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The school board chairman weathered a strong showing Tuesday from political newcomer Paul Cain, as well as a woeful 9.2 percent voter turn out, to eke out a 35-vote margin of victory in a special Republican primary for the District 3 seat on County Council.
Brian Swords, director of Tri-County Technical College’s Easley campus, was elected Tuesday as the Liberty representative on the Pickens County School Board.
Last week, The Journal asked County Council candidates Paul Cain and Andy Inabinet their views on zoning, budgeting, millage, road maintenance and tax incentives. Here are their answers.
In the last of a five-part series, The Journal recently asked County Council District 3 candidates Paul Cain and Andy Inabinet, who will square off in Tuesday’s Republican Primary to fill the unexpired term of Archie Barron, to share their views on economic development.
While some disagree on which services county government should provide, most Oconee County residents would likely agree that maintaining county roads is one of the most important functions of county government.
The person who wins Tuesday’s Republican Primary in the special election to fill the unexpired seat of Archie Barron on the Oconee County Council will still have to run unopposed in the special election May 20 before taking his seat on the council.