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The SC Association of Stormwater Managers recently elected its new board of directors. Its members are Scottie Ferguson, Pickens County; Mark Johnson, Town of James Island; Secretary/Treasurer Angela Jordan, City of Rock Hill; Member at Large Lisa Wells, WK Dickson and Company, Inc., and Immediate Past President Bonnie Miley, Town of Summerville. 

City of Laurens Police Chief Chrissie Latimore was named president of the SC Police Chiefs Association.

The SC Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism announced 2021 grant recipients for Land and Water Conservation Fund grants. Municipalities and their supported projects include the Town of Bluffton, New Riverside Barn Park; the Town of Cheraw, Arrowhead Park Sports Lighting Retrofit; the City of Lake City, Blanding Street Park; the City of Myrtle Beach, Expansion of Withers Swash Park; and the City of Newberry, Wise Street Park Renovation.  

Condé Nast Traveler named the City of Charleston and City of Greenville among its best cities in the U.S. for 2021. It also named the Town of Hilton Head Island and the Town of Kiawah Island to its list of top islands in the U.S. for 2021. Reader’s Digest named the City of Lake City as one of the finalists for its “Top Nicest Places in America” list for 2021.