New Mayor elected in Williston


WILLISTON, S.C. (WJBF) — Williston, South Carolina has a new mayor.

The final vote was Billy A. “Brett” Williams, III 470 to Steven DK Brown’s 442.

“First I would like to congratulate Brett Williams on his victory,” Brown said in a public Facebook post.”I must say I have given Williston everything I have, but the people have spoken on the direction they wanted. I will continue my work with DIG, but I will shift my focus more on personal goals as well,” he added.

He also thanked his campaign team and manager Debra Kearse Young for their work.

Williams posted a simple message in a public Facebook post on his page, “I look forward to serving the town of Williston as Mayor thank you to everyone,” it said.

Shawn asked Brown if he would ask for a recount. He told him, “no”.

Count on NewsChannel 6 to keep you updated on this developing story.

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