Entries by Meg Feagin

Three J Properties holds ribbon cutting in Florence; business offers handyman services

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – Three J Properties joined ambassadors from the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce to hold a ribbon cutting Wednesday afternoon. Three J Properties, a maintenance and repair company, offers a variety of services for both residential and commercial properties. Joe Linder, owner of Three J Properties, said his […]

FMU grows downtown Florence presence with building acquisition

FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University’s already significant presence in downtown Florence is set to grow again. The City of Florence recently transferred ownership of the LS Rainwater Building at 142 North Dargan Street to the FMU Educational Foundation. FMU will begin work to transform the three-story structure into the new home of the Francis […]

Florence company offers all kinds of fencing work

FLORENCE, S.C. — Flat Out Fencing joined ambassadors with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday morning to hold a ribbon cutting. Flat Out Fencing, a Florence-based company, does fencing of all kinds, including chain-link, wood, privacy or pickets, and gates, as well as repairs or demolition for both commercial and residential property. Nicholas […]

Emerging Leaders Summer Institute Retreat

Participants in The Florence Chamber’s Emerging Leaders Summer Institute completed an Emerging Leaders Summit retreat at the Florence Chamber Wednesday. The program was developed and facilitated by Gina Trimarco of Pivot 10 Results. The program is designed to better acquaint leaders with our community, its opportunities and needs. Participants will develop new relationships among the participants and […]

Florence Chamber’s Leadership 2018 graduates

The Florence Chamber’s Leadership Florence 2018 graduation ceremony took place at 6 p.m. on May 29th at the Floyd Conference Center on the campus of Carolinas Hospital System. Leadership Florence is a comprehensive nine-month program designed to identify, cultivate and motivate new leadership for the Greater Florence area. Participants increased their knowledge of the Greater […]

Starbucks plans new location in Florence

By: Andrew Boardwine, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — Starbucks officials said Wednesday that the company would be expanding its reach in Florence with a new store. The company, based in Seattle, Washington, now has three locations in Florence: one with a full-service drive-thru at W. Palmetto Street, one inside McLeod Health Hospital and one inside […]

Leadership Florence knits bonds

  FLORENCE, S.C. – Leadership Florence celebrated the program’s 30 graduates with a ceremony on Tuesday evening at the Floyd Conference Center. The nine-month leadership program helps build relationships among class members as well as connect participants to other leaders in the community, said Les Echols, director of community and minority enterprise at the chamber. […]