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News Briefs

  • The Town of Kingstree received the 2013 Silver Palmetto Award from the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. Presented at the Municipal Association's Hometown Legislative Action Day, Kingstree was recognized for its exemplary support of people with disabilities.
  • Miriam Hair, executive director of the Municipal Association, was presented with the Palmetto Center's TWIN Award for Women of Excellence. The award recognizes women who are leaders and role models in business and in the community.
  • Mary Brantner, communications manager for the Municipal Association, received the National League of Cities" John G. Stutz Award. The Award recognizes individuals who have served 25 years or more on the staff of a state municipal league.
  • The Municipal Association is joining with the SC Press Association and the SC Broadcasters Association to host a workshop for reporters and editors who cover local governments. It will be held on April 24 at the Municipal Association in Columbia.