Mackey wins RC Council Dist. 9 seat

COLUMBIA – By 46 votes, Jesica Mackey won a special Democratic primary runoff in Richland County Council’s District 9 on Tuesday, and has most likely secured the seat in the upcoming November election. There is no Republican challenger. Mackey, a public relations executive, with 631 votes (52 percent) bested Jonnieka Farr, a business analyst, with […]

Blythewood seats two representatives on Richland County Council

BLYTHEWOOD – A second Richland County Council member who represents Blythewood lost her re-election bid Tuesday night by more than 1,000 votes. Blythewood 29016 resident Gretchen Barron, with 1,726 votes (72.40 percent) handily defeated District 7 Councilwoman Gwendolyn Kennedy who had 658 votes (27.60 percent) District 9 Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson, who represented another section of […]

County Council candidates have their say

Farr, Rega challenge incumbent Jackson for Richland County Council seat 9. Calvin Chip Jackson The views and values which influence my work, my life and my advocation are centered around  LEADERSHIP. Strong Leadership is absolutely essential in order to be effective in serving the citizens of District 9. Citizens of District 9 deserve to have […]

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BW’s Rega to file for Calvin ‘Chip’ Jackson’s seat on Richland County Council

BLYTHEWOOD – Windermere resident Jerry Rega has announced he will file for County Council, District 9 seat, which is currently occupied by Calvin ‘Chip’ Jackson. The district encompasses parts of Longcreek Plantation, Lake Carolina, Pontiac, Bookman, Wildewood and other nearby neighborhoods.  “Over the past few years we’ve seen a county council that too often does […]