Former Florence County legislator dies

Florence, SC - FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Many across the Pee Dee are mourning the passing of a former Florence County legislator on Friday.

Officials report Sen. Tom Smith of Pamplico has died. His cause of death has not been released.

"I served with Tom in the Senate when I was first elected and he taught me many valuable lessons about public service," said Smith's former colleague, Sen. Hugh Leatherman.

Details regarding Smith's funeral arrangements are not immediately available.

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