Greenwood Mayor Welborn Adams stands beside the Greenwood County memorial that honors its citizens who died in recent wars. The mayor’s push to replace old plaques that split soldiers killed in World War I and II into “white” and “colored” was rejected by the SC Legislature.
Greenwood Mayor Welborn Adams stands beside the Greenwood County memorial that honors its citizens who died in recent wars. The mayor’s push to replace old plaques that split soldiers killed in World War I and II into “white” and “colored” was rejected by the SC Legislature. Jeffrey Collins AP
Greenwood Mayor Welborn Adams stands beside the Greenwood County memorial that honors its citizens who died in recent wars. The mayor’s push to replace old plaques that split soldiers killed in World War I and II into “white” and “colored” was rejected by the SC Legislature. Jeffrey Collins AP

Scoppe: Shouldn’t the owners of monuments get to decide their fate?

August 19, 2015 5:00 PM