Dorchester and Georgetown Counties pass referendums

Dorchester and Georgetown Counties pass referendums

SOUTH CAROLINA (WCSC) - Voters in Georgetown and Dorchester County passed two referendum's on Tuesday's ballot.

In Georgetown, a penny tax for working on high-priority infrastructure projects passed 59 percent to 41 percent with 19,828 total votes cast. The sales tax addition is expected to raise around $7 million.

The Dorchester County referendum was for the Dorchester District 4 school district. The $10 million bond referendum will go towards major school improvement projects including classrooms and gyms for Clay Hill Elementary.

Woodland High School will receive career and vocational labs, a football locker room addition and a tennis/baseball/softball locker room, Williams Memorial Elementary School would get new classrooms and Harleyville/Ridgeville K-8 will get Pre-K/Kindergarten classrooms and other classrooms.

The DD4 referendum passed 70 percent to 30 percent.

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