A Florence School District One teacher has been honored with the South Carolina Early Childhood Association Service Award. Debra Purvis, a teacher at the RN Beck Child Development Center received the S.C. Early Childhood Association Service Award at the
St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church is bringing The Rev. Loren B. Mead to preach on Sunday, March 13, at 11 a.m. and to hold a book signing at The Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library from 2:30-4:30 p.m. that afternoon for his book, “The Parish is the Issue.”
The West Florence Fire Department broke ground on Feb. 26 for a new fire station near the corner of Hoffmeyer and Ebenezer Roads. Speaking is West Florence Fire Dept. Chief Larue Hendrix. From left, are County Councilman James Schofield, Sen. Hugh Leather
The residents of Brookdale Florence celebrated Valentine’s Day with family night and a Valentine’s ball fit for a king or queen. The event included a meal, a night of dancing, entertainment by an Elvis impersonator, and the presentation of the royal court
Golonza Young will sign copies of his book, “An Assignment Called, Yes” at the Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library on Saturday, March 5, at 1 p.m. Young is a remarkable and interesting person, said Pat Gibson-Hye
The Alzheimer’s Association invites residents to honor the strength, passion and endurance of those facing Alzheimer’s disease by nominating caregivers in their community for the Pee Dee Caregiver of the Year award.
The cost of food in America remains affordable. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food.
The Florence County Library will host a drop-in for special products and programs for children and teens on Saturday, March 12, noon to 4 p.m. in the Greenberg Children’s Library. The library will be offering Playaway Launchpad, a secure and pre-loaded
The City of Darlington Beautification Board is accepting nominations for the Pride of Darlington awards for both residences and businesses. The award recognizes homeowners and business owners who show pride in their community
The City of Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Performing Arts Booster Club will host a barbecue fund raiser on March 18 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Barnes Street Activity Center, 513 Barnes St. Plates are $8.
The Florence Little Theatre presents the play, “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” March 4-12. The play features monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and the memories covering all the important subjects
Dr. Bill Hazelwood and Drew Arnold will compete against 11 other dance couples in the 6th Annual Dancing With The Stars of Florence set for Tuesday evening, March 22. The couple will present a salsa dance infused with hip hop to the song “Ice Ice Baby” by
Childhood friends Tracey Braddock and Misty Brown have organized a 5K Run/Walk called Trekking 4 Trisomy. Both lost daughters to the disorder. Through this race they hope to bring awareness, raise funds for research, and advocacy for families dealing with
on Wednesday, 24 February 2016.
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The City of Florence Recreation Department has joined forces with the Healthy Young People Empowerment Project (H.Y.P.E.) through a partnership with the Eat Smart, Move More Initiative of South Carolina