Evening of Hope with Tim Tebow!March 8, 2021   Tickets are still available for the Evening of Hope with Tim Tebow! Available only through Ticketmaster, they are selling fast and we anticipate a sell out. Come hear from Tim about God's work in his and yours. 100% of the proceeds from the …

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    Evening of Hope with Tim Tebow!March 8, 2021   Tickets are still available for the Evening of Hope with Tim Tebow! Available only through Ticketmaster, they are selling fast and we anticipate a sell out. Come hear from Tim about God's work in his and yours. 100% of the proceeds from the …

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This week, MUSC Health’s Florence Medical Center continues to provide emergency thrombectomy–a brain-saving procedure to re-open blocked blood vessels after a stroke. “I got the tele-stroke request for an acute consult about 5:45 a.m., and by 6:30 they’d already done the imaging and were tak…

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Florence, SC - McLeod Regional Medical Center named Daniel Watford as the Volunteer of the Year for 2020. The announcement was made on January 28, 2021. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon was a held as a drive-through event this year at the Hellenic Cente…

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Coastal Carolina University will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration from Jan. 19-25. Themed, “United in Solidarity: Liberation through Personal Action and Community Activism,” this year’s events aim to commemorate King’s legacy and to promote and advance diversity, equity…

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From fine art to unique hand-crafted goods and objects, the Makers Market will showcase the work of Southeastern artists and artisans. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with the makers and purchase their creations. Makers Market will take place during the first weekend of ArtFie…

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The entire social sector learned a valuable lesson in 2020: even the most rigorous planning can’t insulate us from the need to be flexible and adapt to the changing world around us. At the same time, our industry has shown remarkable resilience in times of greatest need, and this year has be…

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South Carolina State University will present a four-part poetry series entitled “Words Across the Water.” The series brings together poets and writers from across the Anglophone African Diaspora in order to explore intersections of metaphor, style, and themes. SC Humanities supported this pr…

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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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Florence, SC - It was a night honoring the past, present and future. McLeod Health celebrated the unveiling of portraits to distinguish two outstanding individuals – D. Laurence McIntosh and J. Bruce Barragan.

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We’re excited to announce our next dual gallery opening on Friday, December 4th! Join us that night from 5-8PM for the first look at the artwork and to meet the artists while enjoying drinks and appetizers. We encourage guests to wear masks and maintain appropriate social distance.

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The Florence County Museum Board after carefully monitoring the rate of COVID-19 in Florence County, South Carolina and engaging in ongoing discussions with Florence County Administration and Florence Count Emergency Management announced the reopening of the Florence County Museum on Tuesday…

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When Lisa Raison saw her little brother struggling in school, she did not understand why, but she saw that he needed teachers to teach him the way he could learn.  It was her first experience in seeing that not all students learn the same way, and this is what guided her to become a special …

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With the holiday season quickly approaching, Hartsville residents can begin making plans to attend the many Hartsville for the Holidays traditions again this year. The city’s Special Events Department has worked diligently to create a plan to safely continue the events that Hartsville reside…

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COLUMBIA—The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced that the state has received approximately $1.14 million in federal funds to strengthen the safety of patients and healthcare workers at healthcare settings. The funding is part of a new Centers …

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Each year, School and District Report Cards are posted on the South Carolina Department of Education’s (SCDE's) website. Not to be confused with student report cards, these Report Cards provide information about each school and district, including test performance, teacher qualifications, st…

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Join us this Sundayfor an outdoor concert!"Austrian Winds" 2:30 pm & "Crazy for Brass" 4 pmThis concert is open to the public with limited seating. Call the FMU Performing Arts Centerto reserve your seat.

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Each student who received the Honor Roll designation must have maintained no less than 90 average for the “A” Honor Roll and no less than 80 average for the “A/B” Honor Roll cumulatively for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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The City of Florence will host the 2020 Girls State Tennis Championships on October 31st at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Tennis Center. For information please check out the South Carolina High School League website: South Carolina High School League

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The City of Florence will host the Fall 2020 SCYSA State Cup December 12-13 at the Florence Soccer Complex. This will be a two day event and will include the top 38 teams in South Carolina.

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The City of Florence is hosting a Soccer ID Camp December 5th- 6th. This event will be hosted at the Florence Soccer Complex in partnership with Southeast All-American Sports LLC. For more information click on: SEAA Sports Website

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Each year, we hit the road to spread the word about ArtFields and the artist opportunities that have been created in Lake City. This year is different as we reach out digitally instead, and we’re so honored to be named a top opportunity for artists by Hyperallergic and Burnaway.

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Between 1946 and 1952 no fewer than four drive-in movie theaters opened in Florence: The Florence Drive-In, The Ace (Bright Leaf), The Circle, and last but not least, the Palmetto Drive-In Theater.The Palmetto was located on the north side of the Darlington highway (US 52 / Lucas Street), ne…

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Donald Jay Wierenga was born in July 1932 in Jenison, Michigan. Toward the end of the Korean War in 1953, he received a draft notice and subsequently joined the Army. He completed induction at Fort Wayne in Detroit, Michigan then departed for Fort Custer in Michigan. Wierenga eventually arri…