James Island to hold referendum for incorporation

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - A date is set for some James Island residents to vote once again to incorporate into their own town.

On Wednesday, former Mayor Bill Woolsey announced the Secretary of State Mark Hammond appointed commissioners of incorporation. Hammond appointed Leonard Blank, Inez Brown Crouch, Kay Kernodle and Bill Woolsey as commissioners of incorporation for a proposed municipality on James Island.

The commissioners of incorporation also appointed Faye Lohr, Donna Parrish and Sim Parrish to serve as the managers of election. The group has decided to hold the referendum for incorporation on April 24.

Woolsey said," I am confident that the people of James Island will show that they overwhelmingly support their town on April 24.The managers of election are being careful to follow every requirement for notification. We are looking forward to Town Hall opening back up right after the election on July 31."

The Town of James Island was dissolved in June of last year.

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