Posts tagged: seed

Hawkins gives Kiwanis Club history lesson

Tweet Hartsville native and President of Gold Leaf Seed Co. Marion Hawkins gave the Hartsville Kiwanis a lesson in the history of the tobacco industry and his company at the group’s weekly meeting on Thursday at the Hartsville Country Club. During colonial days, Hawkins said, tobacco was one of the nation’s biggest exports. In the mid 1800s, tobacco was booming when Duke Co. in Durham. Since early 1900s it’s grown in lower part of South Car ... Jump to full article >>