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In the first minutes of July 30, 1945, two torpedoes fired from Japanese submarine I-58 struck the starboard side of USS Indianapolis (CA 35). One ripped off the ship’s bow, followed by another that hit crew berthing areas and knocked out communications.In the dead of night, chaos ensued. It…

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The Seneca City Museums has launched a new website with increased virtual educational content, including a podcast titled “The Small Muse,” virtual tours, a video series about historic grave sites in Oconee County, information about the history of African American churches, and more. The vir…

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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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If the past few months have shown us anything, it is that there is no going back to normal. Beyond the unimaginable thought of full subway trains and crowded restaurants and bars, our “normal” was horribly flawed.

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The ongoing pandemic will likely have long-term repercussions on everything from health systems to bankruptcies to workplaces. But it will also have societal effects on families, children, and marriages for years to come.

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A narrow Supreme Court majority has struck down Louisiana's law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals - a significant victory for abortion rights. In the 5-4 decision, Chief Justice Roberts joined the four "liberal" justices on the court to invalidate …

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 361 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and seven additional deaths.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 13,005 and those who ha…

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Summer is here and although we are not back to our normal routines, folks are still traveling, visiting family and friends, and going to destinations to find warmth and sunshine.  It is important for parents of teenagers to discuss travel safety and distracted driving with them and to rememb…

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FLORENCE -- Helping Florence Flourish invites the community to join together for a half hour of silent prayer at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, in the Trinity Baptist Church parking lot (practicing social distancing), 124 W. Darlington St., Florence.

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The recent violent and unnecessary death of Mr. George Floyd and other people of color has placed the spotlight on the enormous reality that institutional and societal racism in this country is not only pervasive, but it is getting worse by the day. The Sisters of Charity  Foundation of Sout…

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The Sisters of Charity Foundation is excited to announce Cycle I grant awards to 136 nonprofit organizations serving people across South Carolina totaling $2,426,369.00. Each grantee partner aligns with the foundation’s mission of reducing poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways: meet…

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The Sisters of Charity Foundation is excited to announce Cycle I grant awards to 136 nonprofit organizations serving people across South Carolina totaling $2,426,369.00. Each grantee partner aligns with the foundation’s mission of reducing poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways: meet…

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SC Humanities operates as a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation granting funds received from federal (National Endowment of the Humanities), corporate, state, and private sources. The Board of Directors consists of twenty-two volunteer academic and public members. New members will begin three…

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A dear friend of my husband’s died recently. He was young. It was very unexpected. It was quick. There was not time to stay goodbye. While we are grieving, we know that his wife and his young children grieve much more tangibly. 

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 226 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 11 additional deaths.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 6,489 and those who have …

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 160 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 12 additional deaths were reported to DHEC.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 6,2…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 130 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 11 additional deaths were reported to DHEC.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 5,8…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — As part of public health officials’ ongoing efforts to confirm COVID-19 deaths are accurately reported, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today provided the results of a cross analysis of the deaths reported directly to the agency by me…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 142 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and three additional deaths were reported to DHEC.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to …

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 237 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 8 additional deaths as reported to DHEC.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 5,490 …

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 172 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 11 additional deaths.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 4,608 and those who have …

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 64 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 4 additional deaths.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 4,439 and those who have di…

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Many people come to counseling during some sort of crisis. Of course, typically this is a personal crisis, leading the individual or couple into the counseling process. But we are all impacted by community and world crises as well – including the current coronavirus crisis.

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During this pandemic we need your help more than ever before.  According to National Multifamily Housing Council, as of April 5th only 69% of renters made their April rent payment. Just today, they announced that there are more than 22 million people who have lost their jobs and filed for un…

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Since the world could use more things to smile about right now Addie's Baby is hosting a FREE online Paint Party! She will teach this awesome Cross w/ Paint Prayer. All you need to do is sign up via our link below for the complete list of supplies and you can paint. She will teach [...]

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced four additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 22.Three patients were elderly individuals who also had underlying hea…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced one additional death related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 16.The patient was an elderly individual from Horry County who had under…