Imagine a summer day camp where local youth can go for two weeks of fun and educational activities, all at no charge. Camp Pee Dee Pride has been providing that and more for 20 years. This annual summer camp is hosted by the Florence County Sheriff’s
From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines and uniquely blends liberal arts and professional study.
The American Cancer Society and the Florence Redwolves have once again teamed together for Cancer Awareness Night on Thursday, July 21. Game starts at 7 p.m. at FMU Sparrow Stadium. There will be a silent auction of the player’s specially designed jerseys
MASC AWARD – The City of Florence earned its fourth consecutive Municipal Achievement Award from the The Municipal Association of South Carolina. The award was presented at the annual meeting award breakfast on Saturday morning, July 16, in Charleston.
The Rotary Club of Florence is presenting a color run here on Aug. 20. The Forget Me Not 5K Color Run will be a family fun run/ walk, to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. It will start and finish at the SiMT Building on the Florence Darlington
Chick-fil-A and the Florence County Library System will celebrate reading on Thursday, July 28, from 5-7 at the Chick-fil-A at Southside Commons, 2016 S. Irby Street. The celebration will have face painting, storytelling and balloon sculpting. Meet the
A new exhibit in the Dr. N. Lee Morris Gallery at the Florence County Library is showing the works of several accomplished Low Country African American artists to commemorate the Jamestown, S.C. settlement of freed slaves. Featured artists include Arianne
DARLINGTON – S.C. Sweet Potato Festival, sponsored by the Pilot Club of Darlington, is taking vendor applications. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, on the Public Square. For more details and to get an application for the
The Darlington Area Recreation Department will hold a Back to School Bash from 10 a.m. to noon on July 30 at the A.W. “Man” Stanley Gym to celebrate the last day of the recreation summer basketball league. Basketball games will be held in the morning,
Tryouts for FSD1 swim teams will be held for students attending Southside, South Florence, Sneed, West Florence, Williams and Wilson this school year Come ready to swim with a physical form and birth certificate. Tryouts will be held at Francis Marion
Join the Darlington Area Recreation Department for Pallet Pizzazz Art Class at 10 a.m. July 22. Cost: $10. Join the Darlington Area Recreation Department for Pallet Pizzazz Art Class at 10 a.m. on Aug. 12. Cost: $10. For questions or to register, call
With a little over a month before the start of the school year, the Florence County Collaborative Council kicked off its School Supply Drive telling citizens how they can help to provide needed school supplies for local students prior to August 15, the
Several downtown construction and renovation projects are nearing completion and others are expected to be completed next year. The Luther F. Carter Center for Health Sciences is essentially complete with some staff already moving in. It will be up and
STATE CHAMPS – South Carolina Dixie Softball 18U Debs Division won the 2016 State Championship-Florence Youth Softball Association. Kneeling from left are Ashelyn Flowers, Haley Clark, Chasity Drummond, Emily Todd, Tori Alexander; middle row Berkleigh