Taylor named Town Manager for Winnsboro

A second vote will be taken on Tuesday at the regular monthly meeting of Town Council. WINNSBORO – The Town of Winnsboro has announced the hiring of Jason Taylor as its town manager effective July 5, 2021. The announcement was emailed to The Voice at noon on Friday, April 9.  Taylor, who currently serves as […]

Planned power outage for Winnsboro Electric customers

WINNSBORO – Dominion Energy South Carolina will be making some electrical system upgrades to the transmission system that feeds the Town of Winnsboro’s electrical substation. This will require a 3-to-4-hour power outage, the primary outage date is Sat, April 17th with backup dates scheduled for May 15th and May 22nd. The outage is scheduled to […]

Employment: Water Plant Director

Town of Winnsboro seeks solution to utility billing

WINNSBORO – After years of complaints about water billing from both Blythewood and Winnsboro customers, the town of Winnsboro is looking at options to upgrade its meter-reading and billing system. Why now? The cost of better technology has finally come down to a price that a small town can afford. “Basically, we’re looking at trying […]

Employment: Town of Winnsboro Meter Reader

County discusses moving momument

WINNSBORO – Efforts to potentially relocate Winnsboro’s Confederate monument is unlikely until at least 2021, according to Fairfield County officials. Fairfield County Council discussed, but took no action on a request from the Town of Winnsboro to relocate the town’s Confederate monument from its current location at the Mt. Zion Institute grounds to the Fairfield […]

Town offering grants to improve storefronts

WINNSBORO – For the third year in a row, the Town of Winnsboro is offering façade grants to businesses to improve store fronts in the town. Town Council approved $3,000.00 for six $500 Façade Grants to merchants located on Congress Street in downtown Winnsboro. “The idea behind the grants is to improve the street-facing fronts […]

Town of Winnsboro Employment: Truck Driver/Laborer

Blythewood approves 20-year Winnsboro water contract

BLYTHEWOOD – After discussion that made clear it was the only option to supply water to the town of Blythewood, the Blythewood Town Council approved a new 20-year agreement with the Town of Winnsboro, which has provided water in Blythewood for the past 20 years. In a 4-1 vote, the council agreed to another 20 […]

Winnsboro Town Council passes ordinance to require face masks be worn

WINNSBORO – In a special called meeting on Tuesday evening, the Winnsboro Town Council passed an emergency ordinance requiring face masks to be worn in retail establishments and restaurants. The order goes in to effect at 12:01 a.m., July 3 and will expire after 60 days. The order is renewable. The ordinance applies to everyone […]