Growing up in Seattle, Washington, Howard Catton Gilbert returned from a ski trip to Mount Rainier in December 1941 when he learned of the Pearl Harbor bombing. Wanting to avoid the draft, Gilbert enlisted.He went to basic training at the Naval Training Station in Farragut, Idaho, for three …

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FLORENCE, S.C. (August 1, 2020) – HopeHealth welcomes family medicine physician Samuel J. Tomlinson III, MD, to HopeHealth in Kingstree.

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FLORENCE, S.C. (August 1, 2020) – HopeHealth welcomes Melissa Brady, MSW, LISW-CP, to the HopeHealth Medical Plaza in Florence, where she serves as a behavioral health consultant.

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FLORENCE, S.C. – HopeHealth welcomes Jessica Green, LPC, LAC, CAC II, to HopeHealth in Manning, where she serves as a behavioral health consultant.

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FLORENCE, S.C. – HopeHealth is striving to make the lives of children brighter this holiday season through its Children of Hope Christmas in July internal campaign.

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced more than $180 million in new grant funding will be awarded to 11 states rethinking education to better serve students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rethink K-12 Education Models Grant will support states’ efforts to create n…

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(Cheraw, SC) -- Diabetes is a health condition that affects how the body turns food into energy. Most of the food one eats breaks down into sugar, also known as glucose, and then it is released into the bloodstream. As the blood sugar elevates, the pancreas releases insulin. Insulin allows t…

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Below you will find a Florence Chamber COVID-19 Business Update. The latest information supplied by the Greater Florence Chamber comes from various sources including the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the State Newspaper. We hope this material is useful i…

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CLEMSON, S.C. – State agriculture officials are warning South Carolinians to be wary of unsolicited packages of seeds mailed to them.The South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University’s Regulatory Services division are working together to investigate after residents reported…

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I have incontinence. And I’m a marathon runner. Two sentences you probably never expect to hear together, but they’re both true.  I’m 52 and I’ve run all my life. It’s my passion. It helps keep me in shape. It clears my mind and de-stresses me after a long day. My many races I sign up for gi…

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Has shame ever led you to unplug almost entirely from your friends and family?This is a common scenario with folks who struggle with the debilitating pain of a personal addiction. Such confinement often worsens the harmful addiction cycle, causing further losses and devastation, commonly ref…

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During COVID-19, partners may be quickly moving in together to shelter-in-place. Some of these relationships are as fresh as new matches, and some as familiar as life-long partners. Moving in together may be the best option for partners given their social, mental, physical, or financial need…

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Francis Marion University will reopen for the fall 2020 semester on Aug. 17 with three weeks of online classes for all students before moving to a mixture of traditional, online and blended classes on Sept. 8. 

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In mid-March, Senior Citizens Association along with many partners and volunteers took an active and assertive role in combating food insecurity and reducing senior hunger among the elderly population during the COVID-19 pandemic throughout Florence County.

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The Advanced Placement Test which is taken each year by students who have completed AP courses is a college-level test administered by The College Board. The exams' function is to determine college credit or course placement. Students demonstrate college level achievement through the AP cour…

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Below you will find a Florence Chamber COVID-19 Business Update. The latest information supplied by the Greater Florence Chamber comes from various sources including the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Chamber of Commerce. We hope this material is useful in planning your daily op…

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(New York, NY) Scholastic will publish J.K. Rowling’s The Ickabog, an original fairy tale, on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 in the US and Canada in hardcover and ebook formats, with international editions to follow soon after.  

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Historic Columbia will offer two virtual round table programs in August about the monuments and grounds of the South Carolina State House. These programs are led by Dr. Lydia Mattice Brandt, an architectural historian and an associate professor at the University of South Carolina, whose rese…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,654 new confirmed cases and one new probable case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 39 additional confirmed deaths and 26 new probable deaths.

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FLORENCE, SC – The City of Florence has launched the Florence Forward Pledge to encourage local businesses to reopen or expand their services responsibly as the community works to protect the health, safety, and wellbeing of residents and visitors during COVID-19.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,870 new confirmed cases and one new probable case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 56 additional confirmed deaths and one new probable death.

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FLORENCE, S.C. (July 20, 2020) – Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) will host its second Open Arena Registration of the summer on August 17 at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SiMT) from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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After being approved for re-accreditation by South Carolina Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) in March, Trinity Byrnes was official awarded accreditation through the 2025 academic year by Cognia™, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts,…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina has exceeded its monthly COVID-19 testing goal for the month of July by performing 143,336 tests from July 1 through July 16, surpassing the target of 140,000 tests.To date, DHEC and partners have held 503 free testing events across the state since May, and a …

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 2,335 new confirmed cases and one new probable case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 19 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths. At this time, we are unable to report th…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,481 new confirmed cases and two new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 39 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths. At this time, we are unable to report t…