The Municipal Association of South Carolina presented its Achievement Award to the city of Florence for its downtown revitalization efforts.
The Joseph P. Riley Jr. award was presented by Charlie Barrieneau, the association’s field services manager.
The city was recognized for its efforts to bring Sav-A-Lot grocery store downtown and the City Center Market, which helped to reduce food insecurity in the area. It also developed a health and wellness campus, which includes the Barnes Street Activities Center.
The award also recognized the city’s efforts to help entrepreneurs find grants to locate their businesses downtown.
The awards recognized the city’s downtown redevelopment efforts. Those efforts are continuing.
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