South Florence math teacher Lindsey Bibler had a big surprise when State Superintendent of Education Molly M. Spearman came to Florence to present her the Milken Educator Award during a school assembly of Feb. 9. Spearman described this honor as an “Oscar
The South Carolina Presidential Primaries will be held this month. The Republican Presidential Preference Primary will take place on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Democratic Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Saturday, Feb. 27. Registered voters may
CAMPAIGN TRAIL – The Florence Civic Center was nearly filled to capacity Friday evening when Republican Primary Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump came to Florence to rally support. He was introduced by S.C. Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster.
Phil Kornblut, recruiting reporter with the SportsTalk Radio Network, was the guest speaker at the Florence Kiwanis Club luncheon meeting on Feb. 4 at the Florence Country Club. The meeting followed College Football National Signing Day. In introducing
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Two services will be offered at Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, 3123 W. Palmetto, on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10. The first service will be at noon with the Rev. Jeffrey R. Richardson, vicar of St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church.
The Trinity-Byrnes Middle School Math Team, sponsored by Teri Geddings, traveled to Sumter on Tuesday, Jan. 19, to compete against 32 other middle school teams in the SCISA Middle School Math Meet. The seventh grade team included Eleanor Farrell
Join ScienceSouth and Dooley Planetarium for a Planetary Exploration Workshop on Feb. 20. The workshop is free and will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Dooley Planetarium at Francis Marion University. Children under the age of 15 must be
Florence School District 1, Francis Marion University, and the City of Florence announced a collaborative effort on Feb. 3. The partnership included the renovation and redevelopment of the McClenaghan School building and the Poynor building downtown, as w
Please join the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce for the 2016 Spring Legislative Breakfast. This year’s event will feature presentations from area legislative leaders about the future of economic growth and what’s on the horizon in 2016 for the busine
Francis Marion University will host a Black Heritage Program on Monday, Feb. 8, at 4 p.m. in McNair Science Building’s Chapman Auditorium on the FMU campus. Veteran educator and consultant Dr. Monica Elkins-Johnson of Columbia will be the special guest
Edward Rawl Jr. was recently named as a Fellow to the American Bar Foundation, which is limited to one percent of lawyers admitted to practice in the United States. The American Bar Foundation is recognized as the premier institute in the United States
Republican Primary Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump is coming to the Florence Civic Center on Friday, Feb. 5, for rally at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Go online to www.donaldjtrump.com to sign up for free tickets.
Francis Marion University accounting students are once again offering free tax return preparation through the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Each Wednesday night, beginning Jan. 27 and ending on April 13, tax
If you are reading this now, then you probably understand the importance that vision plays in our lives. What one may not realize is that vision is a learned skill. A child learns to see, just as he learns to walk. Children grow at different rates, and