Streets Closures in Florence for Senator Leatherman’s Funeral

Leatherman died November 12th at his home in Florence.

Some streets are now closed in downtown Florence as the city prepares for the funeral of state senator Hugh Leatherman. Leatherman, considered the most powerful politician in South Carolina, died November 12th at his home in Florence. The funeral will be held today at 3:00pm at the FMU Performing Arts Center on South Dargan street. Most of the roads that run along both sides will be closed until 7:00pm. The family will host a reception immediately after the funeral on the grounds of the FMU Performing Arts Center.