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
housands of Carolinians will enjoy spring travel with a road trip as gas prices continue their upward swing. AAA Carolinas revealed their top spring destinations today. AAA top driving destinations for members in the Carolinas are:
The American Red Cross and thousands of Home Fire Campaign partners have helped save at least 77 lives and installed more than a quarter of a million smoke alarms in homes all across the country since the campaign launched in October of 2014.
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.
It may be winter but it's never to early to start thinking about summer plans. ScienceSouth invites budding scientists to join them for some summer fun. This year they have added a kid favorite and three sessions of Junior Scientist camp to the schedule.
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The Florence Elks Lodge participated in the Hoop Shoot Contest at the Florence Family YMCA on Feb. 6. The Elks Hoop Shoot is a national free throw contest that provides youth, ages 8 to 13, an opportunity to compete.
YMCA offer a Lifeguard Certification Course. Participants must be at least 16 years old and have excellent swimming skills – a swim test is required. The first class begins April 22. For more information, visit www.florenceymca.org or call 843-665-1234.
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.
Please join the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce for the 2016 Building Bridges Diversity Summit. This year’s event will feature a day-long group experience in racial and cultural diversity and competence. Among several speakers, the Summit will