Harry Hallman, the former mayor of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011.
Mr. Hallman was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2008 and resigned as mayor because of it.
My husband, Boyd, and I have know Harry and his wife, Brooke, for many years -- As a matter of fact, Brooke and I used to play tennis together.
Not only was Harry Hallman a great leader and motivator, he was simply a great man -- a true southern gentleman -- a person who considered everyone to be important, whether he agreed with him/her or not.
Harry Hallman was first elected mayor in 2000 and served until his resignation in 2008. He was instrumental in so many things that improved the quality of lif...