Outgoing Hilton Head Island Town Councilman Bill Ferguson, right, jokes with Hilton Head Mayor Drew Laughlin about the size of the commendation he was awarded at Town Hall on Tuesday night. Ferguson, who is the town's longest-serving member, was honored at the reception along with Ken Heitzke, who was out of town and unable to attend. Ferguson was unseated by Marc Grant in the Ward 1 seat Nov. 6 election. Heitzke, councilman of Ward 6, did not seek re-election.
Outgoing Hilton Head Island Town Councilman Bill Ferguson, right, jokes with Hilton Head Mayor Drew Laughlin about the size of the commendation he was awarded at Town Hall on Tuesday night. Ferguson, who is the town's longest-serving member, was honored at the reception along with Ken Heitzke, who was out of town and unable to attend. Ferguson was unseated by Marc Grant in the Ward 1 seat Nov. 6 election. Heitzke, councilman of Ward 6, did not seek re-election. Drew Martin, Staff photo
Outgoing Hilton Head Island Town Councilman Bill Ferguson, right, jokes with Hilton Head Mayor Drew Laughlin about the size of the commendation he was awarded at Town Hall on Tuesday night. Ferguson, who is the town's longest-serving member, was honored at the reception along with Ken Heitzke, who was out of town and unable to attend. Ferguson was unseated by Marc Grant in the Ward 1 seat Nov. 6 election. Heitzke, councilman of Ward 6, did not seek re-election. Drew Martin, Staff photo

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