Gipson sworn in as new solicitor amid legal battles for Dan Johnson

Gipson sworn in as new solicitor

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - There is a new solicitor for Richland and Kershaw Counties.

Byron Gipson was officially sworn into office Wednesday after defeating John Meadors in November’s general election.

That swearing-in comes amid the on-going legal battles for former 5th circuit solicitor Dan Johnson. On Tuesday, a pre-trial conference was held, leading up to his trial on charges of misusing taxpayer funds while in office.

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