TIMMONSVILLE – Jalin Lyde, an eighth grader at Johnson Middle School, has been accepted to the Summer Program at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville. His vocal gift was recognized by his music teacher Nancy Noel.
New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank will present and autograph her new book, “All Summer Long,” at the Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library on June 6 at 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by The Friends of the Florence County Library. “All
McLeod Children’s Hospital and the Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness hosted an achievement ceremony on May 26 to announce the results of a wellness program at 20 schools in Florence School District One. Throughout the year, each school has been workin
New York Times bestselling author Karen White will be at the Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library on June 2 to present and autograph her new book “Flight Patterns.” The event begins at 6 p.m. and is sponsored by the Friends of the Florence County Library.
Griffin Walters has spent the past four months planning and building a 68-foot dock at Lee State Park in Bishopville as his Eagle Scout Project. Griffin, 14, has been a Boy Scout in Troop 477 for three years. He attends Florence Christian School and is
Mechanical design students at the Florence Career Center have been working on a boat project. Last Wednesday they water tested four cardboard boats in the YMCA pool. The students designed and built the boats from cardboard. Two of the boats took on water
The Florence Little Theatre celebrated its 53rd Annual Awards Night on May 26. The focus of the event was to recognize volunteers, staff and underwriters for their work during the 2015-2016 season, “Anything Can Happen,” and to showcase the talent and
The McLeod Health and Fitness Center will host a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 4 in honor of the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day. The race starts at 8 a.m. and will be timed by Carolina Running Company.
Annually, the Florence Regional Arts Alliance presents a series of awards recognizing the contributions that individuals, groups and businesses make to the cultural life of our community. In addition, the efforts and hard work of students dedicated to the
First Baptist Church will host an over the top, underground Vacation Bible School following the theme Cave Quest, June 13-16. VBS is for youth who have completed 5K through Grade 6. Register online at fbcflorence.org or by calling 843-662-9451.
The Florence Little Theatre will celebrate its 53rd Annual Awards Night on May 26 at 7:30 p.m. Awards Night is an evening dedicated to celebrating the end of the 2015-2016 Season: “Anything Can Happen” and previewing the upcoming 2016-2017 Season:
St. Anthony Parish will host its Seventh Annual Run for the Heroes event on the morning of Memorial Day, May 30, in honor of our country’s servicemen and women and their families. Runners and walkers are welcome as the event offers a choice of options to
HARTSVILLE – The Swamp Fox Quilters Guild’s monthly meeting will be on Thursday, June 2, at 10 a.m., at the Hartsville Museum, 222 North 5th St. for the opening of the 2016 Quilt Challenge Exhibit. A luncheon and business meeting will follow at the