Pee Dee area students were honored for their award-winning essays for the annual Samuel Bacot Chapter NSDAR “American History” and “Good Citizen’s” Essay Writing Contests. The students read their winning essays before NSDAR members, parents and school off
The Florence Chamber’s 2016 Building Bridges Diversity Summit will be held on March 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Floyd Conference Center at Carolinas Hospital. Nika White, VP for Diversity and Inclusion at the Greenville Chamber of Commerce will be
State Superintendent of Education Molly M. Spearman announced that Dr. Leah Barley, a teacher at Royall Elementary School in Florence School District One, is a finalist for the South Carolina Teacher of the Year award.“ Leah is deserving of this special
Join the Florence County Museum as we celebrate the life of Florence’s great artist, William H. Johnson (1901 – 1970). On Friday March 18th, the public is invited to attend a lecture in the Focus Gallery at 3:30 pm that will highlight the life and work of
Katie Wilcox and Joseph Stein are perfecting an overall back flip for the lively southern swing dance they will perform at the 6th Annual Dancing With The Stars of Florence. The sold-out benefit for the Florence School Foundation will take place on
The Florence West Rotary Club makes supper simple and quick with its 12th Annual Spaghetti Supper on Thursday, March 17. For $5 per plate, you can pick up as many meals as you like from the drive thru line at Central United Methodist Church, Davis Center,
The Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association is looking for grillers, cooks, table hosts, and sponsors for the biggest social gathering in Darlington, the annual Taste of Darlington. The Taste is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m.
Eighth grade IB student Rebecca Liu was the winner of the regional spelling bee held at Francis Marion University on Feb. 22. This was Rebecca’s second consecutive win. Students from 13 different school districts participated in this event.
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 Art Trail Gallery at 185 West Evans Street is having a One Day Only Moving Sale on Saturday March 12 from noon to 6 p.m. Great prices on items, such as folding chairs, original artwork, lighted and shelf cabinets, board room table and more. Cash or
The City of Florence is redoing the streetscape in the core downtown area. New sidewalks, lighting, trees, landscape, as well as new asphalt on the streets, will give a complete new look, says City Manager Drew Griffin.
Downtown Florence kicks off their 2016 streetfest events with the annual Lucky Shamrock Festival this Friday, March 11th from 5:30 until 9:00 p.m. The event is put on by the Junior League of Florence. The St Patrick’s themed event will feature the music
The Francis Marion University women's basketball team learned Sunday night (March 6) that it has earned an at-large invitation to the NCAA Division II National Tournament, and that the Patriots will be the seventh seed in