$10,000 donation to help Shem Creek shrimpers stay afloat

The town of Mount Pleasant extended an early blessing Sunday to local shrimpers in the form of a $10,000 donation to help them cover the costs of operating and competing with the global market. Mayor Linda Page says this is the first donation of its kind to a foundation in support of the fleet and Shem Creek fisheries. The goal is for the town to help support the local fleet any way they can. The 13 boats that sit in Shem Creek have been blessed. While the fishermen wait patiently for the start of shrimping season, Read the rest here 08:29

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