backed up other much needed legislation? Cornavirus, Senator Fanning and Santee Cooper forced the bill to languish in the State House after a most unnecessary and inordinate delay tactic. And who’s to blame for the delaying foolishness […]

Fanning: ‘Good Ole Boys’ over

Some Committee Members Closely Connected to Fairfield WINNSBORO – S.C. Senator Mike Fanning advertised last February for applicants to fill positions for four part-time Fairfield County magistrates and one full-time chief magistrate, all of whom would be up for reappointment in May. At the same time he advertised for applicants to fill positions for four […]

Feaster appointed Fairfield Magistrate

WINNSBORO – Blair resident Russell Feaster was appointed Fairfield County Magistrate Judge by Senator Mike Fanning on April 18. The magistrate seat became available when former magistrate, Russell Price, was named Director of the Fairfield County Recreation Department. Feaster, a Blair native, holds a degree in Business Administration from Voorhees College and served 19 years […]

Update on SCE&G lawsuit

WINNSBORO – Last week attorneys for South Carolina Electric and Gas Company (SCE&G) argued in the Sixth Circuit Judicial Court for a change of venue for the lawsuit filed against them by Fairfield County. Attorneys for Fairfield County argued that the trial should remain in the county where the incident (the abandonment of reactors two […]

Candidate Faces Probe in Fondling Allegation

Report: Inappropriate Relationship with 16 Year Old COLUMBIA – The state’s highest law enforcement agency has opened an investigation into allegations, based on an incident report filed last week with the Hampton County Sheriff’s Department, that Mike Fanning, of Mitford, and currently the Democratic nominee for S.C. Senate District 17, had an “inappropriate relationship” with a 16-year-old […]