JV, RW town elections set for July 14

WINNSBORO – After being postponed due to the COVID-19 restrictions, municipal elections are set for July 14, for both the Town of Jenkinsville and the Town of Ridgeway. Jenkinsville Two town council seats and the office of mayor are up for election, but only one candidate is running for one of the council seats, one […]

Notice of Election: Town of Jenkinsville

Notice of Election: Town of Jenkinsville

Notice of Filing: Jenkinsville General Election

Jenkinsville will not appeal annexation vote

JENKINSVILLE – Jenkinsville will remain the same size for now. The Fairfield County town had until noon Monday to appeal results from the June 5 referendum to the state, but an appeal was never filed, said Chris Whitmire, spokesman for the S.C. Election Commission. “The SEC has not received any appeals related to Fairfield/Jenkinsville annexation […]

Election commission blocks JV annexation protest

JENKINSVILLE – Fairfield County election officials upheld the result of the Jenkinsville annexation vote by a more decisive margin than the original referendum itself. In a unanimous vote Monday, the Fairfield County Election Commission voted to uphold the results of the June 5 special election that saw the annexation measure fail 19-15. Commissioners agreed one […]

Jenkinsville subpoenas Voice reporter

JENKINSVILLE – Jenkinsville’s effort to challenge the results of a recent annexation vote (see related story on page 6) included subpoenaing a journalist with The Voice. An attorney for the Town of Jenkinsville issued the subpoena, which sought to compel testimony from reporter Michael Smith at an election protest hearing Monday in Winnsboro. The subpoena […]

Goins blasts JV annexation vote June 5

JENKINSVILLE—A controversial effort by the Town of Jenkinsville to annex 143 properties is drawing the ire of at least one Fairfield County Council member. District 4 Councilwoman Bertha Goins, whose district includes Jenkinsville, issued a scathing indictment of the town’s government and the Jenkinsville Water Company, both of which are run by Greg Ginyard. During […]

Letter to the Editor: No to Annexation June 5

As you may or may not know, the Town of Jenkinsville is attempting a forced annexation of 143 additional properties into the town. If you received this letter, your property is in jeopardy of being annexed or your property is currently in the incorporated town of Jenkinsville. What does this mean for you?  More taxes, […]

Notice of Annexation Election: Town of Jenkinsville