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on Tuesday, 21 January 2020. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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ENGINE 1142 – Photo taken in Florence freight yard of Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, about 1925. Engineer is Robert J. Whitton. His wife, Mary, is wearing dark broad-brim hat, fourth from right, Whitton’s brother-in-law, Tilden Alexander, yardmaster, is se

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on Tuesday, 14 January 2020. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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BIG CARS AT DARLINGTON RACEWAY – This Indianapolis-type race car (called a Big Car) ran in Darlington in 1950. Subsequent Big Car races were run at the Darlington International Raceway in 1951, 1954 and 1956, the U.S. Auto Club's Pee Dee 200 on July 4, 19

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on Tuesday, 07 January 2020. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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THREE TIMES THE FUN – Three friends, Jim Potter, Tom Rogers and Julian Mason, slide down a snow embankment at the Florence Country Club following the snowstorm in 1973. Do you have an old photo you would like to submit for The News Journal’s Do You Rememb

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on Monday, 30 December 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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MISS EMILY BROTHERS SENIOR HOMEROOM, 1949. Pictured from left, front row: Mary Ada Huggins, Betty Godfrey, Katherine Gregg, Sue Nell Lester, Pat Holland, Mary Evelyn Haynie, Jackie Jones, Mary Jane Jeffords. Second row: Margaret Hewitt, Crystaline Jordan.

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on Monday, 23 December 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS pulled by the life-size reindeer float constructed by the late George Pruitt, finish the Christmas parade in downtown Florence in the late 1950s. Pruitt’s reindeer float, featuring a larger version of the reindeer which he hung in fro

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on Tuesday, 17 December 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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CHERUB CHOIR: The Cherub Choir of First Baptist Church is shown in 1952 with the Sanctuary Choir and the Chapel Choir. Most are not identified, but on the front row, first on left is Lucille Cook, front row, second from right is Lannis Youmans (Coleman).

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on Tuesday, 10 December 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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THE FLINTVILLE QUARTET sang at Fifth Sunday Afternoon Singings in Florence County churches back in the 1930s. From left are Herbert Floyd, Sam Davis, Fred Floyd and Frank Floyd. They also sang at Richard Black’s funeral in 1936. Who was Richard Black? Fin

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on Tuesday, 03 December 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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SALVATION ARMY HALL, located on East Evans Street in Downtown Florence, circa 1940. Do you have an old photo you would like to submit for The News Journal’s Do You Remember? You may do so by emailing a digital copy of the photo, including information on t

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on Tuesday, 26 November 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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PETE THORNELL’S SUPER X STATION, located on East Cheves Street, holds a birthday celebration with treats for kids in 1941. Photo courtesy of his niece, Peggy Key. Do you have an old photo you would like to submit for The News Journal’s Do You Remember? Yo

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on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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COUNTRY SINGER TEX RITTER poses with Slim Mims, center, and his Dream Ranch Boys in the WJMX Radio Studio in the 1950s. Mims’ radio program, Dream Ranch Jamboree, was a popular show in Florence. He and his band were also on television on WBTW in Florence

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on Tuesday, 12 November 2019. Posted in Do you Remember?

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READY TO GO – This boy scout troop, sponsored by First Presbyterian Church, is pictured before heading down the Little Pee Dee River to earn the 50-Miler Award. The troop left from Fair Bluff, N.C., on a three-day river trip in 1967. Pictured left, to rig

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on Tuesday, 05 November 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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CAMPFIRE GIRLS: Girl Scout Troop No. 7 gathers around a campfire during a retreat in 1950. From left, kneeling: Unknown, Carol Matney, Mary Alice Cusack, Carol Kingsbury, Barbara Johnson, Leader Helen H. Huckabee. Standing, Martha Zimmerman, Barbara Hill

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on Tuesday, 29 October 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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MIDWAY DINER: The old Midway Diner is shown in this postcard from 1950. The Midway Diner, Midway Truck Stop and Midway Motel were located on U.S. highways 301 and 76 in Florence County, 14 miles north of the city of Florence. The businesses were named as

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on Tuesday, 22 October 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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THE FIRST HOME for Florence Baptist Temple was in this building at the Florence Airport. The church met here in 1969 until April 1972 when it moved to its present location on South Irby Street. The building dates back to the days of the old Army Air Base

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on Tuesday, 15 October 2019. Posted in Good life, Do you Remember?

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HURRICANE HUGO: It was 30 years ago that Hurricane Hugo carved a path of destruction through the Carolinas. The photos above below are of clean-up efforts in downtown Florence on the morning of Sept. 22, 1989.
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