Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Municipal Association board endorses removal of the confederate flag

The board of the Municipal Association of SC today endorsed removing the confederate flag from the grounds of the State House.

“It is time to put the issue of the Confederate flag to rest,” said Anderson Mayor Terence Roberts, president of the Municipal Association. “South Carolina can heal only by building community. The City of Charleston is courageously proving this can be done. Let’s join together as individuals and as South Carolinians to help our state heal from this tragedy.”

President, Mayor Terence Roberts of Anderson

First Vice President, Mayor Alys Lawson of Conway
Second Vice President, Mayor Bill Young of Walterboro
Third Vice President, Mayor Elise Partin of Cayce
Past President, Mayor Joe McElveen, Jr. of Sumter
Mayor Welborn Adams of Greenwood
Mayor Dick Cronin of Isle of Palms
City Administrator Ed Driggers of Greer
Councilmember Sandra Gantt of Pendleton
Mayor Charlene Herring of Ridgeway
Mayor Dwayne Howell of Turbeville
Councilmember Joe Lee of Port Royal
Councilmember Sheryl Patrick of Santee
Mayor Jack Scoville of Georgetown
Mayor Harold Thompson of Union
Councilmember Octavia Williams-Blake of Florence
Mayor Gerald Wright of Denmark

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