The City of Florence will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Florence Soccer Complex on Wednesday, May 18, at 3 p.m. The new soccer complex will be built on property formerly owned by Congressman Ed Young at the intersection of I-95 and U.S. Highway
Twelve-week sessions are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Barnes Street Activity Center. A new session will begin on May 24. OWLS offers computer classes, healthy cooking classes, craft sessions, guest speakers, area
Please join the Clemson Extension Agency, The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and Francis Marion University as we celebrate the graduation of the inaugural Junior Leadership Florence County class on Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. in the FMU Frank B. Lee
Approximately 118 children in the United States died from a bike-related injury in 2013, according to Safe Kids. Around 52 percent of these deaths were among children ages 15 to 19. More children are seen in emergency facilities due to bike-related
On “Big Give” day, May 3, the Florence Golden K Kiwanis Club presented donations to four charities that directly impact Florence School District One students in appreciation for the work their groups are doing for kids. A few weeks earlier the club
DARLINGTON – The Annual Letter Carriers Food Drive will be held Saturday, May 14. Residents are asked to leave donations of non-perishable food on their mailbox to be picked up with the mail delivery that day.
DARLINGTON – Town and Country Veterinary Clinic will hold a Rabies Clinic from 9 a.m. to noon May 14 at the Darlington Health Department on Russell Street. Vaccination fee is $10 per shot. Dogs must be on a leash and cats in a box or carrier.
Francis Marion University awarded 346 degrees at its Spring commencement Saturday, May 7 and also said a fond farewell to Dr. Richard N. Chapman, the university’s provost for the past 16 years. Honorary Doctorates of Humanities were conferred on both
The Florence Downtown Development Corporation and City of Florence, in conjunction with Florence County, The Florence Chamber of Commerce, FMU, Florence-Darlington Technical College and other local entities have initiated a brand development process and
Florence-Darlington Technical College will help expand apprenticeships in South Carolina thanks to a $5 million grant the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded to the SC Technical College System. Part of the American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI), the
The first established baptist church in Florence is celebrating its 150th year this spring. Florence was just a small village in 1866 when 36 baptist brethren gathered on June 10 in the First Presbyterian Church to organize the First Baptist Church.
An interpretive sign for the Confederate Monument in Mount Hope Cemetery will be dedicated during the local Confederate Memorial Day celebration to be held on May 14, beginning at 11 a.m. An honor guard