APRIL 2016 – The Southern Midlands Association of REALTORS® (“SMAR”) merged with the Central Carolina REALTORS® Association on March 31, 2016 in an effort to enlarge the scope and availability of the real estate services and product availability for buyers and sellers locally. The region will now be named the Central Carolina REALTORS® Association. The merger was celebrated during an April 13 reception at the Orangeburg Country Club. Our own Herb Bradley, 2016 SMAR President (at right in photo), spent many hours working on this merger. Read more of Gene Zaleski’s article in The Times and Democrat.