Statement from Connell Delaine, SGM(R), chairman of the Darlington County Board of Education on sales tax bond referendum

Statement from Connell Delaine, SGM(R), chairman of the Darlington County Board of Education on sales tax bond referendum
Posted on 11/09/2016
Sales Tax Bond ReferendumDARLINGTON, S.C. -- Connell Delaine, SGM(R), chairman of the Darlington County Board of Education release the following statement on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

"Tonight the voters of Darlington County approved the one-cent sales tax to build three new schools. We are deeply gratified the citizens of our county put so much value in the education of our children and so much trust in their Board of Education. Thank you. We look forward to working with our communities as we not only build new schools for our children, but new pathways to the twenty-first century for our families and our county. We would also like to thank those in our community who worked tirelessly for the passage of this referendum. We are aware of the responsibility our community has given us, and we are committed to remaining fiscally responsible to our taxpayers while working together to ensure the students of Darlington County receive a high-quality education."