The point of contact for the County Council is the Clerk to Council, Lynn Sopolosky.

903 W. Greenwood Street, Suite 2800
Abbeville, SC 29620
Phone (864) 366-6690, ext. 2236
Fax (864) 366-4595
Email: lynn@abbevillecountysc.com
Jason Bonds

Jason Bonds, Council District One

Contact Information
483 Tornado Road, Honea Path, SC 29654
jbonds@abbevillecountysc.com
(864) 378-3123

Term Expires: 2022

Current Profession

Flow Manager at Michelin US10

Previous Profession

Deputy Sheriff/Investigator with Abbeville County Sheriffs Department

Education

  • 2003 graduate of Calhoun Falls High School
  • 2007 graduate of SC Criminal Justice Academy

Family

Wife Heather, daughter Braylin and son Nolan

Community Involvement

Member of Honea Path Southside Baptist Church and former Deacon

Hobbies

Family trips, hunting/fishing and church activities

John Calhoun

John Calhoun, Council District Two

Contact Information
480 Flatwood Road
Calhoun Falls, SC 29628
jcalhoun@abbevillecountysc.com
(864) 378-8330

Term Expires: 2022

Current Profession

Retired from United Parcel Service

Education

B.S. Accounting from Lander University (1980)

Family

Wife Janie

Community Involvement

Past President of County Council Coalition

Charles Goodwin

Charles H. Goodwin, Council District Three

Vice Chair

Contact Information
1839 Secession Ave. Ext.
Abbeville, SC 29620
cgoodwin@abbevillecountysc.com
(864) 378-0072

Term Expires: 2024

Current Profession

Retired; Sheriff of Abbeville County 24 years of service

Employed with Abbeville Police Department with 15 years of service

Education

  • Abbeville County Public School (J.S. Wright High)
  • Piedmont Technical College – Associate Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Graduate of South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy – Certified II Officers
  • Graduate of South Carolina Sheriff Academy

Family

Mary Jane Goodwin

Father of three children, Grandfather of five

Community Involvement

  • Past and Present President of Abbeville Lions Club
  • Past President of Abbeville Rotary Club
  • Past President of South Carolina Sheriff’s Association
  • Past President of Abbeville High School Booster Club
  • Presently secretary of Little River Missionary Baptist Association Brotherhood, Fairfield Baptist Church, and Operation Impact, Inc.
  • Past Board member of The Palmetto Bank
  • Past Member of Abbeville Area Medical Center Foundation Board
  • Member of Fairfield Baptist Church and Presently Chairman of The Board Of Deacons

Hobbies

Fishing, Attending sporting events

Billy Norris

William C. “Billy” Norris, Council District Four

Chair

Contact Information
597 Pecan Drive
Abbeville, SC 29620
wcnorris@abbevillecountysc.com
(864) 378-7208

Term Expires: 2024

Current Profession

Owner & Operator – Norris Auction Company

Family

Wife Brenda Bowie, son Charlie and daughter Anna

Grandchildren: Carter, Tommy, Madison, Emily, Michael & Maggie

Hobbies

Fishing

James McCord

James P. McCord, Council District Five

Contact Information
3014 Stevenson Road
Abbeville, SC 29620
jpmccord@abbevillecountysc.com
(864) 828-2359

Term Expires: 2024

Current Profession

Retired, Prysmian Cable Systems – 30 years service

Education

  • Attended Abbeville High School, earned GED in 1980
  • Graduated from SCAC – Levels 1 & 2

Family

Wife Virginia, son Brad and son Ethan who passed at age 12 with Batten Disease in 2002

Grandchildren: James and Caydence

Community Involvement

  • Past County Councilman District 5, 2012 thru 2016
  • Member of South Side Baptist Church
  • Member of Clinton Lodge #3

Hobbies

Working on family farm, hunting, fishing & golf

Rick Campbell, Council District Six

Contact Information
1255 Highway 28 North
Abbeville, SC 29620
rcampbell@abbevillecountysc.com
(864) 378-7985

Term Expires: 2024

Current Profession

Branch Manager Bearing Distributors

Education

  • Graduate of Abbeville High School
  • Associate of Science Degree – Piedmont Technical College
  • B.S. Degree in Business Administration – Lander University

Family

Wife Ann B. Campbell

Father of two children, Grandfather of five children

Community Involvement

  • Member of South Side Baptist Church
  • Past Member – Abbeville County Economic Development Board
Drew Simpson

Drew Simpson, Council District Seven

Contact Information
113 Ned Cooley Road
Iva, SC 29655
dsimpson@abbevillecountysc.com
(864) 378-7456

Term Expires: 2022

Current Profession

Mechanical Area responsible in Utilities for Michelin US8

Accomplishments within Profession

  • Certified ASOPE 2nd Class Power House Engineer
  • SC Physical/Chemical Waste Water License

Education

Graduate of Crescent High School Class of 2000

2004 Graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture, Mechanization/Business

Family

Wife – Lacey Simpson

Daughters – Kylie, Rylee, & Miley

Son – Garland

Hobbies

  • Working on my family farm
  • Spending time with family

Community Involvement

  • Member of Starr United Methodist Church
  • Member of SC Farm Bureau Young Farmers/Ranchers