Winnsboro improvement projects progressing

WINNSBORO – With the help of federal grants and state funding, three projects to improve downtown Winnsboro are progressing, says Town Administrator Jason Taylor. “We’re trying to do everything we can to plan and use this money to get essentially the best result we can – the most we can for our money,” Taylor said, […]

WTC looks at cutting cost of Town’s vehicle fleet

WINNSBORO – Concerned over the efficiency of the Town’s aging vehicle fleet, Town Manager Jason Taylor invited Matt Plyler, area sales manager for Enterprise Fleet Management, to analyze the Town’s fleet and make suggestions for management and cost savings. Plyler said an analysis was run only on 50 of the Town’s 75 or so vehicles […]

Soil boring pierces Winnsboro gas lines

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A contractor for the County’s engineer, American Engineering, pierced a Winnsboro gas line that provides natural gas to industries in the Walter Brown Industrial Park on Cook road, according to Tripp Peak, Director of the Town’s Gas/Water/Sewer Department. Peak said the contractor was drilling test bores for soil assessments for the interconnector […]

Smart meter installation complete for Blythewood, now coming to Winnsboro

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood’s Winnsboro water customers should soon have few complaints about their water bills and low water pressure. Their meter readers have now been replaced with 1,600 smart (electronic) meters which should make billing consistent beginning with the next water bill…or at least the one after. And because Winnsboro no longer purchases Columbia water, […]

County responds to Town’s solid waste fee lawsuit

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County denies that its $63 per ton solid waste fee double-bills Winnsboro town residents who also pay county property taxes to dump their trash, according to new court filings. A year ago, the county expanded the fee to include the Town of Winnsboro and Fairfield County School District. Winnsboro challenged that decision, […]

Town of Winnsboro files lawsuit against County over solid waste fee

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro is taking Fairfield County to court. On March 30, the Town of Winnsboro formally filed suit against the county, claiming in court papers that the county’s solid waste fee shouldn’t apply to Winnsboro town residents. The suit seeks a declaratory judgment that the $63 per ton fee is “invalid and illegal”, according […]

Whitaker threatens to stop accepting Town’s waste

Taylor: Town Prepared To Go To Court WINNSBORO – During county council’s meeting Monday night, County Administrator Malik Whitaker doubled down on the county’s position that the Town of Winnsboro owes over $60,000 in unpaid solid waste fees. In a letter to Winnsboro Town Manager Jason Taylor, dated Nov. 15, 2021, Whitaker wrote, “For the […]

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Taylor and his team going after town’s potential

WINNSBORO – The Town of Winnsboro has made progress on several projects and initiatives this past year that will enable the town to provide more efficient utility services, reduce blight and develop more downtown businesses, says Town Manager Jason Taylor. “I think we have great potential if we do what it takes to realize that […]

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