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District #1-County Council - Chairman
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Councilman Freddie L. Houston Sr.
1835 Davis Bridge Road
Williston, SC 29853

Phone # (803) 266-7961

Councilman Houston is married to wife Marilyn, and they have three sons. Freddie L Houston Jr., Adrain T. Houston, and Michael C. Houston.

Professional Information
He has served more than twenty years in the Political arena. Some of the major accomplishments as a public servant include the following:

  • 14+ years on the Williston School Board of Trustee - District # 29
  • 6 years on the Barnwell County Council
  • Arbitrator for the DJJ for more than 10 years
  • 33 years of employment with AGY Aiken, SC
District #2-County Council - Vice-Chairman
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Councilman David Kenner
3773 Dezter Street
Blackville , SC 29817

Phone # (803) 284-4621

District #3-County Council
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Councilman R. Keith Sloan
P.O. Box 461
Williston, 29853-0461
Phone # (803) 266-7629


Professional Information
Keith Sloan has been a resident of Williston for more than 45 years. He attended Williston Public Schools and graduated from Williston Elko High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with specialization in Accounting from the University of South Carolina, Columbia.

Mr. Sloan has held various financial management positions within industry. He has operated an accounting, business services and income tax firm in Williston for over 23 years serving clients in various business sectors and individuals with tax planning and compliance services. He is a Licensed Accounting Practitioner, Accredited Business Accountant, Accredited Tax Advisor and is an Enrolled Agent with the US Treasury Department.

Mr. Sloan has been active in many community service organizations including the Williston Lions Club, Barnwell County Sertoma Club and Williston Jaycees. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of Barnwell Conty Hospital.

He is a board member of the Lower Savannah Council of Governments, Three Rivers Solid Waste Authority, Three Rivers Solid Waste Technology Center and is a member of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Society of Accountants.

District #4-County Council
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Councilman Charles Lowell Jowers, Sr.
60 Westfield Street
Barnwell, SC 29812

Phone # (803) 541-7157

Personal Information

Councilman Jowers was born and raised in Blackville, SC. He married Juliette Fickling in 1954.

Lowell graduated from Blackville High in 1954. He attended Brevard Junior College-Cocoa, FL, Wharton School of Business-Wharton, PA, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, MI. Lowell was also enrolled with the International Correspondence School.

Professional Information
Lowell Jowers began his career in motion picture and video that spanned 41 years with various motion picture and video facilities starting with the Space Center.
  • 1955 - 1957 - Dupont Co. at SRS
  • 1957 to 1971 - RCA Service Company and Technicolor-Cocoa, FL
  • 1971 - 1973 - General Manager of Technicolor Motion Picture Laboratory, Chicago, IL.
  • 1973 - 1976 - Laboratory Manager of Cinegraphics - Division of Maritz, Inc., St. Louis, MO.
  • 1976 - 1978 - Laboratory Manger of Film Lab Services, Cleveland, OH.
  • 1978 - 1983 - Vice President of Maritz Laboratories, St. Louis, MO and Minneapolis, MN
  • 1983 - 1987 - Laboratory Manager for Allied Film and Video facility in Detroit, MI.
  • 1987 - 1989 - Laboratory Manager of WRS Motion Picture and Video Laboratory in Pittsburg, PA
  • 1989 - 1992 - Vice President of Aiken Tire Company - Meridian, MS.
  • 1992 - 1998 - Project Manager for Bionetics Corporation on Range Visual Information Technical Services contract, Space Center, FL.
Organizations -
Mr. Jowers has been active in many organizations including President of Little League Baseball, President of Midget Football League, President of Parent Teachers, and member of Lions Club. Former member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.
District #5-County Council
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Councilman Joe Smith

District #6- County Council
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Harold Buckmon
1907 Black River Road
Barnwell, SC 29812

Phone # (803) 709-5064

District #7- County Council
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Councilman Jerry R. Creech
3581 Galilee Road
Barnwell, SC 29812

Phone # (803) 259-1455


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