{{featured_button_text}}
Litter Challenge

During the Orangeburg County Council meeting on June 17, Councilwoman Janie Cooper-Smith, in the absence of Marie Canty, litter control supervisor, recognized volunteers who participated in the April 13-27 countywide cleanups.

War on litter: County's new litter machine cuts litter pick up time in half

This year’s countywide cleanup brought out 471 volunteers, who collected 967 bags of trash -- equivalent to 14,500 pounds of trash, according to Canty. All groups and individuals participating received a certificate of appreciation.

The two top trash collectors received a framed certificate and a $100 gift card. The recipients were the Town of Neeses Adopt-A-Highway, which collected 128 bags of trash, and Hebron Grace Home of Santee, which collected 96 bags of trash.

Representing the Town of Neeses Adopt-A-Highway was Renee Olenick. Nita Smith represented Hebron Grace Home of Santee. The gift cards were donated by Orangeburg County and Cooper-Smith.

County closes road due to illegal dumping site

You have free articles remaining.

Become a Member

Also present at the meeting were Jessica Albert of Palmetto Pride and Rodney Ott, art teacher at Sheridan Elementary School.

Student's art stands against litter: Sheridan's Ziyonna Darby is finalist in state contest
Want to get a whole lot more from TheTandD.com?

In attendance also was Ziyonna Darby, a fifth-grade student at Sheridan Elementary School and the winner of the Lowcounty Regional Area. The theme was “Litter Trashes Everyone.” Her school received a $500 monetary donation for her winning artwork. Many of her family members were present to witness her received a framed copy of her artwork. Her artwork will be displayed at school and in her home.

The next countywide cleanup is scheduled for Sept. 14-28. Volunteers are needed to keep Orangeburg County beautiful.

Subscribe to Daily Headlines

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.
0
0
0
0
0

Load comments