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FLORENCE, S.C.  – Pansi Patel is a family nurse practitioner serving rheumatology patients at HopeHealth on Palmetto Street.

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I want to start by thanking our parents/guardians for your continued patience and understanding during this unprecedented period of time.  In addition, I want to express my sincere gratitude to all of our staff for their unwavering commitment to our district and ensuring all of our students …

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About half of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight or get fit, and by the third week of January, the majority give up and then feel like a failure. Want to make a change that will stick this year instead?Changing habits is not an easy thing. Habits include a trigger, an acti…

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The FMU Kelley Center for Economic Development has four businesses that have completed its one year in the incubator program in the Lake City and Florence location. The businesses in the Lake City incubator are Next Phase Development, LLC, Brown’s Clean Team, LLC, and Streamline Global Media…

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Florence, S.C. – In response to the pandemic and in partnership with United Ways across their service area, Duke Energy granted $100,000 to be distributed among the state to assist individuals with utility assistance in hopes of removing barriers, increasing ease of access, and promoting hel…

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Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) Interim President Edward Bethea is pleased to announce the President's and Dean’s Lists for the College’s 2020 Fall Semester. A full-time (12 Credit Hours or more) FDTC student must achieve a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) to be named to the Presid…

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Pelvic relaxation may sound like something pleasant but that is definitely not the case. The phrase is another way of describing pelvic organ prolapse, a condition that occurs when the pelvic floor– the muscles, ligaments, connective tissue and nerves that support and control the bladder, ut…

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The “happiest time of the year,” “a season of joy,” and “holiday season” are all terms that can be synonymous with “holiday blues,” “seasonal depression,” and “winter blues.” Unfortunately, this year, we also have to deal with how COVID-19 will change the dynamics of traditional family holid…

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Carlos Ervin always knew he wanted to be an engineer. He just wasn’t sure where he wanted to go to school to learn how to be one. 

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Michelle Harkey, Pee Dee Coalition Outreach and Training Coordinator and Military Partnership Project Coordinator for the Elizabeth Pettigrew Durant Children’s Center, a program of Pee Dee Coalition, will present “Effective Victim Services and Advocacy Response for Military Families,” at the…

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Francis Marion University held five in-person commencement ceremonies celebrating the fall 2020 graduating class Friday evening and throughout the day on Saturday, December 11-12 in the Smith Center on the FMU campus.

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Florence, SC--  Director of the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, Steven D. Smith, has published a groundbreaking study of Revolutionary War general Francis Marion, focusing not only on Marion, but on the communities of support he organized and utilized in his partisa…

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Florence, SC - On December 7, five McLeod physicians were honored with the Pillars of Professionalism Awards during a ceremony on the grounds of the McLeod Health and Fitness Center. In observance of precautions to prevent spread of COVID 19, the event was held outdoors with social distancin…

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A stroke patient is recovering at MUSC Health Florence Medical Center after being the first to undergo a neuroendovascular procedure at the hospital. 

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McLeod Hospice celebrated its 35th Annual “A Light for Someone You Love” Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 3, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. More than 300 people attended the event which raised a record breaking amount to support programs and services provided by McLeod Hospic…

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Woods Road and R.N. Beck Child Development Centers will soon have a lending library thanks to grants from Sonoco and Pee Dee Ready Mix. A team of Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) in Florence 1 Schools put together the proposal that allowed them to secure the grants to create the library.

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Florence, SC – The Senior Citizens Association in Florence County celebrated the annual Thanksgiving Blessing, despite the obstacles. First held in 2008, the Thanksgiving Blessing was founded by former Florence City Councilman William “Bill” Bradham and local businessman Bubby Floyd in respo…

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Festival of Trees Friday, Dec. 4 - Sunday, Dec. 6Cost: FreeLocation: Old Truluck building, 142 E. Main St., Lake CityJoin us this Friday for our Festival of Trees grand opening "Christmas Rock!" party at approximately 7PM, immediately following the City of Lake City's tree lighting. There wi…

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Darlington, SC - Trinity Collegiate School received $15,000 from the Catherine J. McGinnis Family Foundation to be used for tuition assistance and financial aid. This is not the first contribution that McGinnis Foundation has given to Trinity Collegiate. It has supported the School for many …