For the third consecutive year, the Francis Marion University women’s tennis team has earned All-Academic Team recognition from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The 2016 list of honorees includes 86 Division II women’s programs, including six from
Marcus Lattimore, former South Carolina Gamecocks and San Francisco 49ers running back, is coming to Florence to put on two football camps for youth in our community. Both football camps will be held at Freedom Florence. A camp will be held on Friday, Aug
Toby Keith is on the road with his 2016 Interstates & Tailgates Tour presented by Ford F-Series and the Florence Civic Center announces he will make a stop in Florence this September. Keith, with special guests Chris Janson and Waterloo Revival, will
The Florence Evening Lions Club is asking people to donate their used hearing aids to the Lions Hearing Aid Recycling Program. Perhaps you, a family member or friend may have one or more hearing aids no longer in use. The World Health Organization
Applications for Women in Philanthropy’s eighth annual grant cycle are now available. The deadline to apply is Aug. 31 and grants will be awarded on Dec. 1. Applications can be downloaded at www.easterncarolinacf.org. Grants from Women in Philanthropy
Dr. Matt Lee and Dr. Mary D. Lee have recently made the Florence area their home and are practicing dental medicine here. The couple met while in dental school in Charleston and have been married four years. Dr. Mary Lee is a periodontist who has joined
McLeod Health and McLeod Physician Associates welcomes Patricia S. Litts, MD to the medical staff. Dr. Litts provides obstetric and gynecological care at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Dr. Litts joins Dr. Paul Chandler, Dr. Lynn Clary, Dr. Michael David
The Swamp Fox Quilters Guild’s monthly meeting will be on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 9:30 a.m., at John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2000 Marsh Ave., corner of Marsh and Third Loop Road. Visitors and new members are welcome.
DARLINGTON – The City of Darlington will hold a public hearing to receive comments from the public regarding a water/sewer rate increase at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at City Hall, 400 Pearl St. The proposal would increase the water rate by $1 per month and
The Florence Regional Arts Alliance (FRAA) is accepting grant applications from individual artists and organizations for projects scheduled to begin in October, November or December of 2016 and ending before June 1 of 2017. Grant applications are due on
Imagine a summer day camp where local youth can go for two weeks of fun and educational activities, all at no charge. Camp Pee Dee Pride has been providing that and more for 20 years. This annual summer camp is hosted by the Florence County Sheriff’s
The American Cancer Society and the Florence Redwolves have once again teamed together for Cancer Awareness Night on Thursday, July 21. Game starts at 7 p.m. at FMU Sparrow Stadium. There will be a silent auction of the player’s specially designed jerseys
MASC AWARD – The City of Florence earned its fourth consecutive Municipal Achievement Award from the The Municipal Association of South Carolina. The award was presented at the annual meeting award breakfast on Saturday morning, July 16, in Charleston.
The Rotary Club of Florence is presenting a color run here on Aug. 20. The Forget Me Not 5K Color Run will be a family fun run/ walk, to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. It will start and finish at the SiMT Building on the Florence Darlington