Brian Jackson, son of a former mayor, was chosen Tuesday as South Congaree’s new mayor.
He was the winner among four candidates vying for the post on the ballot Tuesday, according to unofficial results
In a separate race, Barbara Sox was the choice among three candidates to fill a vacancy on Town Council.
Both winners will serve nearly three years in office in the Lexington County community.
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The vacancies occurred when Jerry McCormick resigned as mayor and Richard Green as a councilman in May in frustration at what they said is persistent friction among town leaders.