The Florence Regional Arts Alliance (FRAA) has received two grants from the South Carolina Arts Commission. The first grant totaling $7,772 will help fund a portion of the organization’s operating costs. The second totaling $8,984 will help fund the Arts
The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) will sponsor a Bite of Science professional enrichment session, cost-free, for middle and high school teachers on Thursday, Sept. 15. This Bite of Science session, hosted and sponsored by Coastal Pee Dee S2TEM
Students from the Fearless Tigers Urban Street Self Defense Chess Club held their first chess tournament Sunday, Sept. 4, at the facility called “Tiger House” located at 1309 Tallulah St. The black belt students were also trained and certified in CPR and
A young and motivated student and entrepreneur of Florence is all set to make her mark on the nation while representing the state with another accomplishment. Tindall Hutchinson, a South Florence student, is the owner of Shutter Up Photography, a senior
The Florence County Museum invites the public to its newest exhibit, CALE: A NASCAR LEGEND CALE: A NASCAR LEGEND takes a look at the life of local sports icon Cale Yarborough. Using a selection of artifacts, photos, personal objects on loan from Mr.
The American Cancer Society needs volunteers who live, work, play, or do business in the Pee Dee area, to help plan and execute Relay For Life 2017. Relay For Life is a volunteer-driven annual event that raises funds for American Cancer Society programs
Residents can help keep local waterways free of trash and debris by participating in the 2016 Beach Sweep/River Sweep. The local cleanup will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, on the trails behind Magnolia Mall. Keep Florence Beautiful is organizing the
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – With storms threatening the Southeast, it’s clearly time to ensure you and your family have a plan ready to activate in the event of an emergency. Duke Energy and its staff of meteorologists are constantly monitoring weather conditions,
ST ANNE LADIES GUILD will host their 46th annual Harvest Tea at St Anne Catholic Church on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 3pm. The theme this year in Pope Francis’ Year of Mercy is ‘I was ill and you cared for me.’ Dr. Ruth Wittman-Price, dean of School of Health S
The 2016 OCC Olympics, an Operation Christmas Child Kick Off event for church project leaders and all shoebox packers, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 10 a.m. in the Family Life Center at Calvary Baptist Church, 915 Cherokee Road in Florence. Who
Ladies are invited to come meet author Keith Clemons when he speaks at the Women's Connection (Christian Women's Club) luncheon on Sept. 21 at the Florence Country Club. The luncheon begins at 11:15 a.m. and the cost is $17. Reservations are necessary.
The FMU Performing Arts Center is starting its Community Series at the BB&T Amphitheatre this season with a performance by the Florence Area Big Band. The concert will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Florence Area Big Band (FABB) is a traditional 16
Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School held its 4th annual Beach Blast fundraiser event on Aug. 20 at Hotel Florence and Victor’s Bistro in downtown Florence. The Beach Blast raised over $65,000 in donations The Mighty Kicks provided the entertainment on the