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State District 14 Rep. Mike Pitts announces retirement

District 14 South Carolina Rep. Mike Pitts of LaurensĀ hasĀ announced his retirement from the state legislature, citing advice from his physicians following an October heart attack and ensuing surgery. Pitts, who was re-elected to office after running unopposed in November’s General Election, sent a release to news media mid-afternoon Sunday, and offered it as a Facebook…

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