A $70,000 gift from Duke Energy Foundation will allow Florence-Darlington Technical College’s (FDTC’s) Advanced Welding Center students to attend the college and make good salaries working as certified welders in the growing nuclear industry. A ceremony
The Florence Family YMCA will host its 8th Annual Golf Classic on Friday, Sept. 16. This Four Man Captains Choice will be held at Crossings Golf Club with a tee time at noon. The cost is $200 per team. Lunch will be served before the tournament.
Coaches, athletes and parents know where there are sports, there are injuries. Timely assessment and treatment of an athlete’s injury can be critical to their safe return to sport. McLeod Sports Medicine offers free Saturday morning injury clinics through
The Florence County Gamecock Club will hold their annual fall luncheon to kick off the upcoming football season on Thursday, August 25, starting at noon at the Floyd Conference Center on the grounds of Carolinas Hospital System, corner of Freedom Blvd.
Registration for the Florence Youth Softball Association Fall League continues through Friday, Sept.2. The registration fee is $40, which includes their insurance, jersey, and socks. A parent or guardian can sign the participant up online by visiting the
Toys for Tots is auctioning off 13 Clemson footballs that have been signed by Coach Dabo Swinney. The footballs have two pictures panels, one with Tiger Hall and the other of Death Valley. Bids are being taken by email. Send your bids to mcleaguedusenbury
The Marine Corps League seeks members. Only Marines – active, reserve, retired and/or honorably discharged – are eligible for membership. Stay in contact with your buddies and keep the spirit of the corps alive. For information contact Don Jones, 843-667
Anderson Brothers Bank announces the addition of Ricky Reynolds as loan officer. Reynolds is based in the bank’s Florence branch, 2985 South Cashua Drive. In his role, Reynolds assists customers with financial services. He is involved in customer
The Pee Dee region will welcome the 2016 Christmas season with both reverence and celebration when Contemporary Christian music chart-topper and K-Love’s Male Artist of the Year Danny Gokey comes to the Florence Civic Center’s Uptown Ballroom on Thursday,
Turner Padget Graham & Laney P.A. announces that 20 of its attorneys have been included among Best Lawyers in America for 2017. As one of the oldest and most distinguished legal directories, Best Lawyers conducts peer-review surveys to compile its annual
COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has released the first ever 2016 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Guide, a State Chamber publication detailing the state of South Carolina small business and current trends and opportunities. In the SBE
The East Florence Community Organization will be accepting nominations for organization officers at the Wednesday, Sept.14, community meeting held in the Levy Park Community Center at 7 p.m. The positions include chairperson, vice chair, secretary,
The United Way of Florence County announces that Quincy Kennedy of Signature Wealth Strategies has accepted the position of 2016-2017 Board Chair and John Cariati of Assurant Specialty has accepted the position of 2016-2017 Campaign Chair. As United Way
The City Center Market in downtown Florence is open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturdays. The market is located off Cheves Street, across from the FDTC building and parking deck. Vendors include local farmers and Ovis Hill Farm offers butter, cheese an
For the Pee Dee Region to remain competitive in today’s challenging business environment, our education system must focus on creating a talented workforce prepared to compete for highly-skilled jobs. A talented workforce can be one of our area’s best