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​2016 Recipients

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2012 Recipients

2011 Recipients

2010 Recipients

  • Outstanding Public-Private Partnership: Twenty-Nine West Boyce Street
  • Downtown Service Award: Joyce Rheney 
  • Outstanding Promotion: Conway Main Street USA, "I Am Conway" Image Campaign
  • Gaines Jontz Rehabilitation Award: Two North Brooks Street
  • Outstanding New Construction: Marian Wright Edelman Public Library 
  • Master Merchant: Kelli Noland, Bridgers Drugs

2009 Recipients

  • Outstanding Promotion: Main Street Laurens, Downtown Farmer's Market
  •  Gaines Jontz Rehabilitation Award: Orangeburg City Council Chambers Renovation
  • Downtown Service Award: Alex Palkovich and Jane Madden, Florence Art Trail Gallery
  • Master Merchant Award: Amanda Munyan, Pixie Dust

2008 Recipients

  • Outstanding Promotional Event: 2007 Orangeburg Idol, Downtown Orangeburg Revitalization Association
  • Master Merchant: Cathy Little, Woods Edge Gifts, Main Street Laurens
  • Gaines Jontz Rehabilitation Award: Century Park, Hartsville Downtown Development Association
  • Outstanding New Sign: Flossie Mae's, Hartsville Downtown Development Association
  • Home Town Hero: Patsy Adams, Main Street Laurens
  • Public Service Award: Butch Mills, Bennettsville Downtown Development Association 

2006 Recipients

  • Outstanding Public Private Partnership: Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative and Main Street Laurens, USA
  • Outstanding Promotional Event: 100th Anniversary - Ferse 5 & 10, Orangeburg, SC
  • Outstanding Promotional Program: First Saturday Art Walk, Conway, SC
  • Gaines Jontz Rehabilitation Award: Visitors Center, Bennettsville 
  • Outstanding New Sign: Capitol Theatre and Caf", Laurens
  • Outstanding New Construction Project: Department of Public Safety, Orangeburg, SC
  • Master Merchant Award: Kim Crews, Stitches, Laurens, SC
  • Public Service Award: Orangeburg City Council
  • Hometown Hero:  Nancy B. Howell, See Lancaster

2005 Recipients

  • Outstanding Public/Private Partnership: Rotary Centennial Plaza, Sumter, SC
  • Outstanding Promotional Event: Pecan Festival, Florence, SC
  • Gaines Jontz Rehabilitation Award: The Skye Banquet Hall, Bennettsville, SC
  • Outstanding New Construction: The Clark Law Firm, Sumter, SC
  • Hometown Hero: Steve Powers, Florence, SC
  • Master Merchant: Brandi Wheeler, Lulu's Merle Norman, Hartsville, SC
  • Award of Recognition: Larry Biddle, Conway, SC