Hilton Head Island Mayor Tom Peeples, center, is applauded after receiving a commendation plaque and framed photograph from County Council Chairman Weston Newton, at left, during Tuesday's 15th annual State of the Region breakfast at the Westin Resort. Looking on at right is Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka. Peeples is stepping down as mayor after a 15-year run.
Hilton Head Island Mayor Tom Peeples, center, is applauded after receiving a commendation plaque and framed photograph from County Council Chairman Weston Newton, at left, during Tuesday's 15th annual State of the Region breakfast at the Westin Resort. Looking on at right is Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka. Peeples is stepping down as mayor after a 15-year run. Jay Karr/Island Packet
Hilton Head Island Mayor Tom Peeples, center, is applauded after receiving a commendation plaque and framed photograph from County Council Chairman Weston Newton, at left, during Tuesday's 15th annual State of the Region breakfast at the Westin Resort. Looking on at right is Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka. Peeples is stepping down as mayor after a 15-year run. Jay Karr/Island Packet

Mayor Peeples' tenure applauded during State of Region breakfast

October 05, 2010 7:40 PM