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Lovith Anderson wins fourth term as mayor

November 8, 2018 GMT

LAKE CITY, S.C. – Lovith Anderson Jr. will serve a fourth term as mayor of Lake City.

Anderson defeated opponents Yamekia Robinson and former city councilwoman Gloria C. Tisdale on Tuesday for the seat he has held since he was first elected in 2006. Anderson won with 51.6 percent of the votes.

Robinson finished with 31.9 percent of the votes, and Tisdale finished with 16.2 percent.

During his first three terms, Anderson said, Lake City has started many projects, such as revamping The Bean Market and building The Inn at the Crossroads hotel. The Village Green also was opened near The Bean Market, and it has become the location for festivals throughout the year.

The city has accomplished several things under Anderson’s leadership, including the opening of a new public works building, community cleanup events, implementation of the LakeTran bus service, business growth and changes in city administration.