Francis Marion University took the first steps to establishing new graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy at its regular Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday. The board unanimously passed a resolution authorizing the University to amend its official mission statement so that…

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Florence, SC - McLeod Health recently expanded its School-Based Telehealth Program (SBTP) to Florence County School District Two – Hannah-Pamplico Elementary/Middle School and Hannah-Pamplico High School.

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For the second year in a row, the Trinity Collegiate School Competitive Cheer Team, coached by Mrs. Katy McCoy, won the SCISA State Championship. The Titans competed in the 3A Competitive Division II. They had the highest overall score for 1A, 2A, and 3A teams in the competition.

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November is National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM), a time to "Shine a Light" on issues facing runaway and homeless youth throughout the U.S. The National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is hosting a series of national events throughout the month offering educational opportunities to learn more abo…

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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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Francis Marion University will host its second Open House event of the fall semester on Saturday, Nov. 21.

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University Place Gallery, FMU’s art gallery in downtown Florence, will host an evocative exhibit from a bevy of acclaimed African American artists beginning in November.

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Two Coastal Carolina University juniors have been selected as Kenneth E. Swain Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic school year. Alyssa Simpson, a biology major and chemistry minor from Charlotte Hall, Md., and Casey Sullivan, a sociology major and a criminology minor from Walpole, Mass., wer…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the University of South Carolina (UofSC) are leading an extensive initiative to fortify the state’s response to COVID-19. This science-guided, year-long project will provide information about diseas…

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Jameson Sheehy, a 7th-grade student at Trinity Collegiate School, was recently honored for achieving an exceptional score on the SAT, the same test taken by college bound high school students. Jamesontook this above-grade-level test as a participant in the Duke University Talent Identificati…

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Post-9/11 Veterans looking to find a new team have a unique opportunity through the Southeast Conservation Corps Veterans Fire Corps.

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Five finalists have been named in Horry County Schools’ Support Staff of the Year recognition program. The announcement, which is usually made in the spring, was postponed due to the pandemic. The HCS Support Staff of the Year recognition program celebrates the contributions of exemplary emp…

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Coastal Carolina University is restructuring the Spadoni College of Education to become the Spadoni College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, effective July 1, 2021, according to Daniel Ennis, CCU’s provost and vice president for academic affairs.

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Francis Marion University President Dr. Fred Carter joined presidents for 12 public universities in South Carolina calling for state and local governmental leaders to continue regulations and restrictions related to controlling COVID-19 because “they have worked.” Read their essay, which app…

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Now that we’ve re-introduced you to the 4‑H STEM Challenge, it’s time to celebrate! October is 4‑H STEM Month and we don’t want you to miss all the fun, engaging and educational content coming up during the month.*You can find out about or learn more about the 2020 4‑H STEM Challenge by visi…

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The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has inspired a legion of think pieces about the long-term effects of a sharp shift to the right in the court's ideological alignment.

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that Ocean Drive Elementary School is among the winners earning National Blue Ribbon Schools designation for 2020. This designation is the highest honor a school can receive from the U.S. Department Education.