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Morris College held its Spring 2021 Honors Day Convocation on March 25, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in the Neal-Jones Auditorium. Traditionally, Morris College's Honors Day Convocation included an in-person ceremony where honorees and their family along with campus faculty, staff, and students could…

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We at NCRP sit with heavy hearts over the continued anti-Asian violence that has been going on across the nation during the last year, including this week’s shootings of Tan Xiajie, Julie Park, Feng Daoyou, Park Hyeon Jeong, Delaina Ashley Yaun and Paul Andre Michaels in Atlanta. We acknowle…

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“If I speak in the tongues of men or angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all…

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COLUMBIA–The simple act of praying the rosary can bring great comfort to military personnel who are deployed overseas, particularly if they are out in the field in a combat or high-security situation. 

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CHARLESTON—Couples from all corners of the diocese braved the cold rain on Valentine’s Day to publicly celebrate the sacrament of marriage at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. 

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Dr. Henry Darby, 1975 Morris College alumni, Charleston County Councilman, and Walmart Associate at Walmart in North Charleston, South Carolina - lives up to the Morris College mission statement – “to produce graduates who can pursue useful and productive careers and in so doing enhance thei…

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Recently, I was asked to share my story as part of the Removing Our Blinders series hosted by Together SC. My topic was “How does a white leader play a role in addressing social injustice and racial inequity?” It is a complicated topic, but one that needs to be discussed in forums such as th…

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WASHINGTON—An alliance of presidents of U.S. colleges and universities, including Catholic institutions, said the bipartisan DREAM Act of 2021 “represents the first step to restore certainty into the lives of young adults, students, and other aspiring Americans who want nothing more than to …

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(Florence, SC) Lighthouse Ministries has paid off the mortgage on their building, The Patterson Building, located at 1416 W. Evans St. In late 2017, the local non-profit relocated to this building from its original location on 201 W. Elm St.

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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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Document Clarifies Protections for Employers and EmployeesUnder the LawWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved revisions to EEOC’s Compliance Manual Section on Religious Discrimination (“Manual”). The Manual was approved by the Commission on January 15th…

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The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Lutheran World Federation recently announced the publication of the updated Italian translation of historic ecumenical document called the “Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification”.  

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Veteran care always comes first at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS). Despite many pandemic-related changes, staff in all services, including chaplains, adapted creatively by finding innovative and meaningful ways to continue providing care.

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The House of Hope is pleased to announce  the groundbreaking for HOPE Village, our Tiny House project, on September 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM, at 1020 W. Darlington Street in Florence, SC.  This event caps off several years of planning and sets the stage for another way House of Hope will assist …

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We want you to join us for our virtual Good Neighbor Gala but if you don't remember your Facebook login information it may make it hard for you to attend.   Follow these simple steps below so you can enjoy the Gala: Click on your Facebook App  Click on the Search Button Type in Lighthouse Mi…

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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…