The SC Association of Counties (SCAC) awarded Lexington County Attorney Jeff M. Anderson the 2023 David K. Summers Jr. President’s Cup for his public service and dedication to South Carolina county government. Every year, the Association’s president recognizes a county official who has distinguished himself by service to county governmentContinue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson I have just completed my annual bus tour around the Second Congressional District, making stops at local businesses, schools, and organizations, and heard from our fellow South Carolinians in all five counties. Biden policies continue to hurt American families and destroy jobs. Under his direction, theContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) will host his annual bus tour from August 14-17, 2023, where he will travel throughout South Carolina’s Second Congressional District making stops at local businesses, schools, and organizations. “Each August I host an annual bus tour where I visit all five counties across the Second CongressionalContinue Reading

The Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC) conducted their annual convention in Greenville last week, and Town Administrator Nicholle Burroughs, Mayor Al Koon, and Councilmembers Vicky Shealy and Greg White were present. The Town of Chapin received the MASC Municipal Achievement Award in recognition of its exceptional performance and creativeContinue Reading

Is your vote being counted properly? Grassroots group SC Safe Elections continues fight for access to valuable election audit report SC Safe Elections (SCSE), a grassroots group dedicated to election integrity in SC, sued 8 counties (Aiken, Beaufort, Charleston, Dorchester, Greenville, Lexington, Spartanburg, and York) and the SC Election CommissionContinue Reading

The County of Lexington’s Land Development Division has released the 2023 Floodplain Management Plan report outlining the progress made in mitigating the potential flooding hazards throughout the county. The report lists 19 action items identified by county officials and residents that were published in the 2023 Floodplain Management Plan asContinue Reading

Richland County’s new Residential Rental Property Registration Program will change registration and business license requirements for residential rental properties in unincorporated areas of the county. With the changes, the county aims to increase the number of rental property registrations and provide greater health and safety protections for renters.On February 7,Continue Reading

On July 14, Richland County held a swearing-in ceremony for Treasurer Kendra Dove. After serving as deputy treasurer for the past 16 years, Dove is the first Black person to serve as treasurer for the County, having recently run for the position unopposed by either party. At the ceremony, formerContinue Reading

Washington, DC – Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC) Chairman of the Helsinki Commission, and Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), together with Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Thom Tillis (R-NC), introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Foreign Extortion Prevention Act to combat kleptocracy and corruption by criminalizing bribery demands by foreign officials. This legislationContinue Reading

Britt Poole has been hired as the new Executive Director for the Central Midlands Council of Governments (CMCOG,) effective July 1. Poole comes to the agency with 22 years of local government management experience, including serving as Administrator for the Town of Lexington since 2010. During his tenure as TownContinue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson I will continue to work hard every day to keep Americans safe, promote good-paying jobs, and help make our lives and communities stronger. Constituent OrganizationsMeeting and speaking with those who live and work in the Second District provides me a firsthand understanding of the issues affectingContinue Reading