Travis Dias, a student at Wilson High School has been named a Semifinalist for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. With the 2016 class, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will have provided more than 5,700 Scholars nationwide with over $66
When Jared Singleton was a young boy, his parents cut the number of cable channels the family received. One they didn’t cut – whether by choice or accident – was the Science Channel, a network devoted to the exploration and explanation of scientific
The scouting ministry at First Presbyterian Church in Florence, recently presented four Boy Scouts scouting’s highest rank – Eagle Scout – at a court of honor on Dec. 14. The scouts were presented with American flags flown over the capital in their honor,
JUNIOR, SENIOR DANCE at Wilson High School in 1962. From left are Maurice Austin, Edward Anderson, Monya Reese, Henry Thomas, Alphonsa Davis, and Patricia Timmons. The dance theme was ‘Fantasy of the Sea.’ Photo from the 1962 Wilsonian Yearbook.
BENEFIT – Employees of ERS (Employee Reward Solutions) grill and barbecue chicken for lunch plates they sold last week to raise funds for two local charities. ERS employees conduct an annual Christmas project and this year they prepared and sold lunch pla
As an outreach, Ms. Lisa Tyson-Cox, Carver Elementary Literacy Coach and some Carver Elementary School students held a book drive to help replace library books at West Lumberton Elementary, a school damaged by Hurricane Matthew. “The students did a great
The Florence Section National Council Of Negro Women Inc. is hosting a Santa Claus Store with free items for those in need. The Santa Claus Store is located at the Weed and Seed Safe Haven, 1113 Oakland Ave. It runs Dec. 19 thru Dec. 23 and is open 10 a.m
Christmas Eve services will be conducted at Central United Methodist Church on Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. On Christmas Eve, the birth of Jesus will be celebrated with the reading of the birth story and through moving and meaningful music.
Carolinas Hospital System’s Healthy Woman Anniversary Event, Moving Forward: a Survivor’s Journey will feature Rebekah Gregory, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor. The event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the SiMT building
Florence-Darlington Technical College’s (FDTC’s) Practical Nursing Program Class of August 2016 has achieved 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN)! That means all of FDTC’s Practical Nursing
SCE&G also offers the following cold weather energy efficiency tips: • Set the thermostat at 68°F or lower during colder months. Each degree above 68° can significantly increase heating costs. • Be aware that if you have a heat pump, you should only move
Wilson High students read to Timrod Elementary classes as a part of the “Read to Succeed Program.” In keeping with South Carolina’s Comprehensive Reading Reform Policy (ACT 284 Read to Succeed/R2S), Carrie Simmons, Literacy Coach at Timrod, initiated a
TIMMONSVILLE – South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis, along with South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan and SC Economics, partnered with education technology company EverFi Inc., to bring an interactive, web-based financial management
Moore Intermediate’s Shellia Anderson received funding through Donors Choose for her grant, “An Apple a Day Keeps the Boredom Away!” The funding provided an iPad and a collection of books for her classroom library. The total received was $600.