Francis Marion University and the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce will host a special celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, Jan. 14, on the FMU campus. This year’s event will be a celebration and remembrance through the arts.
Florence School District One kicked off a partnership with Discovery Education at a reception to introduce the 36 educators and their administrators from nine elementary and middle schools at the Performing Arts Center on the evening of Jan. 6. Upon their
McLeod Hospice is offering a weekly support group for caregivers. The Caregiver Support Group has been developed to help individuals cope while taking care of their loved ones. The first meeting of the group will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m.
The vision of a Children’s Garden at the Darlington Branch of the Darlington County Library System is a step closer to reality with a contribution from Duke Energy. Duke Energy’s Government and Community Relations District Manager, Mindy Taylor, presented
When the cold weather made an appearance last week, Whosoever Church opened its heart and its doors to homeless individuals. Although not set up as a shelter, the little church at 356 North Baroody Street that ministers to street people offers sanctuary f
The 2016 SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo will be held at the Florence Civic Center Jan. 13-14. The expo serves as an umbrella event for all aspects of agriculture and agribusiness. The event is designed to incorporate the industry’s deep traditional roots along
Florence’s Finest are riding in style as they patrol the city. Last month, City Police officers were assigned 30 shiny new vehicles. The police department was able to replace many old, worn out patrol cars with the Ford Interceptor which was specially
January is National Hot Tea month. On Tuesday, January 19,2016 the Florence County Library System will join Laurie Crouse, owner of Top Hat Special-Teas, for a tea tasting at 6:30 p.m. at the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library.
On Monday January 18, the Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority initiated a new public bus services that will provide once-a-week transportation to several communities in south Florence and Darlington Counties that have not had bus service in many
Christopher H. Daniels will present a program on the “History of Funerals in Marion and Dillon Counties” at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Pee Dee Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society. Chris will discuss local Indian burials, illustrated with a