Hardeeville mayor donates to care for porcine counterpart

HARDEEVILLE, SC (WTOC) - Hardeeville's mayor and town council gave a donation to Beaufort-Jasper ACE to help feed the school's four-legged Mayor.

Mayor Bacon s one of the many animals at the school's agricultural department. Hardeeville Mayor Bronco Bostick gave Mayor Bacon to the school as a gift last year, and he promised that he will continue to donate money to feed the pig.

He kept that promise and on Thursday he and the council presented a $1,000 check to help the school support Bacon's growing appetite.

"I know that the pig eats a lot, so I got with my council members, myself and my personal donations to make him healthy and keep him warm and everything else," Bostick said. "We as a council and mayor, we come out here to make sure that we are in support of this great institution."

Mayor Bacon, along with more than a dozen other animals, helps students gain hands-on agricultural experience.

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